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NBN CONSTRUCTION BEGINS IN YARRAM

NBN CONSTRUCTION BEGINS IN YARRAM

Construction of the National Broadband Network (NBN) will officially begin in Yarram this week. Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester today announced 1179 premises in Yarram would be able to connect to the NBN by the end of August. “Homes and businesses in...

HAVE YOUR SAY ON GOVERNMENT DECENTRALISATION PLANS

HAVE YOUR SAY ON GOVERNMENT DECENTRALISATION PLANS

Gippslanders can have their say on government decentralisation as part of a Senate inquiry into moving jobs to regional areas. Member for Gippsland Darren Chester is asking locals to contact him with their views on how to create more jobs in regional areas, by having...

PAX HILL REVEALS ITS NEW LOOK TENNIS COURTS

PAX HILL REVEALS ITS NEW LOOK TENNIS COURTS

The old asphalt is gone and all four courts at Traralgon’s Pax Hill Tennis Club now have a new high-performance surface. Thanks to $15,000 from the Federal Government’s #lovegippsland Stronger Communities Program matched by $15,000 of the club’s own funding, a...

REGISTERED TICK TO SUPPORT ROYAL FLYING DOCTORS

REGISTERED TICK TO SUPPORT ROYAL FLYING DOCTORS

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) has been given the ‘big tick’ as an authenticated charity which the community is encouraged to support. Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester said the RFDS had been recognised with an Australian Charities and Not-for-Profit...

FUN RUN CHALLENGE IS ON AGAIN!

FUN RUN CHALLENGE IS ON AGAIN!

It’s been getting harder and harder for Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester to find time in his schedule to lace up his running shoes and pound the pavement. While that’s not good news for Mr Chester’s fitness, it’s great for Gippsland Rotary Centenary House...

IMPROVING ACCESS TO THE FARM HOUSEHOLD ALLOWANCE ACROSS GIPPSLAND

IMPROVING ACCESS TO THE FARM HOUSEHOLD ALLOWANCE ACROSS GIPPSLAND

Farmers across Gippsland will benefit from improvements to the delivery of the Farm Household Allowance (FHA) payment, which will make it easier for those who are experiencing hardship. Member for Gippsland Darren Chester said the changes resulted from feedback...

EAST GIPPSLAND’S MAJOR ROAD PROJECTS SET TO BEGIN

EAST GIPPSLAND’S MAJOR ROAD PROJECTS SET TO BEGIN

Record roads funding in Gippsland was the main topic when Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester caught up with East Gippsland Shire Council Mayor Joe Rettino and Cr Natalie O’Connell. Mr Chester, who is also Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, announced...

HEALTH CHAMPION FOR THOSE LIVING BEYOND OUR CITIES

HEALTH CHAMPION FOR THOSE LIVING BEYOND OUR CITIES

Australians living outside the major cities will soon have a high-profile, independent health champion to advocate for changes to improve their health. Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester today warmly welcomed the announcement there would soon be a National...

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