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No win for Latrobe Valley

THE Latrobe Valley is set to lose out economically and environmentally to the State Government's "immoral" ramp up of brown coal use, according to local and Melbourne-based environmental groups.

Transport infrastructure concerns tabled

Dedicated transport infrastructure connecting Gippsland to Port Hastings would be built in tandem with major brown coal projects as they emerged, according to a State Government minister.

Mass protests on cards

The Latrobe Valley could become the site of more industrial action if the State Government fails to keep its promise, an education union representative has warned.

School denies restructure was planned

LAVALLA Catholic College's top administrative head has denied claims that plans to readjust its Newborough campus structure were crafted years ago.

Verdict offers little solace

THREE years on from Churchill's Black Saturday fires, accused arsonist Brendan Sokaluk was convicted, but the verdict brings little solace to the families of the bushfire victims, according to a grieving parent.

Jury hands down guilty verdict to Black Saturday Churchill arsonist

A FORMER Country Fire Authority volunteer has been convicted of deliberately lighting a bushfire on Black Saturday that claimed the lives of 10 people in Victoria's Latrobe Valley.

Traralgon girls take on Kokoda Trek

TWO Traralgon netballers could not be more out of place in the dense Papua New Guinean jungle, but Rebecca Crick and Kate Duxbury are counting on their gung-ho attitudes to carry them through.

It really was ‘One Perfect Day’

The Lyrebird Arts Council's 'One Perfect Day' concert certainly lived up to its name.

Entering a new world of health

THE brave new world of electronic health, and what it means for Gippsland, was explored at a major forum at Monash University Gippsland this week.

Wiggles come to Morwell

AUSTRALIA'S premier children's entertainment troupe The Wiggles are bringing their vibrant routine to Morwell.

Black Saturday Churchill arsonist found guilty

A FORMER Country Fire Authority volunteer has been convicted of deliberately lighting a bushfire on Black Saturday that claimed the lives of 10 people in Victoria's Latrobe Valley.

Man found guilty of starting bushfire

A COURT has found Brendan Sokaluk found guilty of starting the fatal Churchill bushfire in February 2009.

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