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Fears hinder business

ENGINEERING firms in the Latrobe Valley are already experiencing significant income losses as power stations wind back maintenance works amid industry uncertainty and a "crisis of confidence" hits the region, Federal Parliament heard last week.

Not traveling so well

More than a month since a bus time table revamp in the Latrobe Valley was implemented, some commuters are still struggling with the changes.

Koorie college defends ‘misunderstood’ record

Morwell's Woolum Bellum College has hit back at a media report portraying the school as a waste of money, saying it showed a complete misunderstanding of the Latrobe Valley's young indigenous populations' needs.

Means testing could cost Valley specialists

Latrobe Valley faces the potential loss of private medical specialists if the private health insurance rebate is means tested, according to a local private health insurer.

Koorie Court’s success lies with elders

THE "very low" reoffending rate of people dealt with in Latrobe Valley's County Koorie Court may be impressive, but the secret of its success lies with the Aboriginal community elders.

Bushfire buyback program begins

THE $50 million Victorian voluntary bushfire land buyback scheme for landowners has opened until 31 May.

Sharing it around

TREATING yourself to some pancakes this Saturday will help the Traralgon Uniting Church raise vital funds for youth services in the region.

Valley in abuse crisis

Latrobe Valley is facing a crisis in its attempts to address child abuse and sexual assaults, with key agencies claiming a new Multi-Disciplinary Centre for the region is crucial.

Nurses continue action

Nurses are still carrying out work stoppages across Victoria despite Fair Work Australia and Federal Court orders to cease industrial action.

Dancing for pay rise

Gippsland social and community sector workers supported a 'flash mob' dance held on the steps of parliament on Spring Street, Melbourne last week, in a bid for State Government to endorse their pay increase.

Monash committed to Gippsland: VC

CONTRARY to a top education union's concerns, Monash University Gippsland will continue towards an upward trajectory of success according to the university's top administrative head.

VicPol reforms to benefit public

VICTORIANS can expect a police force "equipped to face the crime-fighting and law-enforcement challenges of the 21st century" following a State Government commitment to reforms proposed by the Jack Rush QC report.

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