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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.

Valley largely spared in wet weather spell

THE Latrobe Valley was largely spared the wet weather which swept across the state early in the week.

Crime stats in Valley up

CRIME statistics in the Latrobe Police Service Area for the 2011 calendar year were up, with crimes against the person rising most significantly by 23.9 per cent.

Maryvale on track

Major infrastructure upgrades have been completed at Australian Paper's Maryvale Mill, as it sures up production and economic efficiency in an uncertain manufacturing marketplace.

No road issues detected

VICROADS has confirmed the Princes Freeway in Morwell is open and operating as usual despite recent heavy rains.

Pool under utilised

"DISJOINTED" opening hours and unkempt change rooms are some of the concerns raised by patrons of the Traralgon outdoor pool.

PM called on to show passion for Valley

PRIME Minister Julia Gillard has been challenged by a local member of parliament to "demonstrate the same passion for jobs in the Latrobe Valley as she displayed to retain leadership of the Labor Party".

Challenge issued to Northe

The public services union secretary has challenged State Member for Morwell Russell Northe to pressure his government to ensure local child protection services are not affected by looming job cuts to the public sector.

No safety compromises

Loy Yang Power Station's efforts to improve its bottom line by tightening maintenance expenditure can only go so far, and must ensure it does not compromise safety, according to the local trade union.

Gippsland fails children

"DISTURBING" figures tabled in state parliament this week showed the state's "flawed" child protection system is failing Gippsland more than any other region.

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Tyers Bridge closed again

By TOM HAYES   THE Latrobe River Bridge, on Tyers Road between Traralgon and Tyers has faced a second temporary closure since reopening in December 2023,...