Melissa Ferguson Questions Wind Farms and Turbines

Candidate in the Latrobe City Council elections in the South Ward Melissa Ferguson said there needed to be a lot more consultation and significant new evidence that supports the Wind Farms before she would be supporting the proposal. She said that what needs to be priority is the effect on the amenity to the residents…

Russell Northe MLA, Member of Morwell – June 2020

  The impact of the Coronavirus is being felt worldwide and no-one has been immune, everyone has been affected in one way, shape or form. Now more than ever Latrobe Valley and Gippsland residents need to stick together, look out for one another and support each other including our local businesses!! It’s difficult to know…

Russel Northe MLA Member of Morwell – March 2020

Tom Curtain – We’re Still Here Tour I was pleased to attend the Tom Curtain – We’re Still Here event at the Boolarra Community Hotel recently and what a great night it was – again!! It was terrific to have Tom and his entourage back again in Boolarra. Accompanied by his horses, dogs and original…

Russell Northe. MLA Member for Morwell – Dec. 2019

LOCAL GIRLS SUCESSFUL IN GAINING NETBALL SELECTION Congratulations to local Boolarra girls Aleeah and Cora-Lynn Munnich who have been successful in gaining selection for the Victorian Team to play at the upcoming Australian Indigenous Netball Carnival. Along with Traralgon residents, Destiny Murphy and Shareese Harrison the girls will travel to the Gold Coast in January…

Message from Russell Northe – June. 2011

Firstly, I hope everyone in the Boolarra and District community had a restful Easter and ANZAC Day holiday break, and I welcome all students and teachers back for a new school term. Many ANZAC Day services were conducted around the Latrobe Valley on 25 April and it was pleasing to see so many local residents…

New Reound of Funding for Volunteers – March. 2011

Grants of up to $5000 to purchase equipment, subsidise petrol costs or provide training courses for volunteers are now available to community groups and organisations across Gippsland and the Latrobe Valley. The Nationals Member for Gippsland Darren Chester has urged local community and sporting clubs and non-profit organisations to make the most of the opportunity…

Latrobe City Council – March. 2011

LATROBE CITY TRUST (LCT) ROUND TWO APPLICATIONS OPEN The LCT is currently inviting grant applications for round two of funding under the Latrobe City Community Gaming Support Fund (LCCGSF) for 2010/2011. Under the terms of the Trust, LCC provides local gaming venue operators with a general rates waiver of 100% in return for contributing an…

Russell Northe – March. 2011

As this is my first contribution to the new look Boolarra Link, I’d like to wish all community members a Happy New Year and I hope that your holiday season was restful and enjoyable. 2011 has already been extremely hectic in terms of events with strong attendances at our local Australia Day celebrations despite the…

Latrobe City Council – Dec. 2010

Community Engagement Policy 2010 – 2014 In 2009 Council commenced a process to review the Council’s Community Engagement Policy and Strategy. The purpose of the review was to develop a revised Community Engagement Plan because of its pivotal role in facilitating community involvement by Latrobe City residents in Council’s future decision making processes. A draft…

Message from Russell Northe – Dec. 2010

It’s terrific to see the reinvigoration of the Boolarra Link and I commend all associated with the production and distribution of this important communication medium. The Boolarra Link provides vital information to the local community and assists in enhancing social interaction and inclusiveness in Boolarra and District. I have had the opportunity to visit Boolarra…