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  • Small businesses focus of festival

    Posted on 25 July 2016

    Latrobe City will this week celebrate the launch of the Gippsland Small Business Festival – a month-long calendar of events aimed to inspire and upskill small to medium businesses.

  • Economic forum explores Valley’s future

    Posted on 1 August 2016

    A forum held at the Gippsland Enterprise Centre, Churchill on Wednesday gave participants a chance to hear in more detail about the state government’s $40M Transition Fund plans.

  • Gippsland rejects Citizen Jury’s uninformed support for curtailing trains at Pakenham

    Posted on 5 August 2016

    Gippsland has rejected the uninformed support given by Infrastructure Victoria’s Citizen Jury to the proposal that Gippsland trains should no longer travel into Melbourne, leaving passengers to change to crowded suburban trains at Pakenham.

  • Sugar consumption averted through healthier options at Latrobe Leisure centres

    Posted on 8 August 2016

    Visitors to Latrobe Leisure centres have avoided consuming almost 100 kilograms of sugar over a three-month period following a decision to introduce more healthy choices to the on-site cafés and kiosks.

  • Exhibition designed to ponder our existence

    Posted on 12 August 2016

    Jennifer Hawkins’ first solo exhibition, We are made of star stuff, explores the cycle of evolution and extinction, and she proposes that prayers and particles may be the links that complete the circle.

  • Discover The Floating World at the Latrobe Regional Gallery

    Posted on 12 August 2016

    The Floating World brings together a selection of Asian ceramics, scrolls and ukiyo-e prints from the Allan Aldous Collection, donated to Latrobe Regional Gallery in 2000. The donation forms the basis of the Gallery’s permanent collection of Asian Art, which includes objects from 17th Century Persian miniatures, 19th Century Chinese scrolls and ceramics to a significant number of Japanese woodblock prints.

  • Observational cinema exhibit set to intrigue

    Posted on 12 August 2016

    Discreet Montage seeks to highlight the innovative and experimental visions of Barry Brown and Irene Proebsting, two artists from the Gippsland region, that have had diverse artistic practices both collaboratively and individually.

  • Funds available for those affected by gambling

    Posted on 17 August 2016

    The Latrobe City Trust is inviting applications for funding from individuals and organisations providing support services to individuals and families affected by problem gambling.

  • Nominate now for Latrobe City’s Australia Day awards

    Posted on 17 August 2016

    Latrobe City Council is calling for the community to nominate citizens, events and services for its 2017 Australia Day Awards. Nominations across all categories close on Friday 9 September.

  • Overdue library item? Don’t worry, donate.

    Posted on 17 August 2016

    If you’ve discovered an overdue Latrobe City library book under the coffee table or in your child’s library bag, you don’t have to worry about a fine this August – you can simply donate a can of food for a good cause instead.