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  • Latrobe City Council votes to split the performing arts and convention centre

    Posted on 10 July 2015

    Latrobe City Council has voted to pursue a new performing arts centre in Traralgon and look for opportunities to build a convention centre in Morwell.

  • Dick Bishop prize winner announced

    Posted on 15 July 2015

    The winner of the 2015 Dick Bishop Memorial Prize is Melanie Caple, an artist from Leongatha, with her exhibition ‘I wake to see the world gone wild’.

  • Proposed amendment to promote growth in Traralgon North area

    Posted on 22 July 2015

    Currently on public exhibition is the proposed Amendment C89, a combined planning scheme amendment and permit application for the development of a supermarket and shops at 145 Traralgon Maffra Road in Traralgon, part of the Traralgon North Development Plan growth area.

  • C87 TGAR Planning Panel report poses potential community impacts

    Posted on 22 July 2015

    Latrobe City Council’s Traralgon Growth Area Review (TGAR) was undertaken to provide growth strategies for Traralgon, Traralgon-Morwell Corridor, Glengarry and Tyers up to 2051. The report from the planning panel, held in April this year, has been received and was made public on Monday 20 July. There are ten recommendations with the majority welcomed by Council.

  • Get your groove on with The Boys in the Band

    Posted on 23 July 2015

    Looking for an evening of belting tunes and sweet reminiscence? You can’t go past The Boys in the Band as they sing The Beatles, The Bee Gees, The Jackson 5, The Beach Boys and more. Book now for an evening to remember at the Latrobe Performing Arts Centre on Friday 14 August from 8pm.

  • The Lost WWI Diary will challenge your emotions

    Posted on 23 July 2015

    Obsessed from a young age by the Anzac legend and intrigued by the mystery surrounding the identity of two diggers from a family photo, Damian Callinan sets out on a quest to put names to the faces. The emotional rollercoaster that is The Lost WWI Diary will be performed at the Latrobe Performing Arts Centre on Wednesday 5 August from 7.30pm.

  • Coodabeen Champions 35th anniversary tour comes to LPAC

    Posted on 23 July 2015

    To celebrate the 35th anniversary of their legendary footy show, ABC Local’s favourite sons, the Coodabeen Champions, are taking their show on the road to perform live for legions of footy fans across Victoria.
    Latrobe City Council’s coordinator performing arts and venues, Kathleen Roberts, said that the live show replicated the format of the Coodabeens radio show.

  • Dig deep for the environment this National Tree Day

    Posted on 24 July 2015

    National Tree Day events are planned across the municipality so it’s time to dig deep and plant for the environment. Each year over 250,000 people take part in National Tree Day events at 3,000 sites across the country.

  • Gallery exhibition highlights shifting attitudes in local land use

    Posted on 27 July 2015

    A thought provoking project at the Latrobe Regional Gallery, curated by Emily Cormack from Gertrude Contemporary (Melbourne), sees artworks demonstrating the shifting attitudes towards land use in our region

  • Healthy Together Latrobe takes on the takeaways

    Posted on 27 July 2015

    Fast versus fresh – that was the challenge put to participants in the FOODcents program that has concluded after six months of community involvement.