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  • Latrobe City announces Australia Day winners

    Posted on 27 January 2015

    At an Australia Day Awards ceremony at Kernot Hall, Morwell Latrobe City Council awarded its prestigious Citizen of the Year award to Lois Williams, an active member of her local community who has spent a lifetime helping others.

  • Local school crowned regional winners in Walk to School campaign

    Posted on 24 December 2014

    A Newborough primary school has been named Victorian South Eastern Region winner for VicHealth’s Walk to School campaign. Immaculate Heart of Mary (St Mary’s) walked almost 4000 kilometres during October.

  • Deakin Lane declared a public highway

    Posted on 19 December 2014

    At a special council meeting held on Thursday 18 December 2014, Latrobe City Council resolved to formally declare Deakin Lane, Traralgon, a public highway.

  • Australian first Wood Encouragement policy adopted

    Posted on 18 December 2014

    Latrobe City Council adopted its Wood Encouragement policy unanimously at Monday night’s ordinary council meeting, setting an Australian precedent.

  • Now is the time to spray your blackberries

    Posted on 17 December 2014

    Latrobe City Council is currently spraying blackberry on municipal land and roadsides and is urging landholders to spray their own properties to avoid infestation. Blackberry is a noxious weed and is easily spread from property to property but using herbicide together with other forms of treatment can be effective.

  • Council makes submission to Agricultural Competitiveness Green Paper

    Posted on 16 December 2014

    At last night’s ordinary meeting Latrobe City Council resolved to make a submission to the Australian Government’s Agricultural Competitiveness Green Paper.

  • ICC Cricket World Cup Trophy coming to Latrobe City

    Posted on 12 December 2014

    The ICC Cricket World Cup Trophy is touring Australia and New Zealand in the lead up to the tournament and will arrive in Traralgon on Monday 22 December.

  • Economic Sustainability Strategy achievements

    Posted on 10 December 2014

    At Monday’s ordinary meeting, Latrobe City Council noted the annual progress report on Latrobe City Council Economic Sustainability Strategy.
    Latrobe City Council’s mayor, Councillor Dale Harriman, said that the report demonstrated a snapshot of how key actions from the strategy translated into increased positivity in the local economy.

  • Unauthorised building works result in fine for local couple

    Posted on 10 December 2014

    A Latrobe City couple who breached the Building Act have been convicted and fined $30,000 each in the Latrobe Valley Magistrates Court.

  • Gary Van Driel

    New CEO appointed

    Posted on 9 December 2014

    Latrobe City Council has appointed Gary Van Driel as its new Chief Executive Officer.