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  • Gallery upgrade to boost cultural tourism

    Posted on 3 January 2017

    Funding of $770,000 from the State Government and a contribution from Latrobe City Council of $310,000 will see the Latrobe Regional Gallery transformed into a thriving arts and cultural centre capable of attracting international exhibitions and boosting tourism to Latrobe City.

  • First Lake Narracan subdivision approved

    Posted on 6 January 2017

    Latrobe City Council has issued the first large subdivision permit for the Lake Narracan Precinct, at Turras Reach. The 87 hectare site will offer more than 630 lots in a range of sizes and 27 hectares of public open space.

  • Support for FLO at Commercial Road site

    Posted on 6 January 2017

    Latrobe City Council welcomes the State Government’s decision to allow the Latrobe Flexible Learning Option to be delivered from the old Commercial Road school site in Morwell.

  • Funding announced for Latrobe City sports facilities

    Posted on 10 January 2017

    Following the announcement of the $650,000 funding for a pavilion to be constructed at the Latrobe Synthetic Sports Field, a further two Latrobe City projects will receive funding through the Victorian Government’s 2017/18 Community Sport Infrastructure Fund. Projects include a synthetic bowling green and turf and synthetic wickets.

  • Last days to see Graham at Latrobe Regional Gallery

    Posted on 11 January 2017

    Graham, a sculptural work commissioned by the Transport Accident Commission, will finish his two-month stint at Latrobe Regional Gallery on Sunday. Designed to explore what we might look like if our bodies were built to survive on our roads, Graham combines art, medical science and road safety.

  • Restrictions introduced at Hazelwood Pondage

    Posted on 18 January 2017

    Latrobe City Council has introduced a five knot speed limit to all vessels operating on the waters of Hazelwood Pondage from Tuesday, 17 January.

  • Latrobe City demands assurance on mine rehabilitation

    Posted on 20 January 2017

    Latrobe City Council is demanding immediate assurance from ENGIE and the State Government that the cost of rehabilitating the Hazelwood Power Station and Mine, as well as the long term maintenance and upkeep of the Morwell Main Drain, will not fall to ratepayers.

  • Government agencies need to have the same goals

    Posted on 20 January 2017

    Latrobe City Council has raised concerns over a lack of a coordinated effort to secure jobs in the Latrobe Valley and the greater Gippsland region.

  • Council seeks support for decentralisation from State Treasurer

    Posted on 23 January 2017

    Latrobe City Council mayor, Councillor Kellie O’Callaghan has written to Treasurer Tim Pallas seeking to commence meaningful discussions around State Government decentralisation.

  • Latrobe City Council announces Australia Day winners

    Posted on 26 January 2017

    Trevor Ewert from Bushies Bakery in Glengarry has been recognised for his efforts in raising funds for the 2016 Good Friday Appeal, and has been named Latrobe City Council’s Citizen of the Year. Emily Beecroft, a Rio Paralympian, was awarded Young Citizen of the Year