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  • Community corrections program a successful partnership

    Posted on 2 June 2017

    Since August 2016, Council has partnered with Community Correctional Services to provide supervised offenders with the opportunity to assist in maintaining several of Council's rural parks.

  • Preschool open days

    Posted on 5 June 2017

    Latrobe City preschools will open their doors for families to explore during open days to be held next week (beginning 5 June).

  • Heritage Register decision still in process

    Posted on 5 June 2017

    Latrobe City Council will continue to advocate to ensure the Morwell Power Station and Briquette Factories do not become a burden on the community, whatever the outcome from the Heritage Victoria recommendations.

  • Latrobe Regional Gallery to host world-class Magritte exhibition

    Posted on 7 June 2017

    Befitting the $1.51million renovations to the Latrobe Regional Gallery in Morwell the world-class exhibition of photographs and films by major Belgian Surrealist, René Magritte will raise the bar for art in our region and the state.

  • Nominate now for Latrobe City Council Senior Citizen of the Year

    Posted on 23 June 2017

    It’s time to recognise the achievements, hours of service and outstanding contributions of our older residents, with nominations now open for Latrobe City Council’s Senior Citizen of the Year.

  • Have your say on our draft Recreation Needs Assessment

    Posted on 23 June 2017

    Latrobe City Council’s draft Recreational Needs Assessment is a municipality-wide strategic project that affects the entire community, but especially active sporting users, organisations and peak bodies of Council-managed sporting reserves, ovals, netball courts, tennis courts that are currently being used. We are now seeking the community’s feedback.

  • Regional rail funding committed

    Posted on 28 June 2017

    Latrobe City Council has welcomed the Federal Government’s commitment to regional rail.

  • Nyernila Storytelling launched at Latrobe City libraries

    Posted on 30 June 2017

    Latrobe City Council today launched a dedicated Indigenous storytelling program, which will be delivered in all of its libraries.

  • Council welcomes government funding to support innovative Australian Paper project

    Posted on 6 July 2017

    Latrobe City Council has today welcomed the state and federal governments’ $5 million investment to support the development of a waste-to-energy project at Australian Paper.

  • Gallery to host Australian-first exhibition by Sydney-based artist

    Posted on 7 July 2017

    For the first time in Australia, the exhibition Bound by Time brings together the major works by Sydney-based artist Denis Beaubois, which will cover the complete ground floor of the newly refurbished Latrobe Regional Gallery.