The Latrobe Visitor Information Centre will open seven days a week at the Gippsland Performing Arts Centre from Friday 25 February.
The facility forms part of the Gippsland Performing Arts Centre project, offering visitors to the region the information they need to explore Latrobe City and the wider Gippsland region.
Centrally located in Kay Street, Traralgon the centre has nearby long vehicle parking and accessible toilet facilities, making it an ideal stop for visitors.
The existing Visitor Information Centre, in the Old Methodist Church, will remain open to the public until Thursday 24 February.
Council is continuing to work with interested community members and groups to arrange a heritage assessment of the building. This follows Council’s unanimous vote to undertake additional engagement with the community to determine the future of the building.
The Latrobe Visitor Information Centre will be open every day from 10.00am to 4.00pm at 32 Kay Street,Traralgon.
The $42.1 million Gippsland Performing Arts Centre project has been made possible by collaborative investment from the Victorian Government ($12 million), the Australian Government’s Community Development Grants Programme ($10 million), and Latrobe City Council.
Quotes attributable to Mayor of Latrobe City Cr Kellie O’Callaghan
“We can’t wait to welcome visitors to this purpose-built facility in the Gippsland Performing Arts Centre. Our Visitor Information Centre is a valued touchpoint for people visiting our region and also to locals who might be planning a trip to other parts of the wider Gippsland region.
“We would like to assure our community that no further decisions have been made about the future of the Old Methodist Church. Council is currently undertaking a procurement process to arrange a heritage assessment for the building. Following the assessment, we will share the results with the community and undertake further engagement to determine the next steps.”