Applications are now open for people passionate about making a contribution who would like to develop their leadership skills and learn more about advancing themselves as Gippsland’s next generation of community and business leaders. The Gippsland Community Leadership...read more
The Committee for Gippsland has welcomed the settlement of the Heyfield Timber Mill between the Hermal Group and the Victorian Government, saying that the local workforce and community now have certainty and a future to look ahead to. To read the full media release:...read more
The Committee for Gippsland welcomes today’s announcement from the Victorian Government that it will provide $1.4 million for a business case for a future Traralgon Bypass. “The Committee for Gippsland is delighted with Victorian Government’s announcement of funding...read more
This morning the Committee for Gippsland launched a campaign to lock in funding commitments for a business case and construction of the Traralgon Bypass. The Committee for Gippsland has advocated for the construction of a Traralgon Bypass since 2011. The Traralgon...read more
The Committee for Gippsland strongly endorses the announcement today by the Federal Energy and Environment Minister Josh Frydenberg that the Federal Government will legislate to lift the ban on the Clean Energy Finance Corporation investing in carbon capture and...read more
Infrastructure, connectivity, jobs and rail are among the key priorities contained in the Committee for Gippsland’s submission to Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison. Continuing to build on the recommendations and fact-based findings of the Our Region Our Future report...read more
A new hospital for West Gippsland remains the premier priority for the Committee for Gippsland’s Victorian State Budget Submission, along with a focus on resource security, rail infrastructure and Latrobe Valley carbon transitioning.read more
Australian Sustainable Hardwood’s Heyfield mill is a critical asset to Gippsland. If it were to close, the economic and employment impact on the local community would be absolutely devastating. The Heyfield Mill is not only Australia’s largest hardwood mill, but also...read more
The Committee for Gippsland held its 6th Annual General Meeting in Traralgon this week capping off a busy 6 years in operation.
Committee for Gippsland CEO Mary Aldred said that the AGM was an excellent opportunity to report back to members and showcase the work undertaken over the course of the year.
The Committee for Gippsland has acknowledged the recommendations contained in the latest Infrastructure Victoria 30 year strategy. “It is pleasing to note that projects the Committee for Gippsland has long been pushing, such as a bypass for Traralgon are now on the agenda, but it is also clear Gippsland needs to have a much more robust and visible presence in Infrastructure Victoria’s vision for the next 30 years,” said CEO of the Committee for Gippsland Mary Aldred.read more
The Committee for Gippsland will release a major report into carbon transitioning in the Latrobe Valley this week. Our Region Our Future: Securing an economic future for Gippsland and Latrobe Valley will be launched by former Federal Energy, Resources and Tourism...read more
The Committee for Gippsland has provided conditional support for the proposed Port of Melbourne lease, but warned it has to enhance, not hamper, Gippsland’s access to a second container port.read more