What have we achieved
Since 2011 the Committee for Gippsland has established itself as the key independent go-to organisation in Gippsland and is well regarded by all levels of government.
The Committee for Gippsland has continued to make a significant contribution to Gippsland, assisting in achieving positive outcomes through our advocacy and research work resulting in a number of key funding commitments from all levels of government.
Working with partners and stakeholders in the Gippsland region, the Committee for Gippsland has assisted in successfully advocating for the following priorities:
Latrobe Regional Hospital Stage 2a redevelopment worth $73 million
$2 billion contract worth around $650 million to the local economy over 25 years that will see the East Sale RAAF base be the location for the Flight Pilot Training School 5428. This will generate 700 local jobs.
$48.2 million in funding towards the redevelopment at the iconic Penguin Parade part of the Phillip Island Nature Parks.
$150 million to road and infrastructure projects identified in the Gippsland Freight and Infrastructure Master Plan.
$20 million in both state and federal government funding towards the Macalister Irrigation District 2030 modernisation project. The total cost of the project being $60 million.
$30 million in state government funding towards the Northern Town Pipeline in South Gippsland.
Princes Highway Duplication from Traralgon to Sale and continued advocacy for remaining 7 kilometres of road to be duplicated.