Duck Season must go ahead for Gippsland

The Nationals Member for Eastern Victoria Region, Melina Bath is calling on the Andrews Labor Government to confirm the 2020 duck season. “Recreational shooters are incredibly important to Gippsland’s regional economy and it is imperative the season goes ahead,” Ms Bath said. “Gippsland tourism has experienced an unprecedented downturn as a result of bushfire –…

More business help needed

Not enough is being done by State and Federal Governments to assist East Gippsland businesses impacted by the fires and the mass evacuation that took place in the peak holiday period. Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, said “our businesses need direct support and to date the response from the State Government to business has…

Gippsland connection results in Hazara community generous donations

Victoria’s Afghani Hazara community gathered recently in Dandenong to support East Gippsland bushfire victims. The Nationals Member for Eastern Victoria Region, Melina Bath said as the bushfire emergency unfolded, she was contacted by her former Mirboo North Secondary College student, Afghani refugee Daniel Lomani. “During my teaching career Daniel was one of my outstanding Chemistry…