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  • Locals encouraged to partake in Autism inquiry – Russell Northe
    The Parliament s Family and Community Development Committee will consider the adequacy of existing services as well as those that will be provided through the National Disability Insurance Scheme NDIS Ms Bath said The Committee also wants to find out the projected demand for services across a range of areas Ms Bath said once the Committee has completed the inquiry its report would provide the Parliament with up to date information in a range of areas including Prevalence of autism spectrum disorder in Victoria The availability and adequacy of services provided by the commonwealth state and local governments across health education disability housing sport and employment services The adequacy of services to be provided under the National Disability Insurance Scheme Evidence of the social and economic cost of failing to provide adequate services and The projected demand for services in Victoria The Nationals Member for Morwell Russell Northe urged Gippslanders to take part and make submissions to the Inquiry It s important that the Committee hears a wide range of views through public hearings and submissions to gain an in depth understanding of the issues and how services could be improved Mr Northe said The Committee will hold public hearings in Melbourne and across regional Victoria with a schedule to be finalised shortly Mr Northe said all submissions would be treated as public documents unless confidentiality was requested and granted and could be made up until March 18 2016 online via http www parliament vic gov au fcdc article 2846 Media contact Renee Switzer 5174 7066 Caption Member for Eastern Victoria Region Melina Bath discusses educational needs of students with autism with members of the South Gippsland Autism Action Group Share this post Facebook Twitter Google LinkedIn Related posts Northe stands up for CFA volunteers April 29 2016 Nationals support

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  • December 15, 2015 – Russell Northe
    Home About About the Team Services Morwell Electorate Useful Links Grants Parliament Live Stream Hansard Newsroom Media Community Events Achievements Petitions Newsletters Contact Daily Archives December 15 2015 You are here Home 2015 December 15 Locals encouraged to partake in Autism inquiry The accessibility of services across health education disability housing sport and employment available to people living with autism will be examined by a Parliamentary Inquiry The Nationals Member

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  • Discount card for working seniors in Latrobe Valley – Russell Northe
    still working full time Member for Morwell Russell Northe said the new Seniors Business Discount Card was part of Victoria s Seniors Participation Action Plan which was supported by the Liberal National Coalition in the 2014 election campaign Greater longevity coupled with better health and fitness are creating positive social change with many Victorians aged 60 and over continuing to enjoy full time work Mr Northe said The card offers business discounts and incentives from more than 4 000 businesses statewide including travel accommodation hospitality entertainment and leisure Eligible cardholders can also use the Seniors Card online Discount Directory where special offers are posted regularly Mr Northe said To apply for the Seniors Business Discount Card visit seniorsonline vic gov au or call the Victorian Seniors Card Program on 1300 797 210 Media contact 5133 9088 Share this post Facebook Twitter Google LinkedIn Related posts Northe stands up for CFA volunteers April 29 2016 Nationals support Telstra Business Women s Awards April 28 2016 Budget a disappointment for Latrobe Valley April 27 2016 Upcoming Community Events Latrobe City Calendar of Events May 2016 April 28 2016 Got a story Tell Russell Your confidentiality and anonimity is assured Stay updated and

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  • December 11, 2015 – Russell Northe
    About the Team Services Morwell Electorate Useful Links Grants Parliament Live Stream Hansard Newsroom Media Community Events Achievements Petitions Newsletters Contact Daily Archives December 11 2015 You are here Home 2015 December 11 Discount card for working seniors in Latrobe Valley The Victorian Seniors Card has been expanded and will now provide business discounts to Victorians aged 60 and over who are still working full time Member for Morwell Russell

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  • Latrobe Valley sport clubs receive a funding boost – Russell Northe
    equipment like bats portable goals uniforms and balls This funding is vital to helping many more Victorians get the recommended 2 5 hours per week of moderate physical activity Mr Northe said As well as the physical benefits of preventing illnesses getting active helps maintain mental wellbeing keeping us alert and resilient against the stresses of modern life Research also shows that sport builds community pride and loyalty and offers people the chance to get involved providing them with a positive sense of self worth The following eight clubs were among a total of 262 across Victoria to share in more than 746 330 worth of VicHealth Active Club Grants Boolarra Football Netball Club 960 Boolarra Pony Club 2 950 Latrobe Cricket Club 2 475 Morwell Baseball Club Inc 2 928 Morwell Pegasus Soccer Club 2 960 Toongabbie Tennis Club 1 319 Traralgon West Cricket Club 2 973 West End Junior Football Club Inc 1 369 VicHealth CEO Jerril Rechter said VicHealth was proud to continue to support local sporting organisations particularly in more disadvantaged areas of Victoria VicHealth is committed to addressing the rising obesity levels in Victoria and as part of this we want to make physical activity participation part of everyday living Ms Rechter said Sports and active recreation clubs are a terrific way to get involved in the community meet new people and keep active for good health Previous rounds have shown us that these grants encourage people to try new activities support them to join their local club or continue playing their favourite sport Media contact 5133 9088 Share this post Facebook Twitter Google LinkedIn Related posts Northe stands up for CFA volunteers April 29 2016 Nationals support Telstra Business Women s Awards April 28 2016 Budget a disappointment for Latrobe Valley April 27 2016

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  • December 10, 2015 – Russell Northe
    10 2015 You are here Home 2015 December 10 Rooming House Operators Bill 2015 Tuesday 8 December 2015 Mr NORTHE Morwell I ask the minister for a more thorough explanation of the bill than she gave last time December 10 2015 Hansard By Russell Northe Members Statement Community Hero Awards Tuesday 8 December 2015 Mr NORTHE Morwell I rise today to acknowledge local recipients of the recent Community Hero awards Firstly a big well done to Traralgon 11 year old boys Tom Said and Charlie Lockwood who helped save young Daniel Carstein after they noticed him on the bottom of the Traralgon swimming pool With the support of others thankfully December 10 2015 Statements By Russell Northe Members Statement John Parker Tuesday 8 December 2015 Mr NORTHE I also rise to acknowledge the recent passing of a Gippsland identity in John Parker John was a key figure in the Gippsland Trades and Labour Council a lateral thinker and a very talented craftsman and artist John regularly discussed how industry transition could take into account not only the future welfare of workers December 10 2015 Statements By Russell Northe Latrobe Valley sport clubs receive a funding boost Sports and active recreation

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  • Labor still refuses to answer questions about District 27 – Russell Northe
    Member for Morwell Russell Northe about the establishment of Latrobe Valley s new CFA District 27 Mr Northe had previously placed a number of questions on notice to the Andrews Labor Government to detail the implementation plans for District 27 after local CFA volunteers and personnel raised concerns about timing and resources However the Emergency Services Minister Jane Garrett response was simply a palm off with no regard for local concerns Mr Northe said The Minister failed to address genuine concerns about the future of District 27 including when it will be properly resourced with staff and equipment so that is why I raised in Parliament again this week our communities concerns Funding of 5 5 million has been allocated to establish District 27 which includes 23 fire stations in the Morwell electorate but to date all we have is an operations manager supported by a couple of administrative staff We are coming into peak bushfire season and the new District is not fully operational or fully resourced and local people continue to raise concerns with me that staff and equipment will be transferred from other districts to create District 27 Mr Northe also asked the Andrews Labor Government why local CFA brigades had still not undertaken specialised brown coal fire training as promised and where and when will the promised new Morwell fire station be built Media contact 5133 9088 Share this post Facebook Twitter Google LinkedIn Related posts Northe stands up for CFA volunteers April 29 2016 Nationals support Telstra Business Women s Awards April 28 2016 Budget a disappointment for Latrobe Valley April 27 2016 Upcoming Community Events Latrobe City Calendar of Events May 2016 April 28 2016 Got a story Tell Russell Your confidentiality and anonimity is assured Stay updated and make a difference Email Address

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  • November 27, 2015 – Russell Northe
    Andrews Labor Government has still refused to adequately answer 14 questions asked by Member for Morwell Russell Northe about the establishment of Latrobe Valley s new CFA District 27 Mr Northe had previously placed a number of questions on notice to the Andrews Labor Government to detail the implementation plans for District 27 after local November 27 2015 Media Releases By Russell Northe Public Accounts and Estimates Committee budget estimates 2015 16 Mr NORTHE Morwell I rise this morning to speak on the Public Accounts and Estimates Committee Report on the 2015 16 Budget Estimates and I specifically refer to chapter 9 of the report which is headed The government s election commitments In particular this is an analysis of Labor s Financial Statement 2014 This chapter sought to assess the extent November 27 2015 Hansard By Russell Northe Members Statement Morwell Electorate Tuesday 24 November 2015 Mr NORTHE Morwell It has been a very disappointing 12 months for the Morwell electorate under the Andrews government There have been a few promises with no outcomes and lots of talk but very little action One of the biggest concerns for our region is unemployment We all remember prior to the election

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