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New entity supports Gippy food and fibre sectors

Posted by on Mar 20, 2019 in Featured, News | 0 comments

New entity supports Gippy food and fibre sectors

Agribusiness Gippsland and the East Gippsland Food Cluster are now officially united as Food & Fibre Gippsland, a single entity to support the region’s important $7 billion food and fibre industry.This amalgamation follows an extensive consultation process throughout 2018 with members and other stakeholders across industry, government, research, education, and community around the benefits of joining forces.Now officially endorsed by Consumer Affairs Victoria, the new incorporated entity of Food & Fibre Gippsland signals the...

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GIPPSLAND TOURISM FORUM

Posted by on Mar 20, 2019 in Events, Featured, News | 0 comments

GIPPSLAND TOURISM FORUM

CREATING CONNECTIONS Destination Gippsland invites you to join us on 26 March 2019for the first in our series of Gippsland Tourism Forums for 2019. PROGRAM ‘Boost your business’ workshop will help to establish your online Australian Tourism Data Warehouse (ATDW) listing. This will be hosted by Luke Medcalf Visit Victoria’s Web Content Manager. 12.00pm – 1.00pm – Networking lunch & tour of Duart Homestead with Nathan & Natasha Smith1.00pm – 4.45pm – Presentations from the following including...

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Great Alpine Road Safety Improvement Works

Posted by on Mar 2, 2019 in Featured, News | 0 comments

Great Alpine Road Safety Improvement Works

upcoming information sessions on the 4th and 5th of March. Works are due to start March 18 at Bullocky Creek.

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Efficiently make EGSC (and/or others) aware

Posted by on Feb 14, 2019 in Featured, News | 0 comments

Efficiently make EGSC (and/or others) aware

https://www.snapsendsolve.com/
an App to snap photos of problems that need to be addressed, such as obscured signs, fallen trees, uneven paving etc

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VicRoads Safer Roads Projects Interactive Map

Posted by on Feb 13, 2019 in Featured, News | 0 comments

VicRoads Safer Roads Projects Interactive Map

To find out how VicRoads are improving safety in your area and learn about the different safety features being installed (filterable search)

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Volunteers clear the way along McMillans Track

Posted by on Feb 11, 2019 in Featured, News | 0 comments

Volunteers clear the way along McMillans Track

for experienced walkers only, not for beginners to attempt – you must be entirely self-sufficient

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Reducing the impacts of wild dogs locally

Posted by on Feb 11, 2019 in News | 0 comments

Reducing the impacts of wild dogs locally

A number of workshops are being held to give members of the community the opportunity to reduce the impact of wild dogs on private land. The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) is hosting 15 Wild Dog Management Zone (WDMZ) community workshops across Gippsland and north east Victoria commencing on 26 February. DELWP Manager for Statewide Invasive Species Program Peter Austin said: “The workshops are an opportunity for the community to have input into the way dogs are controlled locally. “Reducing the...

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Gippy AGchat February, 2019

Posted by on Feb 3, 2019 in Featured, News, Resources | 0 comments

Gippy AGchat February, 2019

AGI and EGFC to form Food and Fibre Gippsland · The ag future looks bright! · Food and fibre forum in February · Gippsland ripe for vegie processing hub · Dairy plans for a whole milk future · Anti-farming group release livestock farm map · more…

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Take care this long weekend in Victoria’s forests and parks

Posted by on Jan 23, 2019 in News | 0 comments

Take care this long weekend in Victoria’s forests and parks

Victorians are reminded to play it safe and do the right thing while enjoying Gippsland’s parks and state forests this Australia Day long weekend. Forest Fire Management Victoria’s Assistant Chief Fire Officer for Gippsland, Beth Roberts said: “Whether you’re camping, walking, riding or driving this long weekend, we all have a responsibility when it comes to making sure people take care in our parks and forests.” “Illegal campfires, the dumping of rubbish, damage to forest roads and vandalism is unacceptable, so we...

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Collaboration on cross-border fires

Posted by on Jan 23, 2019 in Featured, News | 0 comments

Collaboration on cross-border fires

Forest Fire Management Victoria (FFMVic) crews have been working with NSW National Parks and Wildlife Services crews on a number of remote fires in the border region. FFMVic Incident Controller, Steve Young said: “Bushfires don’t respect boundaries and fires that start close to the Victorian-New South Wales border have potential to threaten communities, infrastructure and assets in both states. “We have a long-running cross-border agreement between emergency response agencies that addresses the issues and complexities of the...

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