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"A kid from the country with an aspiration to do good"

Dan Andrews enters his final day as Victorian Premier.

"A kid from the country with an aspiration to do good"

Dan Andrews enters his final day as Victorian Premier.

02:06

26 Sep 23

Fire danger is ramping up in Gippsland

Here's what authorities are saying

Fire danger is ramping up in Gippsland

Here's what authorities are saying

02:08

25 Sep 23

Ian Wilkinson on the mend after leaving hospital

After being poisoned at the end of July

Ian Wilkinson on the mend after leaving hospital

After being poisoned at the end of July

02:07

25 Sep 23

Police memorial ride cycles through Gippsland

Raising money for Victoria Police Legacy

Police memorial ride cycles through Gippsland

Raising money for Victoria Police Legacy

02:08

24 Sep 23

The Nationals call for more Police and PSO's on Gippsland streets

Martin Cameron says it would help curb crime. 

The Nationals call for more Police and PSO's on Gippsland streets

Martin Cameron says it would help curb crime. 

02:08

21 Sep 23

Bass Coast Shire unhappy with Short Stay Tax decision

They say it'll leave them in the lurch if they can't also raise funds 

Bass Coast Shire unhappy with Short Stay Tax decision

They say it'll leave them in the lurch if they can't also raise funds 

02:07

21 Sep 23

Demands for our Gippsland Firies to be better resourced

The CFA's also putting on a big push for new volunteers

Demands for our Gippsland Firies to be better resourced

The CFA's also putting on a big push for new volunteers

02:08

20 Sep 23

Bass Coast's Short Stay levy could be under threat from new State Government plan

Spring Street's 7.5% tax expected to override Local Government short stay measures

Bass Coast's Short Stay levy could be under threat from new State Government plan

Spring Street's 7.5% tax expected to override Local Government short stay measures

02:07

20 Sep 23

Burn offs ramp up ahead of fire season

The race to reduce local fuel loads

Burn offs ramp up ahead of fire season

The race to reduce local fuel loads

02:08

19 Sep 23

More properties being listed across Gippsland

Nearly 15% more listings in Regional Victoria last month compared to July. 

More properties being listed across Gippsland

Nearly 15% more listings in Regional Victoria last month compared to July. 

02:08

18 Sep 23

The number of Gippsland properties being listed on the rise

That's according to the latest PropTrack report. 

The number of Gippsland properties being listed on the rise

That's according to the latest PropTrack report. 

02:07

18 Sep 23

A Gippsland Paramedic raises the alarm over farm and property injuries

Jess Shepherd's attended dozens of incidents over the years. 

A Gippsland Paramedic raises the alarm over farm and property injuries

Jess Shepherd's attended dozens of incidents over the years. 

02:08

17 Sep 23

A treacherous weekend on regional roads

2 people have died after crashes in the Goulburn Valley and the far reaches of Gippsland

A treacherous weekend on regional roads

2 people have died after crashes in the Goulburn Valley and the far reaches of Gippsland

02:07

17 Sep 23

Andrews Government slammed over plans for Airbnb levy

And regional areas could be worst affected

Andrews Government slammed over plans for Airbnb levy

And regional areas could be worst affected

02:08

14 Sep 23

Dan Andrews slammed over the Comm Games cancellation

Interim report recommends the Feds step in to save the games

Dan Andrews slammed over the Comm Games cancellation

Interim report recommends the Feds step in to save the games

02:07

14 Sep 23

Impressive milestone at Latrobe Regional Health

Ticking off their one thousandth coronary angiogram

Impressive milestone at Latrobe Regional Health

Ticking off their one thousandth coronary angiogram

02:06

13 Sep 23

New short stay rules come into play in Baw Baw

To help ease the housing shortage

New short stay rules come into play in Baw Baw

To help ease the housing shortage

02:07

12 Sep 23

Free skin checks for Gippslanders

A mobile clinic hitting the region today

Free skin checks for Gippslanders

A mobile clinic hitting the region today

02:07

12 Sep 23

Drowning concerns at inland waterways as the weather warms

The latest stats have arrived from Royal Life Saving

Drowning concerns at inland waterways as the weather warms

The latest stats have arrived from Royal Life Saving

02:08

12 Sep 23

The Melbourne Food & Wine Show is coming to Gippsland

Inverloch the place to be come November!

The Melbourne Food & Wine Show is coming to Gippsland

Inverloch the place to be come November!

02:06

11 Sep 23

The Indi MP is introducing an important bill for the regions today

Helen Haines says it'd give us a fair share of funding for housing

The Indi MP is introducing an important bill for the regions today

Helen Haines says it'd give us a fair share of funding for housing

02:07

11 Sep 23

Baw Baw Shire ruing the loss of State Government funding

They say community services could suffer

Baw Baw Shire ruing the loss of State Government funding

They say community services could suffer

02:08

10 Sep 23

The Commonwealth Games could be pushed back to 2027

A new hosting arrangement might not be found before next year.

The Commonwealth Games could be pushed back to 2027

A new hosting arrangement might not be found before next year.

02:08

10 Sep 23

Six Pookila Mice have been released into Wilsons Prom

That's in a bid to boost numbers of the endangered species

Six Pookila Mice have been released into Wilsons Prom

That's in a bid to boost numbers of the endangered species

02:08

7 Sep 23

Latrobe District could be a fire hotspot this Summer say the Nationals

Forest fuel levels reportedly dangerously high

Latrobe District could be a fire hotspot this Summer say the Nationals

Forest fuel levels reportedly dangerously high

02:07

7 Sep 23

One Gippsland spot among the most searched by property hunters

That's according to the latest Info Track Data 

One Gippsland spot among the most searched by property hunters

That's according to the latest Info Track Data 

02:07

6 Sep 23

The Opposition again questions Spring Street over the Commonwealth Games

John Pesutto wants answers over consultants' timeframes to prepare costings

The Opposition again questions Spring Street over the Commonwealth Games

John Pesutto wants answers over consultants' timeframes to prepare costings

02:07

6 Sep 23

Fresh claims over last minute budgeting for the Commonwealth Games

Consultants reportedly had just days to budget for four sports added at the last minute. 

Fresh claims over last minute budgeting for the Commonwealth Games

Consultants reportedly had just days to budget for four sports added at the last minute. 

02:07

5 Sep 23

Duck Hunting continues to divide Spring Street MPs

5 from the Upper House reportedly oppose a potential ban 

Duck Hunting continues to divide Spring Street MPs

5 from the Upper House reportedly oppose a potential ban 

02:07

5 Sep 23

Gippsland Power powering through Talent League finals

They're up against Minor Premiers Tassie Devils this weekend. 

Gippsland Power powering through Talent League finals

They're up against Minor Premiers Tassie Devils this weekend. 

02:07

4 Sep 23

Gippsland MP Russell Broadbent won't campaign on the Voice, despite No stance

He's changed his tune after consulting with the community

Gippsland MP Russell Broadbent won't campaign on the Voice, despite No stance

He's changed his tune after consulting with the community

02:07

4 Sep 23

A new program hoping to address violence across Gippsland

Be it domestic, family or sexual - with funding secured for 4 years. 

A new program hoping to address violence across Gippsland

Be it domestic, family or sexual - with funding secured for 4 years. 

02:07

3 Sep 23

Rural Road Safety Month underway amid a spiking road toll

We're being asked to keep our driving skills up to scratch

Rural Road Safety Month underway amid a spiking road toll

We're being asked to keep our driving skills up to scratch

02:07

3 Sep 23

Duck hunting could be on the way out in Victoria

The Parliamentary Committee recommendation explained

Duck hunting could be on the way out in Victoria

The Parliamentary Committee recommendation explained

02:07

1 Sep 23

Dan Andrews backs our power network to pull through

Despite dire predictions

Dan Andrews backs our power network to pull through

Despite dire predictions

03:37

31 Aug 23

Don & Gail Patterson to be celebrated this afternoon

At a Korrumburra memorial

Don & Gail Patterson to be celebrated this afternoon

At a Korrumburra memorial

02:07

31 Aug 23

Mixed reception to the latest regional road funding

A Search and Rescue crew, and the Nationals weigh in

Mixed reception to the latest regional road funding

A Search and Rescue crew, and the Nationals weigh in

03:37

30 Aug 23

Mushroom experts called in to assist in fatal lunch investigations

And is it normal to take this long to find answers?

Mushroom experts called in to assist in fatal lunch investigations

And is it normal to take this long to find answers?

02:06

30 Aug 23

The latest at the CommGames cancellation inquiry

Local stakeholders attending

The latest at the CommGames cancellation inquiry

Local stakeholders attending

03:38

29 Aug 23

Notorious roads to be upgraded in state wide black spot program

The Goulburn Valley & Gippsland included

Notorious roads to be upgraded in state wide black spot program

The Goulburn Valley & Gippsland included

02:05

29 Aug 23

Ahead of International Overdose Day, overdose deaths are the rise

And rates are the worst in regional areas

Ahead of International Overdose Day, overdose deaths are the rise

And rates are the worst in regional areas

03:37

28 Aug 23

Health provider charged after resident injured in care

She later died.

Health provider charged after resident injured in care

She later died.

02:06

28 Aug 23

Road toll rises after spate of crashes over the weekend

190 lives have been lost on Victorian roads this year

Road toll rises after spate of crashes over the weekend

190 lives have been lost on Victorian roads this year

03:37

27 Aug 23

Police to hold a road safety forum amid a spiralling road toal

Road deaths up dramatically in regional areas compared to last year

Police to hold a road safety forum amid a spiralling road toal

Road deaths up dramatically in regional areas compared to last year

02:08

24 Aug 23

More jobs for Regional Victorians as unemployment drops

Sitting at just 2.4% in July

More jobs for Regional Victorians as unemployment drops

Sitting at just 2.4% in July

03:38

24 Aug 23

Regional towns with one cop could be affected by possible VicPol changes

Victoria Police considering making it easier for them to work out of larger regional stations

Regional towns with one cop could be affected by possible VicPol changes

Victoria Police considering making it easier for them to work out of larger regional stations

02:07

23 Aug 23

Parts of Gippsland facing an increased bushfire risk this Spring

Authorities preparing for a tricky season

Parts of Gippsland facing an increased bushfire risk this Spring

Authorities preparing for a tricky season

03:37

23 Aug 23

We could see an earlier start to the fire season this Spring

Authorities revealing today we're in for a warmer and dryer than average Spring

We could see an earlier start to the fire season this Spring

Authorities revealing today we're in for a warmer and dryer than average Spring

02:07

23 Aug 23

The original Commonwealth Games business case being examined

The Auditor General now looking into the original analysis 

The original Commonwealth Games business case being examined

The Auditor General now looking into the original analysis 

02:07

22 Aug 23

Mixed NAPLAN results throughout the regions

Just over a quarter of Victorian students failing to meet new literacy and numeracy standards. 

Mixed NAPLAN results throughout the regions

Just over a quarter of Victorian students failing to meet new literacy and numeracy standards. 

03:38

22 Aug 23

A proposed tourism levy has the industry worried

It's in an effort to discourage private housing stock moving to short-stay platforms.

A proposed tourism levy has the industry worried

It's in an effort to discourage private housing stock moving to short-stay platforms.

02:07

21 Aug 23

Who knew what when on Commonwealth Games costs?

That's what the State Opposition is asking, as taxpayers face a hefty cancellation bill.

Who knew what when on Commonwealth Games costs?

That's what the State Opposition is asking, as taxpayers face a hefty cancellation bill.

03:37

21 Aug 23

A treacherous weekend on regional roads

A man's died, while multiple others have been injured in incidents across Gippsland and the Goulburn Valley

A treacherous weekend on regional roads

A man's died, while multiple others have been injured in incidents across Gippsland and the Goulburn Valley

03:38

20 Aug 23

Possible Duck hunting ban could see Unions have workers down tools

Spring Street reportedly mulling the move

Possible Duck hunting ban could see Unions have workers down tools

Spring Street reportedly mulling the move

02:07

17 Aug 23

Aerial Water Bombing capabilities slashed ahead of Bushfire season

A shortage of aircraft and pilots to blame 

Aerial Water Bombing capabilities slashed ahead of Bushfire season

A shortage of aircraft and pilots to blame 

03:38

17 Aug 23

Commonwealth Games budget blowout still a mystery

A business case hasn't been released by Spring Street either

Commonwealth Games budget blowout still a mystery

A business case hasn't been released by Spring Street either

02:08

16 Aug 23

Teachers still in extremely high demand across Regional Victoria

More than 2200 positions being advertised at the moment 

Teachers still in extremely high demand across Regional Victoria

More than 2200 positions being advertised at the moment 

03:37

16 Aug 23

Most Victorians seemingly not in favour of a rent cap in Gippsland

That's according to a You-Gov survey

Most Victorians seemingly not in favour of a rent cap in Gippsland

That's according to a You-Gov survey

02:07

15 Aug 23

All eyes will be on the Matildas at local venues tonight

A number of spots will be showing the semi-final clash between the Tillies and England

All eyes will be on the Matildas at local venues tonight

A number of spots will be showing the semi-final clash between the Tillies and England

03:38

15 Aug 23

Six teenagers arrested after a car was dumped in Moe yesterday

The car was allegedly stolen 

Six teenagers arrested after a car was dumped in Moe yesterday

The car was allegedly stolen 

02:08

14 Aug 23

The State Government defends regional roads funding

That's despite moving funding out of its resurfacing budget so it can be spent on urgent works. 

The State Government defends regional roads funding

That's despite moving funding out of its resurfacing budget so it can be spent on urgent works. 

03:38

14 Aug 23

Police appealing for witnesses after fatal Loch collision

A male driver has died following the crash near the intersection of Loch-Poowong Road. 

Police appealing for witnesses after fatal Loch collision

A male driver has died following the crash near the intersection of Loch-Poowong Road. 

02:07

13 Aug 23

A Gippsland Pastor remains in a 'critical but stable condition'

Ian Wilkinson suffering from suspected Mushroom poisoning 

A Gippsland Pastor remains in a 'critical but stable condition'

Ian Wilkinson suffering from suspected Mushroom poisoning 

03:38

13 Aug 23

Landmark Gippsland transition plan outlined

It's impacts will be felt across the community

Landmark Gippsland transition plan outlined

It's impacts will be felt across the community

02:08

11 Aug 23

It could take weeks for mushroom toxicology reports to return

A beef wellington reportedly to blame for the deaths of three Gippsland locals

It could take weeks for mushroom toxicology reports to return

A beef wellington reportedly to blame for the deaths of three Gippsland locals

02:07

10 Aug 23

Experts issue a timely warning on funghi foraging

Amid investigations into the deaths of three Gippslanders

Experts issue a timely warning on funghi foraging

Amid investigations into the deaths of three Gippslanders

03:37

10 Aug 23

The last surviving mushroom poisoning victim needs a liver transplant

Ian Wilkinson remains in the hospital on the waiting list

The last surviving mushroom poisoning victim needs a liver transplant

Ian Wilkinson remains in the hospital on the waiting list

02:08

10 Aug 23

Have you seen Gippslander Dean Lont?

He's wanted over a burglary

Have you seen Gippslander Dean Lont?

He's wanted over a burglary

02:08

9 Aug 23

Police return to the tip in fatal funghi investigation

They're now after CCTV

Police return to the tip in fatal funghi investigation

They're now after CCTV

03:38

9 Aug 23

Utes stolen in series of Traralgon burglaries

Have you seen any of these vehicles?

Utes stolen in series of Traralgon burglaries

Have you seen any of these vehicles?

02:08

9 Aug 23

Food dehydrator examinations underway, following suspected mushroom fatalities

The ex of the 48 year-old woman, who's at the centre of the investigation, also reportedly suffered gut issues last year. 

Food dehydrator examinations underway, following suspected mushroom fatalities

The ex of the 48 year-old woman, who's at the centre of the investigation, also reportedly suffered gut issues last year. 

02:09

8 Aug 23

More Victorians aren't wearing seatbelts than using phones

Seven thousand have been pinged

More Victorians aren't wearing seatbelts than using phones

Seven thousand have been pinged

03:38

8 Aug 23

Poisoning victims had death cap mushroom symptoms

While the woman who served them remains a suspect

Poisoning victims had death cap mushroom symptoms

While the woman who served them remains a suspect

02:08

8 Aug 23

Mushroom poisoning suspect breaks her silence

But it's still unclear if it was an accident or malicious

Mushroom poisoning suspect breaks her silence

But it's still unclear if it was an accident or malicious

03:38

7 Aug 23

Road toll rises in Drouin crash

Another death on our roads

Road toll rises in Drouin crash

Another death on our roads

02:07

7 Aug 23

Homicide police investigate deadly mushroom poisoning

Three have died while another remains in hospital

Homicide police investigate deadly mushroom poisoning

Three have died while another remains in hospital

03:37

6 Aug 23

Strong sale growth for Victorian car sales

Nearly 97 thousand new vehicles were delivered to Australia last month. 

Strong sale growth for Victorian car sales

Nearly 97 thousand new vehicles were delivered to Australia last month. 

02:07

4 Aug 23

Premier unlikely to face a Parliamentary grilling over the Commonwealth Games cancellation

That's because its an Upper House inquiry. 

Premier unlikely to face a Parliamentary grilling over the Commonwealth Games cancellation

That's because its an Upper House inquiry. 

02:08

3 Aug 23

Opposition leader slams the Premier over Commonwealth Games cancellation

John Pesutto says people want answers.

Opposition leader slams the Premier over Commonwealth Games cancellation

John Pesutto says people want answers.

03:36

3 Aug 23

Commonwealth Games cancellation probe to go ahead

Opposition Leader John Pesutto says its a turning point for the government. 

Commonwealth Games cancellation probe to go ahead

Opposition Leader John Pesutto says its a turning point for the government. 

02:08

3 Aug 23

Close to 300 regional train services didn't run last month

V/Line is blaming infrastructure, train faults, vandalism and trespassers for the disruptions. 

Close to 300 regional train services didn't run last month

V/Line is blaming infrastructure, train faults, vandalism and trespassers for the disruptions. 

02:08

2 Aug 23

Severe weather warning issued for parts of Victoria

Cold fronts and windy gusts are on the way. 

Severe weather warning issued for parts of Victoria

Cold fronts and windy gusts are on the way. 

03:38

2 Aug 23

Truck roll-over near Seymour causing mayhem

Detours are now in place. 

Truck roll-over near Seymour causing mayhem

Detours are now in place. 

02:08

1 Aug 23

Support ramps up for a parliamentary inquiry into the scrapped Commonwealth Games

The Opposition is currently wooing the greens. 

Support ramps up for a parliamentary inquiry into the scrapped Commonwealth Games

The Opposition is currently wooing the greens. 

03:38

1 Aug 23

Electricity prices set to rise for Victorian households

More than 2 million customers are affected. 

Electricity prices set to rise for Victorian households

More than 2 million customers are affected. 

02:08

1 Aug 23

A million bucks reclaimed by Victorian workers

Around 14 000 workers recovered lost entitlements. 

A million bucks reclaimed by Victorian workers

Around 14 000 workers recovered lost entitlements. 

03:37

31 Jul 23

Hopes still alive for an Aussie Commonwealth Games

The CEO reckons its not too late to pitch. 

Hopes still alive for an Aussie Commonwealth Games

The CEO reckons its not too late to pitch. 

02:07

31 Jul 23

Gas on the way out as many switch to electric

It's coming at a cost though. 

Gas on the way out as many switch to electric

It's coming at a cost though. 

02:07

31 Jul 23

Hopes aren't lost for an Aussie Comm Games

Comm Games CEO Craig Phillips says they could still go anywhere in the world. 

Hopes aren't lost for an Aussie Comm Games

Comm Games CEO Craig Phillips says they could still go anywhere in the world. 

03:38

30 Jul 23

More than $8m to go towards trail between San Remo and Inverloch

The money will help extend the George Bass Coastal Walk

More than $8m to go towards trail between San Remo and Inverloch

The money will help extend the George Bass Coastal Walk

02:08

27 Jul 23

Fresh claims a cheaper Commonwealth Games proposal was provided to officials

Melbourne would've been the host, with only some regional centres involved

Fresh claims a cheaper Commonwealth Games proposal was provided to officials

Melbourne would've been the host, with only some regional centres involved

03:37

27 Jul 23

Morwell's Hub Executives to pocket cash despite Comm Games cancellation

Deputy Opposition Leader David Southwick says the contracts were worth up to $200,000

Morwell's Hub Executives to pocket cash despite Comm Games cancellation

Deputy Opposition Leader David Southwick says the contracts were worth up to $200,000

02:07

26 Jul 23

Be wary, Meningococcal cases are on the rise across the regions

Two people have died in Victoria so far this year

Be wary, Meningococcal cases are on the rise across the regions

Two people have died in Victoria so far this year

03:37

26 Jul 23

More Cancer Screenings incoming for Gippsland

They'll be embedded into routine medical checkups after a trial saw more than 700 receive otherwise missed screenings. 

More Cancer Screenings incoming for Gippsland

They'll be embedded into routine medical checkups after a trial saw more than 700 receive otherwise missed screenings. 

02:08

25 Jul 23

Three board directors step down from the Victorian Farmers Federation

It comes as the VFF's annual conference wraps up 

Three board directors step down from the Victorian Farmers Federation

It comes as the VFF's annual conference wraps up 

03:37

25 Jul 23

Commonwealth Games compensation negotiations to continue down under

A deal wasn't reached overseas. 

Commonwealth Games compensation negotiations to continue down under

A deal wasn't reached overseas. 

03:38

24 Jul 23

State Opposition continues government pursuit over Commonwealth Games

John Pesutto wants to know how much the backflip has cost

State Opposition continues government pursuit over Commonwealth Games

John Pesutto wants to know how much the backflip has cost

02:08

23 Jul 23

Hopes of breaking the mental health stigma for truckies

UHF CB Channel 24 to launch for truckies needing a chat

Hopes of breaking the mental health stigma for truckies

UHF CB Channel 24 to launch for truckies needing a chat

03:37

23 Jul 23

Regional Victoria's Comm Games loss might be the Gold Coast's gain

Mayor Tom Tate suggesting they could take it, following their 2018 effort. 

Regional Victoria's Comm Games loss might be the Gold Coast's gain

Mayor Tom Tate suggesting they could take it, following their 2018 effort. 

02:08

20 Jul 23

Reports of a rise in abuse against Indigenous Australians in our regions

That's ahead of the Voice Referendum later this year. 

Reports of a rise in abuse against Indigenous Australians in our regions

That's ahead of the Voice Referendum later this year. 

03:38

20 Jul 23

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