$15.6 million dollar cycling precinct emerges as major project

Community assets director Cohen Van der Velde said that without a rate rise, a million dollars in revenue would be lost in the budget.

A $15.6 million cycling precinct at Logan Park incorporating a criterium circuit, BMX track and cyclo-cross course has emerged as a major project in a Cycling Feasibility Study for Baw Baw Shire. The study also identifies a further $9.1 million

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“Shovel ready” projects set to go if State Government allocates funding

The Baw Baw Shire have said that they have projects ready to go if funding is allocated by the State Government's COVID stimulus package.

Baw Baw Shire council has “shovel ready” projects that could be implemented immediately if the State Government would allocate funding under its COVID-19 stimulus packages. Mayor Danny Goss said grants had already been sought towards installation of a much-needed synthetic

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Landcare groups receive funding after Bunyip fires

The Bunyip Landcare grant recipients alongside the Bendigo Bank Bunyip Community branch members, from left, Barry Crees (chairperson) Linda McCoy (La Trobe Hospital) Chris Kelly, Susan Anderson and Graham Moore (Cardinia Shire Deputy Mayor) on Tuesday morning.

Three Landcare groups received a collective total of $20,000 in grants from the Bunyip Community Bank at a presentation held last week at Peppermint Ridge, Tynong. Bunyip Landcare received $5692. The group will use the grant to plant new trees

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External funding sought for Trafalgar recreation expansion

The Trafalgar Victory Football Club have been vocal in their support for the new precinct funding.

External funding will be sought for a $3.2 million development to expand the Trafalgar recreation precinct. Trafalgar Victory Football Club last week welcomed Baw Baw Shire’s decision to endorse concept designs and seek funding for a much-needed facility that will

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$94,000 for community groups

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Twenty-four clubs and organisations across the shire will share in more than $94,000 that will enable them to undertake capital works and environmental projects or purchase equipment. Baw Baw Shire signed off in its community development grants at its meeting

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Sick of Waiting

Retired anaesthetist Rob Sinnett (centre) is leading the Sick of Waiting Action Team with (from left) Anne Curtin, Ormond Pearson, John Davine, Erika McInerney, Kirsten Finger (holding Nate), Kerry Elliott, John Roberts and Ruth Jones.

A community driven campaign is sending a clear message to the state government that they are “Sick of Waiting” for a new West Gippsland Hospital. The community action group is urging residents to lobby the state government for a funding

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More hospital beds

Health Minister Jill Hennessy announced a $3.3 million upgrade for emergency department facilities at West Gippsland Hospital on Friday and took the time to chat to patient Larry Hodder and his wife Doris of Warragul.

A $9.3 million windfall to the West Gippsland Hospital will deliver a new operating theatre and eight more beds in the emergency department. The state government funds will be used to build a new $3.3 million eight-bed short stay unit as

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