Anne Simmons

Journalist at Latrobe Valley Express

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Community Iftar invitation

Community Iftar invitation

While people in Gippsland have been rolling up their sleeves for flu shots, a Churchill resident describes another kind of "booster" happening in May.  

Safetech a safe bet for award

Safetech a safe bet for award

The Moe-based business that designed custom freight hoists for the MCG was this year's leading medium-sized company at the Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame Awards.  

Women support women

Women support women

A Traralgon fine arts student questioned local women on whether they thought living in Gippsland limited their opportunities.  

London beckons musician

London beckons musician

Traralgon musician Thomas Headon says he cannot take a compliment.  

Park sections remain closed

Park sections remain closed

Southern sections of Morwell National Park remain unsafe and are closed for rehabilitation works until further notice, two months after the Yinnar South-Budgeree bushfire.  

LRH mental health service review

LRH mental health service review

An independent review into the workplace culture at Latrobe Regional Hospital's mental health service comes as a "relief" to a union, which says it will start to address issues of bullying and intimidation raised by its members.  

TAFE seeks feedback

TAFE seeks feedback

Federation Training's annual report reflects a decline in student numbers but its chief executive officer Grant Radford said it was an anticipated fall due to students waiting for free TAFE courses.  

Pageant drives Leanne's cause

Pageant drives Leanne's cause

A spare piece of cake was the unlikely influence for Budgeree resident Leanne Potter to take on pageantry.  

Toby's climate fight

Toby's climate fight

An 11-year-old student from Mirboo North has ramped up his climate awareness campaign after mustering about 150 students out of local classrooms for a strike in March.  

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