Anne Simmons

Journalist at Latrobe Valley Express

Latest Stories

Fast rail study pledge

Fast rail study pledge

An $8 million business case for high-speed trains between Melbourne and Traralgon is back on the agenda as the Morrison government announced its 20-year plan for fast rail across the country.  

Animals rule in taxidermy

Animals rule in taxidermy

A hobby taxidermist planning to hold workshops in Trafalgar said it was hard to keep up with the flood of email enquiries after advertising online.  

Bass interconnector jobs promise

Bass interconnector jobs promise

The Tasmanian state-owned company investigating a second electricity interconnector under Bass Strait to the Latrobe Valley estimates the project could create 900 direct and indirect jobs in regional Victoria.  

Opposition jobs transition pledge

Opposition jobs transition pledge

No power station worker would have to leave the industry unless they wanted to under federal Labor's plan for transition, opposition assistant spokesman on climate change, energy and infrastructure Pat Conroy said in Moe on Thursday.  

Heart help at fingertips

Heart help at fingertips

A Latrobe Valley man who lives with a pacemaker understands how mental illness can go hand-in-hand with heart problems.  

Gippsland youth take climate stand

Gippsland youth take climate stand

A concern for the environment led young people to skip their Gippsland classrooms on Friday and join tens of thousands of their peers in Melbourne to protest.  

Fight for nursing home

Fight for nursing home

The Churchill and District Community Association is urging people to sign a petition to keep a nursing home in the town.  

Valley contraceptive access poor

A survey by Gippsland Women's Health has found Gippsland women face disadvantage in access to abortions and the emergency contraceptive pill.  

No evidence: Quantum

No evidence: Quantum

There is no correlation between industry closure and a high rate of family violence in the Latrobe Valley, a Morwell-based agency says.  

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