Anne Simmons

Journalist at Latrobe Valley Express

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Kinder program subsidised

Kinder program subsidised

Victoria's most vulnerable families will be able to send their three-year-old children to kindergarten for free under a re-elected Andrews government.  

Job opportunities in train works

Job opportunities in train works

Three former employees of closed timber mill Carter Holt Harvey have taken jobs at the Morwell facility helping to build the Andrews government's extra-long Metro trains.  

62 minutes to city with Coalition

62 minutes to city with Coalition

High-speed rail which would cut the travel time between Melbourne and Traralgon to 62 minutes is part of the Liberal-Nationals government's promise to decongest the city and improve liveability in regional Victoria if elected in November.  

Show us the money

Show us the money

Moe traders and politicians alike point to Latrobe City Council to allocate funding to complete the revitalisation of the central business district which came to a halt only half completed.  

Health initiative profile must be raised: report

Health initiative profile must be raised: report

The Latrobe Health Initiative's low profile was a key area for improvement, an independent review by Deloitte has found, but the Latrobe Health Assembly has responded saying community awareness would grow over time.  

Question leads to customers drinking more water

Question leads to customers drinking more water

A community health campaign to promote water as the drink of choice found sales of the bottled drink increased when food outlet staff asked 'would you like water with that?'  

Sistergirls head north for tournament

Sistergirls head north for tournament

The young netballers who formed the Latrobe Valley's first all-Indigenous netball team will next week cruise north to Echuca for a state-wide sporting carnival for Indigenous children, thanks to a donation from a local member of parliament.  

Brent cements dreams in song

Brent cements dreams in song

A Traralgon musician love-struck by Shania Twain has attempted to reach her through the airwaves.  

New Traralgon ambulance station opens

New Traralgon ambulance station opens

Traralgon paramedics can expect better conditions for mental health support and more training opportunities since moving into a new branch on Princes Street on Tuesday.  

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