Gippsland

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Gippsland

(gĭps`lănd), geographical area, 13,655 sq mi (35,366 sq km), Victoria, SE Australia, E of Melbourne. There are deposits of coal, oil and natural gas (offshore), and limestone. Gold was formerly mined. Dairy and beef cattle are raised, and corn, oats, and sugar beets are grown. The region also supports timber and tourist industries.

Gippsland

a fertile region of SE Australia, in SE Victoria, extending east along the coast from Melbourne to the New South Wales border. Area: 35 200 sq. km (13 600 sq. miles)
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The arrows represent the experimental pasture growth period for each site: (a) Farm A, Longwarry South, West Gippsland; (b) Farm B, Tatura, Northern Irrigation Region; (c) Farm C, Athlone, West Gippsland.
An application has been lodged of an area of 152 km2 centred on Rokeby in West Gippsland.
By the end of June 1999 eight had already been delivered: Casey-Cardinia, Central Highlands, High Country, Hume-Moonee Valley, Mildura, Mitchell, Wellington and West Gippsland.
The significantly expanded auditorium will open up new opportunities for the region to attract large-scale performances and productions, bringing even more tourists to West Gippsland.
The Labor Government is building the Education State in West Gippsland and the Latrobe Valley so that every local student gets the opportunity for a great education and every community has access to a great school.
Minister for Industry Lily DAmbrosio and Minister for Agriculture and Regional Development Jaala Pulford visited Fonterra Australias dairy manufacturing facility in West Gippsland today to promote the Andrews Labor Governments new Food and Fibre strategy and encourage local businesses to apply for grants.
Committee co-chairs, West Gippsland Catchment Management Authority (CMA) Chair, Angus Hume, and East Gippsland CMA Chair, Dr Peter Veenker, were announced last year.
Contract Awarded for West Gippsland - Baw Baw Shire Strategic Health Services Plan
It is located in west Gippsland, just outside Melbourne.
Ms Wooldridge said the new premises means headspace Morwell's partners, including Gippsland Community college, YSAS, Latrobe regional health, Ramahyuck Aboriginal service, MIND Australia, Berry St, LaTrobe Community Health and West Gippsland Health Group, can provide better support to more young people, earlier in the onset of their illness.
The funding was allocated by the West Gippsland Catchment Management Authority through the Victorian Coalition Government s $1 billion Regional Growth Fund.
Minister for Health David Davis, together with Local Member for Narracan Gary Blackwood today officially opened West Gippsland Health Care Group s revamped emergency department (ED) at Warragul Hospital.
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