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.
Mitchell Shire's was the first of these 7 metre capsule units and adjustments made during its introduction into service were incorporated into the later units for Hume-Moonee Valley, Mildura, West Gippsland and Wellington Shire.
Construction is well underway on the West Gippsland Arts Centre (WGAC), which will cement Warraguls place as the performing arts hub of West Gippsland.
Students in West Gippsland and the Latrobe Valley are a step closer to having the facilities they deserve thanks to the Andrews Labor Governments $21 million investment in new schools and campus upgrades in the region.
The Andrews Labor Government today helped secure 87 new professional jobs for West Gippsland with a $2.2 million investment by Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance Companys (ADICA) to set up operations in regional Victoria.
It follows a $4 million to upgrade the West Gippsland Performing Arts Centre in Warragul, creating an important link between the two cultural hubs.
Minister for Education, James Merlino, today visited schools in West Gippsland as part of a ministerial delegation to the region.
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.
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