News & Media

District 11 News

Mine fire update 3/3/14

Good weather overnight has allowed fire crews to make steady progress at Hazelwood, ahead of difficult conditions tomorrow.

 2.39 PM 3 March, 2014

Mine fire update - 2/3/14

Fire crews have made significant progress overnight on the Hazelwood open cut fire in the last 24 hours with infra-red line scans showing reduction in active fire in the batters.

 9.45 AM 3 March, 2014

Timbarra-Gil Groggin Update 28/2/14

Community Information Newsletter # 5 Timbarra – Gil Groggin FireWest and South Gippsland Fire Danger Rating: Low-Moderate

 11.15 AM 28 February, 2014

Orbost Newsletter update 28/2/14

Community Information Newsletter #20Far East Gippsland Fires

 11.04 AM 28 February, 2014

Mine fire update - 27/2/14

Community Liaison Officers visited childcare centres in Morwell yesterday, and today will be targeting those in Traralgon, along with schools and pre-schools in both towns.

 9.43 AM 27 February, 2014

Mine fire update 26/2/14

Yesterday’s hot, windy weather conditions created further challenges for firefighters at the Hazelwood open cut mine when an ember from the fire ignited a grassfire between the mine and the power station.

 12.40 PM 26 February, 2014

East Gippsland fire update 25/2/14

Everyone should stay aware of their local weather conditions and have a bushfire survival plan ready. Existing fires are still being controlled and conditions could change quickly.

 7.52 AM 26 February, 2014

Hazelwood mine fires - update 25/2

Gippsland rail commuters leaving their families at home were kept updated with the latest fire developments as they headed for the city today. 

 3.30 PM 25 February, 2014

Timbarra-Gil Groggin fire update

Community Information Newsletter Timbarra – Gil Groggin

 10.50 AM 25 February, 2014

East Gippsland Shire Newsletter

East Gippsland ShireBushfire Recovery Newsletter No 1www.eastgippsland.vic.gov.au

 9.21 AM 25 February, 2014

ST 0981 in Gelantipy.

ST 0981 was added to the long list of teams working on the east Gippsland fires in February of this year, the District 9 team of heavy and medium tankers were tasked to work north of Buchan supporting DEPI crews in a burn to the West of the Snowy River

 4.52 PM 21 February, 2014

Orbost Community Newsletter 21/2/14

Fire activity has increased in and around the township of Goongerah and Martins Creek over the last couple of days, causing the community to be put on high alert.

 12.17 PM 21 February, 2014

Gippsland fire update 20/2/14

Some good rainfall across Gippsland yesterday has assisted fire agencies to contain some of the bushfires burning in our region.

 3.41 PM 20 February, 2014

Mine fires update 20/2/14

Rain on Wednesday and early this morning has made conditions difficult but fire crews have made significant progress at the Hazelwood Mine.

 1.53 PM 20 February, 2014

Mine update from GDF Suez

The bushfire that started west of Morwell and spread into the Morwell mine on the afternoon of Sunday 9 February continues to burn, producing significant smoke and ash that is impacting on surrounding communities.

 8.32 AM 20 February, 2014

Mine fires FAQs 20/2/14

Here's the latest information on the Latrobe Valley mine fires which may help answer any questions you have about the fire or associated health impacts.

 7.56 AM 20 February, 2014

Respite Centre open in Moe

A community respite centre is now open in Moe for Latrobe Valley residents to seek temporary respite from the smoky conditions caused by the Morwell open-cut fire.

 6.58 AM 20 February, 2014

Sarsfield Brigade Relay for Life

Lucknow Recreation Reserve played host to the Bairnsdale Relay for Life over the weekend of 8th and 9th February 2014. Starting at 4pm on the Saturday many Australians relayed non-stop to raise important funds while celebrating survivors, remembering those lost, or fighting back against cancer.

 4.41 PM 19 February, 2014

Mine fires FAQs 18/2/14

The following Frequently Asked Questions will help answer community queries about the Hazelwood mine fire.

 3.07 PM 18 February, 2014

Mine fires update - 18/2/14

Hazelwood mine fire: Emergency services and supporting agencies will update the community on the current Latrobe Valley mine fires situation at a community meeting being held in Morwell at 6.00pm today.

 1.13 PM 18 February, 2014