The Hon Darren Chester MP

  • Federal Member for Gippsland

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Jobs fair returns to Latrobe Valley

Job seekers from across the Gippsland Employment Region will have the chance to chat to employers face to face when the Morrison Government’s Latrobe Valley Jobs Fair returns to Morwell on Thursday…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 7 March 2022

Ministers:

  • The Hon Stuart Robert MP
  • The Hon Luke Howarth MP
  • The Hon Darren Chester MP

Helping job seekers make the most of emerging sectors in Gippsland

Job seekers looking to take advantage of emerging opportunities in Gippsland’s renewable energy sector will benefit from a new project under the Australian Government’s Local Recovery Fund.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 17 December 2021

Ministers:

  • The Hon Stuart Robert MP
  • The Hon Luke Howarth MP
  • The Hon Darren Chester MP

Regional University Centre opens in Bairnsdale

The Gippsland East Study Hub was formally opened in Bairnsdale today to support more students to learn skills and qualifications locally.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 6 November 2020

Ministers:

  • The Hon Dan Tehan MP
  • The Hon Andrew Gee MP
  • The Hon Darren Chester MP

Gippsland Jobs Fair connects job seekers with employers

A Jobs Fair in Gippsland on Thursday 5 September 2019 will showcase a range of employment opportunities for local job seekers.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 4 September 2019

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
  • The Hon Darren Chester MP

Australia’s brightest young historians recognised

From the first battle of Bullecourt, to self-sacrifice and the conscription referendum, some of Australia’s brightest young historians have been exploring the history of World War 1 as part of one…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 26 March 2018

Ministers:

  • The Hon Darren Chester MP

Permanent Employment Facilitator appointed to assist retrenched workers in Latrobe Valley

The Turnbull Government today announced that Mr Luke Arber has been appointed as the permanent Employment Facilitator for Gippsland to assist those affected by the closure of the Hazelwood Power…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 19 June 2017

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
  • The Hon Darren Chester MP

Employment Facilitator to support retrenched workers in the Latrobe Valley

The Turnbull Government today announced the interim Employment Facilitator for Gippsland has commenced work to help support those affected by the closure of the Hazelwood Power…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 9 December 2016

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
  • The Hon Darren Chester MP

Government to support Hazelwood workers

The Federal Government will deliver $43 million to support Hazelwood Power Station workers and Victoria’s Latrobe Valley following the closure of the facility at the end of March 2017.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 3 November 2016

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
  • The Hon Josh Frydenberg MP
  • Senator the Hon Fiona Nash
  • The Hon Darren Chester MP
  • The Hon Greg Hunt MP

Report on impact of Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal on owner-drivers

E&OE TRANSCRIPT SUBJECT/S: New report on impact of Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal on owner-drivers.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 15 September 2016

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
  • The Hon Darren Chester MP
  • The Hon Michael McCormack MP

New report confirms devastating impact of RSRT on owner drivers

The Turnbull Government has today released a report which details the devastating personal and economic cost of Labor’s destructive Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal (RSRT) Payments Order on…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 15 September 2016

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
  • The Hon Darren Chester MP
  • The Hon Michael McCormack MP

Coalition bill puts truckies back on the road

Common sense and fairness has prevailed with the Coalition Government’s legislation abolishing the ill-conceived and highly destructive Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 19 April 2016

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
  • The Hon Darren Chester MP

Government to introduce legislation to abolish Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal

The Australian Government has outlined its plan to improve the safety of the road transport industry by abolishing the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal and redirecting Tribunal…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 18 April 2016

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
  • The Hon Darren Chester MP