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Contractual dispute closes Ouse GP clinic

PREMIER and health minister Jeremy Rockliff today said the State Government was taking all available steps to ensure the continued delivery of medical services in the Upper Derwent Valley and Central Highlands following the sudden closure of the Ouse GP clinic last week. “I share the frustration expressed by members

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Ouse footbridge repairs under way this week

WORK to repair the flood-damaged footbridge over the River Ouse was due to start today (January 31) and take about three weeks to complete, mayor Lou Triffitt reported to the most recent meeting of the Central Highlands Council. The bridge has been closed since it sustained damage during flooding late

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Coronavirus postpones Highland celebrations

THE commemoration of Australia Day in the Central Highlands and the Bothwell Bicentennial have been postponed by the coronavirus pandemic. Mayor Loueen Triffitt said this week’s council meeting had made the decision to put off both events until later in the year. “It wasn’t an easy decision to make but

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Local councils holding their annual meetings this week

THE annual general meetings of the Central Highlands and Derwent Valley councils will be held this week. A requirement of the Local Government Act, these meetings must be held prior to December 14 each year. The Local Government Act also requires councils to advertise these meetings in the daily press

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