Senator for Victoria

Gippsland

From the Regional Development Victoria website:

Gippsland offers a variety of natural attractions like no where else in Victoria. Unspoilt beaches, pristine rainforests, snowfields, hiking and riding trails provide backdrops for wineries and food producers, festivals for residents and tourists to indulge in all year long.

Key towns

Bairnsdale, Churchill, Drouin, Foster, Inverloch, Korumburra, Lakes Entrance, Leongatha, Mallacoota, Moe, Morwell, Omeo, Orbost, Phillip Island, Sale, Traralgon, Warragul and Wonthaggi.

Opportunities

  • Tourism potential of coastal and bushland locations (including national parks)
  • Expanding intensive and organic food production
  • Recent investment is enhancing Victoria’s potential as a leader in dairy innovation – underpinning a successful, competitive and sustainable dairy industry in the region

Challenges

  • Ageing population
  • Impact of climate change and associated policies on key industries (farming, forestry and mining)
  • Energy sector facing significant challenges resulting from global shift to a low carbon economy.

For detailed information about Gippsland, please visit the Regional Development Victoria website.

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