Circling police helicopter

A police helicopter has been circling Morwell reportedly the last couple of hours. It’s believed the police helicopter was assisting the search of a possible wanted person/s, which have now been apprehended in Morwell, on Holmes Road. A number of police cars were seen near Northern Reserve on Holmes Road, with an apprehended male. It…

Power outages across Latrobe Valley

There has been a large number of power outages across the Latrobe Valley due to the severe weather this evening. A number of towns including Morwell, Churchill, Hazelwood, Jeeralang Junction, Trafalgar and Yarragon are among those affected. Some estimations are that power won’t be restored until early tomorrow morning. See some of the areas affected…

Vic Police employee detected drink driving

A Victoria Police employee has been detected allegedly drink driving early Saturday morning February 8. The driver underwent an evidentiary breath test and allegedly returned a reading of .107. The vehicle has been impounded and the driver is expected to be charged on summons with drink driving. Traralgon positions vacant:

Man dies two weeks after car collision

A man has died in hospital 2 weeks after a car collision on the South Gippsland Highway last month. The collision occurred between a Honda Jazz and a Landrover ute at about 3.30pm on 27th January, near Meeniyan. continued… Traralgon positions vacant: The 50 year old male driver of the Landrover was uninjured, and his…

Vacant Morwell site to be filled with new project

The vacant space that once occupied a petrol station, bottle shop and rental shop in Morwell, will finally be replaced with a new project this year. Continued… Traralgon positions vacant: The construction of a new $11.6 million CFA fire station will begin without delay. The new station will generate a significant boost to career and…

Strange bag found in Morwell

Council staff were working near the Morwell Traffic School yesterday morning, when they noticed a strong chemical odour. continued… Traralgon positions vacant: Authorities were notified, and emergency services attended while police blocked off access to the area near Waterhole Creek. A bag of acid concentrate, used for chemotherapy dialysis was found on the footpath along…

Highway between Morwell and Traralgon closed

The Princes Freeway is currently closed to east bound traffic (heading towards Traralgon from Morwell) A serious collision has occurred on the highway and police are directing traffic through Morwell along Commercial Road. The incident occurred around 10.30am between the second and third exit to Morwell from the Moe direction. More details to come once…