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Gippsland is buzzing!

Gippsland is abuzz with activities, opportunities and workshops throughout October. There really is something for everyone. Check out what’s on offer here:

Regional Performing Arts Grants.

Is your town or city crying out for more creative events? Or are you a new or established community presenter who wants to perform in our region? If that's a YES, check out the new Regional Arts Victoria grants of up to $ 15,000 available to support new performances, shows and gigs in our regional communities! Click here for more information.

Be quick – applications close on Monday, 30th October

Latrobe City Council Positive Ageing Festival. 

The Latrobe City Council (LCC) is committed to supporting community members as they age by creating opportunities to respect, consider and plan for their needs to age positively. During October, the LCC will celebrate Positive Ageing with exciting free activities and events throughout the municipality for community members aged 55+. Click here for more information.


TRANSFORM 2023 is a two-day Renewable Energy Jobs Expo held at the Gippsland Performing Arts Centre Traralgon on October 13th and 14th! This event is a fantastic opportunity for the community to connect with renewable energy and cleantech companies, explore training and career prospects, and discover how to access these exciting opportunities.

Our region is experiencing a significant shift in energy, with thousands of new jobs and career paths emerging. Take advantage of this exciting expo. Click here to visit the TRANSFORM website.


THRIVE 2023 is LaunchVic's flagship innovation conference for regional Victoria. Featuring keynote addresses from the Hon. Ben Carroll and Agrifutures Chair, Cathy McGowan AO, Thrive will provide a deeper understanding of entrepreneurship and the power of harnessing start-up activities in regional communities. Wednesday, 25th October 2023 – Thursday 26th October 2023.  Click here to register

Empower Australia Forum 2023

The Empower Australia Forum is a one-day national event featuring workforce experts and key regional stakeholders leading critical discussions on developing a future-ready workforce for the renewable energy sector. Thursday, 23rd November, at Lardner Park, Warragul. Click here to book your tickets.

Latrobe City Council Business Workshops 

The Latrobe City Council is running a series of Business Workshops. These workshops cover business success, content creation, staff retention, and home-based business. They are held outside regular business hours and have a minimal charge. For more information, click here.