Our Partnership

The Gippsland Regional Partnership is one of nine such Partnerships across the state, established by the Victorian Government, recognising that local communities are in the best position to understand the opportunities and challenges faced by their region.

Over the past two years, our Partnership has heard from thousands of people living and working in Gippsland, including through three Regional Assemblies and two mini Assemblies.

We've taken your voice to the heart of the Victorian Government, and we look forward to hearing from you going forward.


2018 Regional Assembly

Our 2018 Regional Assembly was held on Thursday 28 June in Wonthaggi.

It was an opportunity to hear what the Partnership has achieved to date, and for participants to add their thoughts on our top priorities — connectivity, energy and resources, family and community wellbeing, food and fibre, skills and education, visitor economy and tourism, and new jobs and industry.

It was great to see so many people there and to hear the depth of conversation.

We also held a smaller satellite session in Lakes Entrance at the same time where attendees had a chance to interact with the Assembly in Wonthaggi.


We still want to hear from you.

The 2018 Assembly may be over but we still want to hear your views on our top priorities and how we can continue to shape our region.

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Regional Profile

In the east of the state, our region covers a vast range of stunning landscapes including renowned Wilson's Promontory National Park and one of Australia's best known tourism experiences, the Phillip Island Penguin Parade.

Gippslanders know the opportunities and challenges facing their region better than anyone. The Gippsland Regional Partnership is your voice straight into the heart of the Victorian Government, and we give you the chance to tell us what you think really matters.

Fast Facts

  • Gross Regional Product of $15.4 billion
  • Population of more than 265,800
  • Almost 20% of jobs are in the accommodation, food service and retail sectors
  • About 14% of residents receive the aged pension
  • More than 24% of people volunteer

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If you have any questions or comments about the Gippsland Regional Partnership, we'd love to hear from you.

Send us an email at gippsland.partnership@rdv.vic.gov.au

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