The Regions were changed enormously in 2012 with the existing 28 Regions reduced to eight.
Gippsland Region now has six Districts and a number of groups comprising the previous Baw Baw, Gippsland and Woorayl Regions.
The Region is now divided into the following Districts: Bass Coast, Baw Baw, East Gippsland, Latrobe, South Gippsland and Wellington.
The images on the badge symbolise:
Coastal Banksia – found throughout the Region
Rose – beautiful gardens and Morwell Rose Garden
Penguin – Phillip Island Little Penguins
Beach / coast – to our south
Mountains with snow – to our north
Trees – forests and timber industry
Boat and fish – recreation and fishing industry
Lyrebird – in our forests
River – many in the Region
Six pointed star = six Districts