NEW OVERTAKING LANE OPEN, ANOTHER TO COME

Monday, 27 August 2018 One of two new overtaking lanes are now open on the Northern Highway between Echuca and Rochester, boosting safety and capacity on the busy freight and tourist route. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp today announced the first half of the Andrews Labor Government’s $5.8 million project, located six kilometres north…

FREE TAFE EXPANDED WITH 12 ADDITIONAL COURSES

Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp MP today welcomed Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews’ announcement that Free TAFE would be available for 10 additional non-apprenticeship courses in areas ranging from community services to construction and cyber security, as well as two additional pre-apprenticeship courses. The Premier, together with the Minister for Training and Skills, Gayle Tierney…

LOCAL SPORTING CLUBS IN NORTHERN VICTORIA OFFERED A BOOST TO DRIVE GENDER EQUALITY

Following a highly competitive first round that resulted in 22 community sporting organisations receiving funding, applications are now open for the second round of the Victorian Government’s Change Our Game Community Activation Grant program. The program is designed to support the delivery of initiatives that bring together communities and showcase women and girls, furthering gender…

SUPPORTING YOUNG VICTORIANS TO HAVE THEIR SAY

Young Victorians in Northern Victoria are being encouraged to step up and have their voices heard on issues that matter to them as part of next year’s Victorian Youth Congress. Youth Affairs Minister Jenny Mikakos has opened applications for the 21-member congress, which will meet regularly to research, discuss and propose solutions to a range…

CELEBRATING THE ACHIEVEMENTS OF VICTORIAN CHILDREN

The Andrews Labor Government is celebrating Victorian children by holding free and fun activities as part of Children’s Week 2018. Applications are now open to hold events in Northern Victoria, with Minister for Early Childhood Education Jenny Mikakos and Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp inviting local councils and organisations to apply. Funds can be…

A LOCAL ECHUCA VOLUNTEER CELEBRATED

The Andrews Labor Government is celebrating a local volunteer, who is among the nearly 60 incredible Victorians shortlisted for the 2018 Premier’s Volunteer Champion Awards. Theresa Jacobs is a lifelong resident of Echuca and has been a member and leader of many volunteer organisations over the past 40 years. Theresa’s life-long commitment to the people…