LOCAL LIFESAVER RECOGNISED FOR EXCELLENCE

Volunteers, nippers, clubs and trainers picked up a swag of awards at Life Saving Victoria’s (LSV) annual Awards of Excellence night. Representing the Minister for Emergency Services James Merlino, Parliamentary Secretary for Emergency Services Harriet Shing congratulated the more than 34,000 LSV volunteers on their dedication and commitment to keeping Victorians safe in and around…

CALLING FOR CREATIVITY IN YOUTH WEEK

The Andrews Labor Government is putting out the call for new and creative ideas to help shape the 2019 Victorian Youth Week. The flagship event will bring together hundreds of people across the state to celebrate Victoria’s youth, including here in Northern Victoria. Minister for Youth Affairs Jenny Mikakos encouraged local governments, community organisations and…

SUPPORTING A NEW COMMUNITY PLAYGROUP IN WATCHEM

The Andrews Labor Government is helping to get new community playgroups off the ground, giving families in Watchem more access to valuable support. Minister for Early Childhood Education Jenny Mikakos announced 50 playgroups have been successful in receiving a 2018 Great Start Community Playgroup grant to help them establish themselves. This includes here in Watchem,…

GANNAWARRA SHIRE AMONGST THE PREMIER’S SUSTAINABILITY AWARD FINALISTS

The Andrews Labor Government has announced the finalists in this year’s Victorian Premier’s Sustainability Awards. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp today revealed a local project was shortlisted for the awards, which recognise individuals, communities, organisations, governments and businesses across Victoria that are driving a sustainable future. This year’s finalist across ten categories include: Gannawarra…

POPULAR WAR HERITAGE COLLECTIONS TRAINING CONTINUES

Thursday, 16 August 2018 POPULAR WAR HERITAGE COLLECTIONS TRAINING CONTINUES Shepparton RSL Sub-Branch is one of 14 ex-service organisations that have been selected to participate in a new round of the War Heritage Collections Training Program, part of the Andrews Labor Government’s Veterans Heritage Project. The first round of the War Heritage Collections Training Program…

GROWING JOBS FOR LOCALS IN THE GOULBURN VALLEY

Wednesday, 15 August, 2018 GROWING JOBS FOR LOCALS IN THE GOULBURN VALLEY The Andrews Labor Government is backing jobseekers in Shepparton with a new program that creates jobs by encouraging businesses to use local products and services. Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp today announced $750,000 for the Committee for Greater Shepparton to establish the…

WORKS SET TO BOOST SAFETY ON SWAN HILL LINE 

The Andrews Labor Government is getting on with improving safety for Swan Hill line passengers – removing a level crossing in Tresco and undertaking important maintenance works. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp said V/Line crews will remove the level crossing at Goggin Road in Tresco this weekend and complete other improvement works along the…