MORE FUNDING FOR VOLUNTEER WILDLIFE REHABILITATORS

The Andrews Labor Government has provided Victoria’s wildlife rehabilitators with a further $170,000 in funding to help them care for sick, injured and orphaned wildlife. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP today announced that several locals from Moira Shire, Gannawarra Shire and Swan Hill Regional Council were among 107 successful recipients across Victoria for the 2017/18 Wildlife…

GRANTS FOR RESOURCE RECOVERY PROJECTS IN NORTHERN VICTORIA

State Government investment in waste reduction and improving infrastructure has been further boosted with several grants awarded for Northern Victoria. The Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP said the State Government’s Resource Recovery Infrastructure Fund (RRIF) had delivered funding to develop improved facilities to the region. Some of the funded projects include: The Victorian government is…

AUSTRALIAN FIRST CHANNEL PROTECTING NATIVE FISH

In an Australian first, countless numbers of native fish will be saved thanks to Victorian designed and made screening, funded by the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp said Australia’s first irrigation diversion channel fish screen will be positioned in front of the Cohuna Channel regulator, in the Cohuna Weir pool, and…

NORTHERN VICTORIAN BUSINESSES AWARDED ENERGY ASSESSMENT GRANTS

Warraky Pty Ltd in Campaspe Shire and Bromac Farming in Moira Shire have recently been awarded grants of $12,423 and $9,000 respectively to help reduce their energy usage under the $6.1 million Victorian Government’s Boosting Business Productivity Program. The program, delivered by Sustainability Victoria, supports businesses with three different efficiency grants, a sustainable finance service, training events, and information…

BOOSTING SKILLS AND CREATING JOBS IN THE MALLEE

The Andrews Labor Government is funding a new regional skills program to support vulnerable workers, help meet skills needs, and create more jobs across the Mallee region. Through the Labor Government’s Regional Skills Fund, a grant of $395,454 has been provided to Shaping Futures as a contribution towards the ‘Innovative Workforce Cluster – Sunraysia Employment…

BOOSTING ROAD SAFETY AROUND SHEPPARTON

The Andrews Labor Government is boosting safety for pedestrians, cyclists and drivers across Shepparton, with five key projects due to be complete this month. Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp today announced the Labor Government will deliver $234,800 to improve safety in Murchison, Undera, Cosgrove and Tatura. Two new pedestrian refuge islands are being installed…