$564,000 FOR INCREASED TRAINING PROVISION IN SHEPPARTON

Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP today announced a $564,000 funding boost for GOTAFE’s Shepparton campus, to increase its training provision for important industry sectors such as allied health, disability support, food processing and air conditioning. This funding is part of the Labor Government’s Regional and Specialist Training Fund which targets specific areas where…

AUSTRALIA’S FIRST TREATY LAWS

The Andrews Labor Government has made history – introducing Australia’s first treaty laws into the Victorian Parliament. Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Natalie Hutchins joined members of the Aboriginal Treaty Working Group, who are also Victorian Traditional Owners, and the Victorian Treaty Advancement Commissioner on the floor of Parliament to speak to the Advancing the Treaty…

MILLIONS OF DOLLARS TO SUPPORT VICTORIA’S MULTI-FESTIVAL SEASON IN NORTHERN VICTORIA

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting multicultural community festivals and events across Victoria to strengthen cultural diversity and understanding, and encourage participation by all members of the community. Minister for Multicultural Affairs Robin Scott announced nearly $2 million through the Multicultural Festivals and Events (MFE) program. Community groups and schools can apply for funding through…

NOMINATE NOW FOR VICTORIA’S TOP TRAINING AWARDS

Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP today encouraged local students, teachers and training providers to get involved in the state’s premier awards recognising excellence across the training sector, the Victorian Training Awards. Award winners will each receive $5,000 prize money and go on to represent Victoria at the 2018 Australian Training Awards. Mr Gepp…

KERANG COMMUNITY SPIRIT ON SHOW AT EASTER RACES

Racegoers will come together this Easter for the 2018 Kerang Cup to help support local community groups. Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp today announced the Labor Government is providing more than $12,000 through the Victorian Racing Industry Fund to support the event on Saturday, 31 March. Mr Gepp said, “The 2018 Kerang Cup is…