$2 million for communities acting to protect Victoria’s biodiversity

The Andrews Labor Government is helping community groups in Northern Victoria to undertake vital actions to protect the future of Victoria’s biodiversity. Recently, the Victorian Government announced $2 million for 2018 Community & Volunteer Action Grants under the Biodiversity On-ground Action Initiative. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp said, “Grants up to $50,000 are available…

EDUCATION PARTNERSHIP TO HELP ROBINVALE FAMILIES THRIVE

Local students and families will benefit from dedicated engagement officers, first-rate early childhood facilities and increased opportunities for adult education, with Robinvale P-12 set to share in $15 million that will support a new partnership with the Colman Foundation. The Our Place initiative will help integrate early childhood, school and adult education services, giving families…

SWAN HILL UPGRADE TO DELIVER BETTER AND SAFER CARE

More local patients will get the high quality care they need sooner thanks to an Andrews Labor Government funding boost to upgrade vital equipment at Swan Hill District Health. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp today announced Swan Hill District Health would receive $542,713 through the Labor Government’s Regional Health Infrastructure Fund. Mr Gepp said…

Four solar options for consideration

By Rodney Woods Shepparton News Victorian Planning Minister Richard Wynne will consider four solar farm planning applications located across Greater Shepparton. Greater Shepparton councillors decided at Tuesday’s meeting that the minister would deal with the applications. Mr Wynne said he had the option of approving or rejecting the permits, or approving them with conditions that…

BRINGING THE BEST OF THE ARTS TO NORTHERN VICTORIA

Applications are now open for the Andrews Labor Government’s Small Regional Presenters program to bring new shows, performances and festivals to Victorian communities. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp, is encouraging local not-for-profit arts groups, arts societies, venues and councils to apply for a grant, and increase the range of cultural experiences available in regional…