NEW GRANTS PROGRAM FOR VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS

Volunteer firefighting brigades in Northern Victoria can now apply for grants of up to $250,000, thanks to a new $10 million program funded by the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp said, “I encourage brigades in Northern Victoria to take advantage of this new program and apply right away.”  The program will…

Extra Funding for Local Landcare Groups

The Andrews Labor Government is helping to preserve our precious natural environment, with grants allocated to local Landcare groups in the Mallee Catchment Management Authority area. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp, today announced a total of $160,900 in grants from the Victorian Landcare Grants program, which provides funding for our local Landcare and environmental…

MAJOR UPGRADE MAKES SWAN HILL COURT SAFER

Swan Hill residents will soon have access to safer, more secure court facilities thanks to a $145,000 upgrade funded by the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp today announced the commencement of building works at Swan Hill Magistrates’ Court. Security measures will also be improved, with three court security officers to be…

MURRAY COD FISHING SEASON OPENS THIS FRIDAY

Thousands of keen freshwater anglers are eagerly awaiting the season opening for Murray cod this Friday the 1st of December. Victorian Fisheries Authority (VFA) CEO Travis Dowling said angling for the iconic native fish, which can grow to more than a metre, continued to gain popularity given the species’ sportfishing traits and its fine eating…