SCHOLARSHIPS FOR STUDENTS IN NORTHERN VICTORIA

The Andrews Labor Government is offering a helping hand to students in Northern Victoria facing financial barriers to completing their education and training. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp, today encouraged Victorian students to apply for a Lynne Kosky Memorial Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) Scholarship. Students aged 17 or under planning to study…

NOMINATE YOUR LOCAL YOUNG ACHIEVERS TODAY

Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp, has called for nominations for outstanding young people from across Northern Victoria for the 2018 Victorian Young Achiever Awards. “Every day, many outstanding young people are going out of their way to make our community a better place,” Mr Gepp said.  “The Young Achiever Awards provide an opportunity for…

Community biodiversity grants announced for Shepparton, Northern Plains, Harston Community Landcare, Beulah, Culgoa and Ultima groups.

The Andrews Labor Government has announced an additional $4 million in community biodiversity grants funding for 110 projects across the state as part of its support for the Biodiversity On-ground Action program. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp, said local community initiatives, such as the coordinated community action to protect Buloke Woodlands in the Southern…

PYRAMID HILL COLLEGE TO BE UPGRADED

Students at Pyramid Hill College will soon have some facility upgrades, thanks to school maintenance funding. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp has announced that FNG Group Pty Ltd has been awarded the contract, with work to get underway this week. The $156,000 project includes replacing cracked pavements and garden edging, painting external fascias of…

JOBS SURGE IN REGIONAL VICTORIA

Employment growth in regional Victoria was more than double the national rate during the past year, with nearly 27,000 new jobs created in regional Victoria. The latest data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) also shows unemployment in regional Victoria has fallen by 0.4 percentage points to 5.1 per cent – the second lowest…