CUTTING-EDGE SUB-ACUTE SERVICES FOR SWAN HILL

Patients in Swan Hill will be able to access rehabilitation and care so that they can recover faster from illness and get back home, thanks to new sub-acute services delivered by the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos today announced the $2.6 million sub-acute services would be open to patients in the coming…

PILOT PROGRAM TO EDUCATE PARENTS ABOUT GAMING

Friday 29 March, 2019 Twelve Victorian schools will take part in a pilot program aimed at addressing the risk to the wellbeing of young people as the online gaming and gambling words converge. Launching the pilot today at Keilor Downs Secondary College, Minister for Gaming and Liquor Regulation Marlene Kairouz noted that gambling is becoming…

BACKING LOCAL COMMUNITIES IN FIGHT AGAINST FRUIT FLY

Friday 29 March, 2019 The Andrews Labor Government is supporting growers, community groups and the horticulture industry in the fight against fruit fly. State Labor Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp today opened the third round of the Managing Fruit Fly Regional Grants Program. The Labor Government is backing community-led projects across Northern Victoria to…

SUPPORTING MEN’S HEALTH WITH MEN’S SHED BOOST

Friday 29 March, 2019 The Andrews Labor Government is building or upgrading men’s sheds for communities all over Victoria. State Labor Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp today announced this year’s Men’s Shed grant applications are now open. The Labor Government is investing nearly $900,000 to build, upgrade or refurbish men’s sheds, which play a…

WORKS BEGIN ON ARDMONA PRIMARY SCHOOL UPGRADE

The Andrews Labor Government is giving Ardmona families the educational facilities they deserve, with works now underway to revamp Ardmona Primary School. Minister for Education James Merlino joined Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp today to turn the first sod on the $631,592 redevelopment of the Turnbull Road site, which will restore its original buildings…

BOOSTING SECONDARY EDUCATION IN SHEPPARTON

The Andrews Labor Government is building a better future for young people in Greater Shepparton, ensuring they have more educational opportunities, choice and support. Minister for Education James Merlino today visited McGuire College in Shepparton to announce a two-year transition process for the new Greater Shepparton College (interim name), merging four secondary schools and accommodating…

UPGRADES UNDERWAY ON KEY MERBEIN CONNECTION

Monday, 25 March 2019   Works are underway to boost the safety and capacity of Fifth Street in Merbein, thanks to the Victorian Government’s Fixing Country Roads Program. State Labor Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp said the Victorian Government had provided more than $470,000 to Mildura City Council to widen and upgrade Fifth Street…

CHANGING THE GAME FOR WOMEN IN NORTHERN VICTORIA

The Andrews Labor Government is continuing to back women in sport, through the second round of the 2018-19 Change Our Game Scholarship Program. The Program creates opportunities for women to pursue leadership and development opportunities throughout the sporting and active recreation sector. State Labor Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP, said that local clubs…

GRANTS OPEN FOR COUNTRY FOOTY AND NETBALL CLUBS

The Andrews Labor Government is giving growing footy and netball clubs in country Victoria and outer metropolitan locations another chance to secure funding to upgrade grounds, courts and pavilions to welcome more members than ever before. Labor Member for Northern Vitoria, Mark Gepp today encouraged local clubs to consider applying for the next round of…