NEW SPEED LIMIT TO BOOST GRAHAMVALE SCHOOL SAFETY

The Victorian Government is improving safety for school students, drivers, cyclists and pedestrians at one of Shepparton’s busiest locations. State Labor Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp said a new 60km/h speed limit will be implemented this week to address the conflict between increased heavy vehicle volumes and local road users on the Shepparton Alternative…

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FEDERAL LIBERAL-NATIONALS FAIL NDIS ROLLOUT

Thousands of Victorians are still waiting to receive the funding and services they desperately need under Scott Morrison’s botched rollout of the National Disability Insurance Scheme. Mark Gepp MP, State Labor Member for Northern Victoria today called on the Federal Liberal-National Government to step up and finally deliver an NDIS plan to the thousands of…

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GRANTS FOR VICTORIA’S ENVIRONMENT VOLUNTEERS NOW OPEN

Volunteers helping to protect and restore Victoria’s land and environment can now apply for a funding boost, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio has opened the latest round of the Victorian Landcare Grants, with $1.76 million in funding available to environment volunteer groups. Landcare, Friends of…

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MAKING THINGS FAIRER FOR LABOUR HIRE WORKERS

The Andrews Labor Government is making sure Victorian labour hire workers now have stronger safeguards with the state’s first Labour Hire Licensing Scheme now in effect.   Labour hire providers have six months to obtain a licence or else face significant penalties.   Mark Gepp MP, Member for Northern Victoria today welcomed the new scheme,…

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SHEPPARTON VCAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS EXCELLENCE

High-achieving Victorian Certificate for Applied Learning (VCAL) students from Northern Victoria were celebrated today at an awards ceremony held at Deakin Edge in Federation Square. Mark Gepp MP, Labor Member for Northern Victoria today congratulated Shepparton High School students; Liaqat Ahmadi, Taylah Cavanagh, Loughlin Long, Steven Mark, Joshua Ringrose, Brandon Stoll Who each received the…

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BUILDING BETTER SCHOOLS FOR NORTHERN VICTORIA

Students across Northern Victoria will soon benefit from having maintenance works carried out at their schools, thanks to the Victorian Government. Mark Gepp MP, State Labor Member for Northern Victoria today announced Northern Victoria schools were among 180 schools across Victoria to share in $2.85 million of 2019-20 Planned Maintenance Program funding to help address…

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REGIONAL VICTORIA – THE LOWEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATE

Regional Victoria is benefiting from thousands of new jobs, with the state’s regional unemployment rate the lowest recorded in the nation. Australian Bureau of Statistics data released today shows Victoria’s regional unemployment rate is just 4.6 per cent – well below the national average of 5.4 per cent. Victoria’s regional areas also had the strongest…

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$200,000 YOUTH CRIME PREVENTION GRANT FOR SHEPPARTON

Shepparton’s OutTeach Program will receive an extra $200,000 to help continue addressing offending behaviour and helping young people reconnect with their communities thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Mark Gepp MP, State Labor Member for Northern Victoria said that the program was chosen due to its strong track record in delivering services that young people…

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$200,000 YOUTH CRIME PREVENTION GRANT FOR MILDURA

The Mildura Youth Commitment Program will receive an extra $200,000 to help continue addressing offending behaviour and helping young people reconnect with their communities thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Mark Gepp MP, State Labor Member for Northern Victoria said that the program was chosen due to its strong track record in delivering services that…

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