RECOGNISING OUR RURAL YOUTH CHAMPIONS IN SWAN HILL

Monday, 1 October 2018 Young change makers from Swan Hill were recognised for their efforts for creating better outcomes for young people, as part of the first ever Youth Affairs Council of Victoria’s Rural Youth Awards. For the Young People Leading Change in Rural or Regional Victoria Award Category, two of the four finalist came…

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MORE SUPPORT FOR YOUNG PEOPLE IN SWAN HILL REGION

A new program to support vulnerable young people in Swan Hill has received funding, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s $2.5 million boost to the successful Empower Youth program. Minister for Youth Affairs Jenny Mikakos today announced Swan Hill Rural City Council would receive support to deliver their Engage, Empower, Enable project. This project will…

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MAKING PLAYGROUNDS MORE INCLUSIVE FOR ALL KINDER KIDS

Mildura kids of all abilities will find learning and playing easier while at kinder, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Early Childhood Education Jenny Mikakos and Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP have announced 42 kinders will benefit from the latest round of the Inclusive Kindergartens Facilities Program. The program helps kinders…

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CRIME CONTINUES TO FALL IN SHEPPARTON

Crime has fallen again for Shepparton following the Andrew Labor Government’s record community safety investment. Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp today welcomed the latest statistics from the independent Crime Statistics Agency (CSA) but also said more work needs to be done to continue to drive crime down further. The crime rate in Shepparton fell…

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ANDREWS GOVERNMENT KICKS IN FOR SHEPPARTON SPORT

Greater Shepparton sports clubs will soon be enjoying modern sports facilities thanks to a funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp today announced that the Greater Shepparton City Council are among the many grant recipients in the new round of the Labor Government’s $180 million Community Sports Infrastructure Fund.…

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TATURA PRIMARY LEADS ON SUSTAINABILITY

The Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp has congratulated Tatura Primary School for reducing its environmental impact through the Victorian Government’s ResourceSmart Schools program. Over the past three years participating schools have saved an estimated $12 million through energy, waste and water savings. ResourceSmart Schools currently reaches more than 600 schools who have an estimated…

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CONNECTING SHEPPARTON BUSINESSES WITH PROJECTS

Shepparton businesses will now have better access to Victoria’s multibillion dollar pipeline of projects, thanks to additional funding from the State Government. Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp MP visited J. Furphy & Sons Pty Ltd today to announce the expansion of regional services provided by Industry Capability Network (ICN) Victoria, a non-for-profit organisation that…

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FASTER, SMARTER EQUIPMENT IN HANDS OF SHEPPARTON POLICE

Frontline police in Shepparton will have access to even more information at their fingertips to support community safety, under the latest rollout of Victoria Police’s new mobile devices, funded by the Andrews Labor Government. Shepparton is one of the latest locations to receive the new devices, which are already helping frontline police and Protective Services…

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