SUPPORTING YOUNG VICTORIANS TO HAVE THEIR SAY

Young Victorians in Northern Victoria are being encouraged to step up and have their voices heard on issues that matter to them as part of next year’s Victorian Youth Congress. Youth Affairs Minister Jenny Mikakos has opened applications for the 21-member congress, which will meet regularly to research, discuss and propose solutions to a range…

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CELEBRATING THE ACHIEVEMENTS OF VICTORIAN CHILDREN

The Andrews Labor Government is celebrating Victorian children by holding free and fun activities as part of Children’s Week 2018. Applications are now open to hold events in Northern Victoria, with Minister for Early Childhood Education Jenny Mikakos and Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp inviting local councils and organisations to apply. Funds can be…

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A LOCAL ECHUCA VOLUNTEER CELEBRATED

The Andrews Labor Government is celebrating a local volunteer, who is among the nearly 60 incredible Victorians shortlisted for the 2018 Premier’s Volunteer Champion Awards. Theresa Jacobs is a lifelong resident of Echuca and has been a member and leader of many volunteer organisations over the past 40 years. Theresa’s life-long commitment to the people…

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LODDON MALLEE WASTE AND RESOURCE RECOVERY BOARD APPOINTMENTS

The Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio today announced the appointment of one new director and one re-appointment to the Loddon Mallee Waste and Resource Recovery Group. The Loddon Mallee Waste and Resource Recovery Group (LMWRRG) plays an important role in implementing the government’s Recycling Industry Strategic Plan by working closely with…

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LOCAL LIFESAVER RECOGNISED FOR EXCELLENCE

Volunteers, nippers, clubs and trainers picked up a swag of awards at Life Saving Victoria’s (LSV) annual Awards of Excellence night. Representing the Minister for Emergency Services James Merlino, Parliamentary Secretary for Emergency Services Harriet Shing congratulated the more than 34,000 LSV volunteers on their dedication and commitment to keeping Victorians safe in and around…

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CALLING FOR CREATIVITY IN YOUTH WEEK

The Andrews Labor Government is putting out the call for new and creative ideas to help shape the 2019 Victorian Youth Week. The flagship event will bring together hundreds of people across the state to celebrate Victoria’s youth, including here in Northern Victoria. Minister for Youth Affairs Jenny Mikakos encouraged local governments, community organisations and…

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SUPPORTING A NEW COMMUNITY PLAYGROUP IN WATCHEM

The Andrews Labor Government is helping to get new community playgroups off the ground, giving families in Watchem more access to valuable support. Minister for Early Childhood Education Jenny Mikakos announced 50 playgroups have been successful in receiving a 2018 Great Start Community Playgroup grant to help them establish themselves. This includes here in Watchem,…

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GANNAWARRA SHIRE AMONGST THE PREMIER’S SUSTAINABILITY AWARD FINALISTS

The Andrews Labor Government has announced the finalists in this year’s Victorian Premier’s Sustainability Awards. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp today revealed a local project was shortlisted for the awards, which recognise individuals, communities, organisations, governments and businesses across Victoria that are driving a sustainable future. This year’s finalist across ten categories include: Gannawarra…

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It’s time to Pick My Project Northern Victoria

Residents of Northern Victoria can now vote for their favourite local projects with 170 great ideas across their local communities. Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp MP today announced the projects that will be seeking support in a Victorian first that will make our communities better places to live. Residents aged 16 and over can…

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POPULAR WAR HERITAGE COLLECTIONS TRAINING CONTINUES

Thursday, 16 August 2018 POPULAR WAR HERITAGE COLLECTIONS TRAINING CONTINUES Shepparton RSL Sub-Branch is one of 14 ex-service organisations that have been selected to participate in a new round of the War Heritage Collections Training Program, part of the Andrews Labor Government’s Veterans Heritage Project. The first round of the War Heritage Collections Training Program…

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