WINTER WORKS MAKING GOULBURN MURRAY MORE EFFICIENT

Major winter works kick starting in the Goulburn Murry Irrigation District will deliver improvements for local landowners and bring jobs to the region. Minister for Water Lisa Neville said the massive building program is key to improve and upgrade water infrastructure in the District. These works will support over 500 local jobs and provide a…

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MORE MOBILE COVERAGE FOR REGIONAL VICTORIA

The Andrews Labor Government has announced the locations of its latest round of mobile phone towers as part of the Victorian Mobile Black Spot Project (VMBSP). The Labor Government is partnering with Optus and Telstra to build 28 new mobile towers across Victoria, with the towers set to cover around 2,000 square kilometres and connect…

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MORE MOBILE COVERAGE FOR SWAN HILL RURAL CITY

The Andrews Labor Government has announced the locations of its latest round of mobile phone towers as part of the Victorian Mobile Black Spot Project (VMBSP). The Labor Government is partnering with Optus and Telstra to build 28 new mobile towers across Victoria, with the towers set to cover around 2,000 square kilometres and connect…

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DELIVERING FOR FARMERS IN THE GOULBURN MURRAY VALLEY

Moira Shire’s agriculture sector is set to benefit with significant road upgrades and a grant to better manage the impacts of Queensland Fruit Fly announced today. Producers will soon be transporting free-range eggs to market quicker, more efficiently and safer through the Labor Government’s Local Roads to Market program. Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford today…

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HELPING ECHUCA & MILDURA MANUFACTURERS INNOVATE AND GROW

The Andrews Labor Government is helping manufacturers in Echuca and Mildura grow, innovate and create jobs. Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp today announced the creation of the Echuca Manufacturing Cluster and the Mildura Manufacturing Cluster – part of a $5 million state-wide scheme to boost the capability of regional manufacturers. The initiative will give…

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VICTORIA LEADS THE NATION IN VACCINATION RATES

Five-year-olds in Victoria are now better protected against diseases prevented by vaccination than in any other state in Australia, new data shows. Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp today announced the latest figures from the Australian Childhood Immunisation Register that show: 96.55 per cent of five-year-olds across Swan Hill are now fully immunised. 97.45 per…

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Delivering Great Local Schools For Echuca

Delivering Great Local Schools For Echuca 16th July 2018 Echuca families will get the world-class local schools their kids deserve, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to finish the entire Echuca Regeneration Project. Labor will invest $16.7 million to build the final two stages of the project, which includes more facilities at the new Echuca…

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TOURISM DELIVERS MORE JOBS AND BIGGER BUSINESS FOR OUR REGIONS

Tourism jobs have grown year-on-year in all of Victoria’s regions, according to the 2016-17 Regional Tourism Satellite Accounts, released by Tourism Research Australia. Regional Tourism Satellite Accounts estimate the economic value of tourism to a region in terms of Gross Regional Product (GRP) and employment, among other metrics. Tourism has generated directly and indirectly 85,600…

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