HELPING CHILDREN GET THE MOST OUT OF KINDERGARTEN

Children in Northern Victoria will be among almost 20,000 heading to kindergarten this year who will benefit from the Andrews Labor Government’s Australian-first school readiness funding. Kindergartens will receive a funding boost to engage with professional support such as speech pathologists, occupational therapists and language and literacy experts, who can help children and build the…

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FREE TAFE KICKS OFF IN NORTHERN VICTORIA

Students and job seekers from Northern Victoria can now take up Free TAFE training under the Andrews Labor Government’s $172 million program to make 30 priority TAFE courses and 20 pre-apprenticeship courses tuition fee free from this year. Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp said almost 3000 Free TAFE students have started their training in…

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SPORTING CLUB GRANTS PROGRAM APPLICATIONS CLOSE SOON

The Andrews Labor Governments highly successful Sporting Club Grants Program is now open for applications until 3 February 2019. The program is aimed at local clubs and sports organisations, and invites applications for grants to boost equipment, skills and administrative expertise. The grants provide clubs up to $1000 for new uniforms and equipment, up to…

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COMMUNITY CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION GRANTS OPEN

The Andrews Labor Government is investing a further $1 million to help regional communities prepare for the real impacts of climate change. The new Community Climate Change Adaptation (3CA) Grants program will fund local projects that build the adaptive capacity and resilience of regional communities in the face of a changing climate. Member for Northern…

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FOOTBALL LOVERS ENJOY A SPECIAL RACE NIGHT IN MILDURA

Mildura will enjoy a huge night of football-themed harness racing to finish off the year thanks to an Andrews Labor Government-supported funding package worth almost $34,000. The Labor Government is providing more than $14,000 from the Victorian Racing Industry Fund Raceday Attraction Program to support Mildura’s State of Origin race night on Friday 28 December.…

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NEW BASKETBALL TRAINING HUB FOR SHEPPARTON

Young athletes in Central Victoria will be one step closer to becoming the next basketball superstars, with a new high-performance basketball training hub to be established in Shepparton under a re-elected Andrews Labor Government. Bill Heath, Labor Candidate for Shepparton and Mark Gepp, Labor Member for Northern Victoria today announced that the Shepparton hub will…

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