DOMESTIC TOURISTS CONTINUE TO FLOCK TO VICTORIA

Victoria has something for everyone, and the latest National Visitor Survey results prove it with Victoria experiencing solid growth. Regional Victoria experienced continued growth in domestic overnight spend, visitors and nights in the year ending March 2018 with spend up by 11.6 per cent to $5.9 billion, visitors up by 7.3 per cent to 15.6 million…

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BROADENING LITTLE MINDS WITH LANGUAGE CLASSES AT KINDER

Thousands of children, including those in Northern Victoria will have the opportunity to learn another language while attending kindergarten, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. To kick off this initiative, Minister for Early Childhood Education Jenny Mikakos and Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP encouraged parents, teachers, service managers and those in kindergarten communities…

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NORTHERN VICTORIAN NETBALL AND FOOTBALL CLUBS SCORE A BOOST

Netball and football clubs in Northern Victoria will be shooting and kicking more goals and growing its ranks with funding from the Andrews Labor Government to upgrade their facilities. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP today announced that Irymple Football Netball Club, Nyah Nyah West United Football Netball Club (NNWUFNC) and Nathalia Football Netball Club were…

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MORE FUNDING FOR VOLUNTEER WILDLIFE REHABILITATORS

The Andrews Labor Government has provided Victoria’s wildlife rehabilitators with a further $170,000 in funding to help them care for sick, injured and orphaned wildlife. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP today announced that several locals from Moira Shire, Gannawarra Shire and Swan Hill Regional Council were among 107 successful recipients across Victoria for the 2017/18 Wildlife…

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GRANTS FOR RESOURCE RECOVERY PROJECTS IN NORTHERN VICTORIA

State Government investment in waste reduction and improving infrastructure has been further boosted with several grants awarded for Northern Victoria. The Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP said the State Government’s Resource Recovery Infrastructure Fund (RRIF) had delivered funding to develop improved facilities to the region. Some of the funded projects include: The Victorian government is…

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AUSTRALIAN FIRST CHANNEL PROTECTING NATIVE FISH

In an Australian first, countless numbers of native fish will be saved thanks to Victorian designed and made screening, funded by the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp said Australia’s first irrigation diversion channel fish screen will be positioned in front of the Cohuna Channel regulator, in the Cohuna Weir pool, and…

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NORTHERN VICTORIAN BUSINESSES AWARDED ENERGY ASSESSMENT GRANTS

Warraky Pty Ltd in Campaspe Shire and Bromac Farming in Moira Shire have recently been awarded grants of $12,423 and $9,000 respectively to help reduce their energy usage under the $6.1 million Victorian Government’s Boosting Business Productivity Program. The program, delivered by Sustainability Victoria, supports businesses with three different efficiency grants, a sustainable finance service, training events, and information…

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MORE SPECIALIST FAMILY VIOLENCE ADVISORS IN NORTHERN VICTORIA

Mildura and Shepparton are now home to dedicated Family Violence Advisors to help victims at risk of mental health challenges or addiction, thanks to an initiative from the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp today announced that Sunraysia Community Health and Primary Care Connect, two of the state’s leading service providers of drug, alcohol…

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