FUNDING SUPPORT FOR WINTER BLUES FESTIVAL

Echuca is set to host the Winter Blues Festival thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP today announced that Echuca will once again host the Winter Blues Festival in July. The Winter Blues Festival will be held at a multitude of venues across Echuca and Moama and…

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GETTING BEHIND NEIGHBOURHOOD HOUSES NORTHERN VICTORIA

The Andrews Labor Government is delivering record new funding to neighbourhood houses across Victoria to support their staff, their volunteers and the local communities they serve. As part of the Victorian Budget 2018/2019, the Labor Government will invest $21.8 million across the neighbourhood house network so that more families can access the activities and services…

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BOOST FOR FAMILY VIOLENCE PERPETRATOR PROGRAMS

The Andrews Labor Government is taking action to reduce family violence, with a leading Aboriginal service provider receiving a major grant to deliver a specialist service across the state. Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp today announced that the Dardi Munwurro organisation will receive a grant worth almost $400,000 to deliver a package of interventions…

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EMERGENCY VOLUNTEERS TO SHARE IN $13.34M in GRANTS

Volunteer emergency-service groups can apply for Andrews Labor Government grants of up to $150,000 to help buy operational equipment and fund minor facility upgrades. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP today urged local groups to apply for the grants with applications now open for the 2018-19 round of Volunteer Emergency Services Equipment Program funding.…

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CAMPASPE’S TIMES IMPROVE IN BEST AMBULANCE RESPONSE TIME IN NINE YEARS

Ambulance response times across Victoria are the best in nine years thanks to record Andrews Labor Government investment into our ambulance services. Minister for Health and Ambulance Services Jill Hennessy today released the Victorian Health Services and Ambulance Victoria Performance Data for the March quarter, which also showed improved ambulance turnaround times in hospital emergency…

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PALLIATIVE CARE JOBS BOOST FOR WEST HUME

More people with a terminal illness in Shepparton and across the West Hume region will be able to get the compassionate palliative care they need, closer to home, thanks to an Andrews Labor Government boost to services and jobs in the sector. Minister for Health Jill Hennessy today announced regional palliative care consultancy services across…

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STRONGER, SAFER REGIONAL ROADS FOR NORTH WEST VICTORIA

Drivers in North West Victoria can look forward to safer, more reliable roads as the Andrews Labor Government launches the biggest regional road maintenance blitz Victoria has ever seen. The Victorian Budget 2018/19 allocates $941 million to get on with the job of fixing Victoria’s regional road network, including a massive $77 million maintenance uplift…

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