KICKING GOALS IN THE EARLY YEARS READING GAME

Northern Victoria parents are being encouraged to take on the challenge of reading more books with their young children to inspire a love of reading and set them up for success later in life. Thousands of families are expected to take part in this year’s Premiers’ Reading Challenge for the Early Years, which encourages reading…

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GOLD CUP RESCHEDULED FOR SHEPPARTON

Shepparton racegoers are set to enjoy a big night of harness racing at the Gold Cup on Saturday, 28 April, thanks to a joint funding package of more than $26,000 supported by the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp today announced the Andrews Labor Government is providing more than $12,000 from the…

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VICTORIA’S BRAVE TRIPLE ZERO HEROES HONOURED

Thirty-one brave youngsters have been honoured for their heroic and life-saving actions in the face of an emergency at the 14th annual Junior Triple Zero Hero Awards. Local Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP, congratulated the Triple Zero Heroes in Shepparton who received Emergency Services Telecommunications Authority (ESTA) awards for keeping calm under pressure…

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BLOOMING LOVELY GARDENS ON DISPLAY

Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP today announced Shepparton’s Tom Cipriani and Andie Sweeney as exceptional gardening green thumbs, following their success in the annual Victoria in Bloom gardening competition. Mr. Cipriani won the Best Household Garden category in the competition, while Ms Sweeney won the Best Balcony in the competition, which recognises social…

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RECOGNISING VICTORIA’S VALUED VOLUNTEERS

Do you know an outstanding volunteer from or working in Northern Victoria? Nominations are now open for the 2018 Victorian Premier’s Volunteer Champions Awards, which celebrate the enormous contribution of Victoria’s volunteer community. The Andrews Labor Government today opened nominations for the awards, which will recognise up to 60 volunteers for their service to the…

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HELPING FAMILIES IN NORTHERN VICTORIA BUST THEIR ENERGY BILLS

Families in Northern Victoria will receive a $50 bill busting bonus if they seek out a better electricity deal on Victoria’s Energy Compare website, potentially saving them hundreds of dollars. The Victorian Budget 2018/19 will invest $48 million in the Power Saving Bonus – which is aimed directly at getting Victorian families in Northern Victoria a better deal from power…

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MORE SHADE IN NORTHERN VICTORIA TO PREVENT SKIN CANCER

More people in Northern Victoria will be protected from the sun’s rays, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government installing more sunshades and trees in community spaces and sports clubs across Victoria. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP today announced clubs across Northern Victoria, who are some of the 323 community organisations who will share…

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BUILDING BETTER SCHOOLS FOR KIDS IN KERANG

Kids at Kerang Primary School will get the world-class school they deserve with the Andrews Labor Government getting on with the job of fixing, upgrading and modernising this great school. The Labor Government has today announced that the Victorian Budget 2018/19 will include $400,000 to upgrade Kerang Primary School. Kerang Primary School will use the…

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BUILDING BETTER SCHOOLS FOR MILDURA KIDS

Kids at Cardross Primary School and Mildura West Primary School will get the world-class school they deserve with the Andrews Labor Government getting on with the job of fixing, upgrading and modernising this great school. The Labor Government has today announced that the Victorian Budget 2018/19 will include $800,000 for Cardross Primary School and $1.8…

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