MORE POLICE, PROTECTION AND PREVENTION FOR A SAFER MILDURA

The Andrews Labor Government is delivering the police, protection and prevention our state needs, with new laws, more specialist police, equipment and technology to crack down on serious and organised crime. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp Mp, welcomed the launch of the Community Safety Statement 2018/19 and the announcement that a further $115 million…

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INCLUSIVE KINDERS WELCOME KIDS OF ALL ABILITIES

Even more Victorian kinders will get new equipment to be more inclusive for children with extra needs, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Early Childhood Education Jenny Mikakos has launched the second round of the equipment stream of the Inclusive Kindergartens Facilities Program, with kinders in Northern Victoria eligible for a part of…

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$564,000 FOR INCREASED TRAINING PROVISION IN SHEPPARTON

Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP today announced a $564,000 funding boost for GOTAFE’s Shepparton campus, to increase its training provision for important industry sectors such as allied health, disability support, food processing and air conditioning. This funding is part of the Labor Government’s Regional and Specialist Training Fund which targets specific areas where…

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CHANGING PLACES, CHANGING ATTITUDES, CHANGING LIVES

People with special needs will now have access to more of Victoria’s popular attractions, parks and community venues thanks to the roll out of more world-class Changing Places toilets. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp today announced Echuca and the Yarrawonga Foreshore would be two of 26 new locations to build a Changing Places toilet…

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AUSTRALIA’S FIRST TREATY LAWS

The Andrews Labor Government has made history – introducing Australia’s first treaty laws into the Victorian Parliament. Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Natalie Hutchins joined members of the Aboriginal Treaty Working Group, who are also Victorian Traditional Owners, and the Victorian Treaty Advancement Commissioner on the floor of Parliament to speak to the Advancing the Treaty…

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TIME FOR TURNBULL TO LIFT HIS GAME ON EARLY CHILDHOOD

Families across Victoria and in Northern Victoria are being urged to join the fight to have the Turnbull Government do what is right and finally sign up to long-term kindergarten funding. Under the federal Liberals, Victorian families have borne the brunt of five successive short-term agreements to help fund 15 hours of kindergarten a week.…

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MILLIONS OF DOLLARS TO SUPPORT VICTORIA’S MULTI-FESTIVAL SEASON IN NORTHERN VICTORIA

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting multicultural community festivals and events across Victoria to strengthen cultural diversity and understanding, and encourage participation by all members of the community. Minister for Multicultural Affairs Robin Scott announced nearly $2 million through the Multicultural Festivals and Events (MFE) program. Community groups and schools can apply for funding through…

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