FUNDS FOR COHUNA TO BUILD COMMUNITY CAPABILITY

The Andrews Labor Government today announced a $20,000 grant to Cohuna Neighbourhood House to run a number of initiatives that promote social inclusion and community development. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford announced the grant in Parliament today, which will help Cohuna Neighbourhood House develop a database to promote and coordinate its events more effectively…

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MORE SCHOOL SUPPORT FOR STUDENTS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS

Teachers and students are being encouraged to think about how they can improve school facilities for students with disabilities or special needs, with round four of the Inclusive School Fund now open. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp encouraged schools to be creative and innovative with their ideas to make interesting and stimulating learning and…

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SUPPORTING NEW MUMS AND DADS IN NORTHERN VICTORIA

Twenty shires across Northern Victoria with families facing disadvantage will be eligible for extra parenting help and advice thanks to an Andrews Labor Government boost for supported playgroups. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp, today announced Northern Victoria families will benefit from a $22.1 million expansion of the Supported Playgroups program, which helps mums and…

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WHY IS ANZ CLOSING ROCHESTER BRANCH?

Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp has written to the ANZ bank over the recent announcement that the Rochester branch will be closing in April. Mr Gepp is seeking an explanation as to why an organisation that has been in Rochester for over a hundred years and has made in excess of $19 billion profits…

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$2 million for communities acting to protect Victoria’s biodiversity

The Andrews Labor Government is helping community groups in Northern Victoria to undertake vital actions to protect the future of Victoria’s biodiversity. Recently, the Victorian Government announced $2 million for 2018 Community & Volunteer Action Grants under the Biodiversity On-ground Action Initiative. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp said, “Grants up to $50,000 are available…

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EDUCATION PARTNERSHIP TO HELP ROBINVALE FAMILIES THRIVE

Local students and families will benefit from dedicated engagement officers, first-rate early childhood facilities and increased opportunities for adult education, with Robinvale P-12 set to share in $15 million that will support a new partnership with the Colman Foundation. The Our Place initiative will help integrate early childhood, school and adult education services, giving families…

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SWAN HILL UPGRADE TO DELIVER BETTER AND SAFER CARE

More local patients will get the high quality care they need sooner thanks to an Andrews Labor Government funding boost to upgrade vital equipment at Swan Hill District Health. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp today announced Swan Hill District Health would receive $542,713 through the Labor Government’s Regional Health Infrastructure Fund. Mr Gepp said…

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