NEW GRANTS PROGRAM FOR VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS

Volunteer firefighting brigades in Northern Victoria can now apply for grants of up to $250,000, thanks to a new $10 million program funded by the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp said, “I encourage brigades in Northern Victoria to take advantage of this new program and apply right away.”  The program will…

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Extra Funding for Local Landcare Groups

The Andrews Labor Government is helping to preserve our precious natural environment, with grants allocated to local Landcare groups in the Mallee Catchment Management Authority area. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp, today announced a total of $160,900 in grants from the Victorian Landcare Grants program, which provides funding for our local Landcare and environmental…

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THREE MILLION BREAKFASTS SERVED TO VICTORIAN KIDS

The Andrews Labor Government’s expanded School Breakfast Clubs have now served more than three million meals across Victoria – giving children from families in need in Northern Victoria a brighter and healthier start to the day. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp said, “Kids can’t get the best out of themselves without a decent breakfast.…

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MAJOR UPGRADE MAKES SWAN HILL COURT SAFER

Swan Hill residents will soon have access to safer, more secure court facilities thanks to a $145,000 upgrade funded by the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp today announced the commencement of building works at Swan Hill Magistrates’ Court. Security measures will also be improved, with three court security officers to be…

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GETTING IT DONE: BETTER ROADS FOR NORTHERN VICTORIA

Locals will have unprecedented access to information about the condition of roads, road works and upgrades across Northern Victoria as part of a massive overhaul of the way VicRoads manages the road network. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp said, “The Andrews Labor Government is investing in the future of regional Victoria, undertaking the biggest…

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MURRAY COD FISHING SEASON OPENS THIS FRIDAY

Thousands of keen freshwater anglers are eagerly awaiting the season opening for Murray cod this Friday the 1st of December. Victorian Fisheries Authority (VFA) CEO Travis Dowling said angling for the iconic native fish, which can grow to more than a metre, continued to gain popularity given the species’ sportfishing traits and its fine eating…

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