MAJOR BOOST FOR THE ECHUCA RACING CLUB

The Echuca Racing Club has received a boost ahead of the 2019 Echuca Cup as part of a $187,000 joint funding package. The Victorian Government has contributed more than $46,000 from the Victorian Racing Industry Fund towards infrastructure upgrades. The project included resurfacing the horse float area and stalls entrance to make it suitable for all…

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Safer Speed Limit For Strathmerton Community

The Andrews Labor Government will boost safety for the Strathmerton community by introducing a new 60 kilometres per hour speed limit through the town ahead of Easter. Minister for Roads and Road Safety Jaala Pulford announced in Parliament today that the Labor Government will introduce a safer speed limit following a comprehensive speed review and…

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SUPERHEROES RACE INTO SHEPPARTON

The Shepparton Greyhound Racing Club is set to host a brand new family-friendly event, the Shepparton Superheroes and Transformers Race Night, thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government. Labor Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp today announced that the Labor Government is providing $4,000 from the Victorian Racing Industry Fund Raceday Attraction Program to…

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BYRNESIDE OVERTAKING LANES A STEP CLOSER

Construction of new overtaking lanes on the Midland Highway at Byrneside is underway, to make it safer and easier for drivers to overtake. Members for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes and Mark Gepp today announced that construction of overtaking lanes in each direction between Springvale Road and Collie Road has nearly reached the half-way point. These…

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SERVING UP NEW TENNIS COURTS FOR ROCHESTER

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting Rochester’s budding tennis stars, with two brand new floodlit courts now open at Rochester Lawn Tennis Club. Labor Member from Northern Victoria Mark Gepp today welcomed the opening of the upgraded courts, thanks to $100,000 from the Labor Government’s Community Sports Infrastructure Loans Scheme alongside support from Campaspe Shire…

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MAJOR UPGRADES FOR SWAN HILL RACECOURSE

The Andrews Labor Government is investing in the Swan Hill Racecourse to make it safer for horses and jockeys and more water efficient to help save on bills. Labor Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp has announced $285,000 from the Victorian Racing Industry Fund to improve the racecourse and the training precinct, creating 20 local…

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NORTHERN VICTORIAN SCHOOLS ENCOURAGED TO ENTER SUSTAINABILITY AWARDS

Labor Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp is encouraging schools across Northern Victoria to enter the 2019 ResourceSmart Schools Awards. “The ResourceSmart Schools Awards celebrate the efforts local students, teachers and parents are making to positively impact the environment,” Mr Gepp said. ResourceSmart Schools is a free program offered by Sustainability Victoria that supports Victorian…

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NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN FOR VICTORIAN DISABILITY AWARDS

Inspirational locals promoting the rights and participation of people with disability will be recognised by the ninth annual Victorian Disability Awards. Labor Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp today encouraged locals to apply for the Awards, which celebrate hardworking individuals and groups helping to build a fairer, more inclusive Victoria. Nominations are open to individuals…

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POSITION VACANT

ELECTORATE / COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced Electorate / Communication Officer to join the Office of Mark Gepp, Member for Northern Victoria, based in Woodend. This position will be responsible for communications on behalf of the Member with key duties including: Responding to media enquiries Drafting media releases Liaising with media outlets and arranging media attendance…

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