FLU FUNDING BOOST TO TREAT MORE HOSPITAL PATIENTS

The Andrews Labor Government is delivering a $115 million boost to give Victoria’s busy hospitals relief from a massive surge in demand following one of Victoria’s worst-ever flu seasons. Today, Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp, announced that local public hospitals and Bush Nursing centres will share in a special funding support package. “Hospitals across…

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Regional Development Portfolio Axed By Coalition

In an extraordinary slap in the face to people in regional Victoria, Matthew Guy and Peter Walsh have abolished the Regional Development portfolio from the Coalition Shadow Cabinet. In a desperate Grand Final week shadow cabinet reshuffle, Matthew Guy and Peter Walsh have revealed their true colours when it comes to regional Victoria – once…

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DELIVERING BETTER MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH SERVICES TO ABORIGINAL FAMILIES IN ECHUCA

The Andrews Labor Government is helping Aboriginal communities deliver improved Maternal and Child Health services to families and children in Echuca. Funding for Njernda Aboriginal Corporation is part of the Labor Government’s Aboriginal Maternal and Child Health Initiative – which will help trial new culturally responsive models in Northern Victoria. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark…

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NEW EPA OFFICER FOR SHEPPARTON WELCOMED

Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp, says a new EPA officer has started working with Greater Shepparton City Council and will increase protection for the local environment. “The start of the new officer, under the Andrews Labor Government’s new Officers for the Protection of the Local Environment’ (OPLE),  will see EPA officers work with selected…

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VICTORIAN TRAINING AWARDS FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

Apprentices, trainees, teachers and training providers will take centre stage at this year’s Victorian Training Awards. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp, has today congratulated two Mildura students, Bethany Simpson and Tracy Mollison, who have been nominated as finalists in the Victorian Training Awards. Mr Gepp said Bethany and Tracy are well-deserved finalists who highlight…

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Victoria’s top sustainable schools named

Congratulations to Tatura Primary School for being named finalists in Victoria’s biggest sustainability awards for schools. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp congratulated Tatura Primary School students for their hard work to become finalists in this year’s ResourceSmart Schools Awards. “The standard for this Award is very high so they have made our community proud,”…

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BOOST FOR ABORIGINAL GRASSROOTS SPORT IN SHEPPARTON

Sporting Clubs in Shepparton will receive funding to encourage more Aboriginal Victorians to play the sports they love. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp, today announced the clubs will share in more than $34,000 across Victoria from the first round of the Andrews Labor Government’s Sporting Club Grants Program. Mr Gepp said “This is about…

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SHEPPARTON’S NEW SPORTS CITY OPENS ITS DOORS

From the Goulburn Valley Football Netball League finals to A-League preseason matches, the new $13.4 million Greater Shepparton Regional Sports Precinct has got it covered. Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp attended the official opening of the precinct today, made possible by a $750,000 Victorian Government funding package. Record numbers of people in Shepparton, boys…

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A HELPING HAND TO BETTER MANAGE CHRONIC ILLNESSES

More people in Shepparton, Echuca and Swan Hill living with a chronic illness will get support from their local peer-led support groups thanks to an Andrews Labor Government funding boost. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp, today announced three support groups in Northern Victoria are among 58 support groups to share in more than $281,000…

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