HATTAH-ROBINVALE ROAD UPGRADE COMPLETE

The Andrews Labor Government has completed a major upgrade of Hattah-Robinvale Road, widening a 15km section near Wemen to make it safer and more efficient for all road users. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp said the $850,000 improvement package has made the route safer for cars to share with heavy vehicles and farming machinery…

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OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE STATE WIDE

Opportunities available statewide The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) and Parks Victoria (PV) are looking for people who want to help protect Victorian communities from bushfire to become seasonal firefighters as part of Forest Fire Management crews. Each year, we employ field based seasonal firefighters to assist with planned burning and the…

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BOOST FOR EMERGENCY VOLUNTEERS IN NORTHERN VICTORIA

Victorian emergency management volunteers are getting a well-deserved funding boost thanks to the Victorian Government’s $15 million Emergency Services Volunteer Sustainability Grants program. Hundreds of grant applications for equipment, communications, facility upgrades and community engagement and training have already been received from volunteer organisations across the state. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp today announced…

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New Game Plan To Get Northern Victoria More Active

The Andrews Labor Government is leading the nation with a bold new game plan to get more people, more active, more often. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp, today invited sport and recreation organisations to tap into Active Victoria – A strategic framework for sport and recreation in Victoria – the Labor Government’s plan to…

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Recognising Victorian schools making a difference

Local schools still have time to apply for the 2017 Resource Smart Schools awards run by Sustainability Victoria. The Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp, said the awards closed 31 July and were open to all state and non-government schools. The awards recognise the effort that so many schools put in to creating a more…

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$199,062 Grant To Help Mildura Tackle Youth Crime

The Andrews Labor Government today announced a $199,062 grant for Sunraysia Community Health Services to help the Mildura community tackle youth crime and repeat offending. The Mildura Youth Commitment Program is one of 18 projects across Victoria to share in $7.6 million of funding from the Youth Crime Prevention Grants program. The Mildura Youth Commitment…

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Students fighting the fight against food waste

Worawa Aboriginal College will tackle the food waste problem in thanks to $8,500 from the Andrews Labor Government. The grant will enable the college to develop a holistic approach to embed a food waste avoidance culture within the school for future years. The project will involve students in preparing gardens and growing fruits, vegetables and…

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