HELPING TO CELEBRATE NORTHERN VICTORIA’S CHILDREN

The Andrews Labor Government is helping put on fun, educational – and free – events this October in Northern Victoria as part of Children’s Week. Children Week Grants ranging from $500 to $1300 will be provided to not-for-profit organisations and councils to host free and fun activities for families as part of Children’s Week, which…

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Assistance for Congupna Football Netball Club

The Andrews Labor Government will replace sporting equipment stolen from the Congupna Football Netball Club. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp, today announced the club would receive $1,994.94 from the Government’s Sport and Recreation Emergency Equipment Grants program. Mr Gepp said, “Unfortunately, our sporting clubs are sometimes targeted by vandals and thieves who damage and…

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MANANGATANG CUP MARKS A CENTURY OF RACING

Manangatang Racing Club will gallop into the history books on Saturday 14 October when it celebrates 100 years of racing with the running of the 2017 Manangatang Cup. Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp announced the Andrews Labor Government is providing more than $23,000 towards the Manangatang Cup – Centenary of Racing event, courtesy of…

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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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