HELPING MORE YOUNG VICTORIANS LEARN TO DRIVE

The Andrews Labor Government is helping more disadvantaged young Victorians get the support they need while learning to drive. Mark Gepp, State Labor Member for Northern Victoria today announced the successful Learner Driver Mentor Program (L2P) will continue for a further four years. The L2P program helps learner drivers who do not have access to…

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STRENGTHENING SUPPORT FOR SHEPPARTON SENIORS

A new community initiative to better connect culturally diverse seniors living in Shepparton is about to get underway thanks to the Victorian Government. Minister for Disability, Ageing and Carers Luke Donnellan MP today announced that Greater Shepparton City Council will receive an $80,000 grant to better support older people in Shepparton. Greater Shepparton City Council…

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MEDICAL EQUIPMENT BOOST FOR SHEPPARTON

The Andrews Labor Government is giving Goulburn Valley Health in Shepparton the latest cutting-edge equipment so that they can continue to do what they do best. Mark Gepp MP, State Labor Member for Northern Victoria today announced Goulburn Valley Health would receive funding under the Medical Equipment Replacement Program and Engineering Infrastructure Replacement Program grant.…

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CELEBRATING YOUNG PEOPLE IN NORTHERN VICTORIA

To celebrate the contribution young people make to Victoria, The Andrews Labor Government has provided more than $220,000 to local community organisations, schools and councils across Victoria during Victorian Youth Week. Victorian Youth Week runs from 5 to 14 April 2019 and highlights the important role young people play in in our state – giving…

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APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN FOR LOCAL ROAD SAFETY GRANTS

APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN FOR LOCAL ROAD SAFETY GRANTS   The Andrews Labor Government is inviting community groups and local councils from across Victoria to apply for grants to boost road safety in their area. Labor Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp today announced that the next round of the TAC’s Towards Zero Community Grants program…

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HELPING MILDURA KIDS GET THE MOST OUT OF KINDERGARTEN

The Andrews Labor Government is ensuring Mildura children can attend a first-rate kindergarten, with high-quality facilities and better learning support. Minister for Education James Merlino today visited De Garis Kindergarten in Mildura, which has received $230,000 in school readiness funding and where construction of a new $189,400 inclusive playground is underway. The kindergarten’s existing playground…

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BETTER LEARNING FACILITIES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE IN RED CLIFFS

Secondary students in Red Cliffs now have a modern, state-of-the-art learning environment, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s $7.8 million transformation of Red Cliffs Secondary College. Minister for Education James Merlino today visited the school to open the redevelopment, which saw most original buildings at the Fitzroy Avenue campus demolished to make way for new…

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LAUNCH OF KINDERGARTEN LANGUAGE PROGRAM

More than 5,000 Victorian children will have an opportunity to learn another language while attending kindergarten this year, due to significant investment from the Andrews Labor Government. State Labor Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp today welcomed the funding. This language program is part of the $17.9 million investment into the Early Childhood Language Program…

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A TOURISM BOOM THAT KEEPS GROWING

Victoria has cemented its place as Australia’s best tourist destination, with new data showing that 2018 was our tourism industry’s biggest year on record. The Goldfields region was one of the strongest performers, welcoming 48,600 overnight visitors – an increase of 12.2% on the last year. The Murray also had a rise of 10.9%, with…

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