BOOST FOR FAMILY VIOLENCE PERPETRATOR PROGRAMS

The Andrews Labor Government is taking action to reduce family violence, with a leading Aboriginal service provider receiving a major grant to deliver a specialist service across the state. Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp today announced that the Dardi Munwurro organisation will receive a grant worth almost $400,000 to deliver a package of interventions…

EMERGENCY VOLUNTEERS TO SHARE IN $13.34M in GRANTS

Volunteer emergency-service groups can apply for Andrews Labor Government grants of up to $150,000 to help buy operational equipment and fund minor facility upgrades. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP today urged local groups to apply for the grants with applications now open for the 2018-19 round of Volunteer Emergency Services Equipment Program funding.…

CAMPASPE’S TIMES IMPROVE IN BEST AMBULANCE RESPONSE TIME IN NINE YEARS

Ambulance response times across Victoria are the best in nine years thanks to record Andrews Labor Government investment into our ambulance services. Minister for Health and Ambulance Services Jill Hennessy today released the Victorian Health Services and Ambulance Victoria Performance Data for the March quarter, which also showed improved ambulance turnaround times in hospital emergency…

PALLIATIVE CARE JOBS BOOST FOR WEST HUME

More people with a terminal illness in Shepparton and across the West Hume region will be able to get the compassionate palliative care they need, closer to home, thanks to an Andrews Labor Government boost to services and jobs in the sector. Minister for Health Jill Hennessy today announced regional palliative care consultancy services across…

KICKING GOALS IN THE EARLY YEARS READING GAME

Northern Victoria parents are being encouraged to take on the challenge of reading more books with their young children to inspire a love of reading and set them up for success later in life. Thousands of families are expected to take part in this year’s Premiers’ Reading Challenge for the Early Years, which encourages reading…

GOLD CUP RESCHEDULED FOR SHEPPARTON

Shepparton racegoers are set to enjoy a big night of harness racing at the Gold Cup on Saturday, 28 April, thanks to a joint funding package of more than $26,000 supported by the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp today announced the Andrews Labor Government is providing more than $12,000 from the…

VICTORIA’S BRAVE TRIPLE ZERO HEROES HONOURED

Thirty-one brave youngsters have been honoured for their heroic and life-saving actions in the face of an emergency at the 14th annual Junior Triple Zero Hero Awards. Local Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP, congratulated the Triple Zero Heroes in Shepparton who received Emergency Services Telecommunications Authority (ESTA) awards for keeping calm under pressure…