MAKING NORTHERN VICTORIA’S GOVERNMENT SCHOOLS MORE ENERGY EFFICIENT

Government Schools across Northern Victoria are set to become greener and more environmentally sustainable while reducing their electricity costs, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp today announced the following local schools are among 171 government schools across Victoria that will receive solar power systems under the Greener Government School…

NEIGHBOURHOOD BATTERY TRIAL TO MAXIMISE ROOFTOP SOLAR

The Andrews Labor Government will support trials of neighbourhood-scale batteries to maximise the unprecedented uptake in rooftop solar and empower communities to take control of their energy. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP today announced that the $3 million Neighbourhood Battery Initiative (NBI) was open, inviting applications for neighbourhood-scale battery projects from local investors,…

IMPROVING JOURNEYS ON THE NORTHERN HIGHWAY

Thousands of residents and freight drivers in Northern Victoria will soon have better journeys on the Northern Highway in Strathallan – with maintenance now underway to build a smoother and more durable road. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP said that road crews began work yesterday to rebuild an almost two kilometre stretch of…

COMMUNITY ENVIRONMENTAL GRANTS NOW OPEN

Traditional Owner and community groups across Northern Victoria are invited to help protect the environment – with grants of up to $50,000 now available for conservation projects or habitat restoration. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP has welcomed the $7.4 million Community Environment Grants package, which will fund small and large-scale projects dedicated to…

COMMUNITY GROUPS BENEFIT FROM VOLUNTEERING INNOVATION FUND

Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP today congratulated Threatened Species Conservancy on receiving a grant of $19,985 from the Andrews Labor Government’s Volunteering Innovation Fund. The $2 million Fund is supporting conservation projects, like Threatened Species Conservancy, whose project will create an innovative volunteer citizen science project to monitor and survey the threatened Fryerstown…