STUMPING UP FOR CRICKET IN RED CLIFFS

Tomorrow’s local cricket stars will soon be enjoying better facilities in Red Cliffs, with the announcement of funding through the Community Cricket Program – Community Facilities stream. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP today announced $100,000 funding towards the upgrade of cricket nets at the Quandong Park ground. The ground is the home of…

IMPROVED AGED CARE SERVICES IN NORTHERN VICTORIA

The Victorian Government is upgrading more than 50 public sector residential aged care services, delivering hundreds of new jobs and ensuring thousands of older Victorians continue to get the care and comfort they deserve. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Disability, Ageing and Carers Luke Donnellan yesterday announced $30 million in funding to improve Victoria’s…

BOOST IN EPA RESOURCES TO TACKLE WASTE CRIME

In the largest recruitment of specialists in the Environment Protection Authority’s (EPA’s) history, more than 70 officers will join the new Waste Crime Prevention Inspectorate (the Inspectorate) to reduce waste crime. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP today welcome the announcement that will see the enforcement of new environmental protection laws introduced by the…

GRANTS TO HELP SICK AND INJURED WILDLIFE NOW OPEN

Registered wildlife shelters and carers in Northern Victoria will have the opportunity to have their important work supported with extra funding available this year through a Victorian Government grants program. The 2020-21 Wildlife Rehabilitator Grants are now open with $200.000 available to help wildlife shelters and carers look after sick, injured and orphaned wildlife. Member…

NEW VICHEALTH FUNDING TO SUPPORT NORTHERN VICTORIA IN LOCAL HEALTH RECOVERY

Health promotion foundation VicHealth has announced $2.5 million in new funding to support local organisations to address the immediate health and wellbeing concerns of Victorians hardest hit by the impact coronavirus pandemic. Applications for VicHealth’s Reimagining Health grants open today, with funding amounts of $3K, $10K or $50K available for local organisations whose ideas can…

GRANTS TO BRING MORE CREATIVITY TO THE CLASSROOM

Schools throughout Northern Victoria are encouraged to join forces with artists and creative professionals as part of a Victorian Government program to expand student learning and breathe creativity into curriculum. Applications are now open for the Creative Learning Partnerships program, which enables schools to tap into Victoria’s wealth of creative talent to deliver meaningful and…

REGIONAL VICTORIA TO TAKE THIRD STEP

From 11:59pm tomorrow, Northern Victoria and other regional communities across the state will take the third step along the roadmap to COVID Normal. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp said the announcement was a testament to the determination of regional communities to stay the course and drive numbers down. The 14-day average in regional Victoria…