FLEXIBLE SUPPORT FOR VICTIMS OF FAMILY VIOLENCE

The Andrews Labor Government is doing more for thousands of family violence victim-survivors by providing practical supports to help them leave violent relationships. Minister for Families and Children Jenny Mikakos announced an additional $40 million over two years for more Flexible Support Packages to assist with expenses faced by those escaping family violence. More than…

MEMBERS STATEMENTS 25 July 2018

MEMBERS STATEMENTS Goulburn Valley Health Wednesday, 25 July 2018 Goulburn Valley Health Mr GEPP — On another matter, it was my very great pleasure to visit with Matt Sharp and Rick Garotti from Goulburn Valley Health to discuss their 12.9 per cent state government funding increase of $23 million. This money will help fund new emergency department cubicles and…

MEMBERS STATEMENTS 25 July 2018

MEMBERS STATEMENTS Kialla Children’s Centre Wednesday, 25 July 2018 Kialla Children’s Centre Mr GEPP (Northern Victoria) (09:53:38) — Last week I visited the Kialla Children’s Centre, who were awarded $7308 of grants for two new shade sails and a new laptop. The centre caters for more than 100 preschool kids of all ages, and they are under the…

LAW REFORM, ROAD AND COMMUNITY SAFETY COMMITTEE

LAW REFORM, ROAD AND COMMUNITY SAFETY COMMITTEE VicRoads management of country roads Thursday, 26 July 2018 VicRoads management of country roads Mr GEPP (Northern Victoria) (09:40:19) — I move: That the Council take note of the report. The committee received the inquiry from the Legislative Council in November 2016. A member for Western Victoria Region, Mr Purcell, initiated…

NEW FIREFIGHTING PUMPER FOR MILDURA FIRE STATION

A new heavy pumper will respond to fires and other emergencies in Mildura and surrounding communities, providing a major boost to firefighting services in the state’s north-west. Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp today officially handed over the state-of-the-art truck to the Mildura Fire Brigade. The new heavy pumper provides firefighters with the latest technology…

NORTHERN VICTORIA LEADING THE WAY IN RECORD LOW AMBULANCE AND SURGERY WAIT TIMES

Ambulances are responding faster to life-threatening emergencies in Northern Victoria, while elective surgery waiting lists are at record lows. The latest performance data released today shows the Andrews Labor Government’s major health funding boosts and reforms to Victoria’s ambulance system are delivering big benefits to Campaspe patients when they need it most. For Echuca Regional…