WHY IS ANZ CLOSING ROCHESTER BRANCH?

Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp has written to the ANZ bank over the recent announcement that the Rochester branch will be closing in April. Mr Gepp is seeking an explanation as to why an organisation that has been in Rochester for over a hundred years and has made in excess of $19 billion profits…

$2 million for communities acting to protect Victoria’s biodiversity

The Andrews Labor Government is helping community groups in Northern Victoria to undertake vital actions to protect the future of Victoria’s biodiversity. Recently, the Victorian Government announced $2 million for 2018 Community & Volunteer Action Grants under the Biodiversity On-ground Action Initiative. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp said, “Grants up to $50,000 are available…

EDUCATION PARTNERSHIP TO HELP ROBINVALE FAMILIES THRIVE

Local students and families will benefit from dedicated engagement officers, first-rate early childhood facilities and increased opportunities for adult education, with Robinvale P-12 set to share in $15 million that will support a new partnership with the Colman Foundation. The Our Place initiative will help integrate early childhood, school and adult education services, giving families…

SWAN HILL UPGRADE TO DELIVER BETTER AND SAFER CARE

More local patients will get the high quality care they need sooner thanks to an Andrews Labor Government funding boost to upgrade vital equipment at Swan Hill District Health. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp today announced Swan Hill District Health would receive $542,713 through the Labor Government’s Regional Health Infrastructure Fund. Mr Gepp said…

MEMBERS STATEMENTS Regional and rural health funding  

Wednesday, 21 February 2018 Mr GEPP (Northern Victoria) (10:09:21) — The Turnbull government is determined to pursue its cuts to Victorian health care through its underfunding of Victoria to the tune of $2.1 billion. For example, Goulburn Valley Health stands to lose almost $97 million, which is equivalent to 121 fewer doctors, 290 fewer nurses or 5847 fewer elective surgeries. Whilst Turnbull…

MEMBERS STATEMENTS Rochester Development Committee

   Wednesday, 21 February 2018 Rochester Development Committee Mr GEPP — The Rochester Development Committee is a group of dedicated individuals who are looking to the future. Last week I announced $151 000 in funding from the Andrews Labor government for the town of Rochester and the modification of the market reserve to turn it into a multipurpose…

PLANNING SCHEME AMENDMENT GC65

Wednesday, 21 February 2018 Mr GEPP (Northern Victoria) (16:18:50) — It is with pleasure that I rise to speak against this revocation motion moved by Mr Davis. I am glad that earlier today, although I was not in the chamber, the President has called out this pattern of behaviour. Every week we see revocation motion after revocation motion.…