WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR 2017 LEARN LOCAL AWARDS

Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp, has congratulated Echuca Neighbourhood House who won the ACFE Loddon Mallee Regional Council Learn Local Legends category at this year’s Victorian Learn Local Awards. The awards recognise the contribution of the more than 300 Learn Local organisations and the staff who work tirelessly to help others. Echuca Neighbourhood House…

MEMBERS STATEMENTS: Lake Tyrrell

Mr GEPP (Northern Victoria) — I rise today to talk about a recent visit I made to Lake Tyrrell, a Victorian natural wonder just outside of Sea Lake in Victoria. I had the very great pleasure of representing Minister Pulford, who was unfortunately fogbound in Ballarat on the day, to announce $2.3 million in funding from the Andrews Labor…

DISABILITY AMENDMENT BILL 2017

Second Reading Mr GEPP (Northern Victoria) — I too rise to speak on this bill and speak in support of it. When I first rose in this place a few weeks ago I spoke about inequality, and it is interesting to look at the public debate and discourse that is going on at the moment around that…

Northern Victoria Region

Mr GEPP (Northern Victoria) — My constituency question is for the Minister for Emergency Services regarding the recent emergency services volunteers sustainability grants program. Hundreds of grant applications for equipment, communications, facility upgrades, and community engagement and training have already been received from volunteer organisations across the state. Successful grant applications total $2 million across my electorate of…

HELPING NORTHERN VICTORIA KIDS BECOME MATHS MASTERS

The Andrews Labor Government is helping pre-schoolers and their families in Northern Victoria improve their maths skills through a new early years’ program. Labor MP for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp, today announced that early childhood educators at Alexandra Street Kindergarten,Frank R Pullar Children’s Centre, Berimba Childcare Centre and Swan Hill South Kindergarten will participate in…