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…

MEMBERS STATEMENTS – TALLYGAROOPNA MEN’S SHED

Mr GEPP — I officially opened the Tallygaroopna Men’s Shed on Thursday, made possible with a $60,000 state government grant and funding contributions from council, the federal government and local community groups. President Brian Johnson and his fellow 17 shedders are looking forward to forging new friendships, supporting each other and getting stuck into some new projects.

EDUCATION LEGISLATION AMENDMENT (VICTORIAN INSTITUTE OF TEACHING, TAFE AND OTHER MATTERS) BILL 2018 | Second reading

  Thursday, 21 June 2018 Second reading Mr GEPP (Northern Victoria) (22:27:15) — I rise to also speak on the Education Legislation Amendment (Victorian Institute of Teaching, TAFE and Other Matters) Bill 2018. This is a comprehensive omnibus bill. Mrs Peulich has covered many aspects of the bill, so I will try to be succinct in terms of some…

CONSTITUENCY QUESTION – FOOTBALL NETBALL PROGRAM

Mr GEPP (Northern Victoria) (12:58:30) — My constituency question is to the Honourable John Eren, Minister for Sport in the other place. Across northern Victoria local sporting clubs are the lifeblood of many country towns, involving kids in football and netball. They make kids feel involved in their local community and bring country towns together. The Andrews…

CONSTITUENCY QUESTION – TAFE ANNOUNCEMENT

Mr GEPP (Northern Victoria) (12:55:20) — My constituency question is for the Minister for Training and Skills and is with regard to the free TAFE announcement from the 2018–19 budget. It has been raised with me by young people in Mildura in my electorate of Northern Victoria Region. Skilled workers are in demand across regional Victoria, especially…