NEW SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM TO HELP DELIVER NEW MENTAL HEALTH JOBS AND SUPPORT ACROSS NORTHERN VICTORIA

The Andrews Labor Government is making sure mental health workers across Northern Victoria get the support and training they need – delivering new jobs and creating scholarships for more mental health nurses. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP today welcomed applications opening for the new Postgraduate Mental Health Nurses Scholarships and marked the delivery…

MAJOR BOOST FOR EMERGENCY SERVICES ACROSS NORTHERN VICTORIA

The Andrews Labor Government has invested $731,306 in emergency services in Victoria to provide essential operational equipment, vehicles, appliances and minor facility improvements for local volunteers – thanks to the latest round of 2020-21 Volunteer Emergency Services Equipment Program (VESEP). Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP today announced that a total of nine local…

SUPPORTING ABORIGINAL STUDENTS IN NORTHERN VICTORIA

Some of Victoria’s highest achieving Aboriginal students in Northern Victoria are being supported to complete Year 11 and 12, thanks to the Marrung Education Scholarships program. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP today congratulated three local students who were among 20 of the Marrung Education Scholarship recipients from government schools across Victoria, as follows:…

GRANTS AVAILABLE TO BRING SHOWS TO OUR REGION

The Victorian Government is ensuring that all Victorians have the opportunity to experience the best arts and creative experiences with applications now open for two grants programs focused on getting more shows to regional and outer metropolitan areas. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP today invited creative and community organisations large and small to…

NEW WATERFRONT FOR COHUNA LOCALS AND VISITORS

Cohuna locals and visitors will have a more vibrant and accessible CBD and waterfront to enjoy, thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Regional Development Mary-Anne Thomas today joined representatives from the Gannawarra Shire Council to tour the much-anticipated works underway at the Cohuna waterfront. The Labor Government has invested $1.7 million towards…

MORE SEASONAL ACCOMMODATION FOR NORTH-WEST WORKERS

Victorian farmers in the north-west will benefit from a boost to the region’s accommodation for seasonal workers with the latest projects in the Andrews Labor Government’s $6 million Seasonal Workforce Accommodation Program (SWAP). Minister for Agriculture Mary-Anne Thomas visited Boort Lakes Holiday Park which will receive $500,000 to build new COVIDSafe amenities to support this season’s harvest…

SUPPORTING COVIDSAFE MULTICULTURAL EVENTS IN NORTHERN VICTORIA

The Andrews Labor Government is helping even more multicultural and multifaith communities hold events to celebrate their culture and traditions, including here in Northern Victoria – thanks to the Multicultural Festivals and Events Program. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP today announced that three multicultural organisations in Northern Victoria are among 205 community organisations…

NEW GRANTS TO SUPPORT NORTHERN VICTORIAN COMMUNITIES HEALTH AND WELLBEING

Grassroots organisations across Northern Victoria are encouraged to apply for new funding from health promotion foundation VicHealth for local projects supporting young people and Victorians hardest hit by coronavirus and the 2020 bushfires. Applications for VicHealth’s Reimagining Health grants are now open – with funding of $3K, $10K or $50K available for local organisations with…