SOLAR TO POWER MORE HOMES IN NORTHERN VICTORIA

Victorians in Northern Victoria are encouraged to take part in the next phase of the Andrews Labor Government’s landmark Solar Homes program, with more rebates for solar panels, batteries and hot water systems kicking off from 1 July 2019. Across Victoria, in 2019/20, the Solar Homes program will: support the installation of 40,000 rooftop solar…

CELEBRATING REGIONAL MULTICULTURAL COMMUNITIES

More Victorian communities, including Shepparton, will be able to showcase and share their diverse cultures, traditions and food with others, thanks to new funding from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Multicultural Affairs Richard Wynne announced more than $885,000 to support 476 festivals and events around the state celebrating Victoria’s rich multiculturalism. The Multicultural Festivals…

FUNDING BOOSTS LOCAL SPORT CLUBS IN NORTHERN VICTORIA

It will now be easier for Victorians living in Northern Victoria to get active thanks to local sporting clubs sharing in over $750,000 in funding from VicHealth. Clubs funded in the Mildura electorate include: Hopetoun Bowls Club – $2,700 Manangatang and District Bowling Club – $3,000 Mildura Calisthenics – $10,000 North Central Hockey Association – $2,930…

HELPING TO CELEBRATE VICTORIAN CHILDREN

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting local communities in regional Victoria to host fun and free educational activities and events as part of this year’s Children’s Week celebrations. Labor Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp today invited not-for-profit organisations and local councils in Northern Victoria to apply for grants to host a range of activities…

INTERNATIONAL VISITORS FLOCK TO THE MURRAY

Victorian tourism is breaking records, bolstered by unprecedented growth in international visitors drawn to country and regional areas. Tourism Research Australia reported that in the year to March, Victoria welcomed 3.1 million international tourists – up 5 per cent on the previous year. The rise in regional Victoria was even more pronounced at more than…

A BOOST FOR CREATIVITY IN SHEPPARTON

Riverlinks will further connect and inspire audiences with support from the Andrews Labor Government for an artistic program designed to reflect and enhance local talent. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp today congratulated the artists from around Shepparton, who in partnership with Multicultural Arts Victoria and Riverlinks have received a $40,000 grant to develop and…

SMALL BUSINESS BUS BRINGS ADVICE TO MILDURA

Small business operators in the Mildura area will be able to access support and government business services when the Small Business Bus visits in the next month. The Small Business Bus will visit; Merbein on July 4th Opposite Merbein Hub, Corner Commercial Street & Main North Road, Merbein Mildura on July 25th Langtree Mall, 63A…

CALL FOR COMMUNITY VIEWS ON BUSHFIRE CENTRE

The Northern Victorian community is being invited to have their say on a new bushfire museum and education centre to raise awareness of the history, stories and lessons of the 2009 Victorian Bushfires, as well as other significant fires. Mark Gepp MP, Labor Member for Northern Victoria, called on communities across the region to participate…