BETTER FUNDING ENSURES REGIONAL LIBRARIES FUTURE

The Andrews Labor government has committed record funding for the operational costs of public libraries across regional Victoria, with Minister for Local Government, Adem Somyurek, announcing that regional libraries would benefit from a flat 2.5% increase in operating funding. This follows the findings of the Parliamentary Inquiry into Sustainability and Operational Challenges of Victoria’s Rural…

MILDURA’S FINALIST AT THE 2019 LEARN LOCAL AWARDS

Zoe Support in Mildura has been nominated for their outstanding work in supporting learners to establish pathways for themselves into further education, employment or volunteer roles. Mark Gepp MP, Member for Northern Victoria today congratulated Zoe Support, a Mildura community organisation assisting young mums to re-engage in education, on their nomination for a Victorian Learn…

BOOSTED BUSINESSES IN MILDURA GET FUNDING GRANTS

The Andrews Labor Government is helping regional Victorian businesses grow through the third round of the Boost Your Business Voucher Program.   Murray Gold Australia and The Christie Centre are two of 70 small to medium enterprises across Victoria to have received funding to tap into new markets and create local jobs, succeeding in the…

HONOURING OUR MULTICULTURAL SENIOR CITIZENS

A number of seniors groups across Northern Victoria will be getting a $4,000 cheque in the mail from the Andrews Labor Government to support their work helping older migrants and ensuring they stay connected to the community. Groups include; Circolo Pensionati Italiani di Kyabram Kyabram Italian Ladies Association Inc. Kyabram Italian Social Bocce Club Inc.…

KEEPING SENIORS CONNECTED TO COMMUNITY

Seniors living in Cobram are set to get better connected thanks to a funding package from the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP today announced that Cobram Community House will receive $24,909 as part of the package to strengthen seniors’ involvement in the community and reduce social isolation and loneliness. A…

GANNAWARRA JOINS SMALL BUSINESS SUPPORT SCHEME

Small businesses in Gannawarra will benefit after it joined other councils across Victoria who have signed up to the Andrews Labor Government’s Small Business Friendly Council initiative. Under the scheme councils agree to pay small businesses within 30 days, reducing unnecessary red tape and properly supporting small businesses when they are disrupted by public works.…