CELEBRATING MULTICULTURALISM IN 2020

The Andrews Labor Government is helping more multicultural and multifaith communities showcase their cultural heritage and traditions through festivals and events. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP today welcomed the opening of round one of the Multicultural Festivals and Events Program and is encouraging local organisations to apply for funding. Eligible events must be…

SUPPORTING AND GROWING OUR BOTANIC GARDENS

The iconic Australian Botanic Gardens in Shepparton will be rejuvenated – thanks to round one funding of the Andrews Labor Government Growing Victoria’s Botanic Gardens Grants Program will see 17 gardens across the state receive grants worth $1.4 million. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP announced that Shepparton’s Australian Botanic Gardens will receive a $251,640 grant…

SHEPPARTON TO HOST INTERNATIONAL SQUASH CHAMPIONSHIP

The Shepparton community has been given a major boost – with Squash and Racquetball Victoria receiving funding from the Andrews Labor Government’s Significant Sporting Events Program to host the Shepparton International Squash Championships over the next three years. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP today announced the 2020 championship event will be held between…

BUILDING A STRONGER AND SMOOTHER McKENZIE ROAD

The Andrews Labor Government’s regional road maintenance blitz is set to benefit locals and freight drivers in Echuca – with works underway on McKenzie Road. Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp MP announced the beginning of a two-part $2.33 million project on McKenzie Road between Ogilvie Avenue and Echuca Airport, which will benefit 2,200 drivers…

NO PLACE FOR HATE IN VICTORIA

Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP today condemned the actions of the homeowners at the centre of the swastika flag issue in Beulah. “The flying of this flag is, in my view, incredibly poor judgement and I hope the home owners realise the distress they are causing in the community and remove the flag immediately.”…