GRANTS MAKING FARMS IN MOIRA SHIRE MORE ENERGY EFFICIENT

Victorian farmers are reducing bills and improving energy efficiency – thanks to grants from the Victorian Government being rolled out to support farm businesses complete projects that aim to improve energy efficiency, reduce on-farm costs and help maintain competitiveness. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP today congratulated the latest round recipients of the Agriculture…

GRANTS MAKING FARMS IN MILDURA MORE ENERGY EFFICIENT

Victorian farmers are reducing bills and improving energy efficiency – thanks to grants from the Victorian Government being rolled out to support farm businesses complete projects that aim to improve energy efficiency, reduce on-farm costs and help maintain competitiveness. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP today congratulated the latest round recipients of the Agriculture…

HELPING RURAL COUNCILS ACROSS NORTHERN VICTORIA SERVE THEIR COMMUNITIES

The Victorian Government will support rural councils to enable virtual meetings and continue community engagement during the coronavirus pandemic. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP today announced the rural councils set to receive funding towards its technology needs thanks to the Victorian Government’s $3.8 million 2020 Rural Councils ICT Infrastructure Support Program – designed to…

$14 MILLION IN GRANTS TO SUPPORT EMERGENCY VOLUNTEERS

The Victorian Government is providing $14 million for emergency services volunteers to fund new equipment and vehicles and support their tireless efforts keeping the community safe. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP today announced that applications are open for the latest round of Volunteer Emergency Services Equipment Program (VESEP) grants. VESEP provides a platform…

FUNDING BOOST FOR LOCAL FISHING PROJECTS

Fishers in communities around the state will benefit from a dozen different recreational fishing projects thanks to a round of grants worth more than $1 million. Minister for Fishing and Boating Melissa Horne said the grants will fund fish habitat projects and important infrastructure work to make fishing safer and more accessible. The Gippsland Lakes…

GRANTS TO OFFER MORE SUN PROTECTION IN THE COMMUNITY

More Victorians will be protected from the sun’s damaging rays thanks to the Andrews Government funding program aimed at curbing rates of skin cancer by installing more shade in public spaces, kindergartens, Government schools and sports facilities. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp today announced that round 5 of the Shade Grants Program has now opened…

IMPROVED BORDER CONDITIONS FOR AGRICULTURE WELCOMED

The Victorian Government has welcomed the New South Wales Government’s permits for critical Victorian agriculture work to continue in NSW, achieved after ongoing collaboration between the two state governments. Under the new Highly Specialised Critical Services (Agriculture) Permit introduced by the NSW Government from today, Victorian farmers and critical agriculture workers can enter NSW for…

BUILDING A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE IN NORTHERN VICTORIA

The Victorian Government is rolling out recycled materials for local infrastructure projects – creating local jobs and supporting our growing circular economy. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP is encouraging councils to apply through the $2.6 million Sustainable Infrastructure Fund grants program to increase the use of recycled materials in local infrastructure projects across…