COMMUNITY ROAD SAFETY GRANTS NOW OPEN

The Andrews Labor Government is calling for community groups and councils from across Victoria to apply for grants to boost road safety awareness in their local area. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP welcomed the opening of this year’s $1.5 million Community Road Safety Grants Program and encourages eligible applicants to think of innovative…

AFRICAN COMMUNITY TO BOOST SHEPPARTON BUSINESS

Shepparton’s business scene is set to become more vibrant with the completion of a pilot program aimed at producing more entrepreneurs from within the region’s African community. More than 20 budding entrepreneurs received their certificates from Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp today after completing the four-month program, which was backed by the Andrews Labor…

MOTION: LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL REGIONAL SITTING

GEPP (Northern Victoria) (10:20): I rise to speak on the motion in Mr Davis’s name moved by Ms Lovell, and I would indicate from the outset that the government will be supporting the motion. The impacts of the recent bushfires, and any bushfires, on individuals, businesses and communities are enormous and far-reaching. In these preliminary stages it…

CELEBRATING YOUNG PEOPLE IN MILDURA ELECTORATE

To celebrate the contribution young people make to Victoria – The Andrews Labor Government has provided more than $220,000 to local community organisations, schools and councils across Victoria during Victorian Youth Week. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP today congratulated the recipients of the Victorian Youth Week Grants program from the Mildura district, as…

CELEBRATING YOUNG PEOPLE IN MURRAY PLAINS ELECTORATE

To celebrate the contribution young people make to Victoria – The Andrews Labor Government has provided more than $220,000 to local community organisations, schools and councils across Victoria during Victorian Youth Week. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP today congratulated the recipients of the Victorian Youth Week Grants program from the Murray Plains region,…

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…

GV HEALTH STEPS UP FOR PATIENTS

Victoria’s public hospitals continue to see record demand with huge numbers of patients calling ambulances, attending emergency departments and being admitted to hospital from EDs over the past three months. Minister for Health and Ambulance Services Jenny Mikakos today released the hospital and ambulance performance data for the December quarter and thanked our hard-working doctors,…

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…