MORE FUNDING FOR OUTDOOR DINING IN MILDURA

Popular outdoor dining areas for restaurants, pubs and cafes in Mildura will continue through a COVIDSafe autumn thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP announced that Mildura City Council will receive an additional $200,000 to expand outdoor dining and support local hospitality businesses. Mildura City Council will…

PRESSURE MOUNTS FOR FED GOVT TO EXPAND AVIATION SCHEME

Pressure is mounting for the Federal Government to expand their Tourism Aviation Network Support (TANS) Program to more regional Victorian destinations.  Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP has written to Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Regional Development, Michael McCormack urging him and the Government to extend the scheme to Northern Victorian airports –…

MAJOR BOOST FOR EMERGENCY SERVICES ACROSS NORTHERN VICTORIA

The Andrews Labor Government has invested $731,306 in emergency services in Victoria to provide essential operational equipment, vehicles, appliances and minor facility improvements for local volunteers – thanks to the latest round of 2020-21 Volunteer Emergency Services Equipment Program (VESEP). Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP today announced that a total of nine local…

SUPPORTING ABORIGINAL STUDENTS IN NORTHERN VICTORIA

Some of Victoria’s highest achieving Aboriginal students in Northern Victoria are being supported to complete Year 11 and 12, thanks to the Marrung Education Scholarships program. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP today congratulated three local students who were among 20 of the Marrung Education Scholarship recipients from government schools across Victoria, as follows:…

GRANTS AVAILABLE TO BRING SHOWS TO OUR REGION

The Victorian Government is ensuring that all Victorians have the opportunity to experience the best arts and creative experiences with applications now open for two grants programs focused on getting more shows to regional and outer metropolitan areas. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP today invited creative and community organisations large and small to…

NEW WATERFRONT FOR COHUNA LOCALS AND VISITORS

Cohuna locals and visitors will have a more vibrant and accessible CBD and waterfront to enjoy, thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Regional Development Mary-Anne Thomas today joined representatives from the Gannawarra Shire Council to tour the much-anticipated works underway at the Cohuna waterfront. The Labor Government has invested $1.7 million towards…

MORE SEASONAL ACCOMMODATION FOR NORTH-WEST WORKERS

Victorian farmers in the north-west will benefit from a boost to the region’s accommodation for seasonal workers with the latest projects in the Andrews Labor Government’s $6 million Seasonal Workforce Accommodation Program (SWAP). Minister for Agriculture Mary-Anne Thomas visited Boort Lakes Holiday Park which will receive $500,000 to build new COVIDSafe amenities to support this season’s harvest…