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…

TRANSFORMATION FOR DOOKIE AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE

Regional and rural workers in north-eastern Victoria will benefit from upgraded learning facilities, thanks to a $2 million investment by the Victorian Government. Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education Gayle Tierney today announced the funding for Dookie Agricultural College, which will pay for essential upgrades to accommodation and training facilities. The investment will…