NEW SUPPORT FOR VICTORIAN COMMUNITIES TO STAY CONNECTED

The Victorian Government is helping communities to stay connected during the coronavirus pandemic through a new grants program to support local initiatives. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP today welcomed the opening of applications for the Let’s Stay Connected Fund, with grants available for community organisations, local government bodies, incorporated not-for-profits and industry groups.…

INVESTING IN RECYCLED WATER FOR ECHUCA

The Victorian Government is investing in water projects to make our suburbs more liveable, our urban waterways healthier and help our local parks and gardens use more recycled water and stormwater. Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp today announced $25,000 to assess the feasibility of a recycled water scheme in Echuca. An assessment will be…

IS YOUR GAS HEATER SAFE? BE SURE

Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP is urging everyone across Northern Victoria to protect themselves from carbon monoxide poisoning by getting their open flued gas heaters serviced by a licensed gasfitter. Carbon monoxide poisoning can cause long term chronic health issues. It can also kill. Tragically, in 2017, Greensborough grandmother Sonia Sofianopoulos died of…

REGIONAL ACCOMMODATION PROVIDERS URGED TO ACCESS FUND

Thousands of accommodation providers across regional Victoria are being urged to access Victorian Government funding to cover the cost of lost refunds during the coronavirus pandemic. Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp today announced that applications for the $40 million tourism support fund under the Government’s Business Support Fund open today. Applications are now open…

BATTING FOR ACTIVE CLUB GRANTS IN KATAMATITE

Katamatite residents will have more opportunities to get active and play sport as coronavirus restrictions gradually ease, with the local cricket club set to improve the health of the community. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP today congratulated the Katamatite Cricket Club who will share in $43,970 across Northern Victoria in Active Club Grant…

GETTING SET TO ACE HEALTH GOALS IN MURRAY PLAINS

Murray Plains residents will have more opportunities to get active and play sport as coronavirus restrictions gradually ease, with local sporting clubs set to improve the health of the community. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP today congratulated the four local clubs who will share in $43,970 across Northern Victoria in Active Club Grant…

THREE-YEAR-OLD KINDER AROUND THE CORNER FOR CAMPASPE

Three-Year-Old Kindergarten is just around the corner for children living in Campaspe, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s landmark early childhood education reform. For the first time, local families can enrol their children in universal funded Three-Year-Old Kindergarten in the Campaspe Shire in 2021. It is part of the Labor Government’s almost $5 billion decade-long…

SAFETY UPGRADE FOR MILDURA’S SAN MATEO AVENUE

The Andrews Labor Government is making San Mateo Avenue in Mildura safer, as part of a new program which works with councils and communities to improve high-risk local roads. Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp said a variety of improvements would be delivered along San Mateo Avenue between Fourteenth and Twelfth streets as part of…