Boosting Self-Determination In Barmah

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting self-determination by improving the infrastructure of the Yorta Yorta Nation Aboriginal Corporation (YYNAC) in Barmah. Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Natalie Hutchins visited YYNAC today to announce a grant of almost $1.5 million for capital works and upgrades to their community facilities. YYNAC was established to represent the members of…

MOIRA BUSINESS AWARDED ENERGY ASSESSMENT GRANT

Madigan Fresh Produce Pty Ltd in Katunga has recently been awarded a $45,000 grant to help reduce its energy usage under the $6.1 million Victorian Government’s Boosting Business Productivity Program. The program, delivered by Sustainability Victoria, supports businesses with three different efficiency grants, a sustainable finance service, training events, and information resources. Since the program…

HERITAGE GRANTS TO HELP PRESERVE LOCAL ICONS

The Andrews Labor Government is restoring one of Beverford’s much loved heritage assets, Tyntyndyer Homestead. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP today announced a $200,000 grant from the Labor Government’s Living Heritage Program, which gives communities like Beverford the resources we need to protect our treasured heritage. The grant includes: $200,000 for urgent repairs…

Locals Have Their Say On Mooroopna Station

Mooroopna locals and Shepparton line passengers have had their say on the future of the town’s station, after fire destroyed passenger facilities in January this year. Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan today announced the outcome of the community consultation in early April, with locals wanting the facilities repaired and the significance of the station…

ECHUCA-MOAMA BRIDGE PROJECT MOVES INTO SECOND STAGE

The second stage of the Echuca-Moama Bridge project will begin shortly, with a wide-ranging package of works set to deliver vital upgrades to Echuca’s Warren Street. The Australian, Victorian and New South Wales governments today announced the contract for Stage 2 had been awarded to Winslow Constructors. The $26.35 million package of works includes the…

FUNDING BOOST TO FUEL REGIONAL STARTUPS

The Andrews Labor Government will invest $2.4 million to boost access and participation in the state’s booming startup sector, with a focus on regional Victorian communities. The funding will be invested through LaunchVic and will support 15 projects across 26 local government areas in Victoria – ranging from from $50,000 to $400,000 to support startup…

HELPING LAKE BOGA & HOPETOUN KIDS BECOME MATHS MASTERS

The Andrews Labor Government is helping pre-schoolers and their families in Lake Boga and Hopetoun improve their maths skills through a new early years program. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP today announced that early childhood educators at Lake Boga Preschool and Hopetoun Preschool will participate in Let’s Count training, where they will learn…