BIRCHIP STUDENT RECOGNISED AT PREMIER’S VCE AWARDS

A student from Birchip was among Victoria’s top performing VCE students recognised with a Premier’s VCE Award during a special ceremony at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. Minister for Education James Merlino presented the awards to the high-achieving students and congratulated them on their hard work. The Mildura student from Birchip P-12 was among…

SHEPPARTON STUDENTS RECOGNISED AT PREMIER’S VCE AWARDS

Students from Shepparton were among Victoria’s top performing VCE students recognised with Premier’s VCE Awards during a special ceremony at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. Minister for Education James Merlino presented the awards to the high-achieving students and congratulated them on their hard work. Shepparton students from Goulburn Valley Grammar School and Notre Dame…

EXPANDING KINDER PLACES FOR MOOROOPNA FAMILIES

The Andrews Labor Government is helping families in Mooroopna access bigger, better kindergarten services. Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp today visited the Save the Children Mooroopna Kindergarten to open the new upgraded and expanded centre. The kindergarten is one of Australia’s oldest kinders, having been open since the 1960s. It was also a finalist…

NEW MEN’S SHED OPENS ITS DOORS IN SWAN HILL

Men in the Swan Hill area have a new purpose-built meeting place where they can learn valuable skills, make connections and contribute to their community. Minister for Families and Children Jenny Mikakos welcomed the opening of the new Swan Hill Men’s Shed on Monday, made possible with a grant of more than $55,000 from the…

SECURING MILDURA JOBS FOR OUR MEAT SUPPLY CHAIN

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting Meatco’s $2 million refurbishment and recommissioning of the Mildura Abattoir facility, creating new jobs and driving economic growth in the region. The Labor Government has worked with Meatco over many years to secure the overall project which will create 80 new jobs and generate exports of up to $32…

MALCOLM TURNBULL ABANDONS REGIONAL VICTORIA

The Andrews Labor Government will continue to support the eradication of mobile black spots in regional Victoria despite the fact the Turnbull Federal Government has abandoned its Mobile Black Spot Programme (MBSP). The 2017/18 Federal Budget revealed no additional funding for the MBSP even though thousands of regional Victorians still experience inconsistent or non-existent mobile…

KEEPING OUR CULTURALLY DIVERSE SENIORS ACTIVE & VITAL 

Organisations that support senior Victorians across the state are being encouraged to apply for the 2018 Participation for Culturally And Linguistically Diverse (CALD) Seniors grants program, which are now open. The grants available through the Participation for CALD Seniors Grants Program are worth $300,000 this year, with organisations eligible for funding of up to $10,000…