DRIVING INNOVATION IN THE GOULBURN VALLEY FRUIT BOWL

Food production in the horticultural heartland of the Goulburn Valley will be boosted, with the Victorian Government supporting a new University of Melbourne innovation project. Minister for Higher Education Gayle Tierney today launched the $4.7 million NorVicFoods Agri-Food Innovation Cluster project which will explore innovative and digital solutions to grow and increase the efficiency of…

SOLAR PANELS FOR GOVERNMENT SCHOOLS

The Victorian Government will install solar panels at government schools, helping them be greener and more environmentally sustainable while reducing electricity costs. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP today announced that applications are now open for public schools across Northern Victorian to apply for funding to install solar power systems. The Greener Government School…

REGIONAL ROAD MAINTENANCE BLITZ HEATS UP IN NORTH

More than 230 road maintenance projects will be delivered across northern Victoria as the Andrews Labor Government’s regional road maintenance blitz ramps up from September, delivering safer, smoother, and more reliable journeys for Victorian drivers. Crews will hit the region’s roads as the weather warms up, rebuilding, repairing, and resurfacing more than 390 kilometres of…

REGIONAL ROAD MAINTENANCE BLITZ HEATS UP IN NORTH EAST

More than 130 road maintenance projects will be delivered across north eastern Victoria as the Andrews Labor Government’s regional road maintenance blitz ramps up from September, delivering safer, smoother, and more reliable journeys for Victorian drivers. Crews will hit the region’s roads as the weather warms up, rebuilding, repairing, and resurfacing more than 211 kilometres…

BOOSTING AGRICULTURAL INNOVATION WITH MOBILE COVERAGE

Farmers and residents in one of Victoria’s most productive horticultural regions will soon have better mobile coverage, allowing them to use new technology to improve their efficiency. The Andrews Labor Government has invested $3.2 million to partner with Telstra and Olam Orchards to improve mobile coverage between Wemen and Beverford in northern Victoria, including along…

LIVE PERFORMANCE SUPPORT NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS

The Victorian Government is providing more support for live performance events that have been cancelled due to the recent coronavirus restrictions. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP said that applications are now open for the second round of the Government’s Live Performance Support Program – to assist businesses and individuals in the live performance…

VICTORIAN TRAINING AWARDS 2021 FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP today congratulated the local finalists of the Victorian Training Awards. The 67th Victorian Training Awards recognises the achievements of apprentices, students, teachers, trainers and employers across the state. A pool of 44 finalists have been named across six award categories for individuals, four for employers and four for…

BACKING MULTICULTURAL COMMUNITIES TO PREVENT FAMILY VIOLENCE IN SHEPPARTON REGION

The Victorian Government is working with multicultural and faith communities to promote equal, respectful relationships and stop family violence before it starts. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP today announced that Primary Care Connect and Ethnic Council of Shepparton and District will each receive funding as part of the Supporting Multicultural and Faith Communities…