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…

UPGRADES ON TRACK FOR FRANK RYAN RACEWAY

The Andrews Labor Government is investing in upgrades to keep Echuca harness racing patrons warm this winter, as part of a new heating and cooling system in the function room at the Frank Ryan Raceway. The Labor Government has partnered with the Echuca Harness Racing Club to provide almost $3400 each towards the new system.…

5 MILLION BREAKFASTS SERVED UP TO SCHOOL KIDS

The Andrews Labor Government’s School Breakfast Clubs have served five million meals to students across Victoria, ensuring they start their school day on a full stomach, ready to learn. Minister for Education James Merlino this morning joined students at Morwell Park Primary School, one of the 500 schools that serve up free and healthy Victorian-produced…