SHEPPARTON ROUND TABLE ADVANCING ABORIGINAL JOBS

Aboriginal Victorians in Shepparton will help guide the development of a new plan to boost training and job opportunities, thanks to an Aboriginal employment round table being held today. The meeting in Shepparton is one of nine happening across the state, which bring together each region’s Traditional Owners, employment organisations and government representatives to identify…

NEW FIRE STATION FOR 127-YEAR-OLD CFA TATURA

Tatura’s new $2 million CFA station is providing a critical boost to the 127-year-old brigade, ensuring it continues to have the modern facilities it needs to protect the Greater Shepparton community for years to come. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp joined CFA officials today to formally open the new station at the corner of…

SUPPORTING LOCAL TRADITIONAL OWNERS TO CARE FOR COUNTRY

SUPPORTING LOCAL TRADITIONAL OWNERS TO CARE FOR COUNTRY The Andrews Labor Government is supporting Aboriginal Victorians in Northern Victoria to care for Country with a $22.6 million investment to reinvigorate Traditional Owner-led cultural land and fire management practices. As part of the Victorian Budget 2021/22, the funding will support Aboriginal Victorians to implement the Victorian…

DELIVERING SAFER ROADS ACROSS NORTHERN VICTORIA

Thousands of Northern Victorian road users now have a safer and more reliable journey thanks to vital maintenance works as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s annual road maintenance blitz. At Strathallan, a $1.75 million project to rebuild a two-kilometre stretch of the Northern Highway is now complete with crews creating a smoother, more durable…

CLUBS ACROSS NORTHERN VICTORIA SCORE SPORTING GRANTS

More than 30 local grassroots sport clubs and organisations in Northern Victoria are set to bolster their coaching skills, administration expertise, or score new sports equipment – thanks to a share in more than $1.1 million from the Victorian Government’s latest tranche of the Sporting Club Grants Program. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP…

MORE SUPPORT TO MAKE SCHOOLS INCLUSIVE FOR STUDENTS

The Andrews Labor Government is helping more schools build inclusive play areas, sensory gardens and outdoor learning areas to support students with disabilities and additional needs. In total there are 74 projects across the state that will share in over $12.5 million under Round 6 of the Labor Government’s Inclusive Schools Fund. Member for Northern…

FREE KINDER SAVING FAMILIES IN SHEPPARTON THOUSANDS

Almost 100,000 families across Victoria are benefitting from free kinder this year thanks to the Andrews Labor Government, saving parents in Shepparton thousands of dollars and helping women back into work as we recover from the pandemic. Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp today announced all 36 funded kindergarten services in Shepparton have signed up…