PROTECTING THE RIGHT TO FARM IN VICTORIA

The Andrews Labor Government is making planning fairer, simpler and easier to understand for Victoria’s animal industries with the launch of significant reforms to Victoria’s planning scheme. The Labor Government announced the sweeping reforms today, which includes a $450,000 training and education initiative targeted to pig and poultry producers. The Government consulted extensively to develop…

Giving Indigenous Business The Support It Deserves

The Andrews Labor Government is helping grow Aboriginal businesses and employment across the Goulburn Valley. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll today visited the Rumbalara Football and Netball club in Shepparton to announce $630,000 for the Kaiela Institute to set up the Algabonyah Business Development Unit. The program, an initiative of the Algabonyah Community…

Boosting Regional Manufacturing In Shepparton

The Andrews Labor Government is helping Shepparton manufacturers grow, innovate and create jobs. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll today visited Rubicon Water to announce the Shepparton Manufacturing Cluster – part of a $5 million state-wide scheme to boost the capability of regional manufacturers. The initiative will give local manufacturers access to programs that…

PROTECTING NORTHERN VICTORIA CARE WORKERS

The Andrews Labor Government is stepping up its campaign to protect frontline healthcare workers in the electorate of Northern Victoria from violence and abuse. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP today announced: -Echuca Regional Health will receive $52,743 for the installation of 16 CCTV cameras. -Cohuna District Hospital will receive $58,933 for security upgrades…

SHEPPARTON EAST NETBALL SCORES A BOOST

Shepparton East Netball will be shooting more goals and growing its ranks with funding from the Andrews Labor Government to upgrade its netball facility by constructing two compliant netball courts, drainage around the courts and relocation of existing shelters at Central Park. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP today announced that Central Park was…

$1.2 Million To Extend Shepparton WiFi

The Andrews Labor Government is investing $1.2 million to connect more residents, visitors and businesses in the Shepparton region by partnering with the City of Greater Shepparton to extend the free public Wi-Fi network beyond the central business district. The project will help boost the region’s visitor economy and enhance digital inclusion by connecting people…