$448,384 PROVIDED TO NORTHERN VICTORIA VOLUNTEERS 

Volunteer firefighters in Northern Victoria have received a combined $448,384 in grants, thanks to a new Andrews Labor Government-funded program. Minister for Emergency Services James Merlino today announced there are almost 250 successful applications in the first round of the CFA’s Enhancing Volunteerism Grants Program. The grants will provide volunteer firefighters with a welcome boost,…

COBRAM HARNESS RACING GOES PINK FOR CHARITY

The Cobram Racing Club is receiving a boost of more than $17,000 thanks to a joint funding package supported by the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp today announced the Labor Government is providing $6,500 through the Victorian Racing Industry Fund to support the 2018 Community Pink Ribbon Ladies Day this Sunday…

MILDURA WINS LOCAL HISTORY FUNDS

Mildura’s Dried Fruits Australia and Red Cliffs District & Historical Society work to preserve our community history for generations to come has been recognised as part of the 2018 Local History Grants Program. Dried Fruits Australia has received $7,860 for their work with the dried vine fruit industry for more than 100 years of history…

EMPOWERING NORTHERN VICTORIA YOUTH

The Andrews Labor Government is empowering more young people in Northern Victoria to achieve their goals by providing intensive support and engagement in education and training and greater employment pathways. Mark Gepp MP, today announced that community organisations from Northern Victoria can now apply for the next funding round of the Empower Youth program, thanks…

GRANTS TO BOOST ANIMAL WELFARE ACROSS VICTORIA

Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP today announced that non-profit animal welfare organisations across Northern Victoria now apply for grants of up to $50,000 to turn their great ideas into reality. The Animal Welfare Fund Grants Program is seeking grant applications that benefit creatures great and small. Consideration will be given to applications covering…

INVESTING IN VICTORIA’S OUTSTANDING VOLUNTEERS

Victoria’s volunteers can look forward to National Volunteer Week with a spring in their step after receiving a funding boost to support their selfless work. Through the Victorian Budget 2018/2019, the Andrews Labor Government is delivering $500,000 to make it easier and simpler for volunteers to do what they do best. It comes ahead of…

OPENING OF COMMUNITY HARMONY GRANTS PROGRAM

New grants are available to help Victorians to build greater community harmony and social cohesion in their communities. The Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP, today announced the opening of the Community Harmony Grants program. The grants will enable Northern Victorians to build relationships and partner with one another to increase trust, understanding and…