Community biodiversity grants announced for Shepparton, Northern Plains, Harston Community Landcare, Beulah, Culgoa and Ultima groups.

The Andrews Labor Government has announced an additional $4 million in community biodiversity grants funding for 110 projects across the state as part of its support for the Biodiversity On-ground Action program. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp, said local community initiatives, such as the coordinated community action to protect Buloke Woodlands in the Southern…

PYRAMID HILL COLLEGE TO BE UPGRADED

Students at Pyramid Hill College will soon have some facility upgrades, thanks to school maintenance funding. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp has announced that FNG Group Pty Ltd has been awarded the contract, with work to get underway this week. The $156,000 project includes replacing cracked pavements and garden edging, painting external fascias of…

JOBS SURGE IN REGIONAL VICTORIA

Employment growth in regional Victoria was more than double the national rate during the past year, with nearly 27,000 new jobs created in regional Victoria. The latest data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) also shows unemployment in regional Victoria has fallen by 0.4 percentage points to 5.1 per cent – the second lowest…

BUILDER ON BOARD FOR RUSHWORTH HEALTH REVAMP

The Andrews Labor Government has appointed the Commercial Industrial Construction Group (CICG) to build the $10 million redevelopment of Goulburn Valley Health’s Waranga Campus in Rushworth. Member for Northern Victorian Mark Gepp MP today announced construction would start later this month on the redevelopment that will co-locate all of Rushworth’s health and aged care services…