GRANTS TO BRING MORE CREATIVITY TO THE CLASSROOM

Schools throughout Northern Victoria are encouraged to join forces with artists and creative professionals as part of a Victorian Government program to expand student learning and breathe creativity into curriculum. Applications are now open for the Creative Learning Partnerships program, which enables schools to tap into Victoria’s wealth of creative talent to deliver meaningful and…

NEW ECHUCA CANCER AND WELLNESS CENTRE DESIGNS UNVEILED

Echuca locals will soon have better access to world-class cancer treatment, closer to home, with designs for the Victorian Government’s $6 million purpose-built cancer and wellness centre unveiled. Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos said the project will relocate Echuca Regional Health’s existing chemotherapy and haemodialysis unit to a new and more convenient location on Service street. The project will deliver…

REGIONAL VICTORIA TO TAKE THIRD STEP

From 11:59pm tomorrow, Northern Victoria and other regional communities across the state will take the third step along the roadmap to COVID Normal. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp said the announcement was a testament to the determination of regional communities to stay the course and drive numbers down. The 14-day average in regional Victoria…

BOOSTING ENERGY EFFICIENCY FOR VICTORIA’S FARMERS

The Victorian Government is supporting Victorian farmers to invest in new equipment and technology to improve sustainability and reduce energy costs with the rollout of new Agriculture Energy Investment Plan grants. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP today congratulated the latest round recipients of the Agriculture Energy Investment Plan, with 52 farmers across Victoria…

MILDURA HOSPITAL BACK IN PUBLIC HANDS

The Sunraysia community wakes up this morning with their own public hospital overseen by a local board of directors – the final step by the Andrews Labor Government to return Mildura Base Hospital to public hands. The transition to Mildura Base Public Hospital took effect just after midnight last night, after more than two decades…

GOTAFE TO SHARE IN STATEWIDE TAFE UPGRADE BLITZ

Goulburn Ovens Institute of TAFE (GOTAFE) will receive almost $4 million to modernise and upgrade learning spaces and facilities at its Seymour and Shepparton campuses, as part of a funding package announced by the Victorian Government. Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education Gayle Tierney today announced every TAFE in Victoria will share in…

NEW LICENSING ARRANGEMENTS FOR LINEWORKERS

Energy Safe Victoria (ESV) will increase safety for Victorian lineworkers with the introduction of a licensing regime from 1 January 2021. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP welcomed the new licensing arrangements which will improve the safety for electricity customers and workers and ensure that works are undertaken by a competent and skilled person.…