REBATES HELPING VICTORIANS REDUCE WATER BILLS

Two innovative community rebate programs funded by the Andrews Labor Government are helping Victorians doing it tough to reduce their water bills. Since July 2015, Victorian urban water corporations have delivered the government funded Community Rebate Program to assist their vulnerable customers and those experiencing hardship. Labor Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp said 11,000…

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CALL FOR LOCAL COMMUNITIES TO IMPROVE ROAD SAFETY

The Andrews Labor Government is calling on community groups, councils and schools to use their local knowledge to improve road safety Northern Victoria. Labor Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp encouraged locals to apply for grants of up to $50,000 through the Towards Zero Challenge Program. The focus of this year’s program is addressing driver…

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PREPARING YOUNG PEOPLE FOR THE FUTURE WORLD OF WORK

Young people across Victoria are being invited to talk about the workplace of the future at the Victorian Government’s Youth Summit on Friday 5 April at Marvel Stadium in Docklands, Melbourne. Rapid global, technological, social and environmental changes are transforming the way we work, where we work and the kind of work we do. The…

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FREE TAFE STARTS AT GOTAFE SHEPPARTON

Students and job seekers in Shepparton are starting courses through the Andrews Labor Government’s Free TAFE program, with almost 200 students having begun their training at GOTAFE in Shepparton. This is a 15 per cent increase in the number of students undertaking those courses compared to the same time last year. Minster for Training and…

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APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR GRAFFITI PREVENTION GRANTS

The Andrews Labor Government is helping local communities to protect their neighbourhoods from illegal graffiti, with applications now open for the Graffiti Prevention Grants program. Northern Victorian community groups can team up with their local council to apply for a grant of up to $30,000 to tackle graffiti vandalism in their neighbourhoods and increase perceptions…

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