SAFETY FIRST AS STUDENTS START NEW SCHOOL YEAR

The Andrews Labor Government is urging drivers to take extra care around schools, as thousands of Victorian students return to classroom this week. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP is urging parents and carers are reminded to be extra vigilant during drop-off and pick up times, obey parking restrictions and keep clear of school…

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SUPPORTING AND GROWING OUR BOTANIC GARDENS

The iconic Australian Botanic Gardens in Shepparton will be rejuvenated – thanks to round one funding of the Andrews Labor Government Growing Victoria’s Botanic Gardens Grants Program will see 17 gardens across the state receive grants worth $1.4 million. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP announced that Shepparton’s Australian Botanic Gardens will receive a $251,640 grant…

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UPGRADING PUNT ROAD KINDER AHEAD OF THREE-YEAR-OLD KINDER

Children at Punt Road Kindergarten and Childcare Centre are set to benefit from a major expansions and refurbishment ahead of Three-Year-Old Kindergarten starting next year, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP today announced Punt Road Kindergarten and Childcare Centre in the Moira Shire would receive $123,864 funding to…

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SHEPPARTON TO HOST INTERNATIONAL SQUASH CHAMPIONSHIP

The Shepparton community has been given a major boost – with Squash and Racquetball Victoria receiving funding from the Andrews Labor Government’s Significant Sporting Events Program to host the Shepparton International Squash Championships over the next three years. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP today announced the 2020 championship event will be held between…

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BUILDING A STRONGER AND SMOOTHER McKENZIE ROAD

The Andrews Labor Government’s regional road maintenance blitz is set to benefit locals and freight drivers in Echuca – with works underway on McKenzie Road. Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp MP announced the beginning of a two-part $2.33 million project on McKenzie Road between Ogilvie Avenue and Echuca Airport, which will benefit 2,200 drivers…

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NO PLACE FOR HATE IN VICTORIA

Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP today condemned the actions of the homeowners at the centre of the swastika flag issue in Beulah. “The flying of this flag is, in my view, incredibly poor judgement and I hope the home owners realise the distress they are causing in the community and remove the flag immediately.”…

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LOCAL CLUBS ENCOURAGED TO APPLY FOR SPORTING CLUB GRANTS

Grassroots sports clubs across Northern Victoria are being encouraged to apply for funding to upgrade equipment, buy new uniforms, boost administration capabilities and improve training for officials. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP today announced that applications have opened for the Andrews Labor Government’s 2019/20 Sporting Club Grants Program. The Sporting Club Grants Program…

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