FLEXIBLE SUPPORT FOR VICTIMS OF FAMILY VIOLENCE

The Andrews Labor Government is doing more for thousands of family violence victim-survivors by providing practical supports to help them leave violent relationships. Minister for Families and Children Jenny Mikakos announced an additional $40 million over two years for more Flexible Support Packages to assist with expenses faced by those escaping family violence. More than…

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WORKFORCE INITIATIVES TO IMPROVE ABORIGINAL MENTAL HEALTH

Aboriginal Victorians in Swan Hill will have access to more culturally appropriate mental health services, with an $8.4 million investment to boost the number of Aboriginal health workers in the system and provide more for Aboriginal Victorians. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP today said the funding would support two new workforce initiatives designed to…

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NEW FIREFIGHTING PUMPER FOR MILDURA FIRE STATION

A new heavy pumper will respond to fires and other emergencies in Mildura and surrounding communities, providing a major boost to firefighting services in the state’s north-west. Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp today officially handed over the state-of-the-art truck to the Mildura Fire Brigade. The new heavy pumper provides firefighters with the latest technology…

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NORTHERN VICTORIA LEADING THE WAY IN RECORD LOW AMBULANCE AND SURGERY WAIT TIMES

Ambulances are responding faster to life-threatening emergencies in Northern Victoria, while elective surgery waiting lists are at record lows. The latest performance data released today shows the Andrews Labor Government’s major health funding boosts and reforms to Victoria’s ambulance system are delivering big benefits to Campaspe patients when they need it most. For Echuca Regional…

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BUSINESS SWEETENER FOR MILDURA CHOCOLATE COMPANY

The Victorian Government is helping a social enterprise in Mildura develop new chocolate treats and create jobs and training opportunities, particularly for community members who face difficulty gaining employment. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp, today visited Mildura Chocolate Company, a social enterprise of the Christie Centre, which received a Boost Your Business voucher for…

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MAGPIES FLYING HIGH THANKS TO NEW NETBALL COURTS

    The Merbein Magpies and their fans are soaring thanks to the completion of a new netball court with lighting at their popular home ground – Kenny Park in Merbein. Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp today joined the Magpie faithful to officially open the new court, made possible thanks to $100,000 funding from the…

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SUPPORT FOR KOORIE GIRLS TO REACH THEIR GOALS

Koorie girls attending secondary school in Mildura will soon have access to a new program to help them reach their full potential, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Northern Victoria was at Chaffey Secondary College today to announce $310,000 to deliver a two-year program for female Koorie students at Chaffey Secondary College and…

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