UPGRADES UNDERWAY ON KEY MERBEIN CONNECTION

Monday, 25 March 2019   Works are underway to boost the safety and capacity of Fifth Street in Merbein, thanks to the Victorian Government’s Fixing Country Roads Program. State Labor Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp said the Victorian Government had provided more than $470,000 to Mildura City Council to widen and upgrade Fifth Street…

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CHANGING THE GAME FOR WOMEN IN NORTHERN VICTORIA

The Andrews Labor Government is continuing to back women in sport, through the second round of the 2018-19 Change Our Game Scholarship Program. The Program creates opportunities for women to pursue leadership and development opportunities throughout the sporting and active recreation sector. State Labor Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP, said that local clubs…

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GRANTS OPEN FOR COUNTRY FOOTY AND NETBALL CLUBS

The Andrews Labor Government is giving growing footy and netball clubs in country Victoria and outer metropolitan locations another chance to secure funding to upgrade grounds, courts and pavilions to welcome more members than ever before. Labor Member for Northern Vitoria, Mark Gepp today encouraged local clubs to consider applying for the next round of…

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BUILDING THE FACILITIES OUR VETERANS DESERVE

The Andrews Labor Government and Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp are inviting local organisations that support veterans to apply now for grants of up to $200,000 to spruce up their buildings and facilities. Minister for Veterans Robin Scott today opened a new funding round for the Veterans Capital Works Grant Program, which helps eligible…

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FREE TAFE COURSES STILL OPEN AS ENROLMENTS SKYROCKET

More than 13,500 Victorians are on their way to getting the skills they need for the most in-demand jobs, as the Andrews Labor Government’s Free TAFE initiative sends enrolment numbers skyrocketing. Labor Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp said that February saw a 60 per cent increase in Free TAFE course enrolments compared to the…

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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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