CELEBRATING EXCELLENCE AT COBRAM PRIMARY SCHOOL

Cobram Primary School staff are amongst the finalists being acknowledged by the Andrews Labor Government in this year’s Victorian Education Excellence Awards. Acting Minister for Education Gayle Tierney today congratulated the 35 finalists across 12 award categories. The awards recognise inspirational teachers, principals, business managers and education support staff. Finalists include: The School Improvement Team…

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HELPING TO CELEBRATE CHILDREN IN NORTHERN VICTORIA

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting the Northern Victoria region to host fun and free educational activities and events for local families and children – as part of this year’s Children’s Week celebrations. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP today announced a number of recipients across the electorate whom were among the 118 recipients…

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CELEBRATING GURU NANAK WITH SHEPPARTON LOCALS

The Andrews Labor Government is helping Victoria’s Sikh communities celebrate the 550th birthday anniversary of Sikh faith founder Guru Nanak Dev Ji – with events around the state, including Shepparton. Fulfilling an election commitment, Minister for Multicultural Affairs Richard Wynne and Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp MP announced that 18 organising groups will share…

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FINDING TAFE TEACHING OPPORTUNITIES NOW EASIER

The Andrews Labor Government is making it easier for industry experts to find jobs in Victoria’s booming TAFE sector, with its Jobs at TAFE website. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP said SuniTAFE, GOTAFE and Kangan are often looking for people with on-the-job experience and skills – to train and support the next generation…

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GEPP SAYS CHILDREN’S SAFETY NOT NEGOTIABLE

Child safety is everyone’s responsibility.  Thanks to the Labor Government’s Children Legislation Amendment Bill 2019 – which was passed through the Victorian Parliament this week  – will now mean that Religious and spiritual leaders in Victoria must report child abuse to authorities, even if it was heard in the confessional, under historic new laws passed by…

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SCHOLARSHIPS HELP CHANGE THE GAME FOR WOMEN IN SPORT

The Andrews Labor Government is calling for applications for scholarships of up to $10,000 for women looking to pursue leadership and development roles in sport and active recreation. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP said that local clubs and sporting bodies were encouraged to identify emerging female leaders who would benefit from the popular…

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