BOOSTING ROAD SAFETY IN MILDURA WITH THE DRIVE SAFELY PROJECT

The Andrews Labor Government is working with the Mildura community to boost safety on Victoria’s roads. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp today announced that Mildura’s ‘Drive Safely’ program will receive $30,000 from the Transport Accident Commission (TAC) Towards Zero Community Grants Program. This project intends to encourage safer road behaviours in the community using…

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SWAN HILL PRIMARY SCHOOL LEADS ON SUSTAINABILITY

The Member for Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP has congratulated Swan Hill Primary School for reducing its environmental impact through the Andrews Labor Government’s ResourceSmart Schools program. Over the past three years, participating schools have saved an estimated $12 million through energy, waste and water savings. ResourceSmart Schools currently reaches more than 650…

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FOSTERING CREATIVITY IN THE CLASSROOM 

Victorian secondary school students will have the chance to learn from industry-leading creatives as applications open for the Andrews Labor Government’s Creative Learning Partnerships program. Schools in Northern Victoria can apply for grants to partner with leading Victorian artists, writers, performers, designers and creative organisations in 2020. Through this residency-style program, creatives work with students…

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HAVE YOUR SAY ON VOLUNTEERING IN NORTHERN VICTORIA

Residents in regional Victoria are encouraged to share their experiences and ideas about community life and volunteering in the region, to help develop Victoria’s new Volunteer Strategy. Mark Gepp MP, Member for Northern Victoria is inviting everyone to participate by taking a survey that will help inform the strategy, and better support the state’s fast-changing…

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DOORS OPEN ON SWAN HILL HOSPITAL REHAB WARD

More Swan Hill patients will be able to get back on their feet faster after a hospital stay thanks to a new rehabilitation ward at Swan Hill District Health. Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp today opened the hospital new sub-acute ward, made possible by $2.6 million from the Andrews Labor Government’s Regional Health Infrastructure…

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NORTHERN VICTORIA WELL REPRESENTED AT VICTORIA’S TOP TRAINING AWARDS

Victoria’s top apprentices, students, teachers, employers and training providers in the final of the 65th Victorian Training Awards that honour the outstanding achievements of our state’s TAFE and training sector. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP today congratulated two contenders for individual awards, and two regional organisations for their dedication to excellence in training.…

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BETTER FUNDING ENSURES REGIONAL LIBRARIES FUTURE

The Andrews Labor government has committed record funding for the operational costs of public libraries across regional Victoria, with Minister for Local Government, Adem Somyurek, announcing that regional libraries would benefit from a flat 2.5% increase in operating funding. This follows the findings of the Parliamentary Inquiry into Sustainability and Operational Challenges of Victoria’s Rural…

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MILDURA’S FINALIST AT THE 2019 LEARN LOCAL AWARDS

Zoe Support in Mildura has been nominated for their outstanding work in supporting learners to establish pathways for themselves into further education, employment or volunteer roles. Mark Gepp MP, Member for Northern Victoria today congratulated Zoe Support, a Mildura community organisation assisting young mums to re-engage in education, on their nomination for a Victorian Learn…

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BOOSTED BUSINESSES IN MILDURA GET FUNDING GRANTS

The Andrews Labor Government is helping regional Victorian businesses grow through the third round of the Boost Your Business Voucher Program.   Murray Gold Australia and The Christie Centre are two of 70 small to medium enterprises across Victoria to have received funding to tap into new markets and create local jobs, succeeding in the…

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