CHEERS TO THE WINE GROWTH FUND

The Andrews Labor Government is backing Northern Victoria’s wine industry, with a grants program to support the growth of wineries in the area, increase visitors, boost exports and support local jobs. Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp today announced three wineries in our region who will share in $2 million in the third round of…

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DELIVERING AN ECHUCA CANCER AND WELLNESS CENTRE

A flagship new Echuca Cancer and Wellness Centre is another step closer, to give patients fighting cancer the world-class treatment they need, closer to home. Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp today announced $6 million to build the new centre, which will completely overhaul chemotherapy and dialysis services at Echuca Regional Health. Thanks to the…

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NEW SPEED LIMIT TO BOOST GRAHAMVALE SCHOOL SAFETY

The Victorian Government is improving safety for school students, drivers, cyclists and pedestrians at one of Shepparton’s busiest locations. State Labor Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp said a new 60km/h speed limit will be implemented this week to address the conflict between increased heavy vehicle volumes and local road users on the Shepparton Alternative…

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FEDERAL LIBERAL-NATIONALS FAIL NDIS ROLLOUT

Thousands of Victorians are still waiting to receive the funding and services they desperately need under Scott Morrison’s botched rollout of the National Disability Insurance Scheme. Mark Gepp MP, State Labor Member for Northern Victoria today called on the Federal Liberal-National Government to step up and finally deliver an NDIS plan to the thousands of…

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NEW SUPPORT FOR ROUGH SLEEPERS IN SWAN HILL

Mark Gepp MP, State Labor Member for Northern Victoria today announced $860,000 in funding for a new program to provide targeted support and stronger services for people sleeping rough in Swan Hill. The Andrews Labor Government is working closely with the City of Swan Hill and service provider Haven Home Safe (Loddon Mallee Housing Services…

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CRAFTING SUPPORT FOR NORTH VICTORIAN ARTISAN PRODUCERS

Small-scale and craft producers across Victoria are now better equipped to grow their businesses and spread local produce more widely, thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government. Mark Gepp MP, State Labor Member for Northern Victoria today welcomed grants for six businesses across Northern Victoria: Dairy Fresh Gelato, Shepparton Eden Farm Produce, Shepparton Ethical…

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GRANTS FOR VICTORIA’S ENVIRONMENT VOLUNTEERS NOW OPEN

Volunteers helping to protect and restore Victoria’s land and environment can now apply for a funding boost, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio has opened the latest round of the Victorian Landcare Grants, with $1.76 million in funding available to environment volunteer groups. Landcare, Friends of…

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MAKING THINGS FAIRER FOR LABOUR HIRE WORKERS

The Andrews Labor Government is making sure Victorian labour hire workers now have stronger safeguards with the state’s first Labour Hire Licensing Scheme now in effect. Labour hire providers have six months to obtain a licence or else face significant penalties. Mark Gepp MP, Member for Northern Victoria today welcomed the new scheme, saying; “At…

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GEPP BACKS INQUIRY INTO ILLEGAL ANIMAL ACTIVISM

Mark Gepp MP, Labor Member for Northern Victoria today welcomed the State Government’s move to support a wide ranging inquiry into illegal animal activism. “Northern Victoria travels on the back of the many industries that make up our food supply chain – from agriculture, to retail, and even the humble butcher in your main street,…

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