FREE TAFE EXPANDED WITH 12 ADDITIONAL COURSES

Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp MP today welcomed Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews’ announcement that Free TAFE would be available for 10 additional non-apprenticeship courses in areas ranging from community services to construction and cyber security, as well as two additional pre-apprenticeship courses. The Premier, together with the Minister for Training and Skills, Gayle Tierney…

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HELPING MURRAY PLAINS STUDENTS GET THE SKILLS TO WORK

High school students across the state will soon be able to finish school with an apprenticeship or traineeship, ready for work in high demand and high growth industries, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP, announced that the Government’s new Head Start Apprenticeships and Traineeships initiative would launch at…

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LOCAL SPORTING CLUBS IN NORTHERN VICTORIA OFFERED A BOOST TO DRIVE GENDER EQUALITY

Following a highly competitive first round that resulted in 22 community sporting organisations receiving funding, applications are now open for the second round of the Victorian Government’s Change Our Game Community Activation Grant program. The program is designed to support the delivery of initiatives that bring together communities and showcase women and girls, furthering gender…

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SUPPORTING YOUNG VICTORIANS TO HAVE THEIR SAY

Young Victorians in Northern Victoria are being encouraged to step up and have their voices heard on issues that matter to them as part of next year’s Victorian Youth Congress. Youth Affairs Minister Jenny Mikakos has opened applications for the 21-member congress, which will meet regularly to research, discuss and propose solutions to a range…

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CELEBRATING THE ACHIEVEMENTS OF VICTORIAN CHILDREN

The Andrews Labor Government is celebrating Victorian children by holding free and fun activities as part of Children’s Week 2018. Applications are now open to hold events in Northern Victoria, with Minister for Early Childhood Education Jenny Mikakos and Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp inviting local councils and organisations to apply. Funds can be…

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A LOCAL ECHUCA VOLUNTEER CELEBRATED

The Andrews Labor Government is celebrating a local volunteer, who is among the nearly 60 incredible Victorians shortlisted for the 2018 Premier’s Volunteer Champion Awards. Theresa Jacobs is a lifelong resident of Echuca and has been a member and leader of many volunteer organisations over the past 40 years. Theresa’s life-long commitment to the people…

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LODDON MALLEE WASTE AND RESOURCE RECOVERY BOARD APPOINTMENTS

The Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio today announced the appointment of one new director and one re-appointment to the Loddon Mallee Waste and Resource Recovery Group. The Loddon Mallee Waste and Resource Recovery Group (LMWRRG) plays an important role in implementing the government’s Recycling Industry Strategic Plan by working closely with…

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LOCAL LIFESAVER RECOGNISED FOR EXCELLENCE

Volunteers, nippers, clubs and trainers picked up a swag of awards at Life Saving Victoria’s (LSV) annual Awards of Excellence night. Representing the Minister for Emergency Services James Merlino, Parliamentary Secretary for Emergency Services Harriet Shing congratulated the more than 34,000 LSV volunteers on their dedication and commitment to keeping Victorians safe in and around…

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