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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NORTHERN VICTORIA’S LONGEST-SERVING EDUCATORS RECOGNISED

Northern Victoria teachers and staff are among more than 400 Victorians being recognised for their commitment and dedication to public education, at a ceremony for Department of Education and Training employees who have reached 40, 45, 50 and 55 years of service in 2019. Minister for Education, James Merlino congratulated teachers, principals, and school administrative…

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HONOURING OUR MULTICULTURAL SENIOR CITIZENS

A number of seniors groups across Northern Victoria will be getting a $4,000 cheque in the mail from the Andrews Labor Government to support their work helping older migrants and ensuring they stay connected to the community. Groups include; Circolo Pensionati Italiani di Kyabram Kyabram Italian Ladies Association Inc. Kyabram Italian Social Bocce Club Inc.…

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INCLUSIVE EQUIPMENT FUNDING OPEN TO NORTH VIC SCHOOLS

Schools in Northern Victoria can now apply for funding for equipment to support students with disabilities or additional learning needs to participate more fully and engage in school life, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced the next round of the Equipment Boost for Schools initiative is now open…

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NEW GRANTS FOR CARER GROUPS TAKING APPLICATIONS

Carers are getting more opportunities to be healthy, active and well with applications now open for $4 million in grants to help local carer groups across the state. Mark Gepp MP is encouraging all local carer groups in Northern Victoria to apply for their opportunity to receive extra funding. Grants of $1000 to $20,000 are…

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KEEPING SENIORS CONNECTED TO COMMUNITY

Seniors living in Cobram are set to get better connected thanks to a funding package from the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP today announced that Cobram Community House will receive $24,909 as part of the package to strengthen seniors’ involvement in the community and reduce social isolation and loneliness. A…

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