GOTAFE SHEPPARTON UP FOR AWARDS

Apprentices, trainees, teachers and training providers will take centre stage at this year’s Victorian Training Awards. Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp today congratulated GOTAFE Shepparton for the nomination of two of its students for the awards of ‘Victorian Apprentice of the Year’ and ‘Victorian School-based Apprentice/Trainee of the Year’ The awards, now in its…

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SCS PLASTICS SHEPPARTON AWARDED ENERGY ASSESSMENT GRANT

SCS Plastics in Shepparton has recently been awarded a $24,250 grant to help reduce its energy usage under the $6.1 million Victorian Government’s Boosting Business Productivity Program. The program, delivered by Sustainability Victoria, supports businesses with three different efficiency grants, a sustainable finance service, training events, and information resources. Since the program was launched by…

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FLEXIBLE SUPPORT FOR VICTIMS OF FAMILY VIOLENCE

The Andrews Labor Government is doing more for thousands of family violence victim-survivors by providing practical supports to help them leave violent relationships. Minister for Families and Children Jenny Mikakos announced an additional $40 million over two years for more Flexible Support Packages to assist with expenses faced by those escaping family violence. More than…

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WORKFORCE INITIATIVES TO IMPROVE ABORIGINAL MENTAL HEALTH

Aboriginal Victorians in Swan Hill will have access to more culturally appropriate mental health services, with an $8.4 million investment to boost the number of Aboriginal health workers in the system and provide more for Aboriginal Victorians. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP today said the funding would support two new workforce initiatives designed to…

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NEW FIREFIGHTING PUMPER FOR MILDURA FIRE STATION

A new heavy pumper will respond to fires and other emergencies in Mildura and surrounding communities, providing a major boost to firefighting services in the state’s north-west. Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp today officially handed over the state-of-the-art truck to the Mildura Fire Brigade. The new heavy pumper provides firefighters with the latest technology…

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NORTHERN VICTORIA LEADING THE WAY IN RECORD LOW AMBULANCE AND SURGERY WAIT TIMES

Ambulances are responding faster to life-threatening emergencies in Northern Victoria, while elective surgery waiting lists are at record lows. The latest performance data released today shows the Andrews Labor Government’s major health funding boosts and reforms to Victoria’s ambulance system are delivering big benefits to Campaspe patients when they need it most. For Echuca Regional…

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