$10 MILLION IN GRANTS AVAILABLE FOR EMERGENCY VOLUNTEERS

Emergency management volunteers are sharing in $10 million of grants, as the Andrews Labor Government continues to fund the training, equipment and facilities needed to keep communities safe. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP announced today that applications are open for the 2018-19 Emergency Services Volunteer Sustainability grants program in Northern Victoria. The program,…

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TOP NATIONAL BASKETBALL & CRICKET COMING TO SHEPPARTON

Greater Shepparton has secured the 2018 Basketball Australia U14 Girls National Club Championships thanks to a $10,000 funding boost, as well as securing the 2019 Australian Country Cricket Championships thanks to a $5,000 funding boost announced today from the Andrews Labor Government’s Significant Sporting Events Program. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP today announced…

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LOCAL CREATIVES RECEIVE SUPPORT THROUGH VICARTS GRANT

Mildura artist Domenico De Clario, joins a roll call of 62 artists and creative organisations to receive support through the Victorian Government’s latest round of VicArts grants. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP, today announced a $25,000 grant to Domenico De Clario which will support he and Laura Conci to develop and present Reciproco…

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CHEAPER REGO FOR NORTHERN VICTORIA APPRENTICE TRADIES

Thousands of trade apprentices who rely on their car to travel to work every day will be hundreds of dollars better off, with the Andrews Labor Government extending its registration discount program. Under the scheme, eligible apprentices can apply for a 50 per cent discount on their vehicle’s registration fee and Transport Accident Charge. The…

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NEW MEN’S SHED OPENS ITS DOORS IN TALLYGAROOPNA

From today, men in the Greater Shepparton area have a new purpose-built meeting place where they can learn valuable skills, make connections and contribute to their community. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP officially opened the Tallygaroopna Men’s Shed today, made possible with a grant of more than $60,000 from the Victorian Government. The…

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BOOST FOR KINDERS IN NORTHERN VICTORIA

Hundreds of kinders are set to benefit from new and improved outdoor play spaces, plus televisions, laptops and tablets as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s latest kindergarten grants round. These include: Goodstart Early Learning Swan Hill – Beveridge Street Desktop computer Robinvale Preschool Centre Smart TV Kathleen Kelly Kindergarten Kindergarten Attendence iPad and software…

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WINTER WORKS MAKING GOULBURN MURRAY MORE EFFICIENT

Major winter works kick starting in the Goulburn Murry Irrigation District will deliver improvements for local landowners and bring jobs to the region. Minister for Water Lisa Neville said the massive building program is key to improve and upgrade water infrastructure in the District. These works will support over 500 local jobs and provide a…

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MORE MOBILE COVERAGE FOR REGIONAL VICTORIA

The Andrews Labor Government has announced the locations of its latest round of mobile phone towers as part of the Victorian Mobile Black Spot Project (VMBSP). The Labor Government is partnering with Optus and Telstra to build 28 new mobile towers across Victoria, with the towers set to cover around 2,000 square kilometres and connect…

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