$14 MILLION IN GRANTS TO SUPPORT EMERGENCY VOLUNTEERS

The Victorian Government is providing $14 million for emergency services volunteers to fund new equipment and vehicles and support their tireless efforts keeping the community safe. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP today announced that applications are open for the latest round of Volunteer Emergency Services Equipment Program (VESEP) grants. VESEP provides a platform…

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FUNDING BOOST FOR LOCAL FISHING PROJECTS

Fishers in communities around the state will benefit from a dozen different recreational fishing projects thanks to a round of grants worth more than $1 million. Minister for Fishing and Boating Melissa Horne said the grants will fund fish habitat projects and important infrastructure work to make fishing safer and more accessible. The Gippsland Lakes…

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IMPROVED BORDER CONDITIONS FOR AGRICULTURE WELCOMED

The Victorian Government has welcomed the New South Wales Government’s permits for critical Victorian agriculture work to continue in NSW, achieved after ongoing collaboration between the two state governments. Under the new Highly Specialised Critical Services (Agriculture) Permit introduced by the NSW Government from today, Victorian farmers and critical agriculture workers can enter NSW for…

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BUILDING A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE IN NORTHERN VICTORIA

The Victorian Government is rolling out recycled materials for local infrastructure projects – creating local jobs and supporting our growing circular economy. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP is encouraging councils to apply through the $2.6 million Sustainable Infrastructure Fund grants program to increase the use of recycled materials in local infrastructure projects across…

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NEW ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGE STATIONS FOR NORTH WEST VICTORIA

More than 15 new electric vehicle charging stations will be constructed in north western Victorian towns to boost tourism, create jobs and reduce emissions, while increasing the range of electric vehicles across regional Victoria. The Victorian Government is investing $664,000 to build the charging stations, which will better link towns across Victoria and will encourage…

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