FINDING TAFE TEACHING OPPORTUNITIES NOW EASIER

The Andrews Labor Government is making it easier for industry experts to find jobs in Victoria’s booming TAFE sector, with its Jobs at TAFE website. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP said SuniTAFE, GOTAFE and Kangan are often looking for people with on-the-job experience and skills – to train and support the next generation…

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GEPP SAYS CHILDREN’S SAFETY NOT NEGOTIABLE

Child safety is everyone’s responsibility.  Thanks to the Labor Government’s Children Legislation Amendment Bill 2019 – which was passed through the Victorian Parliament this week  – will now mean that Religious and spiritual leaders in Victoria must report child abuse to authorities, even if it was heard in the confessional, under historic new laws passed by…

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SCHOLARSHIPS HELP CHANGE THE GAME FOR WOMEN IN SPORT

The Andrews Labor Government is calling for applications for scholarships of up to $10,000 for women looking to pursue leadership and development roles in sport and active recreation. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP said that local clubs and sporting bodies were encouraged to identify emerging female leaders who would benefit from the popular…

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SuniTAFE TAKES OUT TOP GONG AT VICTORIAN TRAINING AWARDS

The Andrews Labor Government honoured the outstanding achievements of vocational education and training students, teachers and the businesses who train them – at the 65th Victorian Training Awards on Friday night – with SuniTAFE taking out the Large Training Provider of the Year award in the training provider category. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP…

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HAVE YOUR SAY ON PREVENTING CRUELTY TO ANIMALS

The Andrews Labor Government is inviting Victorians to provide feedback on proposed new regulations to prevent cruelty to animals in Victoria. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP today welcomed the opening of public consultation on the proposed Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (POCTA) Regulations 2019, which will make improvements and modernise the existing regulations…

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$50,000 BOOST FOR SWAN HILL LEARN LOCAL

The Learn Local in the Swan Hill region has shared in a $2.8 million funding boost to deliver training for priority learners including early school leavers, women seeking to re-enter the workforce and unemployed workers, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP announced that Murray Adult Community…

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BRIDGING THE DIVIDE BETWEEN CITY AND COUNTRY SCHOOLS

The Andrews Labor Government has announced a huge funding boost that will double the internet speed of state schools, better support country students and address the disparity between regional and metropolitan schools. Mark Gepp MP, Member for Northern Victoria announces an initial $82.8 million funding package that will support recommendations from the Expert Advisory Panel…

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CONVERTING VACANT PLACES INTO VIBRANT CREATIVE SPACES

Artists, creatives and visionaries across Victorian regional and rural areas are invited to apply for the Regional Co-working Spaces and Creative Places program, announced by the Andrews Labor Government yesterday. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP opened expressions of interests for grants of up to $75,000 for projects that will foster the development of…

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