Category: Northern Victoria Region

Major Revamp For Kyneton’s Community Health Services

More Kyneton families will get easier access to the vital community health and family services they need – all under one roof – thanks to an Andrews Labor Government funding boost for Cobaw Community Health Services. Minister for Health Jill Hennessy today joined Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas to announce Cobaw Community Health Services will […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Health, Northern Victoria Region

Men’s Sheds A Valuable Asset For Local Communities

Communities around Victoria are set to benefit from more Men’s Sheds, thanks to $879,000 in funding from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Families and Children Jenny Mikakos announced the opening of the 2017-18 Men’s Sheds Grants Program today, during a visit to the Maryborough Men’s Shed. The grants will help communities provide a space […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Families and Children, Northern Victoria Region

LGBTI Equality Roadshow Hits The Highways

Over the coming months the LGBTI Equality Roadshow bus will visit 17 towns across Victoria to meet and hear views and ideas on how we improve the lives of LGBTI Victorians. Minister for Equality, Martin Foley today joined Gender and Sexuality Commissioner, Ro Allen at the Chill Out Festival to commence the Roadshow. The aim […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Minister for Equality, Northern Victoria Region, Western Victoria Region

Grass Is Greener At Edenhope Cup

The grass will be greener at Edenhope racecourse thanks to a $75,000 funding injection for a new irrigation system and race day attractions for the Edenhope Cup on Saturday 11 March. The Andrews Labor Government is providing $36,000 towards the Cup and much-needed trackside upgrades, courtesy of the Victorian Racing Industry Fund and Raceday Attraction […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Racing, Northern Victoria Region

Better Access To Work And Education On The Bendigo Line

The Andrews Labor Government will partner with local councils and Regional Development Australia to investigate how to improve access to work and education along the Bendigo line. Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan announced today that the Labor Government will contribute $35,000 towards a study investigating how to use local transport to improve access to […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Public Transport, Northern Victoria Region

First Home Owner Grant To Double In Regional Victoria

The First Home Owner Grant will be doubled in regional Victoria, helping thousands of Victorians buy their first home. Expected to help up to 6,000 first home buyers, the Grant will increase from $10,000 to $20,000, commencing 1 July 2017. The changes from the Andrews Labor Government will make it easier for young people in […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Northern Victoria Region, Premier, Western Victoria Region

New Echuca Police Station Opens To Public

Echuca’s new police station was officially opened today replacing the almost 50-year old station that local police had long outgrown. The new double-storey station will operate a 24-hour counter service available to the town’s more than 14,000 residents. The new station houses a range of specialist units to respond to community needs, including criminal investigations […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Police, Northern Victoria Region

Building The Education State In Wallan

Students in Wallan are a step closer to getting the first-rate facilities they deserve thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino, Member for Yan Yean Danielle Green and Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes today turned the first sod to mark the start of construction on the school’s $5 million upgrade. […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Education, Northern Victoria Region

Breaking Ground For Bigger, Better Wattle Glen Station

The Wattle Glen CFA fire station is receiving a $500,000 upgrade thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Emergency Services James Merlino and Member for Yan Yean Danielle Green were on site today to turn the first sod to mark the start of construction. The building extension will provide Wattle Glen’s brigade members with […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Emergency Services, Northern Victoria Region

A Stronger TAFE For Shepparton

Shepparton locals will have access to more opportunities to get the skills they need to get a job thanks to $6.9 million for GOTAFE from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney visited the Shepparton campus today to announce the funding from the Stronger TAFE Fund, part of Skills First, which […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Training and Skills, Northern Victoria Region