Category: Northern Victoria Region

Directors Appointed To Further Boost Governance At GOTAFE

Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education Gayle Tierney today announced the appointment of 33 directors for Victoria’s TAFEs, further strengthening the sector across the state, following unprecedented investment from the Andrews Labor Government. An independently-chaired panel supported by a professional recruitment firm were engaged to help select the TAFE directors, with specific consideration […]

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

Improving Reliability And New Stations For Bendigo

The Victorian Budget 19/20 delivers more funding to improve the reliability of train services for Bendigo locals. The Andrews Labor Government has allocated $5 million for V/Line to build a new bio-wash facility in the Bendigo Station precinct, which will be used to inspect and clean trains after animal strikes and other incidents. Currently, there […]

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

Water Market Improvements For Northern Irrigators

Significant changes to the way water is managed in Northern Victoria have been flagged today in a bid to support struggling irrigators and dairy farmers facing dry conditions and high prices for water and fodder. Minister for Water Lisa Neville and Minister for Agriculture Jaclyn Symes attended a dairy industry roundtable in Tatura to hear […]

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

Designers On Board For Historic Bendigo Station

Local Bendigo company e+ Architecture has been appointed to design the refresh of Bendigo’s iconic station building as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s $15.8 million Bendigo and Eaglehawk Station upgrades. Operating for more than 40 years in Bendigo, e+ Architecture has delivered a range of local projects including the award-winning Epsom Primary School redevelopment, […]

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

A World-Class, One-Stop Shop Rehabilitation Centre For Bendigo

Bendigo patients recovering from illness or injury will get the world-class care they need to get back on their feet and live independently at home thanks to a cutting-edge new rehabilitation centre at Bendigo Hospital. The Victorian Budget 2019/20 includes nearly $60 million for the Bendigo Hospital Day Rehabilitation Centre – a key election commitment […]

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

Bringing Balenciaga To Bendigo

Bendigo’s proud history of attracting exclusive international showstoppers is set to continue with an exhibition celebrating one of the world’s best fashion designers to open at the Bendigo Art Gallery, thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Tourism and Major Events Martin Pakula today announced the Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion exhibition, set to bring […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events, Northern Victoria Region

Cutting-Edge Sub-Acute Services For Swan Hill

Patients in Swan Hill will be able to access rehabilitation and care so that they can recover faster from illness and get back home, thanks to new sub-acute services delivered by the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos today announced the $2.6 million sub-acute services would be open to patients in the coming […]

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

New Solar Project To Deliver Energy Savings For Bendigo

Bendigo residents are taking control of their energy costs with rooftop solar for local sporting facilities, thanks to community fundraising and support from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio and Member for Bendigo West Maree Edwards today officially launched the Eaglehawk Badminton and Table Tennis Stadium solar project. […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change, Northern Victoria Region

Works Begin On Ardmona Primary School Upgrade

The Andrews Labor Government is giving Ardmona families the educational facilities they deserve, with works now underway to revamp Ardmona Primary School. Minister for Education James Merlino joined Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp today to turn the first sod on the $631,592 redevelopment of the Turnbull Road site, which will restore its original buildings […]

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

Riverboats Music Festival Steams Ahead On The Murray

The Riverboat Music Festival on the mighty Murray River is set to be bigger and better than ever, with backing from the Andrews Labor Government. The Riverboats Music Festival is the Murray River’s premiere contemporary music festival and in its eighth year set a record, selling out in just nine days. The Labor Government is […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events, Northern Victoria Region