Category: Northern Victoria Region

Safety Boost For High-Risk Intersections In Mildura

Three of Mildura’s highest-risk intersections will be made safer as part of the first round of a state-wide blitz targeting rural and regional Victoria’s most dangerous intersections thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Roads, Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford said the upgrades are being rolled out under a $25 million program […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Road Safety and the TAC, Minister for Roads, Northern Victoria Region

Community To Have Their Say On Road Safety In Mildura

Residents from Mildura and the surrounding region will share their ideas and thoughts on how to make local roads safer at tonight’s regional road safety forum. It has been a devastating year to date on Victoria’s roads, with 202 deaths, compared with 147 at the same time last year. The majority of fatalities are happening […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Road Safety and the TAC, Minister for Roads, Northern Victoria Region

Powering Ahead With Jobs Growth Across Sunraysia

The Andrews Labor Government has supported dozens of long-term jobseekers into meaningful employment during the construction of a new solar farm in the state’s North West. The Beon Energy Solutions site at Yatpool, 25 kilometres south of Mildura, is nearing completion and incorporates 350,000 solar panels across 100 hectares, with the capacity to generate power […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Jobs, Innovation and Trade, Northern Victoria Region

More Surgery And Care At Bigger, Better Shepparton Hospital

The Andrews Labor Government’s major expansion of Shepparton Hospital has reached another milestone, meaning better care and more services is another step closer for local patients. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos visited the project today, marking the completion of the building’s external structure and the roof installation. The project has created […]

Categories: Media Release, Northern Victoria Region, Premier

Boosting Early Childhood Facilities For Ouyen Families

Families in Ouyen will have access to the bigger and better first-rate early years facilities they deserve, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Parliamentary Secretary for Early Childhood Education Sonya Kilkenny today visited Mallee Minors Childcare Centre Ouyen to officially open its $178,779 upgrade. The upgrade included an extension of the building to co-locate a […]

Categories: Media Release, Northern Victoria Region, Parliamentary Secretary for Early Childhood Education

Mountain Bikers Flock To Mount Alexander Region

More than 31,000 mountain bike riders have flocked to La Larr Ba Gauwa Park near Harcourt since the world-class facility opened in March 2018. Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio said the park had provided a huge economic boost to the region, with visitors spending an estimated $1.6 million locally in the […]

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

More Housing Support For Homeless In Mildura

More people experiencing homelessness in Mildura will have a roof over their heads thanks to funding from the Andrews Labor Government. Construction has begun on two three-bedroom homes in Mildura, to be ready for tenants early in 2020. These are funded through the Labor Government’s $27 million Accommodation for Homeless program. Haven Home Safe was […]

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

CCTV And Lighting Upgrades To Mildura CBD Completed

Mildura’s CBD and riverfront have been enhanced with the installation of new CCTV cameras and additional lighting, thanks to a grant of more than $234,000 from the Andrews Labor Government. A grant from the Public Safety Infrastructure Fund has been used by the Mildura Rural City Council to improve lighting and install 17 CCTV cameras […]

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

Locals Have Their Say On Road Safety At Bendigo Forum

Residents from Bendigo and the surrounding region will share their ideas and thoughts on how to make local roads safer at tonight’s regional road safety forum. It has been a devastating year to date on Victoria’s roads, with 191 deaths, compared with 133 at the same time last year, with the majority of these deaths […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Road Safety and the TAC, Northern Victoria Region

Solar Boosting Jobs And Clean Energy In Shepparton

The Andrews Labor Government has approved three new solar farms for the Shepparton region that will create more than 600 jobs and generate enough clean energy to power more than 80,000 homes. Minister for Planning Richard Wynne has approved permits for the Tatura East, Tallygaroopna and Lemnos solar farms, subject to conditions. Combined, the three […]

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