Category: Northern Victoria Region

Reduced Water Prices For Northern Victoria Irrigators

The Victorian Government has welcomed the Essential Services Commission (ESC) price decision for Goulburn-Murray Water (GMW) customers announced today. The decision means most GMW customers – predominantly irrigators – will see an average 10 per cent drop in prices from 1 July 2020 and a continued 1 percent reduction for each of the following three […]

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

Connecting Central North-West Victoria To The Water Grid

Thousands of people across central north-west Victoria now have reliable stock and domestic water supply with the completion of the South West Loddon Pipeline project. The newly completed pipeline provides secure reticulated water supply to more than 1,500 rural properties over 2,900 square kilometres surrounding Inglewood, Newbridge, St Arnaud and Wedderburn, for the first time. […]

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

Extra Beds Open At Bendigo Health For Coronavirus

Bendigo Health has been given a major boost with 45 new hospital beds, as the Victorian Government bolsters the state’s health system to combat the coronavirus pandemic. Sixteen beds are already open, and the remaining beds are ready to open when they are needed. The new hospital also has built-in capacity for 20 additional intensive […]

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

Major Boost For Towong Schools

The Andrews Labor Government is upgrading school sports facilities in areas affected by the summer’s devastating bushfires, with funding announced for three schools in Towong. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced Bethanga Primary School, Corryong College and Tallangatta Primary School will share in $2.2 million for upgrades and repairs. Corryong College will receive $1.2 […]

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

Gold Standard Growth For Mining In Victoria

Spending on minerals exploration in Victoria is at its highest level since records began, with new data showing growth reaching $34.7 million. The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) statistics show exploration spending growth is now almost seven times more than when the Andrews Labor Government was elected in 2014. This confidence is reflected in the […]

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

Works Underway On Bendigo TAFE Revitalisation Project

Students in Bendigo are a step closer to having the modern training facilities they deserve, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education Gayle Tierney today joined Member for Bendigo East Jacinta Allan and Member for Bendigo West Maree Edwards to announce Kane Nicholson would build Bendigo TAFE’s Bendigo […]

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

Funding For Bushfire Recovery Concert In Cudgewa

The Andrews Labor Government has delivered its first funding grant today under the special Regional Events Fund Bushfire Recovery Round, supporting The Rise from The Ashes concert next weekend in Cudgewa. Minister for Regional Development Jaclyn Symes today announced the first grant from the dedicated Bushfire Round which help bring visitors back to Cudgewa and […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Regional Development, Northern Victoria Region

Suicide Prevention Program For Goulburn Valley

More Victorians will have better access to mental health services with the Hospital Outreach Post-suicidal Engagement (HOPE) program to be rolled out in the Goulburn Valley. Minister for Mental Health Martin Foley announced in Shepparton today that, following a recommendation made by the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System and the HOPE initiative’s success, […]

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

Building A Safer Intersection In Echuca

Drivers, cyclists and pedestrians will have a safer and easier journey through Echuca with a multi-million dollar upgrade under way at the Murray Valley Highway intersection of Ogilvie Avenue, Sturt Street and Old Aerodrome Road. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said the $5 million project was part […]

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

Upper Murray Events Centre Construction Underway

The Andrews Labor Government will provide an additional $200,000 towards the construction of the Upper Murray Events Centre at Corryong Recreation Reserve, following bushfires in the region. Minister for Regional Development Jaclyn Symes today toured the construction site to view progress on the $2.4 million project, which will deliver a purpose-built modern event space for Towong […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Regional Development, Northern Victoria Region