Category: Northern Victoria Region

Giving Mildura Patients A Say Over Their Hospital

The Andrews Labor Government is asking the Mildura community to have its say on the future of Mildura Base Hospital. The Liberal Nationals privatised the Mildura Base Hospital in 1998, as they embarked on a savage round of cuts to healthcare that saw beds close, waiting lists spiral out of control, hospitals shut down or […]

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

Developing A Plan For Swan Hill Arts And Culture Precinct

The Andrews Labor Government has awarded a $300,000 grant to Swan Hill Rural City Council to design concept plans for the proposed Swan Hill Regional Arts, Indigenous and Cultural Precinct. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford announced funding for the plans in the Victorian Parliament today, which encapsulate other plans underway for the Swan Hill […]

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

Work Starts To Get VLocity Trains For The North East Line

The Andrews Labor Government has reached an agreement with Bombardier Transportation Australia to complete the design of the bogies for the new standard gauge VLocity trains for the North East Line. Bombardier is doing this job in addition to building the existing orders for 87 VLocity carriages as part of the Government’s $848.5 million investment […]

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

Works Set To Improve Seymour And Shepparton Lines

Major maintenance and renewal works will kick off next month on the Seymour and Shepparton lines as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s work to get passengers where they need to go sooner. Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan said around 200 V/Line workers will complete $10 million of work to upgrade track, signalling and […]

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

Green Lake Rejuvenation Works Set To Start

Western Victorians will continue to enjoy Green Lake for years to come as one of region’s favourite recreation sites, as rejuvenation work gets underway this week, funded by the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Water Lisa Neville said the project will deliver a new layer of clay at the base of the lake to reduce […]

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

Delivering More TAFE Training In Northern Victoria

People in Shepparton will be able to access more TAFE training thanks to a funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney today visited GOTAFE’s Shepparton campus to announce almost $7.5 million to deliver 12 new TAFE courses as well as funding to support GOTAFE’s community services. More than […]

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

50 Cent Levy Abolished To Save Mallee Irrigators Money

Landholders in the Mallee region will no longer be charged a salinity levy of 50 cents per megaliter following its abolition by the Andrews Labor Government, fulfilling the promise made in its comprehensive Water for Victoria policy. Minister for Water Lisa Neville said today that local irrigators that currently pay the levy will save an […]

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

New skills, good jobs, more schools, better roads in North West Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government is getting things done, investing in the big projects that North West Victoria needs and the people we need to deliver them. The Victorian Budget 2018/19 delivers $4.3 billion for regional Victoria, making sure regional communities have reliable roads and rail, good schools and quality healthcare. As we build our state, […]

Categories: Media Release, Northern Victoria Region, Premier

New skills, good jobs, more schools, better roads in Shepparton

The Andrews Labor Government is getting things done, investing in the big projects that Shepparton and the Goulburn Valley needs and the people we need to deliver them. The Victorian Budget 2018/19 delivers $4.3 billion for regional Victoria, making sure regional communities have reliable roads and rail, good schools and quality healthcare. As we build […]

Categories: Media Release, Northern Victoria Region, Premier

New skills, good jobs, more schools, better roads in Central Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government is getting things done, investing in the big projects that Central Victoria and the Macedon Ranges need and the people we need to deliver them. The Victorian Budget 2018/19 delivers $4.3 billion for regional Victoria, making sure regional communities have reliable roads and rail, good schools and quality healthcare. As we […]

Categories: Media Release, Northern Victoria Region, Premier