Category: Northern Victoria Region

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

The Andrews Labor Government is getting things done, investing in the big projects that the Bendigo region 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 North East Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government is getting things done, investing in the big projects that North East 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

Listening And Delivering In The Mallee

People living and working in the Mallee are invited to register to attend this year’s Regional Assembly, to be held in Kerang on 31 May. The Regional Assemblies began in 2016 and are the cornerstone of the Andrews Labor Government’s year-round consultation with regional Victorians through its nine Regional Partnerships. In 2017, more than 2,000 […]

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

Extra Coach Services Better Connect Shepparton Passengers

The Andrews Labor Government is adding 29 extra weekly coach services between Seymour and Shepparton to give passengers better access to more V/Line trains. Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan announced that from mid-2018, Shepparton residents will benefit from more weekday and weekend coach services linking with trains at Seymour Station. Five extra coach services […]

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

Co-Investment In Rain-Resistant Grape Varieties Bears Fruit

The Andrews Labor Government’s co-investment in rain-resistant grapes is paying dividends for the Sunraysia region. Parliamentary Secretary for Regional Victoria, Danielle Green joined the Chief Executive Officer and Chair of Dried Fruits Australia at a farm in Irymple today to see the benefits of the Labor Government’s investment. In 2015, the Labor Government provided around […]

Categories: Media Release, Northern Victoria Region, Parliamentary Secretary for Tourism, Major Events and Regional Victoria

McCurdy Votes For Exploitation Of Vulnerable Workers

Member for Ovens Valley Tim McCurdy has joined mobsters’ mate Matthew Guy and his Liberal and National colleagues to abandon some of the state’s most vulnerable workers, opposing ground-breaking Andrews Labor Government legislation to stop exploitation in the Victorian labour hire industry. Minister for Industrial Relations Natalie Hutchins slammed Tim McCurdy and the Opposition for […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Industrial Relations, Northern Victoria Region

Crisp Votes For Exploitation Of Vulnerable Workers

Member for Mildura Peter Crisp has joined mobsters’ mate Matthew Guy and his Liberal and National colleagues to abandon some of the state’s most vulnerable workers, opposing ground-breaking Andrews Labor Government legislation to stop exploitation in the Victorian labour hire industry. Minister for Industrial Relations Natalie Hutchins slammed Peter Crisp and the Opposition for voting […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Industrial Relations, Northern Victoria Region

Administrators To Oversee Central Goldfields Shire Council

The Andrews Labor Government has appointed three long-term administrators to restore good governance and operations at Central Goldfields Shire Council. Minister for Local Government Marlene Kairouz announced the appointments today to address a wide range of failures within council. Mr Noel Harvey, the Hon Hugh Delahunty and Ms Karen Douglas have been appointed until the […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Local Government, Northern Victoria Region

Landmark Legislation To Protect The Macedon Ranges

The Andrews Labor Government is delivering on its election commitment to protect the iconic and historic Macedon Ranges region. Minister for Planning Richard Wynne will today introduce a Bill into Parliament that will allow Macedon to be declared a distinctive area, strengthening planning controls and protecting Macedon Ranges from inappropriate development. The Macedon Ranges boasts […]

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

Capacity Doubled For Two Peak Bendigo Trains

Bendigo passengers are set to benefit from added capacity on their regional rail service, with three new VLocity carriages allocated to two peak services today. Passengers will see a more comfortable journey on the 7:00am weekday service from Epsom to Southern Cross as well as the 5:53pm from Southern Cross Station to Bendigo, in addition […]

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