Category: 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

More Funding For Shepparton Disability Providers

Organisations in Shepparton will be better prepared to meet the needs of local people with a disability, thanks to an Andrews Labor Government funding boost. Minister for Disability, Ageing and Carers Luke Donnellan today announced two grants of $130,000 each from the Labor Government’s $1.3 million Victorian Regional Readiness Fund for Shepparton-based National Disability Insurance […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Disability, Ageing and Carers, Northern Victoria Region

2,600 Extra Hours Of Respite For Shepparton Carers

Carers in Shepparton and surrounding areas will be able to recharge and get the support they need, thanks to 2,600 additional hours of respite provided by the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Disability, Ageing and Carers Luke Donnellan today announced funding of almost $260,000 for the Shepparton-based provider Goulburn Valley Family Care. The investment is […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Disability, Ageing and Carers, Northern Victoria Region

Bendigo’s Nurses, Doctors And Paramedics Rise To The Challenge

Victoria’s hospitals and paramedics are rising to the challenge of record demand caused by a busy flu season, the latest performance data shows. Across the state, ambulances recorded the best ever response for the quarter, despite responding to more than 8,500 extra Code 1 emergency patients than the same quarter a year earlier. In the […]

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

Shepparton’s Nurses, Doctors And Paramedics Rise To The Challenge

Victoria’s hospitals and paramedics are rising to the challenge of record demand caused by a busy flu season, the latest performance data shows. Across the state, ambulances recorded the best ever response for the quarter, despite responding to more than 8,500 extra Code 1 emergency patients than the same quarter a year earlier. In the […]

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

Delivering New School Facilities For Woodend Students

Woodend Primary School students are getting the facilities they deserve, with new music and gym facilities thanks to funding from the Andrews Labor Government. Premier Daniel Andrews and Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas today visited the school to officially open the $2 million upgrade. The project converted the school’s multi-purpose hall into a new gym […]

Categories: Media Release, Northern Victoria Region, Premier

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