Category: Northern Victoria Region

Backing The Committee For Maryborough

The Andrews Labor Government is backing the Committee for Maryborough with a $50,000 grant to help the new organisation get established and make a positive impact on the economic and social well-being of the region. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford announced the funding in Maryborough today while meeting with members of the community and […]

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

Transforming Mount Buffalo Into A Year-Round Destination

The Andrews Labor Government is backing a new plan to transform Mt Buffalo from one of Victoria’s winter wonderlands to a year-round tourism drawcard. Parliamentary Secretary for Regional Victoria Danielle Green today announced $200,000 from the Labor Government for a feasibility study on development of year-round tourism experiences. Alpine Shire Council will use the funding […]

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

Getting It Done: Better Roads For Country Victoria

Country Victorians will have unprecedented access to information about the condition of country roads, road works and upgrades as part of a massive overhaul of the way VicRoads manages the road network. Minister for Roads and Road Safety Luke Donnellan joined VicRoads Chief Executive John Merritt today to announce a bold plan of action based […]

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

Record Rail Investment Boosts Bendigo Jobs

Sixteen Bendigo locals have secured full-time work at Southern Shorthaul Railroad over the past six months thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s record investment in new trains. Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan today toured the Bendigo workshop and met staff recently employed on a permanent basis thanks to an ongoing pipeline of work. The […]

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

Community To Help Shape New Bendigo Station Precinct

The Bendigo community is being invited to help shape the Andrews Labor Government’s revitalisation of the Bendigo Station precinct. Minister for Public Transport and Member for Bendigo East Jacinta Allan, and the Member for Bendigo West Maree Edwards, today encouraged the locals to head along to community workshops next month and provide their input on […]

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

Getting It Done: 40 Safer Country Crossings Delivered

Forty dangerous rail crossings across regional Victoria have now been upgraded as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s Safer Country Crossings program, with a further 37 expected to be complete by the end of next year. The $50 million program is now more than halfway complete, with another 10 crossings slated for upgrades before the […]

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

Protecting The Future Of Victoria’s Alpine Resorts

The Andrews Labor Government is taking important action to protect the future of Victoria’s alpine resorts. Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio today announced the government would implement a new governance model and refresh the three northern Alpine Resort Management Boards. The Labor Government will shortly be inviting expressions of interest for […]

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

Wodonga Racing Strikes Gold With Funding Boost

Thoroughbred racing at Wodonga will get a $271,000 boost for key race day attractions and infrastructure projects thanks to a joint funding package supported by the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Racing Martin Pakula announced the funding at today’s Wodonga Gold Cup which is one of three events in the Wodonga & District Turf Club’s […]

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

Wangaratta Races Ahead With Funding Boost

The Wangaratta Turf Club is set to benefit from a $1.4 million joint funding package, supported by the Andrews Labor Government. The Labor Government is contributing almost $720,000 from the Victorian Racing Industry Fund to support the 2018 Wangaratta Racing, Food and Wine Carnival, and to upgrade the sand training track at the racecourse. The […]

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

Murray Basin Rail Project Supporting Local Jobs

Communities in central Victoria are already seeing the benefits of the Murray Basin Rail Project, with more than 40 businesses engaged as regional suppliers now on board. Maryborough-based organisation Asteria Business Services is just one of the suppliers that has directly benefited from being involved in the project. Since July, Asteria has provided printing and […]

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