Category: 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

Pipeline Proposal A Step Closer For Yarra Valley Growers

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting a proposal to pipe recycled water to wine makers in the Coldstream and Gruyere area, to secure their water supply and help them produce more wine. Minister for Water Lisa Neville and Member for Monbulk James Merlino today met with growers and landholders in the Yarra Valley to discuss […]

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

Kulkyne Book Wins Victorian Premier’s History Award

A book about the history of a little known area of north-west Victoria has been awarded top prize at the Victorian Community History Awards today. John Burch was awarded the inaugural Victorian Premier’s History Award today for his book Returning the Kulkyne in a ceremony at the Arts Centre Melbourne. The book provides an insight […]

Categories: Media Release, Northern Victoria Region, Special Minister of State

Shepparton To Host Young Socceroos And AFC Qualifiers

The Andrews Labor Government has helped Shepparton secure the right to host qualifying matches for the 2018 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U-19 Championship later this year, featuring our Young Socceroos. Minister for Sport John Eren joined Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp and Young Socceroos Head Coach Ufuk Talay at the Greater Shepparton Community Football […]

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

Continuing The Conversation In The Goulburn Region

Representatives from the local community, industry and the Andrews Labor Government will come together tonight in Seymour for the 2017 Goulburn Regional Assembly. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford said the Assembly was an important opportunity to discuss the future of the region, its priorities, and the Labor Government’s ongoing partnership with local communities. Last […]

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

Green Light For The Marong Business Park

The Andrews Labor Government is creating jobs in Bendigo by giving the green light to the Marong Business Park. Minister for Planning Richard Wynne has announced the rezoning of more than 300 hectares of land in Bendigo’s west, paving the way for the City of Greater Bendigo to begin developing the jobs hub. The Marong […]

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