Category: Northern Victoria Region

Riverboats Music Festival Steams Ahead On The Murray

The Riverboat Music Festival on the mighty Murray River is set to be bigger and better than ever, with backing from the Andrews Labor Government. The Riverboats Music Festival is the Murray River’s premiere contemporary music festival and in its eighth year set a record, selling out in just nine days. The Labor Government is […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events, Northern Victoria Region

More Trains And Better Services On The Shepparton Line

Shepparton will soon benefit from the introduction of new train services thanks to works completed on the Shepparton Line Upgrade delivered by the Andrews Labor Government. From Monday 1 April, passengers will get 10 extra weekly services that have been made possible by stabling upgrades at Shepparton Station. Early works have also kicked off this […]

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

Supporting Farmers With Drought And Flood Recovery

The Andrews Labor Government is encouraging farmers to attend a series of Agriculture Victoria workshops in March, targeted at supporting producers recovering from the December flash flooding and ongoing dry conditions. Two workshops will be held in March in collaboration with the North East Catchment Management Authority (NECMA). In addition, farmers are encouraged to contact […]

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

Delivering Greater Choice For Victorians With Disability

More than 7,850 Victorians living with disability will start receiving services from the NDIS as it rolls into Goulburn, Mallee and Outer Gippsland. Acting Minister for Disability, Ageing and Carers Martin Foley welcomed the final milestone in the successful Victorian roll out of the NDIS. The NDIS is the biggest social reform since the introduction […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Minister for Disability, Ageing and Carers, Ministers, 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