Category: Northern Victoria Region

Builder For World-Class School Facilities In Shepparton

Shepparton families are one step closer to having the state-of-the-art secondary school facilities they deserve, with the Andrews Labor Government appointing a builder to commence work on the new Greater Shepparton Secondary College. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced Hansen Yuncken Pty Ltd has been appointed to begin early works on the new school. […]

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

Local Team Shaping Bendigo’s Creative Hub

Bendigo’s new creative industries hub continues to grow with the appointment of the Local Advisory Group and the official naming of the space as The Studio. Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley today congratulated the ten members of the new Advisory Group who will work with ACMI to ensure the program and operations of The […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Creative Industries, Northern Victoria Region

Farm Machinery Improvement Grants Now Open

Farmers in the north-west Millewa region can now apply for a farm machinery grant to help them maintain on-farm machinery and equipment and prepare for future seasons, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Agriculture Jaclyn Symes today opened applications for the Farm Machinery Improvement Grants Program as part of the Labor Government’s $31.6m […]

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

Almonds Dominate Murray-Mallee 2019 Plantings

Horticulture development in the Victorian Murray-Mallee region over the past 12 months has expanded at the fastest rate in 10 years on the back of strong prices, with almond plantings making up 50 per cent. Minister for Water Lisa Neville today released an update to the 2018 Mallee Horticulture Crop Report – tracking the extent […]

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

Boosting Organic Recycling In Macedon

Macedon Ranges Shire Council is expanding their kerbside organic waste collection to include food organics and diverting thousands of tonnes of waste from landfill, thanks to a funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio today visited the Romsey Transfer Station in Macedon Ranges to announce $182,000 […]

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

Ultima Terminal Delivers Jobs For Northern Victoria

A new rail freight terminal in Victoria’s north is delivering jobs for locals and exporting Victorian hay to the booming Asian market. Minister for Ports and Freight Melissa Horne officially opened the QUBE Ultima Intermodal Terminal today, which will remove 4,000 truck trips annually from Victorian roads. Hay from local farms is compressed and loaded […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Ports and Freight, Northern Victoria Region

Regional Focus For Mental Health System Reforms

The Andrews Labor Government will accept each and every one of the recommendations handed down by the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System, as part of its interim report. Minister for Regional Development and Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes today visited Broadford Living and Learning Centre, an important local organisation dedicated to supporting […]

Categories: Media Release, Northern Victoria Region

Spring Gully Primary Unveils Transformed Facilities

Students and teachers in Bendigo now have access to the bigger and better school facilities they deserve, thanks to a $7.5 million investment by the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Bendigo East Jacinta Allan today visited Spring Gully Primary School to officially open the school’s transformed facilities, which feature […]

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

More Support For Shepparton Students And Families

Designs for a new early learning centre in Mooroopna have been unveiled as the Andrews Labor Government also made a series of other announcements to help families and students in Shepparton get the first-rate education and facilities they deserve. Minister for Education James Merlino today visited Shepparton’s McGuire College to launch the designs of the […]

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

Early Childhood Courses Added To Free TAFE List

The Andrews Labor Government is calling on Victorians to consider a career in early childhood education as two early childhood qualifications will be added to the Free TAFE course list in 2020 to support the rollout of universal three-year-old Kinder. Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education Gayle Tierney and Member for Northern Victoria […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Training and Skills, Northern Victoria Region