Category: Northern Victoria Region

Major Boost For Towong Schools

The Andrews Labor Government is upgrading school sports facilities in areas affected by the summer’s devastating bushfires, with funding announced for three schools in Towong. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced Bethanga Primary School, Corryong College and Tallangatta Primary School will share in $2.2 million for upgrades and repairs. Corryong College will receive $1.2 […]

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

Gold Standard Growth For Mining In Victoria

Spending on minerals exploration in Victoria is at its highest level since records began, with new data showing growth reaching $34.7 million. The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) statistics show exploration spending growth is now almost seven times more than when the Andrews Labor Government was elected in 2014. This confidence is reflected in the […]

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

Works Underway On Bendigo TAFE Revitalisation Project

Students in Bendigo are a step closer to having the modern training facilities they deserve, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education Gayle Tierney today joined Member for Bendigo East Jacinta Allan and Member for Bendigo West Maree Edwards to announce Kane Nicholson would build Bendigo TAFE’s Bendigo […]

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

Funding For Bushfire Recovery Concert In Cudgewa

The Andrews Labor Government has delivered its first funding grant today under the special Regional Events Fund Bushfire Recovery Round, supporting The Rise from The Ashes concert next weekend in Cudgewa. Minister for Regional Development Jaclyn Symes today announced the first grant from the dedicated Bushfire Round which help bring visitors back to Cudgewa and […]

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

Suicide Prevention Program For Goulburn Valley

More Victorians will have better access to mental health services with the Hospital Outreach Post-suicidal Engagement (HOPE) program to be rolled out in the Goulburn Valley. Minister for Mental Health Martin Foley announced in Shepparton today that, following a recommendation made by the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System and the HOPE initiative’s success, […]

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

Building A Safer Intersection In Echuca

Drivers, cyclists and pedestrians will have a safer and easier journey through Echuca with a multi-million dollar upgrade under way at the Murray Valley Highway intersection of Ogilvie Avenue, Sturt Street and Old Aerodrome Road. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said the $5 million project was part […]

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

Upper Murray Events Centre Construction Underway

The Andrews Labor Government will provide an additional $200,000 towards the construction of the Upper Murray Events Centre at Corryong Recreation Reserve, following bushfires in the region. Minister for Regional Development Jaclyn Symes today toured the construction site to view progress on the $2.4 million project, which will deliver a purpose-built modern event space for Towong […]

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

Albury Wodonga Health Redevelopment To Begin

The New South Wales and Victorian governments are working together to build a new emergency department and the first short stay unit at Albury Wodonga Health to meet the future health needs of the community. NSW Minister for Health and Medical Research Brad Hazzard, Victorian Minister for Health and Ambulance Services Jenny Mikakos and NSW […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Health, 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