Category: Northern 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

Say Cheese! Fonterra Stanhope Facility Opens

The world’s largest exporter of dairy products officially opened its rebuilt Stanhope Facility today thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Agriculture and Regional Development Jaala Pulford officially opened Fonterra’s rebuilt and expanded  facility, which has helped retain 120 jobs and create an additional 30 jobs. With support from the Labor Government, […]

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

Governance Failings At Central Goldfields Shire

Victoria’s local government auditor today released a report identifying a series of governance concerns at Central Goldfields Shire Council, including lack of transparency, policy failures and financial mismanagement. The report followed an investigation by the Local Government Investigations and Compliance Inspectorate and it has been provided to the Council and Minister for Local Government. The […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Local Government, Northern Victoria Region

Funding Boost For Bendigo Racecourse

Racegoers at the Bendigo Jockey Club will get uninterrupted views of all the on-course action, thanks to a new $320,000 big screen funded with support from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Racing Martin Pakula visited Bendigo Racecourse today to announce the Labor Government will provide more than $160,000 from the Victorian Racing Industry Fund […]

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

Government Assistance For Murray Goulburn Workers

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting retrenched dairy workers in the Indigo and Campaspe Shires affected by Murray Goulburn’s down-sizing. Following recent discussions with impacted workers, Minister for Agriculture and Regional Development Jaala Pulford today announced $50,000 for each council to undertake community economic development planning. The Labor Government will also allocate $80,000 to allow […]

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

Central Highlands Region, It’s Time To Have Your Say

Locals living in the Central Highlands region have a chance to continue their conversation with the Andrews Labor Government, with community consultation leading up to the next regional assembly kicking off today. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford encouraged local residents to engage with the Central Highlands Regional Partnership ahead of the 2017 Regional Assembly […]

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