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Protecting our biodiversity

22 Sep 2017 • Wangaratta Chronicle, Wangaratta VIC (General News) State funding helps support local groups’ conservation projects TURTLES, woodland bats and threatened parrots and bush peas will benefit from State Government grants to local community groups to protect and further enhance local biodiversity. Jaclyn..

WORK COMPLETE ON OXLEY ROUNDABOUT UPGRADE

The Andrews Labor Government has completed work on a new roundabout at the intersection of Glenrowan-Myrtleford Road and Wangaratta-Whitfield Road in Oxley. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, today announced that work is complete on the vital safety upgrade and thanked the..

LABOR DELIVERS FURTHER PROTECTION FOR BENALLA’S MIGRANT CAMP

The Andrews Labor Government is taking action to protect the Benalla Migrant Camp – a cherished heritage asset.   Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, today announced the Andrews Labor Government will provide $20,000 in funding.   Ms Symes said the Former..

Fix roads, not limit

20 Sep 2017 • Benalla Ensign, Benalla VIC (General News) State Member for Euroa and Deputy Leader of The Nationals Steph Ryan has slammed the Victorian Government over reports it plans to decrease the speed limit on some unsealed country roads. Ms Ryan said plans..

College works to start soon

20 Sep 2017 • Benalla Ensign, Benalla VIC (General News) State Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes has announced a multimillion dollar upgrade to Benalla P-12 College. Ms Symes, a former Benalla College student, said the $8.5 million Victorian Government building project will make major..

Biodiversity grants given

20 Sep 2017 • Benalla Ensign, Benalla VIC (General News) The Honeysuckle Recreational Environment Project Working Group (HREP), and the Friends of Winton Wetlands will receive a share of $4 million of community grants announced by the Victorian Government. State Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn..

Landcare leaves no stony unturned

20 Sep 2017 • Myrtleford Times, Myrtleford VIC (General News) by Jamie Kronborg MYRTLEFORD Landcare and Sustainability Group has been given a $18,585 grant to keep threatened flora thriving on Reform Hill. The group last week secured a Victorian government community biodiversity grant to shore..

Champions trail launched

20 Sep 2017 • Seymour Telegraph, Seymour VIC (General News) One of the region’s newest tourist attractions is ready for visitors keen to get into the spirit of spring racing. The Black Caviar Trail of Champions was officially launched on Thursday at Mitchelton Wines, one..

Men’s Shed to get new digs

20 Sep 2017 • Seymour Telegraph, Seymour VIC (General News) They spend their spare time building and refurbishing items for the community. Now members of the Broadford Men’s Shed are getting a revamp of their own. The shed has received $53 814 to build new..

Captains confirm: upgrades are “desperately” needed

20 Sep 2017 • Mansfield Courier, Mansfield VIC (General News) SECONDARY schooling in Mansfield sets you up well for life, according to Mansfield Secondary College (MSC) 2017 school captains Amy Dixon-Rielly and Fergus Patterson. With year 12 exams set to commence next term, Amy and..

Road safety barriers to go in at Sawmill

20 Sep 2017 • Mansfield Courier, Mansfield VIC (General News) ROAD safety barriers will be installed along a 230 metre section of Mt Buller Road, near Sawmill Settlement, following a number of vehicle incidents over the winter months. Installation will begin in the coming weeks…

Tops in conservation

19 Sep 2017 • Mountain Views Mail – Healesville, Melbourne (General News) by Kath Gannaway Conservation work at Coranderrk in Healesville has been recognised at the Victorian Landcare Awards. Wandoon Estate Aboriginal Corporation was awarded the Australian Government Partnerships for Landcare Award at a ceremony..

Nominate a local young achiever

19 Sep 2017 • Whittlesea Review, Whittlesea (General News) NOMINATIONS for the Victorian Young Achiever Awards are now open and Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, wants local young achievers to be recognised. Ms Symes is encouraging all residents to nominate a local young person..

Boost for local Men’s Sheds

19 Sep 2017 • Whittlesea Review, Whittlesea (General News) MORE men in Broadford and Kilmore will be building new friendships, skills and community connections, thanks to a grant for new Men’s Sheds. Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, last Thursday joined Broadford men’s Shed members..

Boost for local Men’s Sheds

19 Sep 2017 • Loddon Times, Loddon VIC (General News) NOMINATIONS for the Victorian Young Achiever Awards are now open. Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, wants local young achievers to be recognised. Ms Symes is encouraging all residents to nominate a local young person..

School’s in

19 Sep 2017 • North Central Review (Kilmore), Melbourne (General News) STUDENTS at Wandong Primary will soon have improved teaching and learning facilities thanks to additional school maintenance funding. Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, today visited the school to announce that a building firm..

Nominate a local young achiever

19 Sep 2017 • North Central Review (Kilmore), Melbourne (General News) NOMINATIONS for the Victorian Young Achiever Awards are now open and Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, wants local young achievers to be recognised. Ms Symes is encouraging all residents to nominate a local..

Boost for local Men’s Sheds

19 Sep 2017 • The Free Press, Kilmore, VIC (General News) MORE men in Broadford and Kilmore will be building new friendships, skills and community connections, thanks to a grant for new Men’s Sheds. Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, last Thursday joined Broadford men’s..