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LIGHTING THE LAKE FOR COMMUNITY SAFETY IN BENALLA

Further safety improvements are on the way for Benalla residents with the Andrews Labor Government funding a major lighting upgrade at key spots across the community to deter crime and increase public safety. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes announced that 28 new lights will..

BRAND-NEW POLICE STATION TO IMPROVE IN BENALLA

The Andrews Labor Government is improving community safety in Benalla and providing police with the modern facilities they deserve with the designs for the brand-new fit-for-purpose police station released today. The $28.8 million police station will be constructed on the existing land, which also houses..

BROADFORD’S HISTORY COMES ALIVE THROUGH COMMUNITY GRANTS

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting community and history organisations to capture Broadford’s diverse history, making it available for more people to discover and enjoy. The latest round of the Local History Grants saw 40 projects share in $350,000 as part of the program run..

CHILTERN’S HISTORY COMES ALIVE THROUGH COMMUNITY GRANTS

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting community and history organisations to capture Chiltern’s diverse history, making it available for more people to discover and enjoy. The latest round of the Local History Grants saw 40 projects share in $350,000 as part of the program run..

NEW FUNDING PROGRAM FOR NORTHERN VICTORIAN CREATIVES

The Andrews Labor Government is continuing to invest in the people and ideas at the heart of the state’s creative industries, with a new fund to help bring projects from Northern Victoria to life. Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes invited independent creatives from across..

WORKS BEGIN ON NEW COBRAM SES HEADQUARTERS

Cobram’s emergency services volunteers are getting the dedicated headquarters they deserve – with a new Victoria State Emergency Service (VICSES) to be delivered with street frontage on Cobram-Koonoomoo Road. Minister for Emergency Services Jaclyn Symes visited the site of the new facility to mark the..

SPORTS LIGHT UP IN WODONGA

The Wodonga Raiders football and netball clubs can now play day and night thanks to the installation of a second netball court and new lighting across the oval and courts at Birallee Park. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes today joined representatives from Wodonga City..

KOORI COURT OFFICIALLY OPENS IN WODONGA

North East Aboriginal Victorians will no longer have to travel hours outside their community to access culturally appropriate justice, with the official opening of the Wodonga Koori Court. Attorney-General Jaclyn Symes opened the Court today – the fourteenth of its kind in Victoria. It will..

BROADFORD ROOS HOP IN TO NEW PAVILION

Local sports in Broadford can now prepare for the big games in brand new digs, thanks to the completion of the new pavilion and tennis/netball courts at Harley Hammond Reserve. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes joined representatives from Mitchell Shire Council, Broadford Junior Netball..

DELIVERING A BETTER STATE OF HEALTH IN ALEXANDRA

The Andrews Labor Government is delivering better access to world-class healthcare for families in the Hume region, with upgraded equipment now being used at Alexandra District Health. Minister for Health Mary-Anne Thomas today announced $372,000 worth of new world-class endoscopy equipment is helping doctors and..

BRINGING MORE VISITORS AND GROWTH TO BENALLA

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting Benalla Foreshore to become a year-round destination for visitors and locals with work underway on a cultural hub that will house a visitor centre, cinema and Ned Kelly Museum. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes visited to mark the..

BIGGER AND BETTER WANGARATTA HOSPITAL ON THE WAY

The Andrews Labor Government is getting on with delivering an even bigger and better Wangaratta Hospital with two stages of the multi-million-dollar redevelopment now complete. Minister for Health Mary-Anne Thomas today officially opened the new Short Stay Unit and Intensive Care Unit – delivered as..

LOCAL DRIVER MENTOR PROGRAM CELEBRATES 10TH BIRTHDAY

The TAC L2P Mansfield program recently celebrated its tenth birthday at The Mansfield Golf Club. The TAC L2P program is a vital mentor program that matches learners without access to a vehicle or supervising driver to a volunteer, and sponsored car, to help them reach..

LOCAL GRANTS SUPPORTING NORTHERN VICTORIA TO THRIVE

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting local councils and community groups to create better public spaces and improved streetscapes across the state. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes announced applications are open in regional Victoria for the Labor Government’s $20 million Living Local Fund. The..

ARCHITECT APPOINTED FOR WANGARATTA HIGH SCHOOL UPGRADE

Better facilities are on their way for students at Wangaratta High School with the appointment of an architect to design the school’s important upgrade thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes announced ‘Chaulk Studio’ would design works to be undertaken..

VICTORIAN LANDCARE GRANTS AND JUNIOR GRANTS NOW OPEN

The Victorian Government is providing a major funding boost to volunteers and young people across the state, including in Northern Victoria to help them protect and restore the natural environment in our area. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes announced that the 2022 Victorian Landcare..