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A SPLASH OF COLOUR FOR THE SEYMOUR RAIL UNDERPASS

One of Seymour’s busiest intersections has received a vibrant and colourful makeover, thanks to $152,840 from the Andrew’s Labor Government’s Pick My Project initiative. Minister for Regional Development and Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes today officially opened the new art installation at the Seymour..

FUNDING FOR WODONGA CITY COUNCIL TO ASSIST WITH CRIME PREVENTION

The Andrews Labor Government has awarded funding to the Wodonga City Council to tackle community safety concerns under the Public Safety Infrastructure Fund. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes announced the Wodonga City Council would receive $140,000 towards the $185,000 project. The Wodonga City Council..

New Rural Assistance Commissioner Appointed

The Andrews Labor Government has appointed a new Rural Assistance Commissioner to engage with Victoria’s agricultural communities and provide advice to government on how they can best be supported into the future. Minister for Agriculture and Regional Development Jaclyn Symes today announced that former Victorian..

OFF AND RUNNING AT THE SEYMOUR CUP IN 2019

One of regional Victoria’s most popular race meets, the Seymour Cup is back bigger and better than ever on Sunday thanks to a funding package of more than $46,000 thanks to the Andrews Labor Government, the Seymour Racing Club and Country Racing Victoria. Member for..

MORE WORK SET TO START ON BENALLA COLLEGE UPGRADES

Students at Benalla College are a step closer to getting the facilities they need for a great start in life, with an architect appointed to design the school’s exciting upgrade. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes announced that Designinc Melbourne P/L has been appointed to..

Giving More Kids Access To Medicinal Cannabis

More of Victoria’s sickest kids will now have access to potentially life-changing medicinal cannabis treatment as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s compassionate access scheme. Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos today announced the scheme would be increased from 60 to 90 places. Ten children with..

KINDER UPGRADE TO SUPPORT AVENEL FAMILIES

Families in Avenel have access to more kinder places and the first-rate early years services they deserve, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes today visited Avenel Preschool to open its $566,000 expanded facilities and announce a further $10,500 for..

Mining Services Jobs Set To Accelerate Across Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting businesses in the mining sector to grow, innovate and connect as part of a new program launched in Bendigo. Minister for Resources Jaclyn Symes today launched the Regional Innovation Accelerator program, giving local businesses in the Mining Equipment Technology..

New Life For Historic Goldfields Tourism Attractions

The historic towns of Maldon and Castlemaine in the Goldfields region are being reinvigorated with support from the Andrews Labor Government to bring their significant tourism assets back to life. Minister for Regional Development Jaclyn Symes and Member for Bendigo West Maree Edwards today visited the Maldon Streetscape project and the..

NEW BOAT RAMP NOW OPEN AT NAGAMBIE LAKES

Boaters and fishers at Nagambie Lakes will find it easier to get out onto the water thanks to the opening of a new boat ramp. The new deep-water ramp at Nagambie Lakes offers 24-hour public access on the Goulburn River and includes new car and..

BOOSTING KINDER SERVICES IN BENALLA

Benalla families will have access to more kinder places, with work set to begin on Ride Avenue Kindergarten. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes today visited Ride Avenue Kindergarten to turn the sod on the $265,000 upgrade. The project includes renovation of existing buildings to..

Victoria Leads The Way On Carbon Monitoring Research

Victoria is establishing itself as a world leader in tackling carbon emissions, with a new project backed by the Andrews Labor Government under way at the CO2CRC Otway National Research Facility in the state’s south-west. Minister for Resources Jaclyn Symes today visited the research project,..

Plan in place for Geelong City Deal rollout

A clear path toward economic diversification, tourism growth and a thriving city centre has been laid out today with the launch of the Geelong City Deal Implementation Plan. Federal Minister for Population, Cities and Urban Infrastructure Alan Tudge said the City Deal would inject $370..

A HELPING HAND TO BETTER MANAGE CHRONIC ILLNESSES

More people in Myrtleford living with a chronic illness will get support from their local peer-led support group thanks to an Andrews Labor Government funding boost. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes announced local support groups were among 69 to share in more than $313,000..

A HELPING HAND TO BETTER MANAGE CHRONIC ILLNESSES

More people in Mansfield living with a chronic illness will get support from their local peer-led support group thanks to an Andrews Labor Government funding boost. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes announced local support groups were among 69 to share in more than $313,000..

A HELPING HAND TO BETTER MANAGE CHRONIC ILLNESSES

More people in Benalla living with a chronic illness will get support from their local peer-led support groups thanks to an Andrews Labor Government funding boost. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes announced local support groups were among 69 to share in more than $313,000..

Quad Bike Rebate Extended To Improve Farm Safety

The Andrews Labor Government is extending the quad bike rebate by nine months to help Victorian farmers improve safety on their properties. For the first time farmers with other businesses, who do not operate properties as their primary source of income, will also have access..

Supporting The Millewa’s Drought-Affected Farmers

Farmers in the in the north-west Millewa region facing drought and dry conditions will get the extra support they need, with the Andrews Labor Government announcing new dedicated funding to help farming families and communities doing it tough. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Agriculture..