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Making a splash in Benalla in time for Summer

Friday, 18 September 2020 Benalla locals will have another place to enjoy and cool down in the warmer months, with the town’s new splash park completed in time for summer. Minister for Regional Development Jaclyn Symes today officially opened the park, made possible with more..

NEW BOUNCE FOR BENALLA GYMNASTICS

Monday, 24 August 2020 Benalla Gymnastics has been given a boost with the Victorian Government announcing funding for new equipment. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes announced $67,300 from the Community Support fund to install a new sprung floor at the Benalla Drill Hall. The..

REGIONAL VICTORIA TO TAKE THIRD STEP

Tuesday, 15 September 2020 From 11:59pm tomorrow, Northern Victoria and other regional communities across the state will take the third step along the roadmap to COVID Normal. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes said the announcement was a testament to the determination of regional communities..

FUNDING BOOST FOR RUSHWORTH COMMUNITY TAXI SERVICE

Tuesday, 1 September 2020 Rushworth residents will have easier access to vital local services like healthcare and education, thanks to a funding boost from the Victorian Government that will deliver a new community vehicle. Member for Northern Victorian Jaclyn Symes announced through the Government’s Flexible..

VICTORIAN GOVERNMENT DELIVERS WORLD GAME TO WODONGA

AUGUST 25, 2020 Football has been given a boost in Wodonga with the Victorian Government announcing funding to Wodonga City Council to upgrade to facilities at Kelly Park, Wodonga. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes announced $240,000 towards the upgrade from the government’s 2019-20 The..

Working Together To Open And Protect Regional Victoria

Tuesday, 1st September 2020 As part of its reopening plan, the Victorian Government will release a dedicated regional roadmap – providing greater certainty to communities, tourism operators and businesses alike that restrictions will be eased at a safe pace – based on localised health advice…

KINDER UPGRADE FOR BRIGHT

Monday, 31 August 2020 The Andrews Labor Government is repairing, expanding and building new kinders so every child can access Three-Year-Old kinder as the ground-breaking program rolls out across the state. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes today announced that the Victorian Government would provide..

MAJOR EXPANSION OF WANDONG KINDERGARTEN

Monday, 31 August 2020 The Andrews Labor Government is repairing, expanding and building new kinders so every child can access Three-Year-Old kinder as the ground-breaking program rolls out across the state. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes today announced that the Andrews Labor Government is..

MAJOR EXPANSION FOR BELGRADE AVENUE COMMUNITY CENTRE

Monday, 31 August 2020 The Andrews Labor Government is repairing, expanding and building new kinders so every child can access Three-Year-Old kinder as the ground-breaking program rolls out across the state. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes announced that Wodonga City Council would receive $250,000..

FINALISTS ANNOUNCED FOR 66TH VICTORIAN TRAINING AWARDS

Friday, 28 August 2020 The Centre for Continuing Education has been named as a finalist for the 2020 Victorian Training Awards. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes said The Centre was among 35 finalists for the awards statewide, which are now in their 66th year…

FINALISTS ANNOUNCED FOR 66TH VICTORIAN TRAINING AWARDS

Friday, 28 August 2020 Wodonga student Simon Watts has been named as a finalist for the 2020 Victorian Training Awards. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes said Simon was among 35 finalists for the awards statewide, which are now in their 66th year. The awards..

CALL OUT FOR CREATIVE IDEAS TO BOOST TOURISM

Thursday, 27 August 2020 Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes has called out for creative ideas for boosting tourism with applications now open for the Victorian Government’s Creative Activation Fund. Open to local councils and creative and community organisations and associations, the Creative Activation Fund..

FINALISTS ANNOUNCED FOR 66TH VICTORIAN TRAINING AWARDS

Wednesday, 26 August 2020 Local Benalla trainee Nicole Barrow has been named as a finalist for the 2020 Victorian Training Awards. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes said Nicole was among 35 finalists for the awards statewide, which are now in their 66th year. The..

$14 MILLION IN GRANTS TO SUPPORT EMERGENCY VOLUNTEERS

Tuesday, 25 August 2020 The Victorian Government is providing $14 million for emergency services volunteers to fund new equipment and vehicles and support their tireless efforts keeping the community safe. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes announced applications are open for the latest round of..

VICTORIAN GOVERNMENT DELIVERS WORLD GAME TO MITCHELL SHIRE

Football has been given a boost in Mitchell Shire with the Victorian Government announcing funding to Mitchell Shire Council to upgrade to facilities at the Broadford Recreation Reserve. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes announced $348,000 towards the redevelopment from the government’s 2019-20 The World..

Funding Boost For Bushfire-Hit Learn Locals

Learn Locals in communities affected by last summer’s bushfires will receive grants to help provide urgent training, thanks to the Victorian Government. Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education Gayle Tierney announced a Learn Local Bushfire Recovery Grants package worth a total of $200,000..

Boosting Agriculture Supply Chains And Local Jobs

Farmers and producers across Victoria will get better access to markets and communities thanks to funding from the Victorian Government to improve the vital network of local roads and infrastructure. Rural, regional and interface councils will be able to apply for funding under the $20..