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Safety to be upgraded

31 Oct 2018 • Seymour Telegraph, Seymour VIC (General News) by Alison O’Connor Safety just went up a notch at Seymour Health, with a $410 000 upgrade of the fire detection and sprinkler systems announced last week. The current ageing system is nearing its use-by..

Pollies are making promises

31 Oct 2018 • Seymour Telegraph, Seymour VIC (General News) Seymour’s Goulburn Ovens Institute of TAFE campus has been promised a $2.54 million makeover from the Victorian Government, if re-elected in November. The state-of-the-art centre will include a new facility for health and community services..

Committed cash for sport

31 Oct 2018 • Benalla Ensign, Benalla VIC (General News) by Simon Ruppert Benalla’s up and coming sporting superstars are one step closer to having state-of the art facilities with the announcement of $500 000 in funding from the Victorian Government. Member for Northern Victoria..

$600K to kinder

31 Oct 2018 • Mansfield Courier, Mansfield VIC (General News) by Jarrah Loh Jloh@ Ne Com Au State Government surprises kinder with immediate funding MANSFIELD Kindergarten got the surprise of a lifetime last week when a supposed casual visit from Labor candidate for Eildon, Sally..

Big plans for Nagambie Healthcare’s future

31 Oct 2018 • Euroa Gazette, Euroa VIC (General News) by Diane Grant IN a time of unrest concerning aged care facilities, Nagambie HealthCare is facing diverse changes to their aged care, community care and sub-acute care programs. They have been applying for infrastructure grants..

Big plans developing at CEACA

31 Oct 2018 • Alexandra Eildon Marysville Standard, Alexandra VIC (General News) MEL Gourlay, Neighbourhood House Coordinator at CEACA, outlined plans for the organisation in a discussion with candidate for Eildon Sally Brennan and Minister for Regional Development [Member for Northern Victoria] Jaclyn Symes. CEACA..

CARE ROOMS GET TLC

31 Oct 2018 • McIvor Times, Heathcote VIC (General News) by Michael Mattingly Heathcote Health to refurbish facilities for palliative patients HEATHCOTE Health will be able to refurbish rooms for palliative patients after it received funding from the state government. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn..

Harley Hammond Reservein line for upgrade

30 Oct 2018 • The Free Press, Kilmore, VIC (General News) A $1.3 million upgrade to netball facilities at Harley Hammond reserve is being brought forward thanks to 1500,000 from the Victorian Governments Female Facilities – Change our Game fund which was announced last week…

Harley Hammond Reservein line for upgrade

30 Oct 2018 • Whittlesea Review, Whittlesea (General News) A $1.3 million upgrade to netball facilities at Harley Hammond reserve is being brought forward thanks to 1500,000 from the Victorian Governments Female Facilities – Change our Ciame fund which was announced last week. Council had..

Pollies hit the road

We asked local politicians and candidates for their opinion on the state of the roads in their electorates. These are their answers on Wallan’s Watson Street interchange Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes “The Walson Street Interchange has been a priority of mine since I’ve..

BENALLA ON TRACK FOR MAJOR UPGRADE AND RACING EVENTS

The Andrews Labor Government is upgrading the sand training track at Benalla Racecourse as part of a major overhaul. The Labor government is providing $125,000 from the Victorian Racing Industry Fund to refurbish the sand training track, as part of a $300,000 joint funding package…

Doyle to Labor rescue

29 Oct 2018 • Border Mail, Albury-Wodonga (General News) by David Johnston A MELBOURNE resident with strong family ties to the Yarrawonga area has belatedly given Labor a contender in Ovens Valley for the state election. Kate Doyle, who was born and raised at Burramine,..

$6M POOL LOAN

29 Oct 2018 • Wangaratta Chronicle, Wangaratta VIC (General News) by Steve Kelly State’s low-interest finance to save ratepayers ‘hundreds of thousands of dollars’ RURAL City of Wangaratta Council has secured a $6 million low-interest loan from the State Labor Government to pay for works..

Big goal achieved for juniors

27 Oct 2018 • Border Mail, Albury-Wodonga (General News) by Anthony Bunn YOUNG footballers will no longer have to change in a horse shed after $500,000 was pledged to ovals in Benalla yesterday. The Victorian government money will allow a pavilion to be built with..

Sparky puts zap in contest

27 Oct 2018 • Border Mail, Albury-Wodonga (General News) by Anthony Bunn SIDELINED Benalla mayor Don Firth believes he’s better than a 10/1 shot of winning the seat of Euroa. The independent candidate has taken leave from the council to the contest the Victorian poll..

Buffalo report release soon

27 Oct 2018 • Border Mail, Albury-Wodonga (General News) by Ellen Ebsary THE Pricewaterhouse Coopers report on tourism opportunities at Mount Buffalo will be released next month. The firm was commissioned by Alpine Council in April to look at proposals in the “Vision for Mount..

SYMES DELIVERS $500,000 FOR NEW BENALLA SPORTING COMPLEX

Benalla’s sporting clubs who utilise the Arundel Street ovals can look forward to saying goodbye to the old stables and welcoming a new multiuse sporting complex, after Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, secured $500,000 in Andrews Labor Government funding. Under Labor,..

$6million Splash For Wangaratta Aquatic Facilities

The Andrews Labor Government is helping the Rural City of Wangaratta complete the Wangaratta Indoor Sports and Aqautic Centre (WISAC) Project thanks to a $6 million loan from the Community Sports Infrastructure Loans scheme. Visiting WISAC, Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes,..