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Christian College Can Now Expand Kindergarten Facilities

The Australian Christian College (ACC) Benalla can now get on with the job of building an all-access play areas, sensory gardens, outdoor learning areas, and to expand the kindergarten yard to support students with disabilities and additional needs, under the latest rounds of the Andrews..

Airport changes expand capacity

THE $2.2 million Corryong Airport Precinct Development project has been opened. Works began last year on a new building, runway resurfacing, taxiway extension and lighting upgrades. The upgrades mean Forest Fire Management Victoria can relocate firefighting and suppression activities from the grass airfield at Avondale..

Major Race Day Boost For Yarra Valley Racing

The Andrews Labor Government is investing in the future of harness racing in the Yarra Valley as part of a major boost for Yarra Valley Racing. Minister for Racing Martin Pakula visited Yarra Valley Racing today to announce the Labor Government is investing $48,000 to..


The Andrews Labor Government will fund more of Australia’s fastest electric vehicle ultra-rapid charging stations, with five more to be built across Victoria. Minister for Energy Lily D’Ambrosio made the announcement today while opening Australia’s first ultra-rapid electric vehicle charging site at Euroa, with another..

Seymour Health Upgrade To Deliver Better, Safer Care

The Andrews Labor Government will fund a major $410,000 safety upgrade for Seymour Health. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, joined Labor’s candidate for Euroa Fionna Deppeler-Morton to visit Seymour Health today to announce a major upgrade of the fire detection and..

More cash for Wall to Wall

For the fourth year in a row, State Government funding has been secured for Benalla’s now world recognised Wall to Wall Festival. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes joined Labor Candidate for Euroa Fionna Deppeler-Morton and Wall to Wall Committee Chair Roxanne Demasson to announce..


Broadford paramedics will soon have the safe and modern home base they need to respond faster and save lives with the first sod turned on the town’s first ever ambulance branch. Minister for Ambulance Services Jill Hennessy today turned the first sod to mark the..


Murchison paramedics now have the safe and modern home base they need to respond faster and save lives, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Ambulance Services Jill Hennessy today officially opened the $1.8 million state-of-the-art ambulance branch on Watson Street in Murchison. The..


Communities in North East Victoria will be safer this summer and into the future, after the completion of a $2.2million upgrade at the Corryong Airport.   Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, officially opened the project today ahead of the peak bushfire season. The airport..

And Jaclyn will upgrade

REGIONAL NEWS IN BRIEF JACLYN Symes (MLC, Northern Victoria) has promised $1.79 million to upgrade the Alexandra Showgrounds and Recreation Reserve if the Labor Government is re-elected at the upcoming election.

Mansfield Kindergarten gets an upgrade

1 Local kinder given almost $50,000 MANSFIELD Kindergarten was given $49,100 for upgrades last week, following the State Government announcement of an upgrade of nearly $6.4 million for kindergartens across the state. Upper House member Jaclyn Symes (MLC, Northern Victoria) was joined by candidate for..

Funds to revitalise town

Seymour is quickly making a name for itself as an economic and tourism hub, and with an injection of almost $1 million in funding just announced by the Victorian Government, it looks set to grow and prosper even further. Labor says it plans to revitalise..

Retired tram finds new home at Mansfield Zoo

AFTER recently applying to receive one of Victoria’s retired W-Class trams, the Mansfield Zoo recently found out that they are one of the successful applicants. Upper House member Jaclyn Symes (MLC, Northern Victoria) and candidate for Eildon Sally Brennan visited the Mansfield Zoo to celebrate..

Axedale Tavern gets $25,000 injection

THE music will play on at the Axedale Tavern, thanks to a $25,000 grant through the Victorian Government’s Good Music Neighbours program. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes said the grant would support the venue’s proposed new function centre acoustic treatment. Axedale Tavern is one..


The Andrews Labor Government is investing in Heathcote Health to improve patient and family experience when faced with acute palliative care. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, today announced the hospital would receive $134,000 through the third round of the Labor Government’s flagship Regional..

Hospital safety upgrade announced

KILMORE and District Hospital will soon be safer for patients, staff and the entire community with fundlng to go towards vital upgrades to the hospital’s security systems. Nearly $500,000 from the Regional Health Infrastructure Fund will be used to upgrade closed circuit television, install new..

$500,000 for Broadford sports

BROADFORDS new multi-purpose pavilion and two new netball courts are a step closer with a $500,000 funding announcement for the Harley Hammond Reserve. Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes announced that local groups will receive the funding towards t heir $1.3million project to..

Broadford fire station moving well

23 Oct 2018 • Whittlesea Review, Whittlesea (General News) BROADFORD will have a new mulli-milllon dollar fire station with construction well advanced by the end of the year, as the new emergency services hub takes shape. Upper House Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes visited..