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LABOR WILL DELIVER FOR ALEXANDRA SHOWGROUNDS

A re-elected Andrews Labor Government will deliver a $1.79 million major upgrade of the Alexandra Showgrounds and Recreation Reserve. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, and Labor candidate for Eildon, Sally Brennan, made the commitment today at the Alexandra Showgrounds and Recreation..

LABOR FUNDS ALEXANDRA NEIGHBOURHOOD HOUSE

The Andrews Labor Government’s record boost for Victoria’s neighbourhood houses means even more opportunities for locals in Alexandra to foster new connections, learn new skills and boost their health and wellbeing. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, joined Labor’s candidate for Eildon,..

LABOR TO DELIVER A NEW FIRE STATION FOR NAGAMBIE

The Victorian Government is funding a brand new fire station in Nagambie delivering a major boost to local emergency services in the region. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, visited the Nagambie Fire Brigade today with Labor candidate for Euroa, Fionna Deppeler-Morton, to announce a..

MARYSVILLE TOURISM AND ARTS CENTRE OPENS ITS DOORS

The Marysville Information and Regional Arts Centre officially opened today, providing a new community and creative hub in the heart of town. Parliamentary Secretary for Regional Victoria Danielle Green opened the new facility today – backed by $200,000 in funding from the Andrews Labor Government…

LABOR FUNDS MAJOR UPGRADE TO RIDE AVENUE KINDER

The Andrews Labor Government will fund Benalla’s Ride Avenue Kindergarten upgrade and expansion to ensure that local kids have the very best environment to learn, develop and get a great start to their education. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, who attended..

NEW BOAT RAMP FOR GOULBURN TRIBUTARY AT MITCHELLSTOWN

Freshwater anglers wetting a line in the Goulburn River will soon welcome a new boat ramp at Mitchellstown as part of a larger upgrade of the Major Creek Streamside Reserve, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Joined by Labor candidate for Euroa, Fionna Deppeler-Morton, Labor..

Play space filling parameters

11 Oct 2018 • Border Mail, Albury-Wodonga (General News) by Ellen Ebsary WHEELCHAIRS and rain don’t mix well – which makes it difficult for some Belvoir Special School students to use a play area on the grounds at times. That space known as the “green..

SILVER AND GOLD FOR GONE FISHING DAY IN SHEPPARTON

Anglers celebrating Gone Fishing Day at Victoria Park Lake on Sunday will have a great chance of reeling in a catch thanks to the stocking of 70 large golden and silver perch today. Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford released 20 of the fish today to..

BUILDING A SAFER BEECHWORTH-WODONGA ROAD

Drivers are enjoying a safer journey on Beechworth-Wodonga Road with the first stage of the Andrews Labor Government’s major upgrade near Wooragee now complete. Labor Upper Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, said flexible safety barriers have been installed on the 6km stretch of the..

LABOR DELIVERS KINDER UPGRADES

Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, today announced nearly $300,000 in major upgrades for Yarra Glen Pre School and Yarra Junction’s Cire Children’s Centre Visiting the preschool today with Labor candidate for Eildon, Sally Brennan, Ms Symes said these upgrades were vital..

Picked from the pack

10 Oct 2018 • Myrtleford Times, Myrtleford VIC (General News) by Alex Craig And Justin Jenvey TWO major projects in the Kiewa Valley and one in Bright can now go ahead thanks to funding through the State Government’s Pick My Project initiative. The majority of..

Extra year of funded kinder

10 Oct 2018 • Seymour Telegraph, Seymour VIC (General News) A re-elected Victorian Government has promised an extra funded year of kindergarten for three-year-olds. Under the plan, every child will have access to at least five hours of subsidised three-year-old kinder by 2022, progressively scaled..

Safer, secure court

10 Oct 2018 • Seymour Telegraph, Seymour VIC (General News) Safety and security were at the forefront of more than $300 000 in upgrades at Seymour Law Court. Built in 1974, the court hears Magistrates Court, Children’s Court, Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal and Victorian..

Prepare for the fire season

10 Oct 2018 • Seymour Telegraph, Seymour VIC (General News) Talk to family and friends and develop a comprehensive fire plan that is the message from authorities as they urge residents to prepare early for the coming fire season. Warmer and drier-than-average conditions suggest the..

Rolling towards new greens

10 Oct 2018 • Seymour Telegraph, Seymour VIC (General News) by Alison O’Connor Nagambie bowlers will be the envy of the region when a new premier synthetic turf green is installed at the club. The synthetic carpet will replace the club’s grass green, which has..

Works wrap up at club

10 Oct 2018 • Seymour Telegraph, Seymour VIC (General News) Seymour Racing Club’s new tie-up stalls and audio-visual upgrades have been completed, with Victorian Racing Minister Martin Pakula visiting the club on Wednesday to inspect the additions. As part of the works, new optic and..

Fast-charging stations planned

10 Oct 2018 • Benalla Ensign, Benalla VIC (General News) Owning and operating an electric vehicle in Benalla will become easier under a state government plan to develop Australia’s fastest charging stations in regional Victoria. The plan includes using local expertise and businesses to develop..

Boost for wildlife carers

10 Oct 2018 • Benalla Ensign, Benalla VIC (General News) Injured wildlife in and around Benalla will have a better chance of survival thanks to a Victorian Government grants initiative. Benalla’s Sharon Miles is one recipient who received $1098 for the wildlife shelter she operates…