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SUPPORTING STRONG MULTICULTURAL COMMUNITIES

The Andrews Labor Government is ensuring multicultural Victorians can share and celebrate culture and traditions in accessible and safe environments. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes announced North East Multicultural Association Inc has been awarded a $58,822 towards their office relocation upgrade and Da Vinci..

IMPROVING BUS CONNECTIONS IN KILMORE

The Andrews Labor Government is improving connectivity and accessibility in Kilmore with the introduction of Sunday bus services. The Victorian Budget 2022-23 allocates more than $600,000 to introduce the extra services, providing locals with seven-days-a-week travel options and more freedom and flexibility to work, shop..

DISCOVER HIGH COUNTRY SMALL-SCALE PRODUCERS

The Andrews Labor Government is helping to put Victoria’s innovative small-scale and craft producers on the foodie map and showcasing the exceptional food and drink they have to offer. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes announced Swiftcrest Distillery have been awarded $100,000 for their Tasting..

MAJOR UPGRADE FOR BENALLA P-12 COLLEGE

The Andrews Labor Government is making sure students at Benalla P-12 College have better learning environments, with a huge investment to deliver a major upgrade for the growing school. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes today announced the Victorian Budget 2022/23 will invest $14.3 million..

DELIVERING BETTER PUBLIC AGED CARE FACILITIES IN MANSFIELD

The Andrews Labor Government is getting on with ensuring older Victorians in the High Country get the high-quality aged care they deserve, with a modern redevelopment of two public aged care facilities in Mansfield. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes today announced the Victorian Budget..

MORE MENTAL HEALTH BEDS FOR WANGARATTA

The Andrews Labor Government is delivering the mental health services Victorians need, no matter where they live – with new acute mental health beds to give Wangaratta locals the care they need, as soon as they need it. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes today..

BETTER PUBLIC AGED CARE FACILITIES IN BRIGHT

The Andrews Labor Government is ensuring older Victorians get the high-quality aged care and comfort they deserve, with planning underway for a modern redevelopment of a public aged care facility in Bright. Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp was in Bright today to  announce that..

BUILDING CONNECTIONS WITH NEW MEN’S SHEDS GRANTS

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting wellbeing in communities across the state with further funding to establish, expand or improve men’s sheds. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes announced applications have opened for grants through the $1 million men’s sheds program. Men’s sheds provide a..

GO CHASING WATERFALLS: TOURISM BOOST FOR MARYSVILLE

The Andrews Labor Government are reopening the popular Lady Talbot Drive scenic rainforest journey, boosting the local Marysville economy, improving community safety and promoting Victoria’s national parks. More than $3.3 million will be invested in the project to provide safer access to key local tourism..

WORK STARTS ON WILLOWMAVIN PRIMARY SCHOOL UPGRADE

Better facilities are on their way for students at Willowmavin Primary School with the appointment of a builder for the school’s Minor Capital Works Fund project thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes announced Landbuild Pty Ltd has been appointed..

VICTORIAN LEARN LOCAL AWARDS 2022 NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN

Nominations are now open for the Andrews Labor Government’s 16th annual Victorian Learn Local Awards, recognising excellence in the adult and community education sector. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes invited north east locals to nominate people whose stories illustrate the life-changing impact of the..

THOUSANDS MORE TAFE PLACES TO RESKILL AFTER THE PANDEMIC

More Victorians will have access to the skills they need for the job they want, with funding for an extra 10,000 places across the TAFE and training system for people looking to reskill after the pandemic and move into healthcare and other in-demand jobs. Member..

WORLD-CLASS HEALTHCARE TRAINING CENTRE OPENS IN SEYMOUR

The Andrews Labor Government’s multimillion dollar health and community services training centre has officially opened at GOTAFE in Seymour, fostering a local pipeline of skilled workers for the industry locally and right across Victoria. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes today officially opened the $6..

HATS ON FOR ALEXANDRA CUP MEETING

This year’s Alexandra Cup is set to be a great day of country racing that will deliver a boost to the region’s economy, backed by a funding package from the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes announced the Labor Government is allocating..

FUN FOR THE ALL THE FAMILY AT WANGARATTA PACING CUP

There’s something for everyone at this year’s Wangaratta Harness Racing Club’s Pacing Cup, with the event set to deliver a boost to the region’s economy, backed by a funding package from the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes announced $13,000 from the..

WANGARATTA CUP READY TO JUMP

The Wangaratta Cup is set to be a great day of country racing with something for the whole family and it will deliver a boost to the region’s economy, backed by a funding package from the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes..

DRIVING DIGITAL CONNECTIVITY ACROSS THE OVENS MURRAY

The Andrews Labor Government is boosting digital technology infrastructure, skills and capability across the Ovens Murray. The Labor Government’s $3.5 million Regional Digital Fund supports a broad range of important small-scale digital projects across Victoria including seven regional projects in the Ovens Murray region to..

SUPERCHARGING TOURISM IN THE HIGH COUNTRY

The Andrews Labor Government is creating more trails and visitor facilities along the Great River Road in a bid to supercharge tourism and generate more jobs in the High Country. Minister for Regional Development Mary-Anne Thomas today visited Bellbridge to announce a $120,000 grant towards..