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Turnbull’s Plan To Rip Millions From Shepparton Hospitals

19th Feb 2018 Goulburn Valley Health and local patients will be millions of dollars worse off under a plan by Malcolm Turnbull to slash health funding. Once again, Victorians are being dudded by Malcolm Turnbull, with new analysis confirming plans to short-change Goulburn Valley Health..

Making Northern Victoria’s Kindergartens Better

The Andrews Labor Government is helping Northern Victoria’s kindergartens upgrade their buildings and playgrounds and buy equipment to provide a more inclusive environment for children with disabilities and additional needs. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, today announced $6.4 million for the..

New Plans Released For Four Shepparton Area Schools

15th Feb 2018 Students at Orrvale, Kialla West, Bourchier Street and Mooroopna Park primary schools are a step closer to getting the facilities they need with new designs released for their upcoming major upgrades and modernisation projects. The Minister for Education James Merlino today visited..

Shepparton’s New School To Expand VCE Curriculum

15th Feb 2018 The Andrews Labor Government is getting on with plans to transform secondary education across Shepparton and Mooroopna by giving future VCE students a greater choice of subjects. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced plans to expand the VCE curriculum available to..

CELEBRATING NORTHERN VICTORIA’S DEDICATED VOLUNTEERS

Four Northern Victorian residents have been recognised for their outstanding volunteering efforts, during the Victorian Premier’s Volunteer Champions Awards. At an awards ceremony at Government House, Girgarre’s Wendy Burke, Beechworth’s Iris Mannik, Alexandra’s John Sharwood and Wodonga’s Riley Briese were recognised for their exceptional volunteer..

LABOR FUNDS MAJOR UPGRADE TO AVENEL PRESCHOOL

Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, today announced Avenel Preschool will undergo a $526,000 upgrade and expansion to provide greater access for local families.   Visiting the centre today, Ms Symes said the Andrews Labor Government funding of $350,000 would see the..

SYMES OPENS UPGRADED AVENEL HALL

Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, today joined community members to officially open the upgraded Avenel Hall. Ms Symes secured $300,000 in Andrews Government funding for the $400,000 upgrade works to the historic hall. Ms Symes said the modernised hall will provide..

GRANTS TO BRING THE BEST OF THE ARTS

Tallarook. Yarck and Mount Beauty will play host to exciting new performances thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s Small Regional Presenters program. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, today congratulated Tallarook Arts Society, Yarck Mechanics Institute and Library and Upper Kiewa Valley..

HELPING COUNTRY KIDS BECOME MATHS MASTERS

The Andrews Labor Government is helping pre-schoolers and their families in Northern Victoria improve their maths skills through a new early years’ program. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, today announced that early childhood educators at 12 Northern Victoria services will participate..

SYMES DELIVERS AGAIN FOR SEYMOUR COLLEGE

Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, has secure nearly $7million in funding for the redevelopment of Seymour College. Ms Symes joined students today to announce Seymour College will reap the benefits of a $6.88 million redevelopment thanks to the Andrews Labor Government..

LABOR HELPS ATHLETES TO GET PLACES

Getting to the finish line is sometimes only half the battle for some of our emerging sports stars, so the Andrews Labor Government is making getting to the start line a lot easier. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, today announced that..

LABOR SUPPORTS RUTHERGLEN WINE INDUSTRY

Rutherglen’s wine industry will continue to grow, with Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, announcing more than $100,000 in funding as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s Wine Growth Fund. Ms Symes today visited Campbells Wines in Rutherglen with local growers and makers..

LABOR DELIVERS FOR CHILTERN FAMILIES

Chiltern families with young children can now access the quality children’s programs they need, with the opening of the new Chiltern Early Years Hub. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, today officially opened the new $319,397 facility that for the first time..

LABOR SHOOTING GOALS FOR NORTHERN VICTORIA FOOTBALL AND NETBALL

The Andrew Labor Government is providing footy and netball clubs in Northern Victoria another chance to secure funding to upgrade grounds, courts and pavilions, and welcome more members than ever before. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, today urged local governments and..

Fonterra Expansion A Win For Jobs And Manufacturing

24th Jan 2018 The world’s largest exporter of dairy products, Fonterra, has shown its confidence in doing business in regional Victoria with a $165 million investment in manufacturing plant upgrades announced today. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll said the investment included $125 million..

LABOR SUPPORTS WINE INDUSTRY GROWTH

North East Victoria’s wine industry continues to bear fruit with the announcement of the Andrews Labor Government’s Wine Growth Fund – Round Two recipients. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, today visited Dal Zotto Wines at Whitfield to announce more than $50,000..

HELPING NORTHERN VICTORIANS BUILD THEIR HOME

The Andrews Labor Government is making it easier for Victorians to build and own their first home in country Victoria. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, said as of 1 July 2017, the First Home Owner Grant – which applies to all..

LIFE SAVING ROAD UPGRADES AT WOORAGEE BEGIN

Work is progressing on key road safety upgrades in the North East, including the start of construction on a new overtaking lane for Beechworth-Wodonga Road at Wooragee. Labor Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, today visited the construction site of the new overtaking lane, which..