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WORK COMPLETE ON OXLEY ROUNDABOUT UPGRADE

The Andrews Labor Government has completed work on a new roundabout at the intersection of Glenrowan-Myrtleford Road and Wangaratta-Whitfield Road in Oxley. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, today announced that work is complete on the vital safety upgrade and thanked the..

LABOR DELIVERS FURTHER PROTECTION FOR BENALLA’S MIGRANT CAMP

The Andrews Labor Government is taking action to protect the Benalla Migrant Camp – a cherished heritage asset.   Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, today announced the Andrews Labor Government will provide $20,000 in funding.   Ms Symes said the Former..

TAKING ACTION TO PROTECT KILMORE’S HERITAGE

The Andrews Labor Government is taking action to protect and restore Kilmore’s most cherished heritage assets.   Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, today announced a $130,000 Living Heritage Program grant for the Kilmore Court House.   The Kilmore Court House is..

BOOSTING SAFETY ON MOUNT BULLER ROAD

The Andrews Labor Government is improving safety on Mount Buller Road near Sawmill Settlement through a partnership between VicRoads, the community and Victoria Police. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, today announced new flexible safety barriers will be installed along a 230..

Community biodiversity grants announced

The Andrews Labor Government has approved hundreds of thousands of dollars in grants for local community groups to protect and further enhance local biodiversity. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, today announced the funding as part of the Andrews Labor Government $4..

THIRD ANNUAL TROUT CONFERENCE ON AGAIN IN MANSFIELD

Freshwater anglers can learn more about Victoria’s wild trout fisheries at a free one day conference on Saturday, November 11, to be held in Mansfield for the third consecutive year, Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, announced today. The 2017 ‘Talk Wild..

NOMINATE A LOCAL YOUNG ACHIEVER

Nominations for the Victorian Young Achiever Awards are now open and Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, wants local young achievers to be recognised.   Ms Symes is encouraging all residents to nominate a local young person into the Victorian Young Achiever..

THE BLACK CAVIAR TRAIL A SURE WINNER FOR STRATHBOGIE

The Strathbogie region’s new tourist attraction, the Black Caviar Trail of Champions, is ready for visitors keen to get into the spirit of spring racing, with the trail’s website launched today in Nagambie. Labor Upper Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, attended the launch at..

Broadford, Kilmore and Violet Town to benefit from new Men’s Sheds

More men in Broadford, Kilmore and Violet Town will be building new friendships, skills and community connections, thanks to an Andrews Labor Government grant for a new men’s shed.   Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, today joined Broadford men’s Shed members..

Northern Victoria Community Members of Landcare Awarded

A Northern Victoria Landcare group and a local resident have been recognised at the 2017 Victorian Landcare Awards for significant contributions they have made to the local environment. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes congratulated Flowerdale resident Terry Hubbard on winning the auspicious Joan Kirner..

Planning Approvals For Shepparton Arts Museum

6th Sep 2017 The Andrews Labor Government has given the green light for a major project in Shepparton, creating jobs, boosting tourism and growing the local economy. Minister for Planning Richard Wynne today announced approvals for the amendment of the Shepparton Planning Scheme to fast-track..

CRITICAL SAFETY UPGRADE OF BORALMA CROSSING COMPLETE

The Andrews Labor Government has installed boom gates and flashing lights at the Boralma-Rutherglen Road level crossing in Boralma, improving safety for motorists working and living in the farming community. The new boom gates and lights are funded through the Labor Government’s Safer Country Crossings..

SAFETY UPGRADES COMPLETED AT BENALLA CROSSING

The Andrews Labor Government has installed boom gates and flashing lights at the Cemetery Road level crossing in Benalla – boosting safety for motorists, passengers and the local farming communities that use it. The new boom gates and lights were funded through the Labor Government’s..

OVENS VALLEY WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR 2017 LEARN LOCAL AWARDS

Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes has today congratulated ACFE Hume Regional Council Centre for Continuing Education who won the Learn Local Legends at this year’s Victorian Learn Local Awards. The awards recognise the contribution of more than 300 Learn Local organisations and the staff..

WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR 2017 LEARN LOCAL AWARDS

Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes has today congratulated Harry Ashton who won the Learn Local Volunteer Champion at this year’s Victorian Learn Local Awards. The awards recognise the contribution of the more than 300 Learn Local organisations and the staff who work tirelessly to..

FINALISTS ANNOUNCED FOR PROTECTING CHILDREN AWARDS

The Department of Health and Human Services Family Violence Principal Practitioner Dr Anita Morris is among contenders for an award that recognises people from across Victoria who dedicate their lives to protecting children. Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes congratulated Dr Anita Morris representing the..

MAKING MEN TAKE RESPONSIBILITY FOR FAMILY VIOLENCE

The Andrews Labor Government is making Northern Victoria safer by expanding programs that assist men who have committed family violence take accountability for their actions and stop their abusive behaviour towards women and children. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes announced $521,404 for family violence..

MAKING MEN TAKE RESPONSIBILITY FOR FAMILY VIOLENCE

The Andrews Labor Government is making Northern Victoria safer by expanding programs that assist men who have committed family violence take accountability for their actions and stop their abusive behaviour towards women and children. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes announced $396,697 for family violence..