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LABOR DELIVERS FUNDING BOOST FOR VOLUNTEER BRIGADES

State Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, today announced a significant funding boost to Northern Victoria’s emergency service organisations. Northern Victoria emergency services will share in more than $5million of the $13million in grants announced. Ms Symes said she was very pleased..

NEW DEFIBS FOR LOCAL CLUBS TO SAVE LIVES

Rutherglen Lawn Tennis Club, Benalla Bushrangers Cricket Club, Boorhaman Golf Club and Mount Beauty Tennis Club will each receive a lifesaving defibrillator and training under the Andrews Labor Government’s Defibrillators for Sporting Clubs and Facilities Program. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes,..

RECONNECTING PEOPLE WITH TRAINING AND JOBS

Sixty people living in Wangaratta, Benalla, Moira and Mitchell local government areas will now have more access to the training and support that will help them to get a job.   Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, today announced Wangaratta-based Centre for..

Construction About To Start On Bogong School

Students attending Outdoor School Bogong are a step closer to having the facilities they deserve, with construction on a $308,000 upgrade due to get underway shortly. Timberline constructions have been awarded the construction contract that will include maintenance works. The project is part of a..

SPORTS CLUBS URGED TO APPLY FOR LIFE-SAVING DEFIBRILLATORS

The Andrews Labor Government is getting on with helping clubs save lives with applications now open for the fourth round of the Defibrillators for Sporting Clubs and Facilities Program.   Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, today called on grassroots sport and..

SHADE GRANTS HELP LOCAL SCHOOLS IN TIME FOR SUMMER

As we head into summer, more Northern Victoria students will be protected from the dangers of ultraviolet (UV) radiation with extra shade to prevent deadly skin cancers. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, today announced nearly $250,000 in funding through the Andrews..

LABOR DELIVERS NEW KITCHEN FOR INDIGO NORTH HEALTH

The Andrews Labor Government is fast-tracking a new state-of-the-art kitchen at Indigo North Health to ensure aged care residents can continue to enjoy tasty and healthy meals every day. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, today announced the health service would receive..

RACING A PICNIC AT MANSFIELD THIS MELBOURNE CUP DAY

More than 3,000 racegoers are expected to flock to the track next Tuesday, November 7, for Mansfield’s Melbourne Cup Day, thanks to a $62,000 funding package supported by the Andrews Labor Government. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, today announced the Labor..

LABOR HELPING SUPPORT SAFER COMMUNITIES

Northern Victoria communities will benefit from nearly $70,000 in funding for local initiatives as part of the latest round of Community Safety Fund (CSF) grants. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, who announced the funding today, said the grants provide up to..

TOURISM JOBS TO FLOW FOR THE GREAT RIVER ROAD

The Andrews Labor Government is investing $330,000 to develop a new touring route along the Murray River from Bellbridge to Corryong, to increase the number of visitors to the area and strengthen the local economy. The funding, announced by Labor Upper House Member for Northern..

MONEA AND LONGWOOD LEVEL CROSSINGS GET SAFETY BOOST

The Andrews Labor Government has boosted safety for drivers working and living in the farming communities of Monea and Longwood by making vital upgrades to local level crossings. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, today announced works have been completed installing new..

FUNDING BOOST FOR THE SEYMOUR CUP

Racegoers are set to flock to the Goulburn region for the 2017 Seymour Cup, thanks to a $42,000 funding package supported by the Andrews Labor Government. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, announced the Labor Government is providing more than $21,000 from..

LABOR SHOOTING HOOPS FOR LOCAL NETBALLERS

Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes today announced almost $1.5million worth of sporting upgrades will now get underway thanks to Andrews Labor Government funding from the Country Football Netball Program, Ms Symes said Chiltern, Tallangatta, Glenrowan and Wodonga netball facilities were the..

VICTORIAN CARERS RECOGNISED

Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, today launched regional Victoria’s National Carers Week announcing an additional $265,000 for Carers Victoria. Ms Symes joined Carers Victoria CEO Glenn Campbell for the week’s regional launch in Heathcote. The Labor Government recognises the importance of..

JOBS BOOST FOR WANGARATTA

The Andrews Labor Government has helped to secure a $1.5 million upgrade at Merriwa Industries in Wangaratta, creating 21 new jobs and opening up more opportunities for people with a disability to gain employment, Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, announced today…

NEW LEASE OF LIFE FOR AGED CARE FACILITY

Labor Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, today officially opened the newly redeveloped Illoura residential aged care facility. The $1.7 million redevelopment was undertaken in two stages and has provided an extra 10 single rooms with private ensuites. Four rooms will be used for residential..

AUSTRALIAN PUMPKIN SEED COMPANY A GROWING SUCCESS

Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, today visited the Australian Pumpkin Seed Company – a remarkable small business success story based in Ovens. Ms Symes said the Australian Pumpkin Seed Company is the only producer of pumpkin seeds in Australia and recently..

Regional Police Taser Rollout Now Complete

4th Oct 2017 Police officers at 37 regional stations across the state now have access to specialist technology to respond to dangerous and high-risk incidents, due to the Andrews Labor Government’s ongoing work to give police the powers and resources they need to keep Victorians..