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KILMORE WELCOMES LONG WEEKEND WITH PACING CUP NIGHT

The Andrews Labor Government is helping Kilmore host its biggest ever Pacing Cup on the eve of the AFL Grand Final long weekend. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, today announced the Andrews Labor Government is providing almost $9000 towards the Kilmore..

STATE-OF-THE-ART POLICE STATION OPENS IN THE ALPINE REGION

Bright now has a new state-of-the-art police station benefiting local officers and community safety, as part of the biggest investment in Victoria Police history by the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes today joined members from Victoria Police command, local officers, emergency..

POP-UP MOBILE LIBRARY UPGRADE COMPLETE

Beechworth’s mobile pop-up library is the latest to benefit from the Andrews Labor Government’s record funding for libraries under the Living Libraries Infrastructure Program. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, today opened the upgraded pop-up mobile library in Beechworth. This Mobile Library..

SCENIC RAILWAY TO BOOST TOURISM IN THE YARRA VALLEY

Steam trains will return to the Yarra Valley for the first time in 40 years with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to invest in a scenic railway that will create jobs and boost tourism in the region. The 14-kilometre Yarra Valley Railway will run between..

NEW BOARD APPOINTMENT FOR GOULBURN MURRAY WATER

The Andrews Labor Government has appointed David McKenzie as a new board member of the Goulburn Murray Water (GMW) Board. Mr McKenzie will help the transition GMW towards a new model that will improve business operations, keep water prices as affordable as possible for customers..

SUPPORTING OUR AMAZING ARTISANAL SECTOR

The Andrews Labor Government today officially opened it’s $2 million Artisanal Sector Grants program and launched Victoria’s first Artisanal Sector Roadmap – setting a vision for innovation and collaboration. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, today visited Somerset Heritage Produce in Seymour,..

DELIVERING THE SHEPPARTON RAIL LINE FREIGHT UPGRADE

Work is progressing to enhance the capacity and efficiency of freight rail from the Goulburn Valley, with $900,000 in planning funding locked-in following formal approval. Deputy Prime Minister, Nationals’ Leader and Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Michael McCormack said the project is a key part..

LABOR GIVES POWER TO COUNTRY VICTORIANS

North East Victorians are in the prime position to take advantage of the many Andrews Labor Government’s solar programs, Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, said today. Ms Symes said the Labor Government earlier this week announced Winton Solar Farm as one..

BUILDING SKILLS TO MEET INDUSTRY NEEDS IN NTH EAST VICTORIA

The Andrews Labor Government is listening and delivering for North East Victorians with funding announced today for a skills development project put forward as a priority by the Ovens Murray Regional Partnership. In Benalla today, Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, joined..

LABOR GIVES POWER TO COUNTRY VICTORIANS

North East Victorians are in the prime position to take advantage of the many Andrews Labor Government’s solar programs, Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, said today. Ms Symes said the Labor Government earlier this week announced Winton Solar Farm as one..

FROM BEECHWORTH TO YACKANDANDAH WHEELS ARE IN MOTION

The Andrews Labor Government has officially celebrated the commencement on an extension of the Murray-to-Mountains Rail Trail that will link Beechworth to Yackandandah as part of the Government’s $12 million North East Victoria Cycling Optimisation (NEVCO) project. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn..

MICROGRID INVESTMENT FOR MILAWA

The Andrews Labor Government is investing in new energy projects in the Wangaratta region, granting the Rural City of Wangaratta $100,000 for its Milawa Micro-Grid Community Business Case project. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, announced the funding today which will see..

BUILDING COMMUNITIES IN THE YARRA RANGES

The Andrews Labor Government is helping Melbourne’s fastest growing outer suburbs build the infrastructure they need as part of the 2018/19 Growing Suburbs Fund. The Minister for Local Government Marlene Kairouz joined Member for Monbulk James Merlino in Kalorama today to announce $50 million in..

HELPING COMMUNITIES FIGHT ICE

Fourteen community groups across Melbourne and regional Victoria will receive funding to help tackle the devastating effects of ice use and addiction in their areas. Minister for Mental Health Martin Foley today announced the latest recipients of the Andrews Labor Government’s Ice Action Grants, which..

NEW CORRYONG POLICE STATION NOW OPEN

Police in Corryong now call a new state-of-the-art station home, to support their work in keeping the community safe, as part of the biggest investment in Victoria Police history by the Andrews Labor Government. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, and Labor..

ROAD MAINTENANCE BLITZ FOR NORTH EAST VICTORIA

The Andrews Labor Government’s new, dedicated country roads body, Regional Roads Victoria, has opened its doors and is getting started on the biggest road maintenance blitz Victoria has ever seen. Across north-eastern Victoria, Regional Roads Victoria will oversee more than $51 million of improvement works..

REJUVENATING MURRINDINDI’S MOBILE LIBRARY

The Andrews Labor Government continues to invest record funding into Victoria’s libraries and support learning centres under the Living Libraries Infrastructure Program. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, opened the rejuvenated Murrindindi Mobile Library today. This Mobile Library Rejuvenation project is funded..

EXTRA COACH SERVICES FOR NORTH EAST VICTORIA

The Andrews Labor Government is adding new coach services for Albury, Wodonga, Wangaratta, Benalla, and Seymour – getting more locals where they need to go sooner. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, said the introduction of new coach services will give passengers more travel options and better connection whether locals..