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CORRYONG AIRPORT UPGRADES WILL KEEP COMMUNITIES SAFER THIS SUMMER

Communities in North East Victoria will be safer this summer and into the future, after the completion of a $2.2million upgrade at the Corryong Airport.   Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, officially opened the project today ahead of the peak bushfire season. The airport..

LABOR DELIVERS FOR HEATHCOTE PALLIATIVE CARE PATIENTS

The Andrews Labor Government is investing in Heathcote Health to improve patient and family experience when faced with acute palliative care. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, today announced the hospital would receive $134,000 through the third round of the Labor Government’s flagship Regional..

LABOR WILL REVITALISE SEYMOUR

The Andrews Labor Government will revitalise Seymour to become an economic and tourism hub with close to $1million in funding. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, today joined the Labor Candidate for Euroa, Fionna Deppeler-Morton, to announce that the Andrews Labor Government..

WORKING WITH THE COMMUNITY TO PRESERVE CHRISTMAS HILLS

The Andrews Labor Government will work with the local community in Christmas Hills to preserve around 280 hectares of native land in the area. Minister for Water Lisa Neville today announced the Labor Government’s intention to return the land, owned by Melbourne Water, back to..

LABOR DELIVERS VITAL UPGRADE FOR KILMORE HOSPITAL

The Andrews Labor Government is making Kilmore and District Hospital safer for patients, staff and visitors with a vital upgrade to security systems. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, today announced the hospital would receive nearly $500,000 through the third round of..

NEW BROADFORD FIRE STATION TO BE BUILT BY DECEMBER

Broadford will have a new multi-mill dollar fire station by the end of the year, as the new emergency services hub takes shape. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, and Labor candidate for Euroa, Fionna Deppeler-Morton who are both Broadford residents, were..

LABOR KICKS IN $500,000 FOR BROADFORD SPORTS

The Andrews Labor Government will deliver Broadford a new multi-purpose pavilion and two new netball courts at Harley Hammond Reserve. Visiting Harley Hammond Reserve, Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes and Labor candidate for Euroa, Fionna Deppeler-Morton joined Mitchell Shire, Broadford Football..

SYMES SECURES WALL TO WALL FUNDING

Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, has for the fourth year in a row secured Andrews Labor Government for Benalla’s now world recognised Wall to Wall Festival. Ms Symes joined Labor Candidate for Euroa Fionna Deppeler-Morton and Wall to Wall International Committee..

HELPING VICTORIAN FARMERS’ MARKETS GROW AND SPROUT

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting farmers’ markets grow and thrive with a $100,000 Food Source Victoria grant to provide a network facilitator to the Victorian Farmers Market Association (VFMA). Victoria has 48 accredited markets across the state, from Mildura in the northwest to Leongatha..

ANDREWS GOVERNMENT ROLLS IN FOR WALLAN BOWLS

Bowls enthusiasts in Wallan can look forward to having a bowl day and night thanks to a $70,000 funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Sport John Eren and Member for Yan Yean Danielle Green today announced that Wallan Bowling Club will be..

LABOR DELIVERS UPGRADE FOR EMERALD OVAL WODONGA

Wodonga’s Emerald Oval will finally get the female-friendly sport facilities they deserve as well as a new sporting pavilion thanks to a funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, joined Labor candidate for Benambra, Mark Tait,..

LABOR DELIVERS FOR BEECHWORTH SCHOOLS

Beechworth students will soon benefit from having more than $1 million of maintenance works carried out at their schools thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, today joined Labor candidate for Benambra, Mark Tait, at Beechworth Secondary..

GETTING ON WITH DELIVERING TRAINS FOR THE NORTH EAST

The Andrews Labor Government is well underway with the new trains for the North East Line, ensuring they are ready to run on the upgraded track. The Labor Government has conditionally approved the scope of works and will work with the Australian Rail Track Corporation..

RETIRED TRAM FINDS NEW HOME AT MANSFIELD ZOO

The Andrews Labor Government is ensuring that one of Victoria’s retired W-Class trams is given a new lease of life, as it will be restored a café facility for the Mansfield Zoo. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, joined Labor Candidate for..

LABOR DELIVERS KINDER UPGRADE

Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, today announced nearly $49,100 in upgrades for Mansfield Kindergarten to make the facility more inclusive for all children. Joining Labor candidate for Eildon, Sally Brennan, Ms Symes visited Mansfield Kindergarten to discuss the upgrade that includes..

LABOR WILL DELIVER FOR ALEXANDRA SHOWGROUNDS

A re-elected Andrews Labor Government will deliver a $1.79 million major upgrade of the Alexandra Showgrounds and Recreation Reserve. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, and Labor candidate for Eildon, Sally Brennan, made the commitment today at the Alexandra Showgrounds and Recreation..

LABOR FUNDS ALEXANDRA NEIGHBOURHOOD HOUSE

The Andrews Labor Government’s record boost for Victoria’s neighbourhood houses means even more opportunities for locals in Alexandra to foster new connections, learn new skills and boost their health and wellbeing. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, joined Labor’s candidate for Eildon,..

LABOR TO DELIVER A NEW FIRE STATION FOR NAGAMBIE

The Victorian Government is funding a brand new fire station in Nagambie delivering a major boost to local emergency services in the region. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, visited the Nagambie Fire Brigade today with Labor candidate for Euroa, Fionna Deppeler-Morton, to announce a..