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FIXING JAMIESON-LICOLA ROAD FOR JAMIESON LOCALS

The dust will soon settle for Jamieson-Licola Road residents when a safety upgrade to seal a 5.65 kilometre stretch of the gravel road gets underway in mid-November thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Northern Victoria said the Labor Government is investing $871,000 through..

VITAL MAINTENANCE FOR WAHGUNYAH-WANGARATTA ROAD

The first of 14 north east Victorian road rebuilds are underway with a 1.15 kilometre stretch of Wahgunyah-Wangaratta Road being re-built near Robbins Road, Boralma boosting safety and reliability for drivers. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes said the package of works is part of..

CELEBRATE MELBOURNE CUP DAY AT THE MANSFIELD RACES

Racegoers in Mansfield are set to celebrate and get in the Melbourne Cup spirit thanks to a funding package worth more than $50,000. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes announced the Andrews Labor Government is kicking in more than $20,000 from its Victorian Racing Industry..

National Plan To Combat Climate Change In Agriculture

Agriculture ministers from around Australia came together in Melbourne today to endorse a national program, led by Victoria, that will see governments work together to help farmers meet the challenges of climate change. Much of Australia is facing severe drought and dry conditions are set..

More Jobs And Infrastructure For Country Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government is delivering for rural and regional Victoria – with funding ready to help regional businesses and communities expand, grow jobs and attract investment. Minister for Regional Development Jaclyn Symes today released updated guidelines for the Labor Government’s Regional Jobs and Infrastructure..

Trout Conference Comes To Mansfield

Freshwater fishers will be able to learn more about Victoria’s wild trout fisheries at the free one-day Talk Wild Trout conference in Mansfield in November thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Fishing and Boating Jaala Pulford said the popular annual conference is returning..

Visitor Numbers Soar As Cyclists Race To High Country

Victoria’s High Country has experienced a 40 per cent rise in cyclists touring the region in just 12 months, cementing the North East as one of the world’s top trail cycling destinations. Minister for Regional Development Jaclyn Symes today visited the High Country and celebrated..

Tapping Into Victorian Craft Produce

The Andrews Labor Government is backing Victoria’s small-scale and craft producers to grow – creating new jobs and attracting more visitors from interstate and overseas to enjoy our locally-made food, beer and spirits. Minister for Agriculture Jaclyn Symes today visited King River Brewing in Whitfield..

MYRTLEFORD CELEBRATES BIGGER AND BETTER INDOOR STADIUM

Myrtleford’s sporting community has been given a major boost thanks to funding from the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes today officially opened the upgraded and extended Myrtleford Indoor Sports Stadium, made possible with a $1.3 million investment from the Labor Government’s..

Digital Advance Cuts Red Tape For Victoria’s Dairy Farmers

A new digital regulatory system will boost efficiency and food safety standards in the Victorian dairy industry while helping to strengthen global competitiveness in the sector. Minister for Agriculture Jaclyn Symes today launched the Dairy RegTech 2022 model at Dairy Food Safety Victoria’s annual general..

A SPLASH OF COLOUR FOR THE SEYMOUR RAIL UNDERPASS

One of Seymour’s busiest intersections has received a vibrant and colourful makeover, thanks to $152,840 from the Andrew’s Labor Government’s Pick My Project initiative. Minister for Regional Development and Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes today officially opened the new art installation at the Seymour..

FUNDING FOR WODONGA CITY COUNCIL TO ASSIST WITH CRIME PREVENTION

The Andrews Labor Government has awarded funding to the Wodonga City Council to tackle community safety concerns under the Public Safety Infrastructure Fund. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes announced the Wodonga City Council would receive $140,000 towards the $185,000 project. The Wodonga City Council..

New Rural Assistance Commissioner Appointed

The Andrews Labor Government has appointed a new Rural Assistance Commissioner to engage with Victoria’s agricultural communities and provide advice to government on how they can best be supported into the future. Minister for Agriculture and Regional Development Jaclyn Symes today announced that former Victorian..

OFF AND RUNNING AT THE SEYMOUR CUP IN 2019

One of regional Victoria’s most popular race meets, the Seymour Cup is back bigger and better than ever on Sunday thanks to a funding package of more than $46,000 thanks to the Andrews Labor Government, the Seymour Racing Club and Country Racing Victoria. Member for..

MORE WORK SET TO START ON BENALLA COLLEGE UPGRADES

Students at Benalla College are a step closer to getting the facilities they need for a great start in life, with an architect appointed to design the school’s exciting upgrade. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes announced that Designinc Melbourne P/L has been appointed to..

Giving More Kids Access To Medicinal Cannabis

More of Victoria’s sickest kids will now have access to potentially life-changing medicinal cannabis treatment as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s compassionate access scheme. Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos today announced the scheme would be increased from 60 to 90 places. Ten children with..

KINDER UPGRADE TO SUPPORT AVENEL FAMILIES

Families in Avenel have access to more kinder places and the first-rate early years services they deserve, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes today visited Avenel Preschool to open its $566,000 expanded facilities and announce a further $10,500 for..

Mining Services Jobs Set To Accelerate Across Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting businesses in the mining sector to grow, innovate and connect as part of a new program launched in Bendigo. Minister for Resources Jaclyn Symes today launched the Regional Innovation Accelerator program, giving local businesses in the Mining Equipment Technology..