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SUPPORTING OUR COURTS TO DRIVE DOWN COVID-19 BACKLOGS

13th May 2021 Supporting Our Courts To Drive Down COVID-19 Backlogs The Andrews Labor Government is providing a funding boost for Victoria’s legal system to help drive down COVID-19 court backlogs and bolster resources in courts across the state. The Victorian Budget 2021/22 will invest..

NEW PREMISES FOR DANDENONG DRUG COURT

13th May 2021 The Dandenong Drug Court will now operate from a new, purpose-built facility – delivering vital services and specialist support to those who need it most in the local community. Attorney-General Jaclyn Symes joined Member for Dandenong Gabrielle Williams, and Member for South..

FUNDING FOR WALWA AND CORRYONG

Tuesday, 11 May 2021 Corryong and Walwa are set to benefit from a total of $2.4 Million from the Andrews Labor Government’s Regional Infrastructure Fund – Stimulus Round. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes announced funding for three projects, Corryong CBD Revitalisation, Corryong Circuit Trail..

WORK GETTING SET TO START ON NAGAMBIE PRIMARY SCHOOL UPGRADE

Monday, 10 May 2021   Students at Nagambie Primary School 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 James..

Strengthening the Victorian Criminal Justice System

7th May 2021 The Andrews Labor Government will strengthen Victoria’s criminal justice system with a Special Investigator, Implementation Monitor and significant investment in the Independent Broad-based Anti-Corruption Commission (IBAC) and the courts. Attorney-General Jaclyn Symes today released the Government’s response to the final report of..

$2.55 MILLION IN GRANTS FOR VICTORIA’S ENVIRONMENTAL VOLUNTEERS

Wednesday, 5 May 2021 Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes is encouraging environmental volunteers in Northern Victoria to apply for grants to support their work in protecting and restoring our land and natural environment. Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change, Lily D’Ambrosio opened the..

NEW VICTORIAN SOLICITOR – GENERAL APPOINTED

Display problems? View this email in your browser. 4th May 2021 The Victorian Government today announced the appointment of Rowena Orr QC as the next Solicitor-General, the state’s most senior legal adviser and advocate. Ms Orr has spent nearly 20 years as a barrister –..

KICKING IN FOR COUNTRY FOOTY AND NETBALL IN NORTHERN VICTORIA

Monday, 3 May 2021 With regional football and netball back bigger and better than ever, the Victorian Government is proud to be kicking in $5 million to support clubs in Northern Victoria grow and sustain participation and help communities thrive through the Country Football and..

Bonegilla Project Connects Community With Migrant Past

30th Apr 2021 Albury Wodonga is receiving a cultural tourism boost, with works advancing on the Bonegilla Migrant Experience to allow more visitors to connect with our country’s fascinating migrant history. Minister for Regional Development Mary-Anne Thomas today visited the Bonegilla Migrant Reception and Training..

Funding To Transform Mansfield Library

28th Apr 2021 The Mansfield library is set for a major transformation, including new dedicated children’s and quiet study spaces thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Local Government Shaun Leane today announced Mansfield Shire Council will receive more than $540,000 from..

New Plan promises To Unlock Potential Of Lake Eildon

28th Apr 2021 A new Great Lake Touring Route, iconic walking trails, fine dining and more accommodation options are part of a new plan to take Lake Eildon to the next level as a tourist destination. Minister for Regional Development Mary-Anne Thomas joined representatives from..

UPGRADED CLASSROOMS AND FACILITIES FOR BEECHWORTH SECONDARY COLLEGE

Wednesday, 28 April 2021 Beechworth students now have bigger, better classrooms and school facilities to learn in, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes MP, today visited Beechworth Secondary College to open its $9.384 million upgrade, which includes a new..

WORK GETTING SET TO START ON MYRTLEFORD P-12 COLLEGE UPGRADE

Wednesday, 28 April 2021 Students at Myrtleford P-12 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 Jovaras Westland..

UPPER MURRAY EVENTS CENTRE OFFICIALLY OPEN

Tuesday, 27 April 2021 The purpose-built Upper Murray Events Centre has officially opened in Corryong, providing a modern space for sporting groups, community and major events from across Victoria. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes today joined Towong Council representatives and Corryong community members to..

New Bundoora VCAT To Help Fast-Track Disputes

23rd April 2021 Bundoora locals will be able to get their everyday legal matters heard and access services faster at a new Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) facility, thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government. Attorney-General Jaclyn Symes officially opened the new facility..

Bendigo’s New Court To Celebrate Culture And Country

22nd Apr 2021 The Bendigo Law Court Development is moving closer to giving the community the safe, modern and inclusive facilities they need – while creating hundreds of local jobs and reflecting the region’s rich history. Representing the Attorney-General, Jaclyn Symes, the Member for Bendigo East..

NEW LOOK LIBRARY FOR BROADFORD

Wednesday, 21 April 2021 Broadford’s popular library will be fully refurbished and redesigned thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes has announced Mitchell Shire Council will receive $75,000 from the Victorian Government’s Living Libraries Infrastructure Program. The funding..

Tackling Sexual Harassment In Our Courts And Tribunals

19th Apr 2021 The Andrews Labor Government has welcomed the report of the Review of Sexual Harassment in Victorian Courts – marking another important step forward in stamping out sexual harassment in the workplace. Attorney-General Jaclyn Symes said the review provided a clear path forward..