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ART PROJECT RECOGNISES TRADITIONS OF THE BARAPA BARAPA NATION

An Aboriginal art installation along the banks of the Murray River in Koondrook will be officially opened next week with a traditional welcoming ceremony, Member for Northern Victoria , Jaclyn Symes, announced today. Ms Symes said the Andrews Labor Government had invested $35,000 in the..

NEW ROUNDABOUT AT WINTON OPEN AHEAD OF SCHEDULE

Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, today welcomed the opening of a new $2.7 million roundabout at the intersection of Benalla-Winton Rd and Hume Freeway. The roundabout upgrade will boost safety and improve access to the Hume Freeway and surrounding towns of Benalla, Yarrawonga and..

LABOR HELPS OLDER VICTORIANS GO DIGITAL

The Andrews Labor Government is helping older Victorians in the Moira Shire develop their digital and online skills, so they can conduct financial transactions online, contact family using social media and keep up to date with the media or research topics of interest. Member for..

$500M REGIONAL JOBS AND INFRASTRUCTURE FUND OPEN

Local councils, not for profits, community groups and businesses in Northern Victoria are set to benefit from the Andrews Labor Government’s new $500 million Regional Jobs and Infrastructure Fund, with applications now officially open, Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, announced today. Ms Symes said..

NEW SMALL BUSINESS SEMINAR FOR KILMORE

Small businesses in the Kilmore area will be able to access relevant, reliable and affordable information on growing their business at a seminar to be held on Tuesday, July 14, 2015, Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, announced today. Ms Symes said through the program,..

SMALL BUSINESS BUS BRINGS ADVICE ON WHEELS TO HEATHCOTE

Small business operators in the Heathcote area can access free mentoring, support and information about Victorian Government services when the Small Business Bus visits on Thursday July 2, 2015. Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes said the Andrews Labor Government is doubling its mobile support..

STUDENTS TAKE NEW APPROACHES IN STANDING UP TO BULLYING

Students at more than 20 schools in the Northern Victoria electorate will benefit from the Andrews Labor Government Bully Stopper grants, Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes announced today. Superheroes starring in clips to ‘save the day’ on cyber safety and a ‘values wristband’ to..

MORE THAN $7M IN FUNDING TO TACKLE ICE HARM

The Andrews Labor Government will make available more than $7million for extra support services to reduce the harm caused by the drug ice in the Hume and Loddon Mallee areas, Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, announced today. The money is part of a total..

GRANTS HELP SCHOOLS BUILD A MORE RESILIENT COMMUNITY

Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, today announced 12 schools had been successful in received funding under a new grants program that will measure and strengthen student resilience. Ms Symes said Healesville Primary School, Springhurst Primary School, Wandong Primary School, Wodonga West Primary School, Wooragee..

WIN FOR NORTHERN VICTORIA BLACK SPOTS WITH MAJOR FUNDING

The Andrews Labor Government today announced a major project to construct 109 mobile towers across regional Victoria, 38 in the Northern Victoria electorate, under a $86 million black spot elimination project. Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes said the 38 sites in the Northern Victoria..

$1 MILLION BOOST FOR HEALESVILLE HOSPITAL REDEVELOPMENT

The Andrews Labor Government will provide a further $1 million towards the redevelopment of Healesville Hospital. The redevelopment of the hospital, operated by Eastern Health, will significantly increase access to a range of surgery, dialysis and community health services for the Healesville community. Funding for..

NEW ROUNDABOUT AT WINTON OPEN AHEAD OF SCHEDULE

Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, today welcomed the opening of a new $2.7 million roundabout at the intersection of Benalla-Winton Rd and Hume Freeway. The roundabout upgrade will boost safety and improve access to the Hume Freeway and surrounding towns of Benalla, Yarrawonga and..

NATIONAL EMERGENCY MEDALS FOR CFA MEMBERS

Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, has praised CFA members from North East Victoria for their work during the devastating 2009 bushfires. Ms Symes presented CFA members from across the region with National Emergency Medals for their efforts on Black Saturday at a ceremony in..

LABOR PROVIDES FIREWOOD CERTAINTY FOR MOST IN NEED

Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes has secured the remaining firewood from Barmah National Park for vulnerable residents in the Barmah and Nathalia communities. Ms Symes said firewood collection is ending in Barmah National Park on June 30, 2015 and the final firewood available from..

Final Stop In Healesville For Aboriginal Honour Roll Roadshow

The Victorian Aboriginal Honour Roll will stop at the Healesville Library as the final leg of its annual roadshow exhibition. Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, launched the exhibition on behalf of the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs, Natalie Hutchins. The Honour Roll formally recognises Aboriginal..

HEALESVILLE –ABORIGINAL HONOUR ROLL ROADSHOW FINAL STOP

The Victorian Aboriginal Honour Roll will today stop at the Healesville Library as the final leg of its annual roadshow exhibition. Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, today launched the exhibition which already has five inductees with strong connections to the Healesville area, including William..

FUNDING FOR WODONGA TAFE THAT LEADS TO JOBS

An innovative Wodonga TAFE program to help more than 300 unemployed people get a job has received $2.4 million in Andrews Labor Government funding. Minister for Training and Skills, Steve Herbert, announced the grant from the Labor Government’s $50 million TAFE Back to Work Fund..

FINAL STOP IN HEALESVILLE FOR ABORIGINAL HONOUR ROLL ROADSHOW

The Victorian Aboriginal Honour Roll will stop at the Healesville Library as the final leg of its annual roadshow exhibition. Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, launched the exhibition on behalf of the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs, Natalie Hutchins. The Honour Roll formally recognises Aboriginal..