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BUILDING THE EDUCATION STATE AT YARRA JUNCTION

Students, teachers and families of Yarra Junction Primary School are big winners in the Andrews Labor Government’s first Education State Budget, Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, announced today. Ms Symes said Yarra Junction Primary School will receive $2 million to rebuild classrooms and construct..

LABOR INVESTS IN HEALTH FOR FAMILIES IN NORTHERN VICTORIA

The Andrews Labor Government is putting the health of Victorian families first, investing an extra $1.38 billion in our hospitals, ambulances and health programs, Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, said today. The 2015-16 Victorian Budget provides hospitals across Victoria with additional funding to help..

SYMES SECURES FIREWOOD SUPPLY FOR VULNERABLE RESIDENTS

State Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes has secured vital firewood collection for vulnerable residents who depend on firewood for heating and cooking across parts of Northern Victoria along the Murray River. Parks Victoria will provide access for firewood in Barmah Island for the next..

COMMUNITY GROUPS CAN APPLY FOR NEW GRANTS TO TACKLE ICE

Community groups in Northern Victoria can now apply for grants of up to $10,000 to develop the most effective way to combat ice in their local area, Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, announced today. The Andrews Labor Government is providing $500,000 to fund grassroots..

COMMUNITY GROUPS CAN APPLY FOR NEW GRANTS TO TACKLE ICE

Community groups in Northern Victoria can now apply for grants of up to $10,000 to develop the most effective way to combat ice in their local area, Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, announced today. The Andrews Labor Government is providing $500,000 to fund grassroots..

SYMES OPENS URBAN SQUARE IN WODONGA

Photo from Border Mail The revitalisation of Junction Place will double the size of Wodonga’s existing CBD, bringing new life to the city centre as well as catering for the city’s growing population and employment needs into the future, Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes..

SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS FOR MURRAY VALLEY HIGHWAY

Work will soon start on three road safety projects along the Murray Valley Highway, State Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, announced today. The three projects will take place between Pyangil and Robinvale and are part of the Andrew’s Labor Government’s Safe System Road Infrastructure..

SYMES PRAISES WANGARATTA POLICE FOR TOLL REDUCTION

Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, today praised the dedicated work of Victoria Police in reducing the road toll in the state’s north during a visit to Wangaratta Police Station. The police at Wangaratta Police Station have undertaken a range of initiatives to highlight road..

WANGARATTA WELCOMES VICTORIAN ABORIGINAL HONOUR ROLL

Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes today officially opened the Victorian Aboriginal Honour Roll roadshow exhibition in Wangaratta. The exhibition is on display at the Wangaratta Library until April 26, 2015. Ms Symes said the Honour Roll recognises Aboriginal people who have made a significant..

WESTERN OPTION FOR KILMORE-WALLAN BYPASS PROTECTS LOCAL AREA

The Andrews Labor Government has confirmed the Western route for the Kilmore-Wallan Bypass. The Minister for Planning’s Assessment of the Kilmore-Wallan Bypass EES Inquiry and Advisory Committee Report, released today, is the final step in the process of selecting the preferred route. The assessment recommended..

LADY TALBOT DRIVE OPEN AGAIN FOR LABOUR DAY LONG WEEKEND

Visitors can once again access the picturesque Lady Talbot Drive in the Yarra Ranges National Park following extensive tree risk works. Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes said the reopening the site was great news for the Marysville community and local tourism, who have been..

NEW SMALL BUSINESS SEMINARS FOR SHEPPARTON

Small businesses in the Shepparton area will be able to access relevant, reliable and affordable information on growing their business at a seminar to be held on Wednesday March18, 2015, Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, said today. The program provides Shepparton businesses and prospective..

WORK STARTS ON NEW YARRAWONGA COMMUNITY CENTRE

Yarrawonga will soon have a thriving new arts and community space with work underway on a $700,000 restoration of the town’s historic station building, State Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes announced today. Ms Symes said the works on the station building would be extensive,..

FUNDING BOOST FOR NORTHERN VICTORIA BRIDGES

Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes has announced that more than twenty bridges in Northern Victoria will be strengthened and upgraded under the Labor Government. Ms Symes has secured millions of dollars in Andrews Labor Government funding from the Stronger Country Bridges Program. $35.8 million..

QUEENSLAND FRUIT FLY FUNDING BOOST FOR MANAGEMENT

The Andrews Labor Government today announced $780,000 to support the Victorian horticulture industry to continue to undertake eradication activities to manage Queensland fruit fly (QFF) outbreaks in the Greater Sunraysia area. Agriculture Minister Jaala Pulford today visited Mildura to meet with the Greater Sunraysia Pest..

FORUM WILL GIVE COMMUNITY A SAY ON DRUG CRISIS

Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, is encouraging local communities to get involved in a community forum in Shepparton/Mooroopna to hear from locals, experts and law enforcement about ways to combat the drug ice. Ms Symes said that the forum, to be held on March..

BOOST FOR LEARNING AND SKILLS IN YARRAWONGA

Yarrawonga residents will benefit from a boost in funding to Learn Local organisations, Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, said today. The grants, announced by Minister for Training and Skills, Steve Herbert, is from the Adult, Community and Further Education (ACFE) Board’s $2.3 million Partnership..