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Heathcote Event Awarded Labor Government Tourism Grant

The Heathcote Food and Wine Festival has received an Andrews Government tourism grant to help showcase the event to visitors from Victoria and beyond, Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, announced today. Ms Symes said the funding will support the staging and marketing of the..

Yarra Valley Event Awarded Labor Government Tourism Grants

  Six thousand dollars in Andrews Labor Government funding to stage the Yarra Valley Balloon Festival will help showcase the event to visitors from Victoria and beyond, Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, announced today. Ms Symes said the funding will support the staging and..

NEW PAVILION REVEALED AT ECHUCA RACING CLUB

Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, today opened the Echuca Racing Club’s newly renovated pavilion and deck, built with funding support from the Victorian Government.   The new function space will cement the club’s reputation as a premier country racing destination and provide a boost..

KINDER UPGRADE BOOSTS ACCESSIBILITY

Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, today official opened Nathalia and District Kindergarten in a big win for local children and families.   Ms Symes said the $135,000 redevelopment included a redesigned kitchen space as well as upgrades to essential amenities to increase accessibility for..

WODONGA’S FLYING FRUIT FLY CIRCUS WINS GRANT

Wodonga based Flying Fruit Fly Circus are one of 12 Victorian organisations who will share in $356,500 in grants to tour Victorian creative works to Asia or undertake cultural exchanges, Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, announced today. Ms Symes said Flying Fruit Fly Circus..

NEW GRANTS FOR VICTORIA’S MUSIC INDUSTRY

The Andrews Labor Government has delivered a boost to Victoria’s contemporary music industry with the announcement of Music Works Grants, a new Creative Victoria program to support musicians, music managers and industry organisations to create, develop and showcase Victorian contemporary music. Member for Northern Victoria,..

$1m Boost For Northern Victoria’s Aged Care Homes

Public-sector residential aged-care services in Northern Victoria will receive $987,400 in State Labor Government funding to improve facilities and quality of care for elderly residents, Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, announced today. Ms Symes said health services across Victoria will share in close to..

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..