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Risky road upgraded

12 Jul 2018 • Shepparton News, Shepparton VIC (General News) ‘NOTORIOUS’ STRIP OF EUROA-MANSFIELD RD IS NOW SAFER TO DRIVE ON A dangerous section of road south of Euroa has been given a safety boost, delivering jobs and ensuring reliability for its regular road users…

Brookfield rehab off the table

11 Jul 2018 • Numurkah Leader, Numurkah VIC (General News) THE State Government has announced that a proposed drug and alcohol rehabilitation centre at Brookfield will not go ahead, with the Hume region’s first residential rehabilitation facility to instead be built in Wangaratta. Construction of..

New cop shop coming

07 Jul 2018 • Border Mail, Albury-Wodonga (General News) by Ellen Ebsary A STATE government commitment to replace two rural North East police stations is getting under way, as of’ficers in Bright and Corryong prepare to move in to their new buildings. Construction has begun..

Windfall for sport facilities

04 Jul 2018 • Seymour Telegraph, Seymour VIC (General News) by Tara Whitsed Sporting facilities in Nagambie are set to receive an overhaul. State Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes announced an upgrade to Nagambie Recreation Reserve, thanks to $100 000 Victorian Government country football..

Build support

04 Jul 2018 • Seymour Telegraph, Seymour VIC (General News) It is official – the Victorian Government has given $200 000 to support the rebuild of a community hall in Tallarook. Tallarook Farmers Market manager Cynthia Lim said it was a delight to hear Member..

Clubs to benefit from grants

04 Jul 2018 • Benalla Ensign, Benalla VIC (General News) The Swanpool Bowling club has received $2970 in the latest round of VicHealth’s Active Club Grants, an initiative to encourage more Victorians to get physically active. The club will use the money to grow its..

Grants help care for environment

04 Jul 2018 • McIvor Times, Heathcote VIC (General News) THE State Government is helping environmental groups in northern Victoria protect and restore Victoria’s land and environment. Jaclyn Symes, the Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, announced environmental volunteer groups can now access grants..

Swanpool Bowls Club receive $2970

04 Jul 2018 • Mansfield Courier, Mansfield VIC (General News) AMONG the Northern Victoria sporting clubs who received a share of more than $370,000 as part of the latest round of VicHealth’s Active Club grants was Swanpool Bowling Club. VicHealth’s Active Club grants is an..

Council is making ‘Bogie be heard

04 Jul 2018 • Euroa Gazette, Euroa VIC (General News) COUNCIL has ramped up its lobbying efforts for more funding for the Strathbogie Shire over the last six months. Mayor Amanda McClaren and CEO Steve Crawcour recently attended the National General Assembly of Local Government..

Revved up with funding for new track

03 Jul 2018 • Whittlesea Review, Whittlesea (General News) THE road racing and recreational motorcycle sports community is celebrating the announcement of track resurfacing works at the Broadford State Motorcycle Sport Complex. The complex is a key as set for Motorcycling Victoria, however the track..

New CFA home in Broadford

03 Jul 2018 • Whittlesea Review, Whittlesea (General News) BROADFORD will be home to a new CFA station by October after construction officially began recently. The township is starting to shape its emergency services future with seven new paramedics also slated to start later this..

Pick your own project for new funding program

03 Jul 2018 • Campaspe News, Campaspe VIC (General News) COMMUNITIES in northern Victoria will be given the chance to nominate and decide on their own funding under a new community building fund. In a Victorian-first, all residents aged 16 and over can submit their..

Funding aids push for junior recruiting

03 Jul 2018 • Border Mail, Albury-Wodonga (General News) by Ellen Ebsary WODONGA Water Polo Club’s bid to boost its junior numbers has been assisted by a squirt of cash from the Victorian government. The club has received $2240 in the latest round of VicHealth’s..

Nagambie sporting windfall

28 Jun 2018 • Shepparton News, Shepparton VIC (General News) by Tara Whitsed RECREATION AND SPORTING FACILITIES IN NAGAMBIE TO RECEIVE FUNDING FOR UPGRADES Sporting facilities in Nagambie are set to receive an overhaul following funding announcements this week. State Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn..

Motorcycle sports funds

The road racing and recreational motorcycle sports community were celebrating over the weekend with the announcement of track resurfacing works at one of the state’s top racing circuits. A Victorian Government funding package of $143 000 was announced for the Broadford motorcycle complex — to..

New playground equipment set to benefit local children

27 Jun 2018 • Myrtleford Times, Myrtleford VIC (General News) DEDERANG and Whorouly children will benefit from new equipment, toys, learning kits and more as part of a bid to ensure all students are getting the most out their early years of education. Dederang Primary..

Assistance provided for volunteer animal carers

27 Jun 2018 • Myrtleford Times, Myrtleford VIC (General News) OVENS Valley Wildlife Shelter was last week the recipient of $2000 in funding from the Victorian Government to help care for sick, injured and orphaned wildlife. Jaclyn Symes (MLC, Northern Victoria) announced that 17 shelters..

Build to be game-changer

27 Jun 2018 • Seymour Telegraph, Seymour VIC (General News) by Gus McCubbing With Seymour College students off on winter holidays from Friday, work on the school’s new senior learning building, worth more than $6 million, is set to begin. A space has already been..