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Schools get training boost

20 Sep 2018 • Corryong Courier, Corryong VIC (General News) The Victorian government has announced funding for a skills development project put forward as a priority by the Ovens Murray Regional Partnership. Member for Northern Victoria. Jaclyn Symes. joined Labor candidate for Euroa, Fionna DcppelcrMorton,..

ALESSI RUNNING FOR MILDURA

20 Sep 2018 • Hopetoun Courier & Mallee Pioneer, Hopetoun VIC (General News) MILDURA’S Tony Alessi has been preselected as Labor’s candidate for the state seat of Mildura to contest the 2018 Victorian State Election to be held on Saturday, November 24. Mr Alessi grew..

Regional Roads Victoria opens its doors – but for how long?

THE State Government’s new dedicated roads body, Regional Roads Victoria (RRV), has opened its doors and is getting started on what Labor is calling “the biggest road maintenance blitz Victoria has ever seen.” Across north-eastern Victoria, Regional Roads Victoria will oversee more than $51 million..

Regional Roads opens its doors – but for how long?

19 Sep 2018 • Yea Chronicle, Yea VIC (General News) Regional Roads opens its doors – but for how long? THE State Government’s new dedicated roads body, Regional Roads Victoria (RRV), has opened its doors and is getting started on what Labor is calling “the..

Labor gives power to country Victorians

19 Sep 2018 • Myrtleford Times, Myrtleford VIC (General News) NORTH East families have the chance to reduce their power costs under the State Government’s $1.34 billion Solar Homes program. The initiative includes half price solar panels, $1000 off the cost of solar hot water,..

Local schools to receive job ready funding for students

19 Sep 2018 • Myrtleford Times, Myrtleford VIC (General News) MYRTLEFORD and Bright P-12 Colleges as well as Mt Beauty Secondary College will receive funding for a skills development project put forward as a priority by the Ovens Murray Regional Partnership last week. Jaclyn Symes..

There was no rain on the Hub’s parade

19 Sep 2018 • McIvor Times, Heathcote VIC (General News) Locals enjoy tour of children’s facility INCLEMENT weather didn’t dampen spirits nor the number of locals who turned up to see firsthand what has been going on behind the fence at 165 High St for..

Some 193 kilometres of road upgrades

19 Sep 2018 • Mansfield Courier, Mansfield VIC (General News) THE State Government’s new and dedicated country roads body – Regional Roads Victoria – has opened its doors, and is getting started on a massive road maintenance blitz in Victoria. Across North East Victoria, Regional..

$10m renewal program for estate revealed

19 Sep 2018 • Benalla Ensign, Benalla VIC (General News) Benalla West Housing Estate is set to benefit from a $10 million upgrade as part of a boost to regional public housing by the Andrews Labour Government. State Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes announced..

Life membership for Mary

19 Sep 2018 • Benalla Ensign, Benalla VIC (General News) by Ivy Jensen ALP Benalla branch stalwart Mary Lou Keogh has achieved a lifetime membership. The former assistant principal and teacher has racked up 40 years with the branch after joining in 1978. “I guess..

Microgrid in the mix

19 Sep 2018 • Shepparton News, Shepparton VIC (General News) by Thomas Moir SOME GROUPS SAY PROPOSAL COULD RELIEVE PRESSURE ON ENERGY DEMANDS A proposal for a power microgrid has created debate among environmentalists in Tatura. Some suggest it could help relieve pressure on the..

Artisan grants available

19 Sep 2018 • Seymour Telegraph, Seymour VIC (General News) by Alison O’Connor A new grants program to support the artisanal sector has been launched. The first stage of the program is now open, with up to $5000 available to growers and producers to address..

$1.4m project announced

19 Sep 2018 • Benalla Ensign, Benalla VIC (General News) Students across Benalla are set to benefit from a skills development project with a $1.4 million grant announced on Friday. State Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes and Labour candidate for Euroa Fionna Deppeler-Morton made..

Grants available for producers

19 Sep 2018 • Wangaratta Chronicle, Wangaratta VIC (General News) THE State Government has this week officially opened a $2 million Artisanal Sector Grants program and launched Victoria’s first Artisanal Sector Roadmap – setting a vision for innovation and collaboration. Jaclyn Symes (MLC, Northern Victoria)..

Wheelie excited to start work

14 Sep 2018 • Border Mail, Albury-Wodonga (General News) by Shana Morgan LOOKING at the work about to start on a $6.2 million path between Beechworth and Yackandandah has made Jaclyn Symes want to purchase a bike of her own. Politicians, councillors, cyclists and community..

Milawa pursuing micro energy grid

14 Sep 2018 • Wangaratta Chronicle, Wangaratta VIC (General News) A BUSINESS case to establish a micro energy grid in Milawa that powers local businesses will be undertaken after the town was awarded a $100,000 State Government grant yesterday. A microgrid is a small network..

Rail trail project begins

14 Sep 2018 • Wangaratta Chronicle, Wangaratta VIC (General News) by Justin Jenvey Rail trail project begins $6.2m to deliver 31km link between Beechworth and Yackandandah ONE of the biggest infrastructure developments in the Indigo Shire is moving ahead with works getting underway in Beechworth..

New station goes on show

13 Sep 2018 • Corryong Courier, Corryong VIC (General News) Police in Corryong now call a new state-of-the-art station home, following the official opening on Tuesday. Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, joined Assistant Commissioner, Rick Nugent, to officially open the new S3.2 million, station..