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Big plans for Nagambie Healthcare’s future

31 Oct 2018 • Euroa Gazette, Euroa VIC (General News) by Diane Grant IN a time of unrest concerning aged care facilities, Nagambie HealthCare is facing diverse changes to their aged care, community care and sub-acute care programs. They have been applying for infrastructure grants..

Big plans developing at CEACA

31 Oct 2018 • Alexandra Eildon Marysville Standard, Alexandra VIC (General News) MEL Gourlay, Neighbourhood House Coordinator at CEACA, outlined plans for the organisation in a discussion with candidate for Eildon Sally Brennan and Minister for Regional Development [Member for Northern Victoria] Jaclyn Symes. CEACA..

CARE ROOMS GET TLC

31 Oct 2018 • McIvor Times, Heathcote VIC (General News) by Michael Mattingly Heathcote Health to refurbish facilities for palliative patients HEATHCOTE Health will be able to refurbish rooms for palliative patients after it received funding from the state government. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn..

Harley Hammond Reservein line for upgrade

30 Oct 2018 • The Free Press, Kilmore, VIC (General News) A $1.3 million upgrade to netball facilities at Harley Hammond reserve is being brought forward thanks to 1500,000 from the Victorian Governments Female Facilities – Change our Game fund which was announced last week…

Harley Hammond Reservein line for upgrade

30 Oct 2018 • Whittlesea Review, Whittlesea (General News) A $1.3 million upgrade to netball facilities at Harley Hammond reserve is being brought forward thanks to 1500,000 from the Victorian Governments Female Facilities – Change our Ciame fund which was announced last week. Council had..

Pollies hit the road

We asked local politicians and candidates for their opinion on the state of the roads in their electorates. These are their answers on Wallan’s Watson Street interchange Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes “The Walson Street Interchange has been a priority of mine since I’ve..

Doyle to Labor rescue

29 Oct 2018 • Border Mail, Albury-Wodonga (General News) by David Johnston A MELBOURNE resident with strong family ties to the Yarrawonga area has belatedly given Labor a contender in Ovens Valley for the state election. Kate Doyle, who was born and raised at Burramine,..

$6M POOL LOAN

29 Oct 2018 • Wangaratta Chronicle, Wangaratta VIC (General News) by Steve Kelly State’s low-interest finance to save ratepayers ‘hundreds of thousands of dollars’ RURAL City of Wangaratta Council has secured a $6 million low-interest loan from the State Labor Government to pay for works..

Big goal achieved for juniors

27 Oct 2018 • Border Mail, Albury-Wodonga (General News) by Anthony Bunn YOUNG footballers will no longer have to change in a horse shed after $500,000 was pledged to ovals in Benalla yesterday. The Victorian government money will allow a pavilion to be built with..

Sparky puts zap in contest

27 Oct 2018 • Border Mail, Albury-Wodonga (General News) by Anthony Bunn SIDELINED Benalla mayor Don Firth believes he’s better than a 10/1 shot of winning the seat of Euroa. The independent candidate has taken leave from the council to the contest the Victorian poll..

Buffalo report release soon

27 Oct 2018 • Border Mail, Albury-Wodonga (General News) by Ellen Ebsary THE Pricewaterhouse Coopers report on tourism opportunities at Mount Buffalo will be released next month. The firm was commissioned by Alpine Council in April to look at proposals in the “Vision for Mount..

Airport changes expand capacity

THE $2.2 million Corryong Airport Precinct Development project has been opened. Works began last year on a new building, runway resurfacing, taxiway extension and lighting upgrades. The upgrades mean Forest Fire Management Victoria can relocate firefighting and suppression activities from the grass airfield at Avondale..

More cash for Wall to Wall

For the fourth year in a row, State Government funding has been secured for Benalla’s now world recognised Wall to Wall Festival. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes joined Labor Candidate for Euroa Fionna Deppeler-Morton and Wall to Wall Committee Chair Roxanne Demasson to announce..

And Jaclyn will upgrade

REGIONAL NEWS IN BRIEF JACLYN Symes (MLC, Northern Victoria) has promised $1.79 million to upgrade the Alexandra Showgrounds and Recreation Reserve if the Labor Government is re-elected at the upcoming election.

Mansfield Kindergarten gets an upgrade

1 Local kinder given almost $50,000 MANSFIELD Kindergarten was given $49,100 for upgrades last week, following the State Government announcement of an upgrade of nearly $6.4 million for kindergartens across the state. Upper House member Jaclyn Symes (MLC, Northern Victoria) was joined by candidate for..

Funds to revitalise town

Seymour is quickly making a name for itself as an economic and tourism hub, and with an injection of almost $1 million in funding just announced by the Victorian Government, it looks set to grow and prosper even further. Labor says it plans to revitalise..

Retired tram finds new home at Mansfield Zoo

AFTER recently applying to receive one of Victoria’s retired W-Class trams, the Mansfield Zoo recently found out that they are one of the successful applicants. Upper House member Jaclyn Symes (MLC, Northern Victoria) and candidate for Eildon Sally Brennan visited the Mansfield Zoo to celebrate..

Axedale Tavern gets $25,000 injection

THE music will play on at the Axedale Tavern, thanks to a $25,000 grant through the Victorian Government’s Good Music Neighbours program. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes said the grant would support the venue’s proposed new function centre acoustic treatment. Axedale Tavern is one..