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Sport and recreation funding brings miles of smiles to city

01 Oct 2018 • Wangaratta Chronicle, Wangaratta VIC (General News) by Shane Douthie IT was all smiles on Thursday when Jaclyn Symes (MLC, Northern Victoria) announced more than $1.1 million in funding for three major sporting infrastructure projects in Wangaratta. Ms Symes, announced $596,327 in..

Local road funding announced

28 Sep 2018 • Warracknabeal Herald, Warracknabeal VIC (General News) LOCAL council roads will get a massive boost the with the State Government unveiling a $100 million Fixing Country Roads Program as part of a record $941 million regional roads investment. It is the Victorian..

Commissioner appointed

28 Sep 2018 • Swan Hill Guardian, Swan Hill VIC (General News) by Caitlin Mcarthur VICTORIA’S first cross-border commissioner will be based in Wodonga and divide his time between a number of government offices along state borders. While the state Coalition had pledged to base..

Sports clubs getting lit up

28 Sep 2018 • Border Mail, Albury-Wodonga (General News) THE homes of two big sports clubs in Wangaratta will be much brighter with better lighting, and work will start on a new children’s play area, with $596,327 in Victorian government funding announced yesterday. The money..

SPORTING CASH

27 Sep 2018 • Wangaratta Chronicle, Wangaratta VIC (General News) by Jeremy Wilson State Government to announce over $1 million to lift our infrastructure FRESH lighting to two of Wangaratta’s major sporting precincts will headline today’s anticipated State Government announcement of more than $1.1 million..

Bigger police station reflects Bright’s growth

27 Sep 2018 • Wangaratta Chronicle, Wangaratta VIC (General News) BRIGHT’S new state-of-the-art police station was officially opened on Monday. Jaclyn Symes (MLC, Northern Victoria) did the honours at a ceremony that saw members from Victoria Police command, local officers, emergency service workers, Alpine Shire..

Extra rail to service $60m plant

27 Sep 2018 • Wangaratta Chronicle, Wangaratta VIC (General News) Works progressing in Benalla WORK has started on a huge rail siding to service the new precast concrete facility being built in Benalla. Minister for Roads Luke Donnellan joined Jaclyn Symes (MLC, Northern Victoria) to..

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..