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Funds bring dream to reality

03 Oct 2018 • Benalla Ensign, Benalla VIC (General News) by Simon Ruppert Benalla’s Raise the Roof committee Chair Melissa Mounsey literally jumped for joy as she received a cheque for $250 000 towards the project. The Raise the Roof committee has been fundraising for..

Racing club funds matched

03 Oct 2018 • Benalla Ensign, Benalla VIC (General News) Labor’s candidate for Euroa, Fionna Deppeler-Morton and State Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes have announced a re-elected Labor state government would match funding up to $150 000 to redevelop Benalla Racing Club. The plan..

New walk bridge to improve safety

02 Oct 2018 • Whittlesea Review, Whittlesea (General News) by Joshua Wells REGULAR users of the Kilmore Creek pedestrian bridge are hoping to see upgrades to the walkway happen ‘as fast as possible’ as pedestrians risk their lives to cross. Kilmore resident Lee Gibson welcomed..

$5 million for Border TAFE future-proofing

02 Oct 2018 • Border Mail, Albury-Wodonga (General News) by Ellen Ebsary EIGHTY Border and North East businesses have helped design a new Wodonga TAFE program to better equip students for work in the retail sector. ‘Retail Connection’ has been in the works for the..

New plant to create 50 jobs

01 Oct 2018 • Shepparton News, Shepparton VIC (General News) An update has been delivered on the creation of Australian Consolidated Milk’s new Girgarre facility at the old Heinz tomato sauce factory site, with a visit from the state’s agriculture minister last week. Expected to..

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..