Archives for December, 2016

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Mentoring Young Aboriginal Women In Shepparton

1st Dec 2016 The Andrews Labor Government is empowering young Aboriginal women in Shepparton by supporting a new youth mentoring program. The Government is investing $120,000 in the Rumbalara Aboriginal Cooperative as part of its Empowered Women, Children and Families initiative helping Aboriginal women build..

Mildura Airport Upgrade Set To Take Off

1st Dec 2016 Mildura Airport is set to fly with the Andrews Labor Government announcing plans to extend the runway in a win for tourism and the economy across the Sunraysia region. Treasurer Tim Pallas and Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford today announced more..

Rescue Program Leaves Its Paw Print At Prison

1st Dec 2016 A new partnership between Beechworth Correctional Centre and a local animal rescue program is helping rehabilitate prisoners while finding loving homes for abandoned dogs at the same time. Minister for Corrections Gayle Tierney visited the minimum-security prison to tour the facility and..

Putting People First In Our Mallee Region

1st Dec 2016 The Andrews Labor Government is putting people first across our Mallee Region as the community gathers in Mildura tonight to discuss its top issues. The Regional Assembly is the next step in the Mallee Regional Partnership’s engagement with community, industry and government..

New Chair For The Game Management Authority

1st Dec 2016 Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford today announced the appointment of Brian Hine as the new Chair of the Game Management Authority (GMA). Mr Hine brings more than 35 years of experience to the role, working in areas such as land management, health..

Training Boost To Put People First In Northern Victoria

30th Nov 2016 The Andrews Labor Government is putting people in Northern Victoria first with a multi-million dollar boost for GOTAFE. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney visited the institute’s Wangaratta campus today, announcing $12.5 million to ensure GOTAFE is ready to hit the..


Martin Pakula Minister for Racing Racegoers attending marquee events at Victorian country racing venues will enjoy upgraded facilities, thanks to a $140,000 package partly funded by the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Racing Martin Pakula visited the Seymour Racing Club yesterday to announce funding for..