Archives for July, 2015

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LIGHTS, ACTION, FOR NEW COBRAM STREETSCAPE

All eyes were on Cobram’s new streetscape tonight, with Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford switching on the lights for the first time at the official opening of the $1.21 million improvement project. The Victorian Government invested $960,000 in the project which has improved pedestrian..

LABOR’S FUNDING BOOST FOR NORTHERN VICTORIA HEALTH SERVICES

The Andrews Labor Government is providing hospitals with extra funding to ensure Victorians can get the care they need when they need it. Members for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes and Steve Herbert today announced a major funding package for Northern Victorian health services. In 2015-16,..

$400,000 SAFETY BOOST FOR GLENROWAN CROSSING

A $400,000 safety upgrade to the level crossing at Glenrowan is now complete, Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, announced today. Boom gates have been installed at the Taminick Gap Road crossing on the North Eastern rail line, which previously only had flashing lights and..

$10,000 FOR MYRTLEFORD FARMERS’ MARKET STUDY

A new farmers’ market in Myrtleford is one step closer, with the Andrews Labor Government providing $10,000 in funding to support a feasibility study and business case for the new market. Announcing the funding today, Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, said a new Myrtleford..

$365,000 SAFETY BOOST FOR ARCADIA LEVEL CROSSING

A $365,000 safety upgrade to the level crossing at Arcadia is now complete, Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, announced today. Flashing lights and boom gates have been installed at the Kennedy Road crossing on the Shepparton rail line, which previously only had warning signs…

$375,000 SAFETY BOOST FOR LONGWOOD LEVEL CROSSING

A $375,000 safety upgrade to the Down Street level crossing in Longwood is complete, Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, announced today. Ms Symes said boom gates have been installed at the crossing on the Broadmeadows-River Murray Rail Line, used by ARTC rail freight and..

LANDCARE GRANTS OPEN ACROSS NORTH EAST CMA

State Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, today welcomed the opening of the Victorian Landcare Grants in the North East CMA region, allowing local community environment groups to apply for up to $20,000 for environmental or sustainable agricultural projects. The Andrews Labor Government has committed..

FUNDING TO TACKLE ROADSIDE WEEDS AND PESTS

The Andrews Labor Government has allocated $66,700 to help Mitchell Shire Council tackle roadside weeds and pests, Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes announced today. Ms Symes said the funding is part of the Labor State Government’s $5.2 million allocated under the 2015-16 State Budget..

Country Victoria Events Awarded Labor Government Tourism Grants

Nearly $20,000 in Andrews Labor Government funding will help showcase community events to visitors from Victoria and beyond, Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, announced today. Ms Symes said the funding will support the staging and marketing of popular events, aimed at showcasing Beechworth, Mildura,..

Heathcote Event Awarded Labor Government Tourism Grant

The Heathcote Food and Wine Festival has received an Andrews Government tourism grant to help showcase the event to visitors from Victoria and beyond, Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, announced today. Ms Symes said the funding will support the staging and marketing of the..

Yarra Valley Event Awarded Labor Government Tourism Grants

  Six thousand dollars in Andrews Labor Government funding to stage the Yarra Valley Balloon Festival will help showcase the event to visitors from Victoria and beyond, Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, announced today. Ms Symes said the funding will support the staging and..

NEW PAVILION REVEALED AT ECHUCA RACING CLUB

Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, today opened the Echuca Racing Club’s newly renovated pavilion and deck, built with funding support from the Victorian Government.   The new function space will cement the club’s reputation as a premier country racing destination and provide a boost..

KINDER UPGRADE BOOSTS ACCESSIBILITY

Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, today official opened Nathalia and District Kindergarten in a big win for local children and families.   Ms Symes said the $135,000 redevelopment included a redesigned kitchen space as well as upgrades to essential amenities to increase accessibility for..

WODONGA’S FLYING FRUIT FLY CIRCUS WINS GRANT

Wodonga based Flying Fruit Fly Circus are one of 12 Victorian organisations who will share in $356,500 in grants to tour Victorian creative works to Asia or undertake cultural exchanges, Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, announced today. Ms Symes said Flying Fruit Fly Circus..

NEW GRANTS FOR VICTORIA’S MUSIC INDUSTRY

The Andrews Labor Government has delivered a boost to Victoria’s contemporary music industry with the announcement of Music Works Grants, a new Creative Victoria program to support musicians, music managers and industry organisations to create, develop and showcase Victorian contemporary music. Member for Northern Victoria,..

$1m Boost For Northern Victoria’s Aged Care Homes

Public-sector residential aged-care services in Northern Victoria will receive $987,400 in State Labor Government funding to improve facilities and quality of care for elderly residents, Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, announced today. Ms Symes said health services across Victoria will share in close to..