Archives for August, 2015

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AUSTRALIAN FIRST TROUT COD FISHERY OPENS IN BEECHWORTH

In an Australian first, recreational anglers can now fish for trout cod in Victoria with the Andrews Labor Government delivering on a key election commitment to establish the fishery in Beechworth. Premier Daniel Andrews today joined Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford and Member for Northern..

LOCAL WOMEN ENCOURAGED TO HAVE REGULAR BREAST SCREENS

New data shows 55 per cent of women aged 50-69 in the electorate of Northern Victoria participate in the free BreastScreen Victoria program, Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, said today. This compares to the statewide average of 54 per cent and a BreastScreen Australia..

GIVING THREATENED SPECIES A HELPING HAND

Labor Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, today encouraged local environmental organisations to apply for the Andrews Government’s $5.2 million threatened species grants. Ms Symes said the Threatened Species Protection Initiative will support threatened species’ survival in the short term through on-ground activities such as..

BENALLA ON ROUTE FOR SMALL BUSINESS BUS

Small business operators in the Benalla area will be able to access free mentoring, support and government business services when the Small Business Bus visits on Friday, August 14, Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, said today. The Andrews Labor Government had doubled its mobile..

ADVICE ON WHEELS FOR SHEPPARTON FESTIVAL

Small business operators in the Shepparton area will be able to access free mentoring, support and government business services when the Small Business Bus visits on Wednesday, August 12, Member for Northern Victoria , Jaclyn Symes, said today. The Bus is present at the Shepparton..

LABOR PROVIDES FUNDING FOR NEW DENTAL EQUIPMENT

Health services across Northern Victoria will benefit from new and upgraded dental equipment, which will ensure locals get better and safer public dental care, more quickly, Members for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes and Steve Herbert, announced today. Ms Symes and Mr Herbert secured funding for..

$200M FUND TO SUPPORT NORTH-EAST FARMERS

Farmers and communities in North-East Victoria will benefit from a new $200 million Agriculture Infrastructure and Jobs Fund that will drive economic growth, create jobs and boost exports from paddock to port. Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, said the new $200 million Fund, which..