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Archives for November, 2016

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LABOR DELIVERS TRAVEL ASSISTANCE FOR BUSH ATHLETES

The Andrews Labor Government is helping athletes in country Victoria become sporting champions by assisting them with travel costs to major events. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, today announced eight clubs and individuals would share in $6000 in funding, so their..

Funding Boost For Benalla Racing Club

30th Nov 2016 Minister for Racing Martin Pakula today announced a funding boost of more than $117,000 to upgrade the Benalla racecourse. To improve water supply to the racetrack, the Andrews Labor Government is providing more than $54,000 in infrastructure funding through the Victorian Racing..

Putting People First In Our Ovens Murray Region

The Andrews Labor Government is putting people first across our Ovens Murray Region as the community gathers in Benalla tonight to discuss its top issues. The Regional Assembly is the next step in the Ovens Murray Regional Partnership’s engagement with community, industry and government –..

Ambulance boost

29 Nov 2016 • Shepparton News, Shepparton VIC (General News) by Hayden Thomson TATURA TO GET A NEW STATION AS GOVERNMENT LOOKS TO CUT RESPONSE TIMES A new ambulance station will be built in Tatura following a Victorian Government announcement of $500 million over five..

RECORD AMBULANCE INVESTMENT TO PUT TATURA PATIENTS FIRST

The Andrews Labor Government will build Tatura’s first ever ambulance station so paramedics can respond even quicker to local emergencies. Tatura will also receive a new Ambulance Community Officer team with four full-time equivalent paramedics and two new ambulance vehicles. Labor today announced a record..

Going For Gold At Wodonga Cup

Minister for Racing Martin Pakula today announced a funding package of more than $37,000 for the Wodonga Gold Cup. The Andrews Labor Government is providing more than $17,000 for today’s event, courtesy of its Victorian Racing Industry Fund Raceday Attraction Program. The Wodonga & District..

$6.4 Million To Put Training In The Mallee First

The Andrews Labor Government is putting people first in the Mallee with a multi-million dollar boost for SuniTAFE. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney visited the Mildura campus today – announcing $5.9 million to ensure SuniTAFE is ready to hit the ground running when..

Helping Local Communities Tackle Fruit Fly

Helping Local Communities Tackle Fruit Fly 23rd Nov 2016 The Andrews Labor Government is helping local communities manage fruit fly in Victoria’s key horticultural areas with targeted grants announced today. The $6.7 million Managing Fruit Fly – Regional Grants Program will support projects to manage..

PUTTING PEOPLE FIRST WITH FREE GLASSES IN SCHOOLS

Northern Victoria students will receive free eye testing and glasses at school in a Victorian-first, Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, announced today. More than 30,000 Prep to Year 3 students at 250 schools most in need will have their eyes tested..

Shaping The Future Of Our Goulburn Region

22nd Nov 2016 Goulburn locals now have an unprecedented chance to shape the future of the region. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford today announced the start of online consultation for the Goulburn Regional Partnership community ahead of their first Regional Assembly to be held..

LABOR HELPS GRASSOOTS CLUBS GROW

The Andrews Labor Government is giving grassroots sports clubs in Northern Victoria the help they need to attract more members, with funding for new uniforms, equipment and coaching development programs. Labor Upper Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, today announced more than 20 clubs in..

Tick Of Approval For World Class New Bendigo Hospital

Construction of the $630 million world-class new Bendigo Hospital is finished one month ahead of schedule. Minister for Health Jill Hennessy today joined Member for Bendigo East Jacinta Allan to celebrate the ‘technical completion’ of the new hospital that will open its doors to patients..

HELPING EVERYONE USE OUR PUBLIC TRANSPORT SYSTEM

The Andrews Labor Government is ensuring people of all abilities in Seymour have an opportunity to become familiar with and confident on our public transport system. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, announced today that a Try Before You Ride event will..

WAR HERITAGE COLLECTIONS TRAINING PROGRAM TO BEGIN AT WANGARATTA RSL

The Andrews Labor Government and Museums Victoria are joining forces to deliver a new training program for the Wangaratta RSL Sub-Branch. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, today said the War Heritage Collections Training Program, which will help Wangaratta RSL preserve, maintain..

NEW NIGHT BUS SERVICE PROVING A SUCCESS

Residents from Donnybrook to Puckapunyal are taking advantage of the Labor Government’s trial weekend night coach service.   Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, said the early take up of the Saturday and Sunday morning service was proving popular for those wanting..