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Archives for January, 2017

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Putting Wangaratta’s cricketers first

30 Jan 2017 • Wangaratta Chronicle, Wangaratta VIC (General News) CRICKET LOCAL cricketers received a boost last Friday when the State Government announced $60,000 in funding to upgrade pitches. Jaclyn Symes (MLC, Northern Victoria)) said the Wangaratta Rural City Council will receive the funds to..

SHEPPARTON FESTIVAL GETS SUPPORT TO GROW

The Andrews Labor Government is helping the Shepparton Festival grow. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, today announced a $10,000 Regional Events Fund grant, which will help the Festival attract more visitors to the festival. First held in 1997, Ms Symes said..

Reforming Victoria’s Alpine Resorts

Victorians are encouraged to have their say on the future governance of Victoria’s alpine resorts. Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio today launched the Alpine Resorts Governance Reform project, part of the broader Alpine Resorts Futures Project. The reforms will assist the..

LABOR INJECTS MAJOR FUNDING INTO COMMUNITY PROJECTS

The Andrews Labor Government has approved millions of dollars in funding for community sport and recreation projects, Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, announced today. Ms Symes said the major injection of funding from the Labor Government’s Community Sports Infrastructure fund would..

HELPING THE TASTES OF RUTHERGLEN FESTIVAL GROW

The Andrews Labor Government is helping the Tastes of Rutherglen Festival attract more members and grow. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, today announced a $5000 Regional Events Fund grant to help the festival attract more than 3000 visitors from around Victoria..

Funding Boost For Harness And Show Horses At Boort

19th Jan 2017 Horse enthusiasts in the northern Victorian town of Boort will benefit from two funding initiatives announced today by the Andrews Labor Government today. Minister for Racing Martin Pakula announced a funding package of more than $16,000 for the Central Victorian Pacing &..

Young people in Northern Victoria to take the spotlight in 2017

Eighteen youth projects in Northern Victoria will share in nearly $40,000 in Labor Government funding to celebrate National Youth Week in March, Labor Upper Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, announced today. Ms Symes said each organisation would receive up to $2000 in funding to..

DOCTORS IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS SET TO ROLLOUT

Students in 25 Northern Victoria schools will soon have access to the healthcare they need thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, said Doctors in Secondary Schools program would commence from term one this year in some..

Grants Available For Storm Hit Sunraysia Growers

19th Jan 2017 Growers in Victoria’s Sunraysia region are being urged to apply for a Clean Up and Restoration Grant if they were directly affected by the Remembrance Day storms in November 2016. Grants of up to $25,000 are being provided through the jointly-funded Commonwealth-State..

THREE MURRINDINDI POOLS MAKING A SPLASH FOR SUMMER

Three outdoor pools in the Murrindindi Shire have had a much needed makeover ensuring local families can have a splash this summer. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes today inspected the completed upgrades at outdoor pools in Eildon, Alexandra and Marysville. All..

NEW FEMALE FRIENDLY FACILITIES FOR ALEXANDRA

Alexandra Showgrounds and Recreation Reserve will have new female change rooms thanks to an Andrews Government grant of nearly $100,000, Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, has announced. Visiting Alexandra today, Ms Symes said the construction will also include accessible unisex change..

Swan Hill Abattoir Expansion Means More Local Jobs

10th Jan 2017 Minister for Agriculture and Regional Development, Jaala Pulford, today toured the $15 million upgrade and expansion of Swan Hill Abattoir in a show of the Andrews Labor Government’s support for the project which is creating 75 new jobs. The Labor Government helped..

Swan Hill Riverfront Set To Sparkle

10th Jan 2017 The Andrews Labor Government is backing a major redevelopment of Swan Hill’s riverfront that will create jobs, boost the local economy and bring even more tourists to the region. Minister for Regional Development, Jaala Pulford, today joined Swan Hill Rural City Councillors..

Cementing A Jobs Boost For Echuca

9th Jan 2017 Minister for Regional Development, Jaala Pulford, today officially opened a new Product Innovation Science Lab Centre in Echuca, to complement E.B Mawson & Son’s Concrete and quarrying business. The Andrews Labor Government has underwritten the development of the new centre, which will..

WORLD’S BEST GLIDERS FLY HIGH OVER BENALLA

The world’s best pilots will soar across the sky over Benalla for the next two weeks during the 34th FAI World Gliding Championships. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes MP today, officially opened the championships that run from January 9-21 at the Gliding Club of..

More Support To Put The Bite On Mozzies

5th Jan 2017 Seventeen higher risk and flood-affected councils across rural Victoria will receive a $4.6 million funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government to combat the spread of mosquito-borne diseases this summer. Recent heavy rainfall and floods across the state have led to ideal..