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Archives for June, 2017

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LABOR SCORES TOP GOAL FOR NETBALLERS IN ESKDALE

The Eskdale Netball Club will open more doors for locals to get active and play netball with two new netball courts in Eskdale thanks to Andrews Labor Government funding. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, today announced that the club and entire..

Case For New Cross Border Commissioner To Be Explored

30th Jun 2017 The Andrews Labor Government will develop a business case to establish a Cross Border Commissioner’s Office for Victoria, to help border communities better share information and services, and drive economic growth. A Victorian Cross Border Commissioner’s Office was originally proposed by the..

LABOR FUNDS WINTON WETLANDS POWER STUDY PROJECT

The Andrews Labor Government has approved funding of $50,000 for Winton Wetlands to undertake a feasibility study for a solar farm. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, today announced the Andrews Government funding for the $60,000 project which will allow the Winton..

LABOR FUNDS INDIGO RENEWABLE ENERGY BUSINESS CASE

Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, today announced $99,079 in Andrews Government funding to further develop Indigo Shire Council’s Community Energy Retail Business Case. Ms Symes said this funding announcement is part of the second round of the Andrew Labor Government’s $20..

Breaking Down Barriers To Work In Mildura

From medical clinics to chocolate companies – the Andrews Labor Government is helping long-term jobseekers in Mildura find meaningful opportunities in some of the town’s leading businesses. Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan today visited two companies in Mildura which have helped Victorians who..

TOURISM WIN FROM NEW WINERY INVESTMENT IN SEYMOUR

The Andrews Labor Government has helped secure a $1.15 million investment in Seymour by family owned winery, Wine by Sam, which will create 10 local jobs and increase regional tourism by an estimated 10,000 visitors a year, Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn..

EGG PROCESSING EXPANSION GREAT NEWS FOR EUROA JOBS

The Andrews Labor Government has helped secure a $689,000 investment by Kinross Farm in the establishment of a new egg grading facility in Euroa, increasing the company’s egg processing and distribution capacity and created 10 new jobs, Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn..

Breaking Down Barriers To Work In Mildura

29th Jun 2017 From medical clinics to chocolate companies – the Andrews Labor Government is helping long-term jobseekers in Mildura find meaningful opportunities in some of the town’s leading businesses. Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan today visited two companies in Mildura which have..

Labor Government Helping Young Farmers Thrive

28th Jun 2017 The Andrew’s Labor Government is helping our next generation of farming leaders take the next big step in their food and fibre career with the announcement of the Young Farmer Scholarships. With world-renowned clean and green Victorian produce, emerging export markets and..

Special $20 Million Top Up To Upgrade Hospital Buildings

28th Jun 2017 The Andrews Labor Government has delivered a special $20 million boost to modernise ageing infrastructure at 15 health services across Victoria. Minister for Health Jill Hennessy today announced hospitals will share in funding from a one-off boost that comes on top of..

Keeping The Conversation Going In The Mallee

28th Jun 2017 Representatives of the local community, industry and the Andrews Labor Government will come together tomorrow for the second annual Regional Assembly in Swan Hill. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford said the Assembly was an important opportunity to discuss the future of..

FUNDING FOR HEATHCOTE DEMENTIA VILLAGE FEASIBILITY STUDY

A feasibility study to investigate the viability of developing a dementia village in Heathcote will be soon be underway, thanks to a $150,000 contribution from the Andrews Labor Government.   Labor Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, made the announcement in Heathcote today with Federal..

Victorians Win Fight For Regional Rail Revival

27th Jun 2017 The Andrews Labor Government has secured the funding owed to Victorians to revive our regional rail network including the creation of over 1000 jobs in regional Victoria. The Commonwealth have confirmed that they will provide almost $1.5 billion owed to Victoria under..

LABOR OPENS FUND TO GROW COMMUNITY FACILITIES

The Andrews Labor Government is building the community facilities people in Mitchell Shire need as it grows grow. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes today called on Mitchell Shire to apply for community facility upgrades as part of the Growing Suburbs Fund..

MURCHISON-TATURA ROAD UPGRADE COMPLETE

The Andrews Labor Government has rebuilt a section of the Murchison-Tatura Road, making way for the 100km/h speed limit to be restored. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, has announced the completion of a $480,000 upgrade to reconstruct and reseal a 1.2km..

SAFER ROADS IN NORTHERN VICTORIA

Rumble strips have been installed along hundreds of kilometres of roads in Northern Victoria as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s $1.2 billion safety boost for rural roads. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, has announced that work to apply rumble strips..

LABOR BRINGS PARAGLIDING’S BEST TO BRIGHT

Bright is set to host some of the best athletes from around the world when it hosts the Australian Paragliding World Cup next year. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, today announced that the Andrews Labor Government secured the world-class event thanks..

NEW BUS SHELTER FOR PHEASANTS CREEK RESIDENTS

A new bus shelter on Kinglake-Whittlesea Road, Pheasants Creek will prevent people dangerously crossing the road to catch the Route 384 bus. The only shelter that was previously available at the Kinglake-Whittlesea Road bus stop, was under a local shop’s awning across the road. Labor..