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RIDDING NORTH EAST VICTORIAN SCHOOLS OF ASBESTOS

Schools across the North East will be rid of asbestos, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, today announced more than $850,000 is being invested to remove asbestos that may pose a risk in the future. Ms..

NEW DEFIB BREATHES LIFE INTO LOCAL CLUBS

Warburton Bowls Club and Seymour Field and Games are set to take their game up a notch when it comes to dealing with an emergency with a new defibrillator and training package from the Andrews Labor Government. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn..

BENALLA GOLD CUP KICKS OFF AFL GRAND FINAL WEEKEND

More than 3000 people are expected to flock to the 2017 Benalla Gold Cup for the AFL long weekend, thanks to a joint funding packed supported by the Andrews Labor Government. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, today announced the Labor Government..

Labor Funds Further Protection Works For Healesville Railway Station

The Andrews Labor Government is taking action to protect the historic Healesville Railway Station. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, visited Healesville Railway Station today and announced funding for the conservation project. The project will receive $200,000 of funding as part of..

$450,000 to fund innovative hydroelectricity project

A mini-hydroelectricity project using run of river technology will be piloted in the Yarra Ranges, thanks to a $450,000 grant from the Andrews Labor Government. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, announced the funding as part of the second round of the..

WORK COMPLETE ON OXLEY ROUNDABOUT UPGRADE

The Andrews Labor Government has completed work on a new roundabout at the intersection of Glenrowan-Myrtleford Road and Wangaratta-Whitfield Road in Oxley. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, today announced that work is complete on the vital safety upgrade and thanked the..

LABOR DELIVERS FURTHER PROTECTION FOR BENALLA’S MIGRANT CAMP

The Andrews Labor Government is taking action to protect the Benalla Migrant Camp – a cherished heritage asset.   Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, today announced the Andrews Labor Government will provide $20,000 in funding.   Ms Symes said the Former..

TAKING ACTION TO PROTECT KILMORE’S HERITAGE

The Andrews Labor Government is taking action to protect and restore Kilmore’s most cherished heritage assets.   Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, today announced a $130,000 Living Heritage Program grant for the Kilmore Court House.   The Kilmore Court House is..

BOOSTING SAFETY ON MOUNT BULLER ROAD

The Andrews Labor Government is improving safety on Mount Buller Road near Sawmill Settlement through a partnership between VicRoads, the community and Victoria Police. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, today announced new flexible safety barriers will be installed along a 230..

Community biodiversity grants announced

The Andrews Labor Government has approved hundreds of thousands of dollars in grants for local community groups to protect and further enhance local biodiversity. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, today announced the funding as part of the Andrews Labor Government $4..

THIRD ANNUAL TROUT CONFERENCE ON AGAIN IN MANSFIELD

Freshwater anglers can learn more about Victoria’s wild trout fisheries at a free one day conference on Saturday, November 11, to be held in Mansfield for the third consecutive year, Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, announced today. The 2017 ‘Talk Wild..

NOMINATE A LOCAL YOUNG ACHIEVER

Nominations for the Victorian Young Achiever Awards are now open and Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, wants local young achievers to be recognised.   Ms Symes is encouraging all residents to nominate a local young person into the Victorian Young Achiever..

THE BLACK CAVIAR TRAIL A SURE WINNER FOR STRATHBOGIE

The Strathbogie region’s new tourist attraction, the Black Caviar Trail of Champions, is ready for visitors keen to get into the spirit of spring racing, with the trail’s website launched today in Nagambie. Labor Upper Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, attended the launch at..

Northern Victoria Community Members of Landcare Awarded

A Northern Victoria Landcare group and a local resident have been recognised at the 2017 Victorian Landcare Awards for significant contributions they have made to the local environment. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes congratulated Flowerdale resident Terry Hubbard on winning the auspicious Joan Kirner..

Planning Approvals For Shepparton Arts Museum

6th Sep 2017 The Andrews Labor Government has given the green light for a major project in Shepparton, creating jobs, boosting tourism and growing the local economy. Minister for Planning Richard Wynne today announced approvals for the amendment of the Shepparton Planning Scheme to fast-track..

CRITICAL SAFETY UPGRADE OF BORALMA CROSSING COMPLETE

The Andrews Labor Government has installed boom gates and flashing lights at the Boralma-Rutherglen Road level crossing in Boralma, improving safety for motorists working and living in the farming community. The new boom gates and lights are funded through the Labor Government’s Safer Country Crossings..

SAFETY UPGRADES COMPLETED AT BENALLA CROSSING

The Andrews Labor Government has installed boom gates and flashing lights at the Cemetery Road level crossing in Benalla – boosting safety for motorists, passengers and the local farming communities that use it. The new boom gates and lights were funded through the Labor Government’s..