Victorian schools will receive a funding boost to deliver small but important upgrades thanks to the Victorian Government’s $70 million Minor Capital Works Fund. Member for Eastern Victoria, Jane Garrett today announced 17 Gippsland schools have been allocated over $2 million as part of the..
Josette Nunn from Yarram Early Learning Centre has been announced as a winner in the 2020 Victorian Early Years Awards for outstanding contributions in creating positive outcomes for children and families in the Yarram. Member for Eastern Victoria Jane Garrett today announced Josette (Jo) Nunn..
The Victorian Government is investing $460,094 in coast guard and surf lifesaving in Eastern Victoria to improve infrastructure and facilities, back in the important work that our volunteers do and provide a boost in employment within the local community. Member for Eastern Victoria Jane Garrett..
BUSHFIRE REBUILD AT CAPE CONRAN COASTAL PARK: PUBLIC FEEDBACK SOUGHT ON REBUILD OF COMMUNITY ACTIVITY CENTRE
The Victorian Government is seeking input for the rebuild of the Banksia Bluff activity centre at Cape Conran Coastal Park, which was damaged during the 2019–20 summer bushfires. The activity centre was a much-loved spot for schools, local communities and groups, and an educational area..
Community groups and facilities across Victoria’s bushfire-affected areas will share in over $400,000 in grants to support local projects, enhance service delivery and boost community pride. Member for Eastern Victoria Region, Jane Garrett, congratulated the successful recipients and encouraged other community groups to apply for..
Essential repairs to Poddy Creek Bridge are complete following damage sustained during last summer’s devastating East Gippsland bushfires. Member for East Gippsland Jane Garrett said both lanes of the bridge are now open and speed limits have returned to normal following the $570,000 restoration project…
Some 100 new positions will be advertised in Gippsland through Working for Victoria, building on almost 230 jobs already created across the region through the Victorian Government employment initiative. Of the new jobs, more than 40 positions with the East Gippsland Shire Council will become..
Beachgoers in Loch Sport and Walkerville will have safer access to coastal areas thanks to the Victorian Government’s $500,000 Coastal Public Access and Risk Grants program. Member for Eastern Victoria Jane Garrett MP said: “A total of 12 coastal Crown land managers will receive grants..
Sale Business and Tourism Association and Maffra Business and Tourism Association will benefit from $20,000 each awarded through the Victorian Government’s Grants for Business Chambers and Trader Groups program. Both associations provide critical advice, connections and resources to businesses and these grants will be crucial..
Young Victorians affected by bushfires can take part in a series of workshops and consultations as part of a Bushfire Trauma Recovery & Resilience program to rebuild their local communities. Minister for Education James Merlino today invited young people in Outer Gippsland and Ovens Murray..
Bairnsdale families are closer to scoring a major redevelopment to their local school with $804,000 to plan the next stage of the masterplan at Bairnsdale Secondary College, thanks to the Victorian Government. Member for Eastern Victoria Jane Garrett today announced the investment for the school..
Victoria’s forestry transition will be supported with the creation of a new state-owned nursery in East Gippsland, which will also help local forests and economies recover from the devastating 2019-20 Victorian bushfires. Establishment of the $10 million Victorian Forest Nursery will increase the eucalypt seedling..
Gippsland’s Tinamba community will soon have easier and safer access to public transport and local businesses thanks to a funding boost from the Victorian Government’s Flexible Local Transport Solutions program. Member for Eastern Victoria Jane Garrett today announced that the Government will invest $40,000 to..
Stony Creek Racing Club will soon have safer and more accessible horse stalls, thanks to a funding boost from the Victorian Government. Minister for Racing Martin Pakula today announced $175,000 from the Victorian Racing Industry Fund to support the major upgrade at the South Gippsland..
The Victorian Government is delivering on its commitment to invest in science and habitat restoration in the Gippsland Lakes, with the release of a plan to safeguard the future of one of the state’s key fisheries. Minister for Fishing and Boating Melissa Horne unveiled the..
From 11:59pm tomorrow, Gippsland and other regional communities across the state will take the third step along the roadmap to COVID Normal. Member for Eastern Victoria, Jane Garrett MP said the announcement was a testament to the determination of regional communities to stay the course..
Volunteers and community groups along the Mornington Peninsula and French Island coast will share in almost half a million dollars in funding from the Victorian Government to continue important protection and rehabilitation works. Member for Eastern Victoria, Jane Garrett MP said more funding and larger..
Volunteers and community groups along the Gippsland coast will share in almost half a million dollars in funding from the Victorian Government to continue important protection and rehabilitation works. Member for Eastern Victoria, Jane Garrett MP said more funding and larger grants of up to..