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May 2019

SUPPORTING LOCAL PRODUCERS TO SHINE

Friday, 24 May 2019

Small-scale and craft producers across the Mount Alexander Shire are now better equipped to grow their businesses and spread local produce more widely, thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government.

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SUPPORTING BENDIGO’S PRODUCERS TO SHINE

Friday, 24 May 2019

Small-scale and craft producers across the Bendigo region are now better equipped to grow their businesses and spread local produce more widely, thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government.

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BENDIGO CLUBS TO BENEFIT FROM SPORTING GRANTS

Friday, 24 May 2019

Ten Bendigo clubs are among 386 grassroots sports clubs across Victoria who will share in more than $530,000 in grants to boost their equipment, skills and administration expertise.

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UNIQUE CASTLEMAINE HISTORY PRESERVED WITH LOCAL HISTORY FUNDS

Thursday, 23 May 2019

Castlemaine’s work to preserve our community history for generations to come has been recognised as part of the 2019 Local History Grants Program.

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CASTLEMAINE & DISTRICT CRICKET ASSOCIATION TO BENEFIT FROM SPORTING GRANT

Thursday, 23 May 2019

The Castlemaine & District Cricket Association is among 386 grassroots sports clubs across Victoria who will share in more than $530,000 in grants to boost their equipment, skills and administration expertise.

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NUGGETTY HISTORY PRESERVED WITH LOCAL HISTORY FUNDS

Thursday, 23 May 2019

Work to preserve our community history for generations to come in Nuggety has begun, thanks to the support of the 2019 Local History Grants Program.

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MALDON CLUBS TO BENEFIT FROM SPORTING GRANTS

Thursday, 23 May 2019

The Maldon Bowling Club and the Maldon Petanque Club are among 386 grassroots sports clubs across Victoria who will share in more than $530,000 in grants to boost their equipment, skills and administration expertise.

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MORE HELP FOR NEW PARENTS IN REGIONAL VICTORIA

Wednesday, 22 May 2019

New parents in regional Victoria will have better access to the support family’s need, with the Andrews Labor Government delivering on its election commitment to triple the number of Early Parenting Centres around the state.

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LAUNCH OF HAVILAH ROAD PRESCHOOL LANGUAGE PROGRAM

Tuesday, 14 May 2019

More than 5,000 Victorian children will have an opportunity to learn another language while attending kindergarten this year, due to significant investment from the Andrews Labor Government.

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CASTLEMAINE AND CHEWTON POOLS TO HAVE DISABILITY ACCESS THANKS TO PICK MY PROJECT

Monday, 13 May 2019

Member for Bendigo West, Maree Edwards today visited the Castlemaine indoor pool at the Castlemaine Fitness Centre to announce the installation of the first hydraulic lift chair for Castlemaine, with a second to be installed at Chewton outdoor pool in the near future.

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MAGPIES SOAR WITH NEW FEMALE FRIENDLY PAVILION

Sunday, 12 May 2019

Castlemaine’s passionate footballers now have significantly improved facilities, thanks to a funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government.

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MALDON LOCALS TO HAVE THEIR SAY ON TOWN’S RESTORATION

Tuesday, 7 May 2019

Consultation on the potential restoration of Maldon’s historic town centre, supported by the Andrews Labor Government, is set to get underway, with locals and shop owners given the opportunity to have their say.

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April 2019

CATCHABLE COD FOR BARKERS CREEK RESERVOIR

Tuesday, 30 April 2019

Catchable size Murray cod have been stocked into Barkers Creek Reservoir today to accelerate the development of its mixed fishery and provide kayakers with a native fish target species immediately.

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HARCOURT COMMUNITY CELEBRATES BYPASS TEN YEARS ON

Monday, 29 April 2019

The Harcourt community is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the old Calder Highway bypass by recognising how the important connection has helped revitalise the town centre and support local growth.

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TELLING THE STORIES OF CASTLEMAINE VETERANS

Tuesday, 23 April 2019

Member for Bendigo West, Maree Edwards MP and Victorian Veterans Council have welcomed a $1617 grant for the Castlemaine RSL to conserve and store WW1 soldier uniforms.

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March 2019

GOLDEN MILE SET TO GET BENDIGO RACING

Saturday, 30 March 2019

The Bendigo Jockey Club will again host a jewel in the Victorian Autumn Racing Carnival’s crown, the Golden Mile Raceday, thanks to a joint funding package worth more than $69,500.

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BACKING LOCAL COMMUNITIES IN FIGHT AGAINST FRUIT FLY

Friday, 29 March 2019

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting growers, community groups and the horticulture industry in the fight against fruit fly.

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OFFENDERS TAKE NEW FORK IN THE ROAD AT BENDIGO

Friday, 29 March 2019

Offenders on Community Correction Orders (CCO) are giving back to the Bendigo community under a new program designed to boost employment and training skills.

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ON YOUR MARKS, GET SET FOR ACTIVE APRIL 2019

Wednesday, 27 March 2019

From Bendigo to Bairnsdale, even more Victorians, whatever their level of fitness, are being urged to join in the fun and sign up for this year’s Premier’s Active April.

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GOLDEN FUTURE FOR BARKERS CREEK RESERVOIR

Monday, 25 March 2019

For the first time ever, the Barkers Creek Reservoir near Harcourt has been stocked with golden perch to create an exciting new mixed fishery with both native fish and trout for anglers living in the region to enjoy.

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February 2019

NEW PLAY SPACE FOR HARCOURT

Thursday, 28 February 2019

Stanley Park North will soon have a brand new play area to encourage children in Harcourt to get active in outdoor play, thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government.

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ALL ABOARD THE ROYAL TRAIN TO BENDIGO

Thursday, 28 February 2019

Visitors to an upcoming royal portrait exhibition will be able to travel there in style, by catching a historic ‘royal train’ to Bendigo Station.

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Free TAFE Kicks Off In Bendigo

Tuesday, 26 February 2019

Bendigo locals are getting into training under the Andrews Government’s Free TAFE program, with more than 400 students enrolled in Free TAFE courses in Bendigo, Castlemaine and Echuca

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NEW TECHNOLOGY TO TARGET DANGEROUS DRIVERS IN BENDIGO

Thursday, 14 February 2019

Victoria Police will be able to keep a closer watch on dangerous drivers with new road safety technology rolling out across Victoria Police’s highway patrol fleet.

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January 2019

CASTLEMAINE AND GUILDFORD CEMETERIES RECEIVE VICTORIAN GOVERNMENT GRANTS

Thursday, 31 January 2019

As part of a $832,000 state-wide investment by the Andrews Labor Government, grants have been made available for cemeteries to ensure the final resting places of our loved ones are maintained in a respectful manner.

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MOUNT TARRENGOWER TOWER UPGRADE COMPLETE

Tuesday, 22 January 2019

Works to improve the Mount Tarrengower Lookout Tower are now complete, thanks to upgrades by the Andrews Labor Government to improve conditions for observers.

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