New VicHealth Funding Available

Health promotion foundation VicHealth has announced $2.5 million in new funding to support local organisations to address the immediate health and wellbeing concerns of Victorians hardest hit by the impact coronavirus pandemic. Applications for VicHealth’s Reimagining Health grants open today, with funding amounts of $3K, $10K or $50K available for local organisations whose ideas can…

Northe – Business grants

Member for Morwell, Russell Northe said he cautiously welcomed recent announcements by the State Government in the provision of financial assistance for struggling businesses and sectors hit hard by COVID-19 restrictions. Mr Northe said, “Businesses in the region have been doing it extremely tough, with a number unable to open their doors or only offer…

Business Support Fund to close soon

Member for Morwell Russell Northe, is reminding local businesses’ that applications for the State Governments Business Support Fund Expansion program are to close over the coming days. “In what has been a very trying time for many businesses during the course of the Covid-19 pandemic, I do encourage local eligible regional businesses to apply for…

Northe – AFL Public Holiday

Member for Morwell Russell Northe has expressed his concern in relation to the economic impact the AFL Grand Final Parade public holiday will have upon many local businesses who are already feeling the pain of the Covid-19 pandemic. “Whilst I appreciate there will be varying opinions on the merits of this public holiday it is…

Licence testing concerns continue Member

Member for Morwell Russell Northe has once again highlighted the concerns of local parents and families who continue to experience long delays in either sitting their learners hazard perception test or going for their probationary drivers’ licence. Mr Northe has been contacted by numerous parents in recent days who have become increasingly frustrated at the…