Northe highlights COVID concerns

Member for Morwell, Russell Northe has today in Parliament raised a number of concerns relating to the State Government’s COVID-19 Omnibus (Emergency Measures) and Other Acts Amendment Bill 2020. The Bill seeks to extend certain temporary changes, as well as introduce new provisions over the next six months, for the purposes of the Governments response…

Indoor swimming lessons in limbo

Member for Morwell, Russell Northe has submitted a speech in State Parliament today that calls upon the State Government to urgently review the COVID-19 restrictions that are impeding the delivery of swimming lessons for children in Regional Victoria. “I have been contacted by many concerned members of the community that infant and childhood swimming lessons…

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…