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Friday, 28 April 2017

GRANT TO SUPPORT ICONIC VICTORIAN GOLDFIELDS RAILWAY

Member for Bendigo West, Maree Edwards today joined representatives from the Victorian Goldfields Railway, stakeholders and Mount Alexander Shire representatives to announce a funding grant of $35,000 for the VGR Service Reorientation – Business Case and Design stage one project from the Regional Jobs and Infrastructure Fund.

This funding will mean the VGR can now move forward with its plans for the future.

“The VGR is enormously popular as a tourist attraction in our region and its potential to attract even more tourists is immense”.

“It is such an iconic and well respected organisation and the volunteers who run the VGR do an outstanding job”.

“I look forward to the completion of the business case and to continuing to advocate for the organisation’s future proposals”.

 

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