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BUILDER APPOINTED DOHERTYS CREEK P-9 UPGRADE

Students in Truganina will soon have access to the first-rate classrooms and facilities they deserve, with work due to get under way upgrading Dohertys Creek P-9 College. Member for Tarneit Sarah Connolly today announced Ireland Brown Constructions had been appointed to build Dohertys Creek P-9..

BOOSTING FOOD RELIEF FOR THE WYNDHAM COMMUNITY

The Victorian Government is strengthening food relief services across Wyndham, ensuring healthy food reaches Victorians in need. Hoppers Crossing Gurudwara will receive $75,000 as part of the Victorian Government’s commitment to ensuring all Victorians have access to fresh, healthy food. The $5 million Community Food..

NEW TARNEIT NORTH INTEGRATED FAMILY CENTRE

The Andrews Labor Government is building and upgrading kindergartens across Victoria including in [AREA] – creating thousands of new kinder places and hundreds of jobs as Victoria rolls out funded universal Three-Year-Old Kindergarten. Member for Tarneit, Sarah Connolly MP today announced the Victorian Government will..

PALMERS-ROBINSONS ROAD INTERSECTION UPGRADE COMPLETED

Drivers in Melbourne’s west can now enjoy a faster and more reliable journey through Truganina, thanks to a major upgrade of the Boundary and Palmers-Robinsons Road intersection. The new intersection is one of 18 to be upgraded on Palmers Road between the Western and Princes..

CONSTRUCTION FINISHED AT GARRANG WILAM PRIMARY SCHOOL

Families in Melbourne’s west are getting ready to send their children to Garrang Wilam Primary School with the construction complete ahead of classes in 2021. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Tarneit Sarah Connolly today announced that works have finished at the new school..

BIG HOUSING BUILD FOR WYNDHAM

The Victorian Government is making sure more Victorians have the security and stability of a home, with our state’s – and Australia’s – biggest ever investment in public and community housing. The Victorian Budget 2020/21 will deliver a historic $5.3 billion Big Housing Build to..

PUTTING PEOPLE FIRST IN TARNEIT

When the Andrews Labor Government was elected, we promised to put people first. As our state begins its recovery from the global pandemic, people will continue to be our priority. The Victorian Budget 2020/21 delivers on the investments that will see our community recover –..

UPGRADING HOPPERS CROSSING SECONDARY COLLEGE BRICK BY BRICK

This year, Hopper Crossing families have done an incredible job in supporting students to learn from home. As kids get back into the classroom, we want to make sure they have the fantastic new learning spaces they deserve. The Andrews Labor Government has built and..

PUTTING THE MENTAL HEALTH OF VICTORIANS FIRST TARNEIT

Today Member for Tarneit Sarah Connolly welcomed the announcement from the Premier and Deputy Premier that the Victorian Budget 2020/21 will include $868.6 million to ensure Victorians have the mental health support they need as we get on with fixing a broken system. This includes..

SCHOOL BREAKFAST CLUBS CONTINUE

Millions of free meals cooked by Foodbank Victoria have been delivered to students during remote learning thanks to the Victorian Governments School Breakfast and Lunch Clubs program. Member for Tarneit Sarah Connolly virtually met with leaders at The Grange P-12 College, Tarneit Senior College and..

TARNEIT RELIGIOUS SCHOOLS UPGRADES FUNDED TO BOOST ECONOMY

The Victorian Government will fast-track funding for upgrades to Catholic and Independent schools across Victoria to give students and staff the best facilities sooner, and support local jobs, businesses and Victoria’s economic recovery. Member for Tarneit Sarah Connolly today announced that Good News Lutheran College..

NEW EARLY PARENTING CENTRE FOR WYNDHAM

Tweddle Child and Family Health Service will deliver more parenting supports for new parents and their young children giving them the best possible start to life, with the establishment of an Early Parenting Centre in Wyndham. The Victorian Government’s $123 million new Early Parenting Centres..

NEW LIGHTING FOR HOPPERS CROSSING SOCCER CLUB

The Hoppers Crossing Soccer Club will now be able to play and practice at night, with the installation of 100 lux LED sports lighting on Pitch 1 at Grange Reserve being recently completed. The Andrews Government provided $300,000 for the completion of the lighting upgrades..

MAJOR REVITALISATION BOOST FOR TARNEIT 

Tarneit is one of six town centres in metropolitan Melbourne to receive a revitalisation boost as part of the Victorian Government’s Suburban Revitalisation Program. As part of the Building Works Stimulus Package, the Program is funding shovel-ready projects in Boronia, Melton, Noble Park, Reservoir, Lilydale..

TARNEIT COMMUNITY PRECINCT GETS FUNDING BOOST

A masterplan for fast-growing Tarneit North in Wyndham has been backed by the Andrews Labor Government’s Growing Suburbs Fund. Local Government Minister Shaun Leane and Member for Tarneit Sarah Connolly have announced that the Growing Suburbs Fund will provide $2.5m toward the Tarneit North Masterplan..

TWO NEW BUS ROUTES CONNECTING TARNEIT TO TRAIN SERVICES

The Victorian Government is delivering two new bus services which will connect people living in growing areas of Tarneit and Tarneit West seamlessly with metropolitan and regional train services for the first time. Minister for Public Transport Ben Carroll and Member for Tarneit Sarah Connolly..

EXTRA LEARNING SPACE FOR TARNEIT SCHOOLS

Students at Tarneit Rise Primary School and Truganina P-9 College will both soon receive new state-of-the-art, double-storey relocatable classrooms to meet growing student enrolments. Member for Tarneit Sarah Connolly today announced the modern double-storey relocatable buildings would offer flexibility to manage enrolment growth ahead of..

NEW HELP WITH YOUR ENERGY BILLS IN TARNEIT

The Victorian Government is rolling out a team of financial counsellors and community workers in partnership with community organisations to give targeted advice and support to Victorians who need help with their energy bills. Member for Tarneit, Sarah Connolly, said the $3.7 million support package,..