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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,..

STAMP DUTY SAVINGS FOR FIRST HOME BUYERS IN WYNDHAM

The Victorian Government is helping more people buy their dream home, with thousands of first home buyers spared millions of dollars in stamp duty costs over the past financial year. Wyndham had 3,815 people get the keys to their first home, the highest in Victoria…

DELIVERING FAIRER ENERGY PRICES IN TARNEIT

The Victorian Government is making energy prices fairer for more Victorians by introducing a maximum pricing cap for households and small businesses in embedded networks. From September, the maximum price which embedded network customers can be charged for their electricity will be set to the..

NEW SUPPORT FOR LOCAL COMMUNITIES, SHOPPING STRIPS AND JOBS

Tarneit will benefit from a $500,000 Suburban Activity Centre investment to support the community to undertake projects such as minor infrastructure upgrades and maintenance, community activities and local business activation. The injection is part of a $6 million investment in suburban and neighbourhood centres announced..

HELPING TARNEIT’S SPORTS CLUBS SURVIVE AND THRIVE

Community sport in Tarneit is an integral part of our community and this support will help them pay the bills and make a return to play that little bit easier. Member for Tarneit, Sarah Connolly today announced 22 grants of $1,000 have so far been..

EARLY CHILDHOOD INFRASTRUCTURE GRANTS AVAILABLE FOR WYNDHAM KINDERS

The Andrews Labor Government is helping Wyndham kinders upgrade their facilities to create more kindergarten places ahead of the roll-out of funded universal Three-Year-Old Kindergarten. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas and Member for Tarneit Sarah Connolly today welcomed applications under the Building Blocks program, with..

More Survival Support For Victorian Businesses

  The Victorian Government will provide more support to help businesses and workers through to the other side of the coronavirus pandemic. The Government has announced a $534 million Business Support Package – the latest support measures on top of the $6 billion in economic..

A WELCOME BOOST FOR LOCAL SPORT INFRASTRUCTURE

The Tarneit Titans Football Club is set for an even bigger comeback thanks to $196,020.00 boost, the ground lighting project at Wootten Road Reserve is made possible by the Victorian Government’s 2020-21 Local Sports Infrastructure Fund. Member for Tarneit, Sarah Connolly, today announced that the..

CAMPAIGN LAUNCH FOR MORE TARNEIT BUSES

Member for Tarneit Sarah Connolly has officially launched a campaign to continue the Andrews Labor Government’s strong record on delivering bus services for outer suburbs, in support of new bus routes to service new and developing estates in Tarneit and Truganina. Newer estates in growth..