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$11.2M FOR NEXT STAGE OF DOHERTYS CREEK P-9 COLLEGE

The Victorian Government will fix old buildings, deliver extra classrooms and build ten brand new schools in a state-wide construction blitz that will create thousands of jobs across the state and kickstart Victoria’s economy. Member for Tarneit Sarah Connolly today announced Dohertys Creek P-9 College..

Doherty’s Creek P-9 Outdoor Sensory Area

The Andrews Labor Government is helping make Doherty’s Creek P-9 College a more inclusive school for local students and families. Member for Tarneit Sarah Connolly today announced Architecture firm ‘Architecture Architecture’ has been appointed to design the school’s $200,000 Inclusive Schools Fund project. The funding..

SUPPORTING THE KINDERGARTEN BUILDING BOOM IN TARNEIT

The Andrews Government is helping build and expand kindergarten facilities in Tarneit as it gets on with rolling out Three-Year-Old Kindergarten. Member for Tarneit Sarah Connolly today welcomed the announcement from the Andrews Government of the new Building Blocks grants program, which will streamline all..

SOLAR BATTERIES TO POWER MORE VICTORIAN POSTCODES

More Victorian households will be able to store cleaner, cheaper rooftop energy, with the Andrews Labor Government adding an extra 143 postcodes to its Solar Homes battery rebate scheme. Member for Tarneit Sarah Connolly MP said this meant households in Hoppers Crossing, Tarneit and Truganina..

SCHOOL BREAKFAST CLUBS EXPANSION TO HELP TARNEIT STUDENTS THRIVE

The Andrews Labor Government is making sure students living in Tarneit have the support they need to thrive at school, by investing in providing healthy breakfasts, lunches and school holiday supplies to children who need them. Sarah Connolly MP today announced Tarneit Rise Primary School..

SMALL BUSINESS BUS BRINGS ADVICE ON WHEELS TO WILLIAMS LANDING

Small business operators in the Williams Landing area will be able to access support and government business services when the Small Business Bus visits on Wednesday 26th February 2020. This is part of the assistance offered by the Andrews Labor Government, from cuts to payroll..

REVITALISED COMMUNITY CENTRES FOR HOPPERS CROSSING AND TARNEIT

The redeveloped Central Park Community Centre in Hopper’s Crossing and the expanded and revitalised Tarneit Community Learning Centre are now open and ready for residents and visitors to enjoy. Member for Tarneit Sarah Connolly today officially opened both the Central Park Community Centre and the..

NEW EARLY LEARNING CENTRE FOR TRUGANINA FAMILIES

Families with young children in Truganina can now access the quality local kindergarten programs they need, with the opening of the new Mainview Boulevard Family Learning Centre (previously known as Truganina East New Early Learning Centre). Member for Tarneit Sarah Connolly, today visited the Mainview..

A NEW EARLY YEARS FACILITY FOR TARNEIT FAMILIES

The Andrews Labor Government is building new and upgrading early learning facilities across the state, as it gets on with delivering universal Three-Year-Old Kinder. Member for Tarneit, Sarah Connolly MP and Parliamentary Secretary for Early Childhood Education, Sonya Kilkenny MP, today announced Wyndham City Council..

INCLUSIVE EDUCATIONAL SUPPORT FOR TARNEIT CHILDREN

Strengthening inclusive education for all students, including those with disabilities and additional learning needs, is fundamental to an equitable and excellent school system. The Member for Tarneit, Sarah Connolly MP, announced Tarneit schools and kindergartens will receive extra resources and equipment to strengthen inclusive education..

WYNDHAM COMMUNITY GIVEN CHANCE TO NAME LOCAL BRIDGES

A bridge in the City of Wyndham has named to help emergency services find it quickly and easily. The Tarneit Road bridge over the rail line near Tarneit Station has officially been named John Sweeting Bridge, after John Sweeting who lived in the Werribee area..

NEW LANES OPEN ON SKELETON CREEK BRIDGE IN TRUGANINA

Drivers on Leakes Road in Truganina are a step closer to enjoying duplicated lanes in each direction, with the opening of a new bridge over Skeleton Creek today. Member for Tarneit Sarah Connolly said the new bridge was a major milestone for the Andrews Labor..

HELPING WYNDHAM FAMILIES TO ENROL THEIR CHILDREN IN KINDER

The Andrews Labor Government is making it easier for Wyndham families to secure a place in kindergarten for their child, by supporting Wyndham City Council to provide a one-stop-shop for kindergarten enrolments. Wyndham City Council has been awarded a $42,000 grant to support their central..

WYNDHAM PARAMEDICS AND HOSPITALS RISE TO MEET RECORD DEMAND

Victorians are waiting less time than ever before for elective surgery and urgent specialist appointments, despite huge surges in the number of people attending hospitals driven by an unprecedented flu season, new data shows. Minister for Health and Ambulance Services Jenny Mikakos recently released the..

NEW FIRE BRIGADE AND FIRE STATION FOR TARNEIT

Residents in Melbourne’s outer west will benefit from improved emergency services with a new fire brigade and fire station now operational in Tarneit. Member for Tarneit Sarah Connolly MP and Member for Western Metropolitan Region Kaushaliya Vaghela MP visited the site on Monday night to..

MORE TRANSPORT OPTIONS FOR TARNEIT

Tarneit passengers will have another option to get into Melbourne on Saturdays with an extra service to be permanently added to the timetable. Member for Tarneit Sarah Connolly said from December a Saturday morning service that has previously run as a special event train will..