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NEW FAMILY CENTRE FOR TRUGANINA UNDER WAY

A new kindergarten and family services hub for fast-growing Truganina is on the way thanks to funding from the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Tarneit Sarah Connolly, representing Minister for Local Government Shaun Leane, today officially started construction on the Truganina South East Integrated Family..

ARCHITECT APPOINTED FOR CAMBRIDGE PRIMARY UPGRADE

Better facilities are on their way for students at Cambridge Primary School in Hoppers Crossing with the appointment of an architect to design the school’s new multipurpose playground thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Tarneit, Sarah Connolly today announced James Dean & Assoc..

ARCHITECT APPOINTED FOR CAMBRIDGE PRIMARY UPGRADE

Better facilities are on their way for students at Cambridge Primary School in Hoppers Crossing with the appointment of an architect to design the school’s new multipurpose playground thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Tarneit, Sarah Connolly today announced James Dean & Assoc..

BOOST FOR EMERGENCY SERVICES IN TARNEIT

The Andrews Labor Government has invested $97,333 in emergency services in Tarneit to provide essential operational equipment, vehicles and appliances for local volunteers. Member for Tarneit Sarah Connolly today announced the Mount Cottrell CFA Group and the Truganina CFA Brigade would both receive funding to..

WESTERN ROADS UPGRADE COMPLETED

Travel times have been slashed for drivers in Melbourne’s west with the completion of the Andrews Labor Government’s $1.8 billion-dollar Western Roads Upgrade. Early estimates indicate the co-ordinated upgrades to eight main roads combined with level crossing removals in the west are delivering time savings..

LAND ACQUIRED FOR TRUGANINA’S NEW FIRE BRIGADE STATION

Volunteer firefighters at the Truganina Country Fire Authority (CFA) will soon have a permanent new home, with the CFA securing land to build a modern, state-of-the-art fire station. Member for Tarneit Sarah Connolly today announced a contract had been signed for a newly acquired site..

MORE FUNDING FOR OUTDOOR DINING IN WYNDHAM

Popular outdoor dining areas for restaurants, pubs and cafes in Wyndham will continue through a COVIDSafe autumn thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Local Government Shaun Leane today announced Wyndham City Council will receive an additional $80,000 to expand outdoor dining..

EARLY DETECTION IS KEY

Local women across the City of Wyndham are being encouraged to be screened for Breast Cancer after statistics from BreastScreen Victoria show below-average screening rates across the Wyndham Local Government Area. Federal Member for Lalor Joanne Ryan and State Member for Tarneit Sarah Connolly yesterday..

PUBLIC TO HAVE ITS SAY AT INQUIRY INTO VICTORIA’S GROWING PAINS

Greater access to open space, parks, sporting fields, bushland, nature reserves and waterways will be at the centre of a parliamentary inquiry when it begins public hearings next week.    The Legislative Assembly’s Environment and Planning Committee is set to examine the current and future arrangements..

VOUCHERS TO GIVE KIDS IN TARNEIT A SPORTING CHANCE

The Andrews Government is getting on with levelling the playing field with vouchers worth up to $200 each available for our state’s most vulnerable families to put towards the cost of their kids playing the sports they love.   Member for Tarneit Sarah Connolly today encouraged eligible..

EXTRA LEARNING SPACE FOR TARNEIT RISE PRIMARY SCHOOL

Tarneit Rise Primary School students will soon get a new state-of-the-art, double-storey relocatable classroom to meet growing student enrolments.   Member for Tarneit Sarah Connolly today announced the modern double-storey relocatable building would offer flexibility to manage enrolment growth.  The relocatable building includes double-glazed windows, improved thermal insulation to reduce heat..

NEW LOOK RESERVE OPENS IN HOPPERS CROSSING

The newly upgraded Golden Square Reserve in thriving Hoppers Crossing is now open for people to enjoy, thanks to support from the Victorian Government’s Growing Suburbs Fund. Sarah Connolly MP, representing Minister for Local Government Shaun Leane, and joined by Kaushaliya Vaghela MP officially opened..

MORE SPACE FOR HOPPERS CROSSING COMMUNITY SERVICES

A newly expanded community centre for fast-growing Hoppers Crossing is open thanks to support from the Victorian Government’s Growing Suburbs Fund. Sarah Connolly MP, representing Minister for Local Government Shaun Leane, and joined by Kaushaliya Vaghela MP officially opened the new-look Grange Community Centre. The..

HOPPERS CROSSING SOCCER CLUB SCORES NEW LIGHTS

The growing junior and senior ranks at the 370-strong Hoppers Crossing Soccer Club can now practice their skills day and night thanks to new pitch lighting at the popular Grange Reserve in Hoppers Crossing. Sarah Connolly MP and Kaushaliya Vaghela MP joined Wyndham City Councillors..

PROGRAM FUNDING A BOOST FOR TARNEIT SENIOR COLLEGE

Tarneit Senior College will receive funding from the Accessible Buildings Program, to improve school facilities and infrastructure that supports students and staff with disabilities, thanks to the Victorian Government. Member for Tarneit Sarah Connolly today announced that Tarneit Senior College has been allocated $172,000 in..

GARRANG WILAM PRIMARY OPENS ITS DOORS

More than one million students – including 84,000 preps – will return to classrooms this week across Victoria as 14 new schools open their doors as part of the Victorian Government’s school building boom. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Tarneit Sarah Connolly..

WYNDHAM FOOTBALL STADIUM TAKES ANOTHER BIG STRIDE

The Victorian Government has cleared the way for a new home stadium for A-League team Western United Football Club to be developed on land at Tarneit. The Planning Minister has approved an amendment to the Wyndham Planning Scheme to facilitate the development and construction of..

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..