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CELEBRATING EXCELLENCE AWARDS

Hoppers Crossing teachers, principals and school staff are among the finalists being acknowledged by the Andrews Labor Government in this year’s Victorian Education Excellence Awards. The Grange P-12 College – Outstanding Koorie Education Award Finalist The Grange P-12 College has embarked upon a program of change to..

LIGHTING UP WYNDHAM’S FEDERATION TRAIL

Residents in Wyndham will have the opportunity to enjoy eight days of colour and light along Federation Trail through the Trail of Lights project thanks to $153,500 from the Victoria Government’s Pick My Project initiative. Member for Tarneit, Sarah Connolly launched the Trail of Lights..

BOOSTING KINDER SERVICES IN TARNEIT

Tarneit families will have access to more kinder places, with work set to begin by the Werribee Islamic Centre on a new early learning facility at the site of the under construction Melbourne Grand Mosque on Wootten Road. Member for Tarneit, Sarah Connolly MP and..

WORK BEGINS ON FIRST OF FEDERATION TRAIL OVERPASSES

Cyclists and pedestrians are set to benefit from major works beginning on the first of three overpass bridges for the Federation Trail, as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s $1.8 billion Western Roads Upgrade. Piling works are commencing on the northern side of the overpass..

DOHERTY’S CREEK P-9 COLLEGE TO DELIVER PROJECT TO CONNECT WITH INDIAN COMMUNITY

Doherty’s Creek P-9 College has been successful in receiving funding to deliver strong, sustainable and meaningful connections with Victoria’s Indian community. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced that eleven schools across the state had been awarded funding as part of the Connecting Schools with..

BACKING NURSES AND DOCTORS AT MERCY HEALTH TO DO WHAT THEY DO BEST

Patients and their families across Melbourne will continue to get the very best care from our hard-working doctors and nurses, thanks to a big funding boost for Mercy Health from the Andrews Labor Government. Local Members of Parliament today announced a massive $391.72 million investment..

New Refrigerated Van Supporting A Fruitful Enterprise

A new refrigerated vehicle is generating job opportunities for ex-offenders at the Fruit2Work social enterprise, thanks to funding from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Crime Prevention Ben Carroll announced today that a $50,000 grant had been provided as part of the Community Crime Prevention..

NEW FUNDING TO HELP GROW LOCAL SPORTS CLUBS IN TARNEIT

Sports clubs in Tarneit can now apply for a share in around $500,000 in VicHealth funding   to get more Victorians active and playing sport. The latest round of VicHealth’s Active Club Grants, which open today, provides funding of up to $3,000 or up to $10,000..

NEW VEHICLES FOR TRUGANINA BRIGADE AND COMMUNITY

Truganina Fire Brigade has welcomed several new trucks to its fleet in time for the upcoming summer fire season to support the growing communities across Melbourne’s West. Member for Tarneit Sarah Connolly, representing Minister for Police and Emergency Services Lisa Neville, handed over the keys..

DELIVERING WORLD-CLASS FACILITIES FOR HOPPERS CROSSING STUDENTS

Students from Hoppers Crossing are a step closer to having the transformed first-rate school facilities they deserve, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today visited The Grange P-12 College to inspect the new building plans following the $9.5 million investment..

OPENING A NEW RECYCLING FACILITY IN MELBOURNE’S WEST

A new recycling facility in Melbourne’s west will process 39,000 tonnes of recycled paper a year, thanks to a funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio today launched Australian Paper Recovery’s $2.5 million paper sorting facility..

BACKING SOUTH SUDANESE YOUTH TO BE THE BEST THEY CAN BE

More South Sudanese young people will be supported to access education and jobs in Melbourne’s west thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Youth Gabrielle Williams today visited the Wyndham Community Support Group, now to be known as Junubi Wyndham. The Community Support Group’s..

TARNEIT RISE PRIMARY SCHOOL TO ENJOY NEW SPORTING FACILITIES, PLAY SPACES

Tarneit students will soon have upgraded sporting facilities and play spaces to enjoy, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Tarneit Sarah Connolly today announced a further $175,000 toward the creation of a new soccer pitch and netball courts for Tarneit Rise Primary School..

TARNEIT COMMUNITY TO HAVE A SAY ON 2020 SCHOOL NAME

The Tarneit community is being invited to have their say in naming the new local school opening in their local area in 2020, as consultation on naming 10 new government schools gets underway across the state. Member for Tarneit Sarah Connolly today announced that Tarneit..

GIVING WYNDHAMS’S HARD-WORKING CARERS THE HELPING HAND THEY DESERVE

The Andrews Labor Government is delivering on its commitment to give Wyndham’s hard-working and dedicated carers the boost they need for well-earned respite. Minister for Disability, Ageing and Carers Luke Donnellan today announced a package of nearly $50 million to go towards extra respite, transport..

SOLAR TO POWER MORE HOMES IN TARNEIT

Victorians in Tarneit are encouraged to take part in the next phase of the Andrews Labor Government’s landmark Solar Homes program, with more rebates for solar panels, and hot water systems kicking off from 1 July 2019. Across Victoria, in 2019/20, the Solar Homes program..

PREVENTING FAMILY VIOLENCE WITH WOMEN’S HEALTH SERVICES

More Victorians will be trained in preventing family violence with new funding to teach people how to call out sexism and create gender equality policies in schools, health services, councils and workplaces. Minister for Prevention of Family Violence Gabrielle Williams today announced $1.2 million to..