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YOUNG PEOPLE IN WERRIBEE GIVING BACK TO THEIR COMMUNITIES

New funding by the Andrews Labor Government will give secondary students in the Werribee electorate the chance to volunteer and get involved in their local communities in 2017. A total of four schools, including Manor Lakes P-12 College, three campuses of Warringa Park School, Werribee..

BOOST FOR EMERGENCY VOLUNTEERS IN WERRIBEE

Victorian emergency management volunteers are getting a well-deserved funding boost thanks to the Victorian Government’s $15 million Emergency Services Volunteer Sustainability Grants program. Hundreds  of grant applications for equipment, communications, facility upgrades and community engagement and training have already been received from volunteer organisations across..

GETTING ON WITH CREATING A STRONGER YOUTH JUSTICE SYSTEM

The Victorian Government recently announced a range of measures to improve the youth justice system in Victoria. After too many years of inaction by the previous Government, we have been required to take action, to ensure the safety, security and wellbeing of Victorians. I recognise..

RESIDENTS URGED TO HAVE THEIR SAY ON RENTAL LAWS

  As new data reveals the number of rental complaints in Werribee, residents are being urged to have their say on possible changes to renting rules. Member for Werribee, Tim Pallas said that 123 complaints had been lodged in Werribee in 2015-16. Tim Pallas said..

MODERN, SAFER FACILITIES FOR POLICE IN WYNDHAM

Police stations across our state will be a hive of construction as the Andrews Labor Government runs an unprecedented program to build modern, safer facilities for police in every corner of Victoria. A new police station would be built at Wyndham to replace the outdated..

LOCAL HISTORY GRANTS PROGRAM NOW OPEN FOR 2016-17

Member for Werribee, Tim Pallas is encouraging local history groups across the Werribee electorate to apply for a grant from the Andrews Labor Government’s $350,000 Local History Program to support projects that preserve our area’s fascinating history. The Local History Grants Program, managed by Public..

PUTTING PEOPLE FIRST WITH FREE GLASSES IN SCHOOLS

  Students in the electorates of Werribee and Tarneit will receive free eye testing and glasses at school in a Victorian-first. The Andrews Labor Government today launched the Glasses for Kids program. More than 30,000 Prep to Year 3 students at 250 schools most in..

NEW REGIONAL PARK FOR WERRIBEE

  Member for Werribee Tim Pallas has today announced a grant of $3.2 million for the Our Green Heart project, to transform and redevelop Wyndham Park in Werribee. The $11 million project will include a river trail with walking and cycling paths, an event lawn,..

NEW SERVICES FOR WYNDHAM VALE AND TARNEIT FROM JANUARY

The Andrews Labor Government will introduce more services for local passengers in January next year as part of a new timetable that will deliver 80 extra V/Line services. There will be a new train at 8:43am from Wyndham Vale to Melbourne, on top of 18..

THIRD NEW TRAIN FOR THE WERRIBEE LINE HITS THE TRACKS

  The second of more than 100 new trains ordered by Andrews Labor Government has hit the tracks and is running on the Frankston, Werribee and Williamstown lines. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas welcomed the introduction of the second new train today, which will make..

HELPING WYNDHAM SPORTS CLUBS GROW

The Andrews Labor Government is giving grassroots sports clubs in Werribee the help they need to put local communities first and attract more members than ever before. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced seven clubs in the electorate of Werribee would receive grants from..

KINDERGARTEN FOR CHILDREN WHO NEED IT MOST

  The Andrews Labor Government is making it easier for more families in Wyndham to find a kindergarten place outside of the normal enrolment period. Member for Werribee, Tim Pallas announced an extension of the pre-purchased places pilot program in Wyndham, securing at least 13..

MAJOR WORKS SET TO TRANSFORM OUTER-WESTERN ROADS

Local residents and commuters in Wyndham will benefit from a huge package of road upgrade and maintenance works that will cut travel times, improve road safety and better connect communities in this key growth corridor. The Andrews Labor Government has called for Expressions of Interest for the western package of the Outer Suburban Arterial Roads (OSARs) Program – an Australian first, $1.8 billion investment.

KEEPING COMMUNITY KINDERGARTENS IN THE WERRIBEE ELECTORATE CONNECTED

  The Andrews Labor Government is helping the State Library Victoria provide important IT services and support to kindergartens in the Werribee electorate. The support provided by the State Library is highly valued among independently run kindergartens in electorate of Werribee, which often struggle to..

DEFIBRILLATOR TO MAKE WERRIBEE GOLF CLUB SAFER

The Andrews Labor Government is equipping the Werribee Golf Club with a life-saving defibrillator. Today, Member for Werribee, Tim Pallas announced the Werribee Golf Club is one of nearly 150 clubs across the state receiving the life-saving device as part of the second round of..

MORE WERRIBEE WOMEN URGED TO BOOK A LIFE SAVING BREAST SCREEN

  More women in the Werribee electorate are being urged to have a regular breast cancer check, with new data revealing participation rates in Victoria’s free screening program are remaining relatively unchanged. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today released BreastScreen Victoria’s report card for the..