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LITTLE RIVER BORDER CHANGE TO UNITE COMMUNITY

Little River residents will be reunited under the same set of restrictions, with the border between metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria adjusted to go around the community instead of through it. A change would be made to the Chief Health Officer’s directions from 11:59pm on..

MULTICULTURAL MEDIA BOOST TO REACH MORE VICTORIANS

The Victorian Government is delivering on an election commitment by supporting multicultural media outlets with new equipment and ensuring communities – including in Werribee – remain informed and engaged. Minister for Multicultural Affairs Ros Spence and Member for Werribee Tim Pallas announced WYNFM Community Radio..

MEMBERS STATEMENT: COVID-19

Mr PALLAS (Werribee—Treasurer, Minister for Economic Development, Minister for Industrial Relations, Minister for the Coordination of Treasury and Finance: COVID-19) (09:49): I rise to acknowledge the thousands of families in my electorate of Werribee who stepped up to help stop this deadly spread of coronavirus…

WYNDHAM DIWALI GOES DIGITAL

The Victorian Government is helping Wyndham Diwali Incorporated celebrate culture and hold their event in a COVID-safe way for all of Wyndham to enjoy. It is one of dozens of activities to be supported through the Government’s Multicultural Festivals and Events program, encouraging 148 community..

MINISTERS STATEMENTS: COVID-19

Mr PALLAS (Werribee—Treasurer, Minister for Economic Development, Minister for Industrial Relations, Minister for the Coordination of Treasury and Finance: COVID-19) (12:26): I want to advise the house about the work that the Andrews government is doing in getting on with the job of delivering for businesses,..

DELIVERING FOOD RELIEF FOR THE WERRIBEE COMMUNITY

The Victorian Government is strengthening food relief services across the Werribee District, ensuring healthy food reaches Victorians in need. Minister for Disability, Ageing and Carers Luke Donnellan launched the Government’s new $5 million Community Food Relief Fund – supporting local community organisations supplying food to..

SUPPORTING WYNDHAM’S MEN’S SHED

Wyndham men will continue to have places to connect, build new friendships and share skills thanks to $870,000 Victorian Government funding to upgrade local Men’s Sheds. Grants of $2,300 are now available to Men’s Sheds in the Werribee District who are struggling financially after not..

PRESERVING WYNDHAM’S LOCAL HISTORY

Community groups across Victoria are being recognised for preserving, recording and sharing their community’s local history. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today congratulated Werribee River Association Inc. on receiving funding as part of the Victorian Government’s Local History Grants Program. The Werribee River Association received..

STUMPING UP FOR CRICKET IN WERRIBEE

Tomorrow’s local cricket stars will soon be enjoying better facilities at Warringa Reserve, Hoppers Crossing, with the announcement of funding through the Community Cricket Program – Community Facilities stream. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced $60,000 funding to upgrade facilities at Warringa Reserve. The..

MEMBERS STATEMENT: HENRY BARLOW

Mr PALLAS (Werribee—Treasurer, Minister for Economic Development, Minister for Industrial Relations, Minister for the Coordination of Treasury and Finance: COVID-19) I pay tribute to the hard work and dedication of outgoing Wyndham City Councillor Henry Barlow, who has announced his retirement from council and will..

MORE MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT FOR STUDENTS IN WERRIBEE

More Victorian secondary school students in Werribee will soon have access to the school-based mental health support they need, thanks to the Victorian Government. A timeline for the 2021 roll-out for Victorian government secondary schools across the state was released last week and included further..

MINISTERS STATEMENTS: COVID-19

Mr PALLAS (Werribee—Treasurer, Minister for Economic Development, Minister for Industrial Relations, Minister for the Coordination of Treasury and Finance: COVID-19) (12:15): This government recognises the extremely difficult situation that many Victorian businesses, workers, households and communities find themselves in, but we are also providing the..

KINDERS IN WERRIBEE GET TECH SAVVY WITH NEW GEAR

The Victorian Government is investing in the future of children giving 784 kindergartens almost $1.1 million in technology grants to help give three and four-year-olds the skills they need. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced that 15 kindergartens and early childhood centres in Werribee..

NEW VICHEALTH FUNDING TO SUPPORT WERRIBEE IN LOCAL HEALTH RECOVERY

Health promotion foundation VicHealth has announced $2.5 million in new funding to support local organisations to address the immediate health and wellbeing concerns of Victorians hardest hit by the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Applications for VicHealth’s Reimagining Health grants open today, with funding amounts..

NEW NAME FOR NEW SCHOOL IN WYNDHAM VALE REVEALED

The name of the new primary school opening in Wyndham in 2021 has now been chosen, following local community consultation. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today unveiled the official name for the new school as Riverbend Primary School, which was formerly known by its interim..

GRANTS FOR SCHOOLS TO BRING CREATIVITY TO THE CLASSROOM

Schools throughout the Werribee District are encouraged to join forces with artists and creative professionals as part of a Victorian Government program to expand student learning and breathe creativity into curriculum. Applications are now open for the Creative Learning Partnerships program, which enables schools to..

GRANTS TO HELP SICK AND INJURED WILDLIFE NOW OPEN

Registered wildlife shelters and carers in Wyndham will have the opportunity to have their important work supported with extra funding available this year through a Victorian Government grants program. The 2020-21 Wildlife Rehabilitator Grants are now open with $200,000 available to help wildlife shelters and..