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SPRUCING UP MORE SCHOOLS IN WERRIBEE

As the school year draws to a close, the Andrews Labor Government is supporting more Werribee schools to complete small but vital upgrades through the Minor Capital Works Fund. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced 3 schools in Werribee will share in more than..

BREATHING LIFE BACK INTO WERRIBEE WATERWAYS

  The Andrews Labor Government today launched the Waterways of the West Action Plan to better protect and manage the rivers and creeks of Werribee. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas welcomed the new action plan after two years of consultation with Traditional Owners, Werribee community..

HELPING WYNDHAM KIDS SEE CLEARLY WITH GLASSES MILESTONE

Thursday 9 December 2021 HELPING WYNDHAM KIDS SEE CLEARLY WITH GLASSES MILESTONE One thousand more Victorian students can now see more clearly and concentrate better at school, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s free Glasses for Kids program. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas and Member..

BETTER FACILITIES FOR WERRIBEE SCHOOLS

Thursday 9 December 2021 BETTER FACILITIES FOR WERRIBEE SCHOOLS Students in Werribee will have better school environments to learn and succeed in, with the Andrews Labor Government funding key maintenance projects at schools right across the state. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced that..

VICTORIA’S ZERO EMISSION VEHICLE CHARGING BLITZ

Thursday 9 December 2021 VICTORIA’S ZERO EMISSION VEHICLE CHARGING BLITZ The Andrews Labor Government is supercharging the state’s zero emissions vehicle journey with $5 million for a fast-charging network and $3 million in new charging grants for local council and business fleets. Minister for Energy,..

WERRIBEE CUP SET TO BE A GREAT FAMILY DAY OUT

Saturday 4 December 2021 WERRIBEE CUP SET TO BE A GREAT FAMILY DAY OUT This year’s Werribee Cup will be fun for the whole family, backed by a funding package from the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced the Labor Government..

LITTLE RIVER MECHANICS’ INSTITUTE AND LIBRARY IMPROVED

Saturday 4 December 2021 LITTLE RIVER MECHANICS’ INSTITUTE AND LIBRARY IMPROVED The Little River Mechanics’ Institute and Free Library has been serving locals for more than a century and continues to do so, thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government. A $12,000 grant from..

MEMBERS STATEMENT: WYNDHAM PARK COMMUNITY CENTRE

MR PALLAS (Werribee—Treasurer, Minister for Economic Development, Minister for Industrial Relations) (09:38): I rise to acknowledge to the house the team at the Wyndham Park Community Centre in my electorate of Werribee. Led by Greg and Christine, the amazing group of volunteers provide crucial support..

FUNDING TO MAKE SCHOOLS TREE-SAFE

Tuesday 30 November 2021 FUNDING TO MAKE SCHOOLS TREE-SAFE The Andrews Labor Government is supporting schools in Werribee to assess, manage and remove high-risk trees through the Safe Tree Program, keeping school environments safer. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced that through the Safe..

HELP WITH ENERGY BILLS THROUGH THE $250 POWER SAVING BONUS

Tuesday 30 November 2021 HELP WITH ENERGY BILLS THROUGH THE $250 POWER SAVING BONUS The Victorian Government is encouraging households doing it tough with energy bills to apply for the one-off $250 Power Saving Bonus payment, as the 12-month program marks more than 320,000 payments..

MINISTERS STATEMENT: REGIONAL ECONOMY

MR PALLAS (Werribee—Treasurer, Minister for Economic Development, Minister for Industrial Relations) (14:23): You may have heard from me recently that when I began as Treasurer the regional unemployment rate left to us by those opposite was 6.6 per cent, and the latest figure is now 3.3 per..

WERRIBEE SOUTH BOAT RAMP DESIGNS READY FOR REVIEW

Boaters are being encouraged to have their say on proposed upgrades at the Werribee South boat ramp as part of planned improvements by the Andrews Labor Government. Designed to make launching boats quicker and easier, the upgrade is just one project in an unprecedented investment..

MEMBERS STATEMENT: WERRIBEE ELECTORATE SPORTING FACILITIES

MR PALLAS (Werribee—Treasurer, Minister for Economic Development, Minister for Industrial Relations) (09:38): I rise to update the house on my recent visit to see upgraded sporting facilities in my electorate of Werribee and officially open a new female-friendly sporting pavilion. The new pavilion is located..

READING CHALLENGE OPENS A NEW WORLD TO WYNDHAM KIDS

Young Victorians in Wyndham are among more than 71,000 young Victorians who explored exciting new worlds and built their literacy skills this year as part of the Premiers’ Reading Challenge, now in its seventeenth year. Victorian kids aged from pre-school to Year 10 collectively made..

MORE CUTTING-EDGE EQUIPMENT FOR WYNDHAM TECH SCHOOL

Wyndham Tech School will soon be more high-tech than ever, thanks to an Andrews Labor Government boost to support Victorian Tech Schools to buy new equipment and deliver more innovative STEM learning programs. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas announced Wyndham Tech School will share in..

MAKING KINDERS IN WERRIBEE MORE INCLUSIVE FOR ALL CHILDREN

The Andrews Labor Government is making kindergartens in Werribee more inclusive for children of all abilities, with upgrades to early childhood education centres and specialist equipment to help improve learning outcomes. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas announced the opening of the second round of grants..

MORE OUTSIDE SCHOOL HOURS CARE OPTIONS IN WERRIBEE

More schools in Werribee will soon establish outside school hours care services, helping more parents and carers to get into the workforce while ensuring their children are cared for thanks to the Victorian Government. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas announced Warringa Park School’s Warringa Crescent..

GRANTS FOR GREAT OUTDOORS AND ENVIRONMENTAL VOLUNTEERS

The Victorian Government has delivered a boost to the Werribee environment and economy with grants to Landcare Groups. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas congratulated local recipients of the 2021 Victorian Landcare Grants including the Little River Community Landcare Group, NatureWest, and the Werribee River Association…