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GETTING MORE KIDS IN WERRIBEE READY BEFORE SCHOOL

The Andrews Labor Government has launched a new campaign to highlight the importance of reading to children in the years before they start school as part of the annual Premiers’ Reading Challenge for the Early Years. Sharing books with your kids from the day they..

Werribee schools encouraged to enter sustainability awards

  Member for Werribee Tim Pallas is encouraging local schools to enter the 2017 ResourceSmart Schools Awards. “Run by Sustainability Victoria, the ResourceSmart Schools Awards recognise the great sustainability work being done by Victorian schools,” Mr Pallas said. “Schools are contributing to the long-term fight..

HELPING WERRIBEE GRASSROOTS SPORTS CLUBS GROW

The Andrews Labor Government is giving grassroots sports clubs in Werribee the support they need to grow and help more people than ever play the sports they love. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced three grants for clubs in the electorate will share in..

NEW WAYS TO SUPPORT VICTIMS OF FAMILY VIOLENCE IN WERRIBEE

The Andrews Labor Government is trialling new ways to provide intensive therapeutic support to women, children and their families experiencing family violence in Western Melbourne. Member for Werribee announced the Government is investing $2,216,278 to trial innovative ways to provide support to families as they..

TEN NEW PEAK TRAINS EVERY WEEK FOR THE WERRIBEE LINE

E The Andrews Labor Government will add 10 new Werribee line train services in the peak, every week – to get people in Melbourne’s west home safer and sooner. The extra services will be introduced as part of a new metropolitan train timetable, which will..

EXPLORE WERRIBEE BY BUS

Getting around Melbourne has never been easier with the Exploring the World of Melbourne by Bus website and real-time information helping passengers get to know their local bus route. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas has welcomed the Explore the World of Melbourne by Bus campaign..

TURNBULL IS WALKING AWAY FROM SCHOOLS IN WERRIBEE

14 of schools in the Werribee electorate will suffer from harsh cuts thanks to Malcolm Turnbull’s Commonwealth Budget 2017/18. A Victorian Department of Education and Training analysis of Turnbull’s shameful decision to walk away from the Gonski agreement shows Victorian schools will be $630 million..

Ministers Statement: Infrastructure

Mr PALLAS (Treasurer) — In the absence of any other inquiries, I rise to update the house on the Victorian Budget 2017–18 and the massive, massive contribution that it makes to Victoria’s infrastructure. The 2017–18 budget lifts infrastructure investment to $10.1 billion. Compare that to the long-run..

MORE THAN 40 NEW SERVICES FOR WYNDHAM VALE AND TARNEIT

The Andrews Labor Government will introduce 44 extra services for Wyndham Vale and Tarneit every week from late August as part of a new V/Line timetable that will add more than 140 new services across Victoria. Thirty of the new services will run on the..

GETTING RID OF THE DANGEROUS WERRIBEE LEVEL CROSSINGS

The Andrews Labor Government has awarded the contract for the removal of 12 more dangerous and congested level crossings, including those at Cherry and Werribee Streets in Werribee. An Alliance led by McConnell Dowell, Arup and Mott McDonald will first remove the level crossings at Kororoit Creek Road..

Budget 2017/18

Mr PALLAS (Treasurer) — Speaker, budgets are more than economic blueprints. They’re more than a set of numbers, more than a list of initiatives. They’re about people. They’re about communities. They’re about the type of society our grandchildren will inherit. They show us where a government’s heart..

LOCAL COMMUNITY GROUPS TO BENEFIT FROM MORE SHADE

Community groups in the Werribee electorate have shared in $7100 to get some much needed protection from harmful UV radiation by increasing shade in public community places. Member for Werribee, Tim Pallas today announced the recipients of grants from the second round of the Andrews..

TAKING ACTION ON ICE AND OTHER DRUGS

  Labor Member for Werribee, Tim Pallas has today welcomed new investment in to stage three of the Ice Action Plan. The Andrews Labor Government is stepping up the fight against ice and drug addiction, with new rehabilitation beds and thousands more treatment places and..

HITTING THE RIGHT NOTE IN WERRIBEE

More Victorian students will get the opportunity to learn a musical instrument, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Round one of the Music Instrument Grants saw Iramoo Primary School receive $5000 for 2 electric drum kits, 2 electric bass guitars, 3 HSV mixers. Member for..