Member for Werribee, Tim Pallas is urging local community legal centres to apply for a share in $7.1 million of grants under the Andrews Labor Government. Grants are available from the Community Legal Centre Assistance Fund, the Family Violence Duty Lawyer Fund, and the Community..
Werribee sporting clubs are set to take their game up a notch when it comes to dealing with an emergency on and off the park with a new defibrillator and training package from the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Werribee, Tim Pallas, today announced that..
Mr PALLAS (Treasurer) — I rise to inform the house of and to acknowledge the improvements in ambulance response times in my electorate of Werribee. The Andrews Labor government has invested a record $500 million to improve ambulance response times, and the community are seeing the benefits of..
Mr PALLAS (Treasurer) — I rise to discuss the crisis that is enveloping the Victorian Liberal Party. In moral, political and financial terms the people who now fill the opposition benches are nothing short of feckless pygmies who are morally compromised. This crisis confronts them on a..
Mr PALLAS (Treasurer) — I rise to advise the house of the government’s continuing investment in tackling the causes of crime and making sure that our police are resourced in the best possible way. In last year’s budget of course we invested over $2 billion in keeping Victorians..
Code 1 ambulance response times across Victoria hit 81 per cent in the last quarter – an improvement of six percentage points on the same period last year and the best June quarter result on record. The Andrews Labor Government’s elective surgery blitz has also..
The Andrews Labor Government is helping pre-schoolers and their families in the Werribee electorate improve their maths skills through a new early years’ program. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced that early childhood educators at a number of local kindergartens will participate in Let’s..
The Andrews Labor Government will add 10 more train services in the peak, every week on the Werribee line from 27 August. Member for Altona Jill Hennessy, Member for Werribee Tim Pallas and Member for Williamstown Wade Noonan today announced the timetable for the new..
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..
Almost 60,000 jobs have been created in regional Victoria under the Andrews Labor Government. Latest data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) shows that employment in regional Victoria grew by 18,700 people in the three months to June, with the unemployment rate dropping to..
More than 400 Department of Education and Training staff have been recognised for their dedication to public education, acknowledging those who have achieved 40, 45, 50 and 55 years of service in 2017. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today congratulated Catherine Millar on her long-serving..
The Andrews Labor Government is getting Wyndham Vale and Tarneit passengers to all their favourite weekend and evening events, by adding 44 extra train services a week from 27 August. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced the new V-Line timetable, with 14 extra services..
The Andrews Labor Government is urging people to nominate hard-working volunteers from the Werribee electorate in this year’s Victorian Premier’s Volunteer Champions Awards. The prestigious awards will recognise up to 60 volunteers of different ages and cultural backgrounds, in the categories of Leadership, Impact, Service,..
Students in the Werribee electorate will soon have access to the healthcare they need thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced that the Doctors in Secondary Schools program will commence from term 3 2017 at Manor Lakes P-12 College…
The Andrews Labor Government will spend a record $18.12 billion over the next year so more Victorian patients can get the highest quality care and treatment they need – and sooner. Minister for Health Jill Hennessy today announced the 2017/18 bottom-line budget allocations for Victorian..
Some of Victoria’s best and brightest IT students will have the opportunity to travel to China and learn from the world’s largest telecommunications supplier Huawei Technologies, as part of a three-year agreement secured by the Andrews Labor Government. Under the program, fifteen students from RMIT..
Victoria’s robust economy today received another healthy report card, with forecast growth of 3.1 per cent for 2017-18 to be bolstered by strong engineering and infrastructure investment, and a growing population, according to the latest Deloitte Access Economics (DAE) release. The 2017 June quarter Business..
Treasurer Tim Pallas today began a two-week international visit to promote Victorian industry and infrastructure investment opportunities, and discuss the latest economic trends and considerations with key global partners. In co-operation with the Victorian Funds Management Corporation, Mr Pallas will visit China to meet with..