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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..

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…

NEW EQUIPMENT FOR WERRIBEE’S EMERGENCY SERVICES

The Andrews Labor Government has invested $6,534 in the Wyndham Vale CFA to provide essential operational equipment. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas announced Wyndham Vale CFA would receive funding to deliver battery operated PPV fan. This is one of 303 grants sharing in more than..

WERRIBEE AND HOPPERS CROSSING SCORE NEW SPORT FACILITIES

Grassroots football and cricket are back bigger and better than ever in Wyndham thanks to the completion of the new Galvin Park football pavilion at the home of Werribee City FC and the new irrigation system at Warringa Reserve, home of the Wyndham All Abilities..

RENTAL REBATES TO HELP KEEP HOMES COMFY AND HEALTHY

The Victorian Government is helping make rental properties more comfortable, safer and healthier by supporting rental providers to upgrade inefficient heating and cooling systems. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas announced that rental properties are now eligible for a $1000 rebate to replace old inefficient wood..

MEMBERS STATEMENT: MARK PENALUNA

Mr PALLAS (Werribee—Treasurer, Minister for Economic Development, Minister for Industrial Relations) (09:39): I want to warmly acknowledge in this house the services of Mark Penaluna, CEO of the Werribee Football Club. Mark has recently been awarded a VFL life membership in recognition of his contributions as..

SPLASHING BACK INTO SCHOOL SWIMMING LESSONS

The Victorian Government is making sure all school students in Werribee have the opportunity to catch up on vital swimming and water safety skills, with vouchers for catch-up lessons missed during the pandemic. Swimming and water safety education has been part of the Victorian Curriculum..

EXTRA LEARNING SPACES COMING TO WERRIBEE SCHOOLS

Students at Wyndham Central College and Manor Lakes P-12 College will soon get a state-of-the-art, double-storey relocatable classroom to meet growing student enrolments, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas announced that the two schools will receive a modern, double-storey relocatable..

WATER GRANTS TO MAKE EVERY DROP COUNT IN WERRIBEE

The Andrews Labor Government has launched a grants program to support improvements to water infrastructure so that we make the most of all available water supplies, including increasing the use of recycled water and stormwater, to create more resilient cities and towns. Minister for Water..

RECOGNISING WERRIBEE’S OUTSTANDING VOLUNTEERS

Nominations are now open for the 2021 Volunteering Awards, which celebrate the extraordinary efforts of Victoria’s hard-working volunteers. The awards are an opportunity to recognise the incredible support volunteers have given to others during a difficult year – whether it’s delivering essential food relief and..

PUBLIC VOTE OPEN TO NAME WYNDHAM BRIDGES

The community is being given the chance to vote for their favourite name for two bridges in Wyndham, so they can be located more easily in an emergency. The road bridges are over the Geelong Line at Ballan Road and Derrimut Road, and a public..

COASTAL COMMUNITIES SHARE IN COASTCARE FUNDING

Community and non-profit groups in Victoria and here in Werribee will share in nearly $610,000 statewide funding from the Victorian Government’s Coastcare Victoria Community Grants Program. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas said: “The Coastcare Victoria Community Grants Program funds community projects in coastal areas that..

GRANTS FOR CREATIVE WORKERS OPEN

The Victorian Government’s Sustaining Creative Workers initiative is now open for applications, providing critical support to Victoria’s independent creative sector when they need it most. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas invited Werribee-based independent creatives, collectives and micro-businesses to apply for the grant program, which is..

SUPPORTING MULTICULTURAL SENIORS IN WERRIBEE

The Victorian Government is continuing to support seniors from multicultural backgrounds to stay connected to culture and community through grants to help community groups keep activities running. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas announced the following 6 local organisations who are set to benefit with up..