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NEW SCHOOL GETS THEIR FIRST PRINCIPAL

Families across Wyndham Vale are a step closer to having access to a great new local school, with the principal appointed to Wollahra Primary School (interim name), set to open in 2021. Member for Werribee, Tim Pallas today announced Lisa Conibeer as principal of Wollahra..

UPGRADING WYNDHAM SCHOOLS BRICK BY BRICK

Students in Werribee will soon have access to the first-rate classrooms and facilities they deserve, with work under way upgrading Warringa Park School’s Cayleys Road Campus. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced Devco Project and Construction management had been appointed to build Warringa Park..

WYNDHAM STUDENTS HONOURED IN PREMIER’S VCE AWARDS

Wyndham’s own Joshuah Ephraums and Jayitaa Ann Sethupathy have been recognised alongside the state’s best performing VCE students in the Premier’s VCE Awards. Minister for Education James Merlino today congratulated all the high-achieving students, celebrating their outstanding achievements. Joshuah Ephraums, of Heathdale Christian College, was..

MEMBERS STATEMENT: FAMILY VIOLENCE

Mr PALLAS (Werribee—Treasurer, Minister for Economic Development, Minister for Industrial Relations) I update the house about important progress to tackle the issue of family violence in my electorate of Werribee. I joined Ingrid Stitt, a member for Western Metropolitan Region, and Paula Piccinini of Safe..

SUPPORTING LOCAL DISABILITY SELF HELP GROUPS

Wyndham disability self-help groups will be able to provide extra support for people with disability, their families and carers thanks to a funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas announced that two groups in the Werribee district will share in..

ADDRESSING MENTAL HEALTH IN WYNDHAM

The Andrews Labor Government has reaffirmed its commitment to fix Victoria’s mental health system, with new figures confirming the impact on our local community. These figures, included in the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System’s interim report, highlight the acute strain placed on mental..

VICTORIAN HOSPITALS RECEIVE NEW EQUIPMENT AND INFRASTRUCTURE

More Wyndham patients will get the high quality and safe care they deserve with the Andrews Labor Government giving hospitals the latest life-saving medical equipment and upgrading vital infrastructure so they can continue doing what they do best – saving lives. Member for Werribee Tim..

SOLAR BATTERIES TO POWER MORE VICTORIAN POSTCODES

More Victorian households will be able to store cleaner, cheaper rooftop energy, with the Andrews Labor Government adding an extra 143 postcodes to its Solar Homes battery rebate scheme. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas said this meant households in Wyndham are now eligible to apply..

HELPING HUNDREDS OF VICTORIANS TO BUY THEIR FIRST HOME

The Andrews Labor Government is providing a vital helping hand to first home buyers struggling to enter the property market, with more than 250 properties purchased since the launch of the HomesVic shared equity scheme. Treasurer and Member for Werribee Tim Pallas highlighted the success..

NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR 2020 VICTORIAN TRAINING AWARDS

Apprentices, students, teachers, employers and training providers in Wyndham can now nominate for the 2020 Victorian Training Awards. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas MP urged people in Wyndham to nominate individuals and organisations who have made outstanding achievements in the Victorian TAFE and training sector…

MEMBERS STATEMENT: WERRIBEE ELECTORATE LEVEL CROSSING REMOVALS

Mr PALLAS (Werribee—Treasurer, Minister for Economic Development, Minister for Industrial Relations) (09:39): I rise today to update the house on some fantastic news regarding significant infrastructure upgrades in my electorate of Werribee. The Andrews Labor government is getting on with the job of removing 75 dangerous..

COMMUNITY ROAD SAFETY GRANTS NOW OPEN

The Andrews Labor Government is calling for community groups and councils from across Victoria to apply for grants to boost road safety awareness in their local area. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas said that applications for this year’s $1.5 million Community Road Safety Grants Program..

SCHOOL BREAKFAST CLUBS EXPANSION TO HELP WYNDHAM STUDENTS THRIVE

The Andrews Labor Government is making sure students living in Wyndham have the support they need to thrive at school, by investing in providing healthy breakfasts, lunches and school holiday supplies to children who need them. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced Wyndham Vale..

LEVEL CROSSING A WIN FOR WYNDHAM AS MORE DESIGNS CONFIRMED

Designs have been confirmed to remove level crossings at Old Geelong Road in Hoppers Crossing and Werribee Street in Werribee, with work set to get underway by mid-year. The Andrews Labor Government today announced a combined $355.5 million package to deliver these works, that will..

WERRIBEE REINVIGORATED WITH TRANSFORMATION OF WYNDHAM PARK

Residents of the fast-growing Werribee community are set to benefit from the major transformation of Wyndham Park, made possible through support from the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today declared the redeveloped Wyndham Park open to the public. This major redevelopment has..

MEMBERS STATEMENT: RIVERWALK PRIMARY SCHOOL

MR PALLAS (Werribee—Treasurer, Minister for Economic Development, Minister for Industrial Relations) (09:39): I am delighted to update the house on my recent visit to officially open Riverwalk Primary School in my electorate of Werribee, a $23.7 million investment by the Andrews Labor government. Last year I..

LIFESAVING PROJECTS NOW UNDERWAY AROUND WERRIBEE

Some of the most dangerous roads and intersections around Werribee are being made safer as the Andrews Labor Government continues its unprecedented investment in lifesaving road safety infrastructure. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas said works to deliver safer intersections at Werribee Street and Watton Street..

2020 LEARN LOCAL AWARD NOMINATIONS OPEN

Learners, teachers and community education providers in Wyndham can now nominate for the 2020 Victorian Learn Local Awards, which celebrate outstanding achievement among the state’s Learn Local organisations. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today urged people in Wyndham to nominate the inspirational learners and practitioners..