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HELPING FIRST HOME BUYERS GET AHEAD IN WERRIBEE

Data released from the State Revenue Office (SRO) confirms that the Andrew’s Governments, Homes for Victorians package is already helping first home buyers. Data for the months of July and August shows that nearly 1000 Victorians have benefited from the complete removal of stamp duty..

WERRIBEE ELECTORATE RENTERS TO GET A FAIR GO

The Andrews Labor Government will make renting fair for the 6990 renters in the Werribee electorate with an unprecedented package of tenancy reforms. More than one in four Victorians rent their home, including 29.5% of dwellings in the Werribee electorate, a number that is increasing..

Taking Victoria’s Economic Success Story To The World

Treasurer Tim Pallas today begins a two-week study tour of European and Asian cities to promote Victoria’s robust economy and discuss new opportunities with leading global investors. In cooperation with the Treasury Corporation of Victoria (TCV), the Treasurer will visit London, Copenhagen and Helsinki, tapping..

It’s Time For Melbourne’s West To Have Its Say

Locals in Melbourne’s western suburbs have an opportunity to join a conversation with the Adnrews Labor Government, as community consultation kicks off in the lead-up to the first Western Metropolitan Partnership assembly on 4 October 2017. The annual Metropolitan Partnerships give people across Melbourne the..

Victorian coastal grants now open

The Andrews Labor Government has announced funding to improve the safety, access and amenity of Werribee electorate’s coastal areas. The funding is part of the Government’s nearly $1 million Coastal Public Access and Risk Program that provides financial assistance to Victorian coastal Crown land managers,..

MAKE WERRIBEE’S LIVE MUSIC VENUES GOOD NEIGHBOURS

Labor Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced a new opportunity for venues across the state to kick start their sound management efforts. Acoustic assessment reports are important first step in the process of managing and understanding a venue’s sound emissions and provide a roadmap..

Victoria’s top sustainable schools named

Congratulations to Warringa Park School, Werribee Primary School and MacKillop Catholic Regional College for being named finalists in Victoria’s biggest sustainability awards for schools. The finalists have been announced by Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change, Lily D’Ambrosio, ahead of the presentation ceremony in..

Victoria’s top sustainable schools named

Congratulations to Warringa Park School, Werribee Primary School and MacKillop Catholic Regional College for being named finalists in Victoria’s biggest sustainability awards for schools. The finalists have been announced by Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change, Lily D’Ambrosio, ahead of the presentation ceremony in..

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR STUDENTS IN WERRIBEE DISTRICT

The Andrews Labor Government is offering a helping hand to students in Werribee district facing financial barriers to completing their education and training. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today encouraged Victorian students to apply for a Lynne Kosky Memorial Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL)..

QUESTIONS WITHOUT NOTICE AND MINISTERS STATEMENTS: ECONOMY

Mr PALLAS (Treasurer) — Speaker, it gives me great pleasure to rise to update the house on the outstanding performance of the Victorian economy — another great achievement. The annual financial report was tabled this morning and is yet another vindication of this government’s strong financial management. Our..

MEMBERS STATEMENT: WERRIBEE ELECTORATE SCHOOLS

Mr PALLAS (Treasurer) — I rise to inform the house of my second interschool student debate, which was held at Wyndham Central College on 1 September. Wyndham Central College students were joined by others from Werribee Secondary College to participate in the role‑play led by Parliament of Victoria..

Regional Jobs Surge As Unemployment Falls

Regional Victoria’s job surge continues with the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) confirming more than 31,000 jobs were created across the State over the year to August 2017. At the same time, unemployment fell across regional Victoria, with the current rate at 4.9 per cent…

Four Solid Quarters For The Victorian Economy

Victoria’s AAA-rated economy continues to go from strength to strength thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s prudent economic management. Our position as the nation’s leading economy is evident across a range of factors outlined in the Victorian 2016-17 Annual Financial Report, tabled today in the..

RECOGNISING WYNDHAM’S INSPIRING EARLY CHILDHOOD PROGRAMS

Innovative early childhood programs in Wyndham helping local kids get a better start in life are being recognised as among Victoria’s best. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas, Member for Altona Jill Hennessy and Member for Tarneit Telmo Languiller announced that two programs in Wyndham were..

Werribee electorate set to benefit from new Men’s Shed

More men in the Werribee electorate will be building new friendships, skills and community connections, thanks to an Andrews Labor Government grant for a new men’s sheds. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced that the Werribee electorate would receive $60,000 towards a new men’s..