The Andrews Labor Government is getting on with building the Duncans Road and Princes Freeway interchange at Werribee, which will slash congestion for drivers as part of the $1.8 billion Western Roads Upgrade. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced the early works of the..
Mr PALLAS (Treasurer) (11:33:06) — I would like to update the house on the work that this government is doing to insulate Victorians from the greatest risk to our health system: the federal Liberal‑National government and their acolytes and apologists. Victoria is the fastest growing state in..
Mr PALLAS (Treasurer) (11:29:11) — I rise to update the house about the work that is going on delivering the infrastructure that Victoria needs and to supplement the advice from the ministers who have already addressed this place. As we know, of course major infrastructure works come..
Mr PALLAS (Treasurer) (09:42:29) — Tomorrow is International Women’s Day and I rise to recognise the wonderful contribution of Jennie Barrera, an outstanding humanitarian in my community of Werribee. Werribee is home to some extraordinary women — women of remarkable strength, compassion and achievement. Jenny Barrera is one..
Mr PALLAS (Treasurer) (10:56:41) — I move: That this bill be now read a second time. Speech as follows incorporated into Hansard under standing orders: Prior to the 2014 election, the Victorian Labor government committed to: ‘work with relevant stakeholders on the introduction of a mandatory, statutory..
QUESTIONS WITHOUT NOTICE AND MINISTERS STATEMENTS Ministers statements: federal infrastructure funding
Mr PALLAS (Treasurer) (12:25:53) — It gives me pleasure to update the house on the continued investment that the state of Victoria is making in infrastructure and of course the federal government’s refusal to contribute to that effort. It has become a pretty regular thing. We saw..
First, can I thank Melinda Cilento and Michael Camilleri from CEDA. CEDA makes an invaluable contribution to public life in Victoria through hosting events like today’s lunch and publications like the annual Economic and Political Overview. Can I also thank Michael Blythe and Damien Augustinus..
Mr PALLAS (Treasurer) (11:23:18) — I rise to inform the house about the government’s ongoing actions to secure a positive economic outcome in Fishermans Bend. The Minister for Planning, a great planning minister, has called in 26 planning applications pending a final planning strategy for the area. Of..
Mr PALLAS — Secondly, I would like to quote constituent Sam DiBlasi’s views on the West Gate tunnel. Sam writes: As a long‑time resident of Werribee, I’ve seen the growth of our local community in Wyndham. With this growth comes increased traffic, yet we still have the..
Mr PALLAS (Treasurer) (09:38:26) — I am delighted to inform the house that on 16 February I attended the opening of St Vincent’s Private Hospital Werribee. The hospital will employ around 350 staff and provide health services for up to 16 000 people living and working in Wyndham. I am thrilled that..
Mr PALLAS (Treasurer) (11:24:56) — I rise to inform the house about the continuing resurgence of a Victorian jobs market and of course the success of the Andrews Labor government in creating jobs and putting Victorians in work. The most recent job start‑up of course shows that..
Mr PALLAS (Treasurer) (12:29:20) — I rise to update the house about a threat facing Victoria’s health system: the federal Liberal government. In our last budget this government invested an additional $1.67 billion in our hospitals to meet demand and also to cut elective surgery waiting times. After..
Getting to the finish line is sometimes only half the battle for some of our emerging sports stars, so the Andrews Labor Government is making getting to the start line a lot easier. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced that applications for the next..
The Andrews Labor Government is helping restore some of Werribee’s much loved heritage assets. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced that round three of the Labor Government’s Living Heritage Program is now open. The program is giving communities the resources they need to protect..
The Werribee community is once again being urged to get active through the Premier’s Active April challenge, which celebrates its 10-year anniversary this year. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today urged locals to spring into action and sign up for Active April. Everyone should enjoy..
The Andrews Labor Government is helping pre-schoolers and their families in the Werribee electorate to improve their maths skills through a new early years’ program. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced that early childhood educators at The Smith Family will participate in Let’s Count..
Health promotion foundation VicHealth is aiming to get more Werribee locals taking part in community sport with around $400,000 in new Active Club Grants funding announced today. Community sport clubs in Werribee electorate are encouraged to apply for the grants to start up new social..
New and improved programs, resources and facilities will greet almost one million students heading back to school this week thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas welcomed local students in Werribee electorate to a new school year, and encouraged them to..