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MORE SUPPORT FOR NEW PARENTS AND THEIR CHILDREN IN WERRIBEE

  New parents and their babies in Werribee will receive even more support under an expansion of the Maternal Child Health Service. Tim Pallas, Member for Werribee today announced that 37,000 families will now be able to rely on expanded Enhanced Maternal and Child Health..

VISIT REGIONAL VICTORIA

What’s on in Wangaratta over Easter: Brown Brothers Easter Festival,15 to 16 April 2017 Relaxing day in the gardens of the Brown Brothers Winery at Milawa.  Heaps of activities and fun for the whole family.  Including jumping castles, four course lunch at Patricia’s Table and..

NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR VICTORIAN DISABILITY AWARDS

The Andrews Labor Government is searching for outstanding people who empower and support Victorians with a disability. Nominations are now open for this year’s Victorian Disability Awards and called for people to help recognise those leading the way in creating a fairer, more inclusive community…

WEST GATE TUNNEL: VITAL ALTERNATIVE FOR THE WEST

  The Andrews Labor Government today announced that a consortium headlined by John Holland and CPB Contractors has been selected to build the West Gate Tunnel Project. The selection of a design and builder follows an extensive competitive process with the world’s most experienced constructors…

WERRIBEE LOCALS URGED TO KICK START ACTIVE APRIL

Everyone in the Werribee electorate – no matter their age or ability – are being challenged to improve their fitness and health and commit to 30 minutes of physical activity a day in April. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today called on all Victorians to..

YOUNG PEOPLE IN WERRIBEE GIVING BACK TO THEIR COMMUNITIES

New funding by the Andrews Labor Government will give secondary students in the Werribee electorate the chance to volunteer and get involved in their local communities in 2017. A total of four schools, including Manor Lakes P-12 College, three campuses of Warringa Park School, Werribee..

BOOST FOR EMERGENCY VOLUNTEERS IN WERRIBEE

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..

GETTING ON WITH CREATING A STRONGER YOUTH JUSTICE SYSTEM

The Victorian Government recently announced a range of measures to improve the youth justice system in Victoria. After too many years of inaction by the previous Government, we have been required to take action, to ensure the safety, security and wellbeing of Victorians. I recognise..

RESIDENTS URGED TO HAVE THEIR SAY ON RENTAL LAWS

  As new data reveals the number of rental complaints in Werribee, residents are being urged to have their say on possible changes to renting rules. Member for Werribee, Tim Pallas said that 123 complaints had been lodged in Werribee in 2015-16. Tim Pallas said..

MODERN, SAFER FACILITIES FOR POLICE IN WYNDHAM

Police stations across our state will be a hive of construction as the Andrews Labor Government runs an unprecedented program to build modern, safer facilities for police in every corner of Victoria. A new police station would be built at Wyndham to replace the outdated..

LOCAL HISTORY GRANTS PROGRAM NOW OPEN FOR 2016-17

Member for Werribee, Tim Pallas is encouraging local history groups across the Werribee electorate to apply for a grant from the Andrews Labor Government’s $350,000 Local History Program to support projects that preserve our area’s fascinating history. The Local History Grants Program, managed by Public..

PUTTING PEOPLE FIRST WITH FREE GLASSES IN SCHOOLS

  Students in the electorates of Werribee and Tarneit will receive free eye testing and glasses at school in a Victorian-first. The Andrews Labor Government today launched the Glasses for Kids program. More than 30,000 Prep to Year 3 students at 250 schools most in..

NEW REGIONAL PARK FOR WERRIBEE

  Member for Werribee Tim Pallas has today announced a grant of $3.2 million for the Our Green Heart project, to transform and redevelop Wyndham Park in Werribee. The $11 million project will include a river trail with walking and cycling paths, an event lawn,..

NEW SERVICES FOR WYNDHAM VALE AND TARNEIT FROM JANUARY

The Andrews Labor Government will introduce more services for local passengers in January next year as part of a new timetable that will deliver 80 extra V/Line services. There will be a new train at 8:43am from Wyndham Vale to Melbourne, on top of 18..

THIRD NEW TRAIN FOR THE WERRIBEE LINE HITS THE TRACKS

  The second of more than 100 new trains ordered by Andrews Labor Government has hit the tracks and is running on the Frankston, Werribee and Williamstown lines. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas welcomed the introduction of the second new train today, which will make..