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MORE SUPPORT FOR WERRIBEE STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

Werribee schools will receive extra resources and equipment to strengthen inclusive education, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced Werribee schools will be among the 322 schools across the state to share in $3.5 million to purchase new equipment..

2019 CHRISTMAS CARD DESIGNS

Each year, I ask some of my littlest constituents to help me make a Christmas Card. Hundreds of designs came through, and it was almost impossible to choose the competition winners! Thank you to all who helped out. Here are 7 of the best artworks..

SUSTAINING OUR WAR LEGACY IN WYNDHAM

The Andrews Labor Government is doing more to honour Victorian veterans and to mark 75 years since the end of World War Two. Three different grant streams to support veterans have just been opened for applications, including the new, one-off 75th Anniversary of the End..

IMPROVING FACILITIES FOR WERRIBEE’S HARD-WORKING COAST GUARD

The Andrews Labor Government has announced facility improvements for Werribee Coast Guard as part of a state-wide investment in new emergency services equipment. Minister for Emergency Services Lisa Neville has announced 294 new grants totalling more than $13.75 million as part of the 2019–20 Volunteer..

EQUIPPING KINDERS IN WYNDHAM TO BE INCLUSIVE FOR ALL CHILDREN

The Andrews Labor Government is helping early learning services in buy new equipment and learning kits to support Werribee children of all abilities get the best out of their time at kinder. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced Werribee West Family Centre was one..

ANOTHER YEAR OF DELIVERING FOR THE WERRIBEE DISTRICT

Like it has done for the last five years, the Andrews Labor Government has been keeping its promises and delivering for the Werribee electorate since it was re-elected 365 days ago. Sunday 24 November marks one year since the last state election, when Victorians overwhelmingly..

CHRISTMAS COMES EARLY AT THE WERRIBEE RACES

Racegoers can kick start the festive season early this year at the Werribee Cup, thanks to a funding package of more than $115,000. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced the Andrews Labor Government is kicking in more than $20,000 from its Victorian Racing Industry..

ANNOUNCING OUR TOWN’S OUTSTANDING VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR

ANNOUNCING OUR TOWN’S OUTSTANDING VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR Local Werribee volunteer John Forrester has received a 2019 Victorian Volunteer Champion Award for his leadership in the Wyndham community with the Werribee River Association. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today congratulated John Forrester for his incredible..

GETTING WERRIBEE DISTRICT IN THE FESTIVE MOOD

The Andrews Labor Government is helping hold hundreds of multicultural festivals and events for Victorians to enjoy, including right across Wyndham. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas and Minister for Multicultural Affairs Richard Wynne today announced seven different projects in the area would be receiving almost..

HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW FIRE? GET READY BEFORE IT’S TOO LATE

A hard-hitting new advertising campaign has been launched that will reinforce the deadly risks of fire and the importance of planning and preparing for the fire season, as the state heads towards a long, hot and dry season. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today welcomed..

WERRIBEE COMMUNITY TO WIN THROUGH SPORTS GRANTS

The Andrews Labor Government is providing greater opportunities for more people to get active more often with the announcement today of a new $22 million Local Sports Infrastructure Fund. Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events Martin Pakula today announced that applications for the fund’s..

GETTING READY FOR THREE-YEAR-OLD KINDER IN WERRIBEE

The biggest reform of early childhood education is now closer, as the Andrews Labor Government gets on with supporting new teachers as part of the landmark roll-out of funded Three-Year-Old Kinder. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today welcomed a $9.2 million package to support early..

BOOSTING MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT IN WYNDHAM SCHOOLS

The Andrews Labor Government is expanding professional mental health support at Victorian secondary schools in Werribee district under its $51.2 million Mental Health Practitioners in Schools initiative. Member for Werribee today announced that from Term 1, 2020, secondary schools in Wyndham will be recruiting mental..

HUGE NEW WYNDHAM POLICE COMPLEX AS POLICE NUMBERS GROW

Construction on the new Wyndham policing hub is underway as the Andrews Labor Government’s record investment in policing continues to support safer communities in Melbourne’s west. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today met with local police officers and helped kick off construction for the new..

MEMBERS STATEMENT: JOHN SWEETING BRIDGE

Mr PALLAS (Werribee—Treasurer, Minister for Economic Development, Minister for Industrial Relations) (09:41:02): I rise today to acknowledge the Andrews Labor government’s efforts to preserve the memory of Wyndham’s past through the Regional Rail Revival bridge-naming competition. I recently attended the official naming of the John..

NEW VICHEALTH FUNDING TO GROW COMMUNITY SPORT IN WERRIBEE

The Victorian Health Promotion Foundation (VicHealth) has announced around $500,000 in new funding to support sports clubs across Werribee to create new opportunities to get less active Victorians playing sport and improve their health. VicHealth’s Active Club Grants, which open today, provide funding of up..