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MINISTERS STATEMENTS: EMPLOYMENT

Mr PALLAS (Werribee—Treasurer, Minister for Economic Development, Minister for Industrial Relations) (11:15:50): I am back by popular demand to talk about the outstanding things that are happening in terms of job creation due to the Andrews Labor government’s efforts. Since 2014 the infrastructure investment by this..

MEMBERS STATEMENTS: BUDGET 2019–20

Mr PALLAS (Werribee) (09:37:43): I have always maintained that budgets are about priorities and principles, and I am proud that the 2019–20 budget delivers on all our election promises for the great electorate of Werribee. As promised, the tyranny, the inconvenience and the frustration of..

MINISTERS STATEMENTS: REGIONAL PAYROLL TAX

Mr PALLAS (Werribee—Treasurer, Minister for Economic Development, Minister for Industrial Relations) (11:33:01): I rise to update the house about the great news of the Andrews Labor government continuing to cut regional payroll tax and to provide work opportunities for regional Victorians. Last Monday’s budget delivered yet..

MINERAL RESOURCES (SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT) AMENDMENT BILL 2019

Mr PALLAS (Werribee) (10:16:21): I move: That this bill be now read a second time. I ask that my second‑reading speech be incorporated into Hansard. Incorporated speech as follows: Background The main purpose of the Bill is to fulfil the Government’s commitments to the Latrobe..

MINISTERS STATEMENTS: REGIONAL PAYROLL TAX

Mr PALLAS (Werribee) (11:33:01): I rise to update the house about the great news of the Andrews Labor government continuing to cut regional payroll tax and to provide work opportunities for regional Victorians. Last Monday’s budget delivered yet another cut to our regional payroll tax…

MINISTERS STATEMENTS: BUDGET 2019-20

Mr PALLAS (Werribee) (11:10:11): It gives me great pleasure to stand up to advise the house on the response to the Andrews government’s fifth budget that keeps our promises and delivers for all Victorians. Yesterday both Moody’s and Standard & Poor’s confirmed that Victoria will..

NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR VICTORIA’S VOLUNTEER AWARDS

Volunteers who selflessly give up their time to help others will be recognised across the state, with nominations now open for the 2019 Victorian Premier’s Volunteer Champions Awards. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas is inviting everyone in Wyndham to nominate volunteers who are making a..

JUNIOR LANDCARE AND BIODIVERSITY GRANTS NOW OPEN

The Andrews Labor Government is empowering young people in Wyndham to care for and protect the environment with the latest round of the Junior Landcare and Biodiversity grants now open. Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio today announced applications are now open..

COMMUNITY-LED ROAD SAFETY INITITIATIVES FUNDED

The Andrews Labor Government is working with local communities across Victoria to boost road safety awareness through the $1.3 million VicRoads Community Road Safety Grants Program. Across Victoria, 57 councils, schools and not-for-profit organisations will deliver 190 programs to provide local solutions to local road..

MINISTERS STATEMENTS: EMPLOYMENT

Mr PALLAS (Werribee) (11:15:35): I rise to update the house on the jobs boom happening right now in the great state of Victoria. Since the government was elected in 2014 we have created over 455 000 new jobs. That is because we have invested in..

DELIVERING FOR WERRIBEE

The Andrews Labor Government is delivering on its promises and delivering for the people of Werribee. As part of a $1.8 billion investment in education, the Victorian Budget 2019/20 includes funding to build two brand-new schools for kids in Werribee, Wollahra Primary School and Wyndham..

WYNDHAM CLUBS TO BENEFIT FROM SPORTING GRANTS

The Wyndham City Sharks, Corpus Christi Basketball Club, Werribee Bushwalking & Outdoor Club and the Werribee Centrals Sports & Youth Club in Wyndham are among 386 grassroots sports clubs across Victoria who will share in more than $530,000 in grants to boost their equipment, skills..

MORE HELP FOR NEW MUMS AND DADS IN WYDNHAM

New parents in Wyndham will have better access to the support families need, with the Andrews Labor Government delivering on its election commitment to triple the number of Early Parenting Centres around the state.   Member for Werribee, Tim Pallas MP today announced that Wyndham..

NEW NAME FOR SCHOOL OPENING IN WYNDHAM IN 2020

The Andrews Labor Government is giving the Wyndham community the chance to have their say on the name of a new government school opening next year. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas MP said the Victorian School Building Authority would consult with local communities on naming..

CHEERS TO THE WINE GROWTH FUND

The Andrews Labor Government is backing Wyndham’s wine industry, with a grants program to support the growth of wineries in the area, increase visitors, boost exports and support local jobs. Member for Werribee, Tim Pallas MP recently joined ShadowFax Winery’s General Manager Phil Strachan, to..

FEDERAL LIBERALS FAIL VICTORIANS WITH A DISABILITY

Thousands of Victorians are still waiting to receive the funding and services they desperately need under Scott Morrison’s botched rollout of the National Disability Insurance Scheme. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas, Member for Altona Jill Hennessy and Member for Tarneit Sarah Connolly today called on..

HOME CARE PACKAGES

Due to inaction and underfunding by the Federal Liberal Government more than 16,000 Australians have died waiting for a Home Care Package they were assessed in need of, but never received. Member for Werribee, Tim Pallas MP is today calling on the Liberals to step..