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WERRIBEE PRIMARY TEACHER FINALIST IN RESOURCESMART SCHOOL AWARDS

Mrs Jo-anne Wembridge from Werribee Primary School has been selected as a finalist for ResourceSmart Primary School Teacher of the Year award in the 2019 ResourceSmart School Awards. Tim Pallas MP said Ms Wembridge has been instrumental in leading initiatives and reducing the environmental footprint..

ACTIVE APRIL SMASHES RECORD BOOKS IN 2019

The Andrews Labor Government today celebrated a record 130,211 Victorians of all ages and abilities who took the pledge to ramp up their level of fitness and physical activity in the 2019 Premier’s Active April. Tim Pallas Member for Werribee congratulated everyone who had signed..

TRIBUTE TO WERRIBEE’S WAR HEROES SET IN STONE

The Andrews Labor Government has unveiled a new permanent memorial to commemorate the brave local diggers who made the ultimate sacrifice during the First World War. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today officially opened the new memorial which includes a monument with the names of..

MEMBERS STATEMENTS: WERRIBEE AVENUE OF HONOUR

Mr PALLAS (Werribee) (09:40:29): I rise today to honour the Anzacs of the Werribee community. Their spirit of sacrifice and solidarity through wartime set an example for future generations to look out for one another and to provide support for those in need. The original..

OWNER DRIVERS AND FORESTRY CONTRACTORS AMENDMENT BILL 2019

Mr PALLAS (Werribee) (10:44:22): I move: That this bill be now read a second time. I ask that my second reading speech be incorporated into Hansard. The Bill amends the Owner Drivers and Forestry Contractors Act 2005 (the Act) to improve the protections available to..

MINISTERS STATEMENTS: EMPLOYMENT

Mr PALLAS (Werribee) (11:31:17): I rise to update the house about the challenges facing Victorian workers and the work that this government is doing to protect them. Yesterday the Fair Work (Commonwealth Powers) Amendment Bill 2018 passed the other place to provide a greater level..

WYNDHAM BOOST TO EMERGENCY AMBULANCE ARRIVALS

Ambulances arrived at the scene of emergencies on average more than two minutes quicker in the March quarter than at the height of the ambulance crisis under the former Liberal Government, new data shows. Minister for Health and Ambulance Services Jenny Mikakos today released the..

MINISTERS STATEMENTS: ECONOMY

Mr PALLAS (Werribee) (16:03:16): There are so many words that will be required to extol the virtues of the Victorian economy. I rise to update the house on how the Victorian economy is leading the nation again. CommSec’s State of the States report, released yesterday,..

BUILDING BETTER SCHOOLS FOR WERRIBEE

Students in Wyndham will soon benefit from having maintenance works carried out at their school, thanks to the Victorian Government. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced Little River Primary School is among 180 schools across Victoria to share in $2.85 million of 2019-20 Planned..

PEOPLE IN WERRIBEE ENCOURAGED TO ENTER SUSTAINABILITY AWARDS

Victorian businesses, schools, government and community groups who are leading the way in sustainability can now apply to enter the 2019 Premier’s Sustainability Awards. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today urged leaders in sustainability in the region to enter the 2019 Premier’s Sustainability Awards to..

ONE-STOP-SHOP FOR TAFE JOBS IN WERRIBEE

Industry experts in Wyndham can now find jobs in Victoria’s booming TAFE sector in one place, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today called on local job seekers to visit the Jobs at TAFE website, which brings together all TAFE..

TELLING THE STORIES OF WERRIBEE VETERANS

The Andrews Labor Government is keeping the legacy of veterans alive for future generations in Werribee. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas and Victorian Veterans Council have welcomed the announcement of $10,390 for the Werribee Half Battery to encourage the involvement of more young people and..

HELPING MORE YOUNG VICTORIANS LEARN TO DRIVE

The Andrews Labor Government is helping more disadvantaged young Victorians get the support they need while learning to drive. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas welcomes the announcement that the successful Learner Driver Mentor Program (L2P) will continue for a further four years. The L2P program..

HELPING MORE YOUNG VICTORIANS LEARN TO DRIVE

The Andrews Labor Government is helping more disadvantaged young Victorians get the support they need while learning to drive. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas welcomes the announcement that the successful Learner Driver Mentor Program (L2P) will continue for a further four years. The L2P program..