Young people in Wyndham will participate in a range of events to recognise and celebrate the contribution they make to their local community. Victorian Youth Week runs from 5 to 14 April 2019 and highlights the important role young people play in in our state..
Werribee locals are being encouraged to recognise the contributions made to our community by seniors and organisations by nominating people for the Victorian Senior of the Year Awards. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced nominations are open for the awards that highlight the role..
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..
Victorian women are feeling unwelcome and intimated by gyms resulting in them shunning their local fitness centres and missing out on the chance to get healthy and active, new data shows. Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos recently joined VicHealth Acting chief executive Dr Lyn Roberts..
The Andrews Labor Government is continuing to back women in sport, through the second round of the 2018-19 Change Our Game Scholarship Program. The Program creates opportunities for women to pursue leadership and development opportunities throughout the sporting and active recreation sector. Member for Werribee..
More than one million payments have been made to families from the Camps, Sports and Excursions Fund making sure disadvantaged students don’t miss out on vital activities with their peers. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today marked over $2.9 million in payments to students across..
The Andrews Labor Government is giving growing footy and netball clubs in country Victoria and outer metropolitan locations another chance to secure funding to upgrade grounds, courts and pavilions to welcome more members than ever before. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas encouraged local clubs..
The Andrews Labor Government has announced $1.3 million for additional TAFE training, to be delivered in Werribee by Victoria University Polytechnic. Member for Werribee, Tim Pallas said the funding boost will provide equipment to help students enrolled in Certificate III in Civil Construction gain on-the-job..
The Andrews Labor Government is building or upgrading men’s sheds for communities all over Victoria. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced this year’s Men’s Shed grant applications are now open. The Labor Government is investing nearly $900,000 to build, upgrade or refurbish men’s sheds,..
Mr PALLAS (Treasurer) (09:38:39) — I rise to acknowledge to the house the success of the Harmony Festival, which was held at Chirnside Park in my electorate of Werribee on the weekend. I was honoured to be a part of the official opening of the..
It gives me great pleasure to speak about my recent visit to Wyndham Park Primary School to acknowledge the commencement of the Premier’s Reading Challenge. Now in its 15th year, the Premiers’ Reading Challenge continues to inspire more children to read, helping to build essential..
Mr PALLAS (Treasurer) (11:33:00) — It gives me great pleasure to rise to update the house on the government’s record of creating jobs right across the state of Victoria, but particularly in regional and rural Victoria. The regional unemployment rate now sits at an astoundingly low..
Young people across Victoria are being invited to talk about the workplace of the future at the Victorian Government’s Youth Summit on Friday 5 April at Marvel Stadium in Docklands, Melbourne. Rapid global, technological, social and environmental changes are transforming the way we work, where..
The Andrews Labor Government and Member for Werribee Tim Pallas MP is inviting local organisations that support veterans to apply now for grants of up to $200,000 to spruce up their buildings and facilities. Minister for Veterans Robin Scott today opened a new funding round..
The Andrews Labor Government is helping local communities to protect their neighbourhoods from illegal graffiti, with applications now open for the Graffiti Prevention Grants program. Wyndham community groups can team up with their local council to apply for a grant of up to $30,000 to..
More than 13,500 Victorians are on their way to getting the skills they need for the most in-demand jobs, as the Andrews Labor Government’s Free TAFE initiative sends enrolment numbers skyrocketing. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas MP said that February saw a 60 per cent..