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NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR 2020 VICTORIAN TRAINING AWARDS

Apprentices, students, teachers, employers and training providers in Wyndham can now nominate for the 2020 Victorian Training Awards. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas MP urged people in Wyndham to nominate individuals and organisations who have made outstanding achievements in the Victorian TAFE and training sector…

MEMBERS STATEMENT: WERRIBEE ELECTORATE LEVEL CROSSING REMOVALS

Mr PALLAS (Werribee—Treasurer, Minister for Economic Development, Minister for Industrial Relations) (09:39): I rise today to update the house on some fantastic news regarding significant infrastructure upgrades in my electorate of Werribee. The Andrews Labor government is getting on with the job of removing 75 dangerous..

COMMUNITY ROAD SAFETY GRANTS NOW OPEN

The Andrews Labor Government is calling for community groups and councils from across Victoria to apply for grants to boost road safety awareness in their local area. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas said that applications for this year’s $1.5 million Community Road Safety Grants Program..

SCHOOL BREAKFAST CLUBS EXPANSION TO HELP WYNDHAM STUDENTS THRIVE

The Andrews Labor Government is making sure students living in Wyndham have the support they need to thrive at school, by investing in providing healthy breakfasts, lunches and school holiday supplies to children who need them. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced Wyndham Vale..

LEVEL CROSSING A WIN FOR WYNDHAM AS MORE DESIGNS CONFIRMED

Designs have been confirmed to remove level crossings at Old Geelong Road in Hoppers Crossing and Werribee Street in Werribee, with work set to get underway by mid-year. The Andrews Labor Government today announced a combined $355.5 million package to deliver these works, that will..

WERRIBEE REINVIGORATED WITH TRANSFORMATION OF WYNDHAM PARK

Residents of the fast-growing Werribee community are set to benefit from the major transformation of Wyndham Park, made possible through support from the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today declared the redeveloped Wyndham Park open to the public. This major redevelopment has..

MEMBERS STATEMENT: RIVERWALK PRIMARY SCHOOL

MR PALLAS (Werribee—Treasurer, Minister for Economic Development, Minister for Industrial Relations) (09:39): I am delighted to update the house on my recent visit to officially open Riverwalk Primary School in my electorate of Werribee, a $23.7 million investment by the Andrews Labor government. Last year I..

LIFESAVING PROJECTS NOW UNDERWAY AROUND WERRIBEE

Some of the most dangerous roads and intersections around Werribee are being made safer as the Andrews Labor Government continues its unprecedented investment in lifesaving road safety infrastructure. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas said works to deliver safer intersections at Werribee Street and Watton Street..

2020 LEARN LOCAL AWARD NOMINATIONS OPEN

Learners, teachers and community education providers in Wyndham can now nominate for the 2020 Victorian Learn Local Awards, which celebrate outstanding achievement among the state’s Learn Local organisations. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today urged people in Wyndham to nominate the inspirational learners and practitioners..

LEVELLING THE PLAYING FIELD IN WYNDHAM

Applications are now open for the second round of the Andrews Labor Government’s 2019-20 Change Our Game Community Activation Grants Program. The program, now in its third year, supports the delivery of sector initiatives that bring together communities to showcase and celebrate the role of..

SMALL BUSINESS BUS BRINGS ADVICE ON WHEELS TO WYNDHAM

Small business operators in the Wyndham area will be able to access support and government business services when the Small Business Bus visits on Monday 20 April 2020. This is part of the assistance offered by the Andrews Labor Government, from cuts to payroll tax..

BUILDING BETTER RAIL AND ROAD IN MELBOURNE’S WEST

Major road and rail upgrades in Melbourne’s west are powering ahead, as construction starts on a new road bridge to remove a dangerous and congested level crossing in Werribee. Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan and Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today visited the Cherry..

WYNDHAM ENCOURAGED TO APPLY FOR CRICKET FUNDING

Local cricket clubs and councils in Wyndham can apply to develop or upgrade cricket facilities thanks to a funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced that applications had opened for $13.5 million funding under the Community Cricket Program…

NEW SCHOOL OPENS IN WERRIBEE

Students in Werribee have a brand-new school to learn in thanks to the Andrew Labor Government, as they join more than one million of their peers in going back to school for 2020. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today opened the new Riverwalk Primary School..

MINISTERS STATEMENTS: ECONOMY

Mr PALLAS (Werribee—Treasurer, Minister for Economic Development, Minister for Industrial Relations) (11:20): I rise yet again to advise the house of the good news that goes on in terms of the economy of Victoria. It is the seventh straight quarter that the state of Victoria..

MINISTERS STATEMENTS: BUSHFIRE RECOVERY INITIATIVES

Mr PALLAS (Werribee—Treasurer, Minister for Economic Development, Minister for Industrial Relations) (16:18): I rise to update the house and to outline the support that this government is providing to bushfire-affected communities. Amid the horror of the past couple of months, resilient communities have banded together, and..

WYNDHAM SPORTS CLUB SCORES NEW-LOOK FACILITIES

Wyndham Track and Field Club can now meet the growing demands of sport clubs in the Western Metropolitan region thanks to a $31,148 upgrade through the Victorian Government’s Pick My Project initiative. The Member for Werribee, The Hon. Tim Pallas MP attended the club at..