The Victorian Government has secured the land for a future secondary school in Werribee to give local families more choice and local kids a world-class education. Treasurer and Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced the Government had secured an 8.4 hectare site on Harpley..
WEstjustice is set to share in joint funding of almost $30 million from the Andrews Labor Government, and the Commonwealth, for community legal centres across the state to respond to coronavirus (COVID-19). WEstjustice will receive $321,500 to support its continued delivery of frontline legal assistance..
The Andrews Labor Government will continue to reduce the cost of sessional kindergarten for families and provide kinders with extra cleaning for all of Term 3 as part of a $45 million support package during the coronavirus pandemic. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas announced the..
Families in Victoria’s fastest growing areas are a step closer to getting the state-of-the-art schools they deserve, with the appointment of new principals at all 14 schools opening in 2021 and commencement of community consultation to name the new schools. Minister for Education James Merlino..
The Andrews Labor Government will put solar panels on government schools, helping them become more environmentally sustainable and reduce electricity costs. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced that applications are now open for the Greener Government School Buildings program, to install solar panels systems..
Werribee residents will have more opportunities to get active and play sport as coronavirus restrictions gradually ease, with three local sporting clubs to improve the health of the community. The clubs will share in $8,880 in Active Club Grant funding to deliver new sports programs..
Kinder kids in Wyndham will benefit from extra support for their learning and development, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s Australian-first School Readiness Funding program. All kindergarten services in Wyndham will receive funding to help them access a range of evidence-based programs and engage with..
The Victorian Government has helped tip millions of dollars back in to the Wyndham economy by supporting local businesses to get through to the other side of the coronavirus crisis. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas MP announced 351 businesses in Wyndham have received full payroll..
Victorian parents and carers now have access to additional evidence-based practical advice and ideas to help their children’s learning, development and wellbeing. Parents of two-year-old and three-year-old children can sign up to Play Learn Grow, a free and new evidence-based program developed in collaboration with..
MR PALLAS: I also take this opportunity to acknowledge the passing of Peter Gibbons. Peter served on Wyndham council from 2012 to 2016 and was a tireless advocate for the community. Peter was a strong believer in service to others, and his contribution to Wyndham..
MR PALLAS (Werribee—Treasurer, Minister for Economic Development, Minister for Industrial Relations, Minister for the Coordination of Treasury and Finance: COVID-19) (10:13): I rise today to acknowledge to the house a highly respected councillor for Wyndham City Council, Kim McAliney. She has been a champion for..
MR PALLAS (Werribee—Treasurer, Minister for Economic Development, Minister for Industrial Relations, Minister for the Coordination of Treasury and Finance: COVID-19) (11:29): The coronavirus pandemic and the associated economic event means that Victoria is facing some considerable economic challenges, but this government is meeting those challenges..
A resident of Wyndam Vale is among the first wave of Victorian creatives who will work to rebuild and sustain their creative businesses with support through the Victorian Government’s Sustaining Creative Workers initiative. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas welcomed the news that local creative workers..
Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced that government schools will be able to apply for a new $20 million Minor Capital Works Fund, which will fund minor school capital projects at government schools across Victoria. Schools can now apply for grants of up to..
Mackillop Catholic Regional College from Werribee has been selected as a winner of the Curriculum Leadership School of the Year (Secondary) category in the 2020 ResourceSmart School Awards. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas said local school, Mackillop Catholic Regional College, is actively reducing its environmental..
Mr PALLAS (Werribee—Treasurer, Minister for Economic Development, Minister for Industrial Relations, Minister for the Coordination of Treasury and Finance: COVID-19) (09:39): I rise to update the house on the new primary school under construction in Wollahra East in Wyndham Vale within my electorate of Werribee…
Community sport is an integral part of our community and this support will help local clubs pay the bills and make a return to play that little bit easier. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced two grants of $1,000 have so far been approved..
MR PALLAS (Werribee—Treasurer, Minister for Economic Development, Minister for Industrial Relations, Minister for the Coordination of Treasury and Finance: COVID-19) (12:30): I am pleased to update the house on the government’s economic response to coronavirus. Make no mistake, the effects of this pandemic have been felt..