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RECOGNISING WERRIBEE EARLY CHILDHOOD PROFESSIONALS

Residents in the Wyndham region are being encouraged by Member for Werribee to nominate an outstanding early childhood teacher or organisation for a Victorian Early Years Award. Now in their 14th year, the Victorian Early Years Awards recognise the crucial work early childhood professionals do..

SUPPORTING RENTERS IN WERRIBEE

The Andrews Labor Government is making life easier for caravan and residential park residents, who now may be eligible to receive compensation in the event of a park closure, under new reforms coming into effect today. There has been a spate of park closures in..

MORE SUPPORT FOR THOUSANDS OF SEXUAL ASSAULT SURVIVORS

Western Region Centre Against Sexual Assault Inc will receive counselling and support for an extra 192 survivors of sexual abuse over two years, under a $340,000 funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government. The funds are part of a state-wide package set to reach an..

ENCOURAGING WERRIBEE PEOPLE INTO KINDERGARTEN TEACHING

The Andrews Labor Government is offering an additional 300 scholarships to aspiring kinder teachers, as well as $9,000 incentives to support early childhood teachers to move to areas where three-year-old kinder is rolling out. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today encouraged Werribee residents to consider..

CELEBRATING YOUNG PEOPLE IN WYNDHAM

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..

HONOURING WERRIBEE’S INSPIRING SENIORS

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..

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..

Ending Gym Intimidation in Werribee

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..

CHANGING THE GAME FOR WOMEN IN WERRIBEE

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..

SUPPORTING FAMILIES IN WERRIBEE TO HELP STUDENTS THRIVE

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..

MYKI GOES MOBILE

  Werribee passengers with an Android smartphone will be able to use their phone to pay for travel on Victoria’s public transport network from Thursday, 28 March. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas said Mobile myki will make travel easier for passengers as they won’t need..

GRANTS OPEN FOR WERRIBEE FOOTY AND NETBALL CLUBS

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..

$1.3 MILLION BOOST TO TRAIN CIVIL CONSTRUCTION WORKERS

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..

SUPPORTING MEN’S HEALTH WITH MEN’S SHED BOOST

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,..

MEMBERS STATEMENTS: NRL VICTORIA HARMONY FESTIVAL

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..

PREPARING YOUNG PEOPLE FOR THE FUTURE WORLD OF WORK

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..

BUILDING THE FACILITIES OUR VETERANS DESERVE

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..