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CARING FOR VICTORIA’S INJURED WILDLIFE

The Andrews Labor Government is ensuring injured, sick and orphaned wildlife get the help they need, with a funding boost to support wildlife rescue volunteers. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas announced that applications for the Wildlife Rehabilitator Grants are open, with $230,000 available to support..

NEW FUNDING PROGRAM FOR WERRIBEE CREATIVES

The Andrews Labor Government is continuing to invest in the people and ideas at the heart of the state’s creative industries, with a new fund to help bring projects from Werribee to life. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today invited Werribee independent creatives to apply..

GROWING WERRIBEE’S PARAMEDIC WORKFORCE

The Andrews Labor Government has recruited hundreds of new paramedics this year – delivering another boost to our health system and helping our ambulance services meet the record levels of demand being seen Australia-wide. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas announced that three paramedics have joined..

WERRIBEE STUDENTS HONOURED AT PREMIER’S VCE AWARDS

Heathdale Christian College and Suzanne Cory High School students have been recognised alongside the state’s best performing VCE students in the Premier’s VCE Awards. Member for Werribee, Tim Pallas congratulated Amy Birds, Hope Kaczynski, Jiayi Gu and Nidhi Anand, on their outstanding achievement. Amy Birds,..

VICTORIA TOPS NATION IN COMMSEC STATE OF THE STATES

Victoria’s economy is the best performing in the nation overall, including leading all states and territories on relative unemployment and retail trade, according to the CommSec State of the States Report released today. Victoria has the strongest jobs market, the quarterly report found, following recent Australian..

VICTORIAN REGIONAL UNEMPLOYMENT LOWEST IN THE NATION

Victoria’s sustained economic recovery is providing new jobs across the state with regional unemployment now the lowest in the nation, new Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) figures reveal. The regional unemployment rate dropped to 3.2 per cent in the three months to June, down 0.3..

AUSTRALIAN-FIRST SICK PAY GUARANTEE FOR CASUAL WORKERS

Victorians in Werribee who work in casual or other insecure jobs will no longer be forced to choose between a day’s pay and looking after their health, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s Victorian Sick Pay Guarantee. An Australian-first, the $245.6 million scheme will transform..

INNOVATIVE GRANTS FUND SUPPORTS VICTORIAN CREATIVES

The Andrews Labor Government is backing the creative workers who power Victoria’s creative industries with the largest ever round of the ground-breaking Creators Fund. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas announced that Fatima Measham and John McCormick were successful recipients of the 2022 round of the..

TWO WYNDHAM BRIDGES OFFICIALLY NAMED

Two bridges in the City of Wyndham have been given official names to make it easier for them to be located by emergency services. The bridges have been named after community members – with Ballan Road bridge over the Geelong line now called George Scolaro..

$250 BILL-BUSTING PAYMENT AVAILABLE TO ALL VICTORIANS

All Victorian households can now claim the state’s flagship cost of living support measure, a $250 bill-busting Power Saving Bonus, just by visiting the Victorian Energy Compare price comparison website or engaging with a community outreach partner. The Victorian Government understands the cost of living..

HAVE YOUR SAY ON NEW SCHOOL NAMES

Communities across Victoria are encouraged to have their say in naming the new schools opening in their area in 2023, as consultation on the new names for 13 new schools the Andrews Labor Government is opening in 2023 gets underway. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas..

WERRIBEE CLUBS URGED TO APPLY FOR SPORTING CLUB GRANTS

Grassroots sports and active recreation clubs and organisations across Werribee are being urged to apply for funding to boost their equipment, skills and administration expertise. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas announced applications had opened for the Andrews Labor Government’s latest round of the Sporting Club..

VICTORIAN LANDCARE GRANTS AND JUNIOR GRANTS NOW OPEN

The Victorian Government is providing a major funding boost to volunteers and young people across the state, including in Werribee to help them protect and restore the natural environment in our area. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas said the 2022 Victorian Landcare Grants and the..

CELEBRATING WYNDHAM’S LONGEST-SERVING PUBLIC EDUCATION STAFF

The Andrews Labor Government is paying tribute to 5 government school and education staff from Wyndham being recognised for their long-serving dedication to students and families through the Recognition of Service to Victorian Education program. Tim Pallas, Member for Werribee and Sarah Connolly, Member for..

MORE MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT FOR YOUNG VICTORIANS IN WERRIBEE

The Andrews Labor Government is today making the biggest single investment in student mental health in Australian history – delivering the support young Victorians need to grow up happy and healthy, and catching mental health concerns earlier so children aren’t slipping through the cracks of..

UPGRADED FACILITIES FOR WYNDHAM PARK PRIMARY SCHOOL NOW COMPLETE

Werribee students now have the facilities they need for a great start in life with the Andrews Labor Government completing an upgrade at Wyndham Park Primary School. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced works are now complete on Wyndham Park Primary School’s $262,165 upgrade..

BREAST SCREENING BOOST IN WERRIBEE TO SAVE LIVES

Thousands more Victorians in Werribee will have better access to life-saving breast cancer screening and specialist care close to home under a multi-million-dollar investment from the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas announced a permanent breast screening service in Werribee – giving more..

ROAD SAFETY FUNDING BOOST FOR MELBOURNE’S WEST

The Andrews Labor Government is providing a funding boost to 90 Victorian schools, councils and not-for-profit organisations across the state, with grants to deliver programs that reduce road trauma and save lives. Minister for Roads and Road Safety Ben Carroll said 232 initiatives funded as..