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L2P LAUNCHES IN WYNDHAM AND HOBSONS BAY

The Andrews Labor Government is helping learner drivers in Wyndham and Hobsons Bay to get the driving practice they need. The Minister for Roads and Road Safety Luke Donnellan today launched the WynBay L2P program – a community-based initiative that recruits volunteers to help disadvantaged..

WERRIBEE’S BRAVE TRIPLE ZERO STARS CELEBRATED

  Fifty-one brave young Victorians have been honoured today for their heroic and life-saving actions in the face of an emergency at the 13th annual Junior Triple Zero Hero Awards. Tim Pallas MP has congratulated Ikran Hassan & Joshua Fernandes and an anonymous young resident..

BOOST FOR EMERGENCY VOLUNTEERS IN WERRIBEE

  Victorian emergency management volunteers are getting a well-deserved funding boost thanks to the Victorian Government’s $15 million Emergency Services Volunteer Sustainability Grants program. Hundreds of grant applications for equipment, communications, facility upgrades and community engagement and training have already been received from volunteer organisations..

TWO MILLION BREAKFASTS SERVED TO VICTORIAN KIDS

  The Andrews Labor Government’s expanded School Breakfast Clubs have now served more than two million meals across Victoria – giving children from families in need in Werribee a brighter and healthier start to the day. Since the launch of the program at the start..

WYNDHAM TECH SCHOOL DESIGNS UNVEILED

  Students in Wyndham area are a step closer to getting a brand new Tech School, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino, Member for Werribee Tim Pallas, Member for Altona Jill Hennessy and Member for Tarneit Telmo Languiller today released..

HELPING SHAPE WERRIBEE’S SUPPORT FOR CARERS

Consultations for the Andrews Labor Government’s Carer Statement are underway, to outline how we can best support and recognise carers in our local community. These consultations are happening all across the state in coming weeks to gather the views of people responsible for providing valuable..

COMMUNITIES WORKING TOGETHER TO PREVENT FAMILY VIOLENCE

The Andrews Labor Government is continuing to work toward a Victoria free from family violence, with a significant boost in funding for community groups and organisations across the state. Minister for the Prevention of Violence Fiona Richardson today announced a further $1.2 million for the..

BOOSTING GENDER EQUALITY IN WERRIBEE

The Andrews Labor Government is creating a new body dedicated to improving gender equality to ensure all women and girls can play the sports they love. Speaking at the Government’s inaugural Female Friendly Facilities Symposium at the MCG today, Minister for Sport John Eren announced..

ADDITIONAL POWERS FOR PSOs

The Andrews Labor Government today announced that Protective Services Officers (PSOs) will be given new powers to target anti-social behaviour and crime, with legislation being introduced into Parliament this week. PSOs will be given a range of additional powers including the power to arrest a..

A STRONGER, BRIGHTER FUTURE FOR STUDENTS IN WERRIBEE

The Andrews Labor Government is providing support to make sure young people at risk of disadvantage in Werribee can continue their education and face a brighter future. Applications open today for a $1,100 Victorian Government scholarship, to students who live in public or community housing,..

GRANTS AVAILABLE FOR LOCAL LIVE MUSIC VENUES

Member for Werribee, Tim Pallas has put the call out to the Werribee electorate’s live music venues to apply for grants of up to $25,000 to support sound proofing and sound reduction projects. Applications are now open for the second round of the Victorian Government’s..

WERRIBEE SCORES ATHLETE PATHWAYS TRAVEL GRANTS

Sport clubs in Werribee will be able to compete against the best of best thanks to a $1500 Andrews Labor Government funding boost. Member for Werribee, Tim Pallas today announced that the Italian Sports Club of Werribee (Werribee City FC) and Wyndham Track and Field..

SMALL BUSINESS BUS BRINGS ADVICE ON WHEELS TO WERRIBEE AND HOPPERS CROSSING

  Small business operators in the Werribee and Hoppers Crossing areas will be able to access free mentoring, support and government business services. The Andrews Labor Government doubled its mobile support for small business in 2015, with a second Small Business Bus delivering valuable advice..

GETTING MORE KIDS IN WERRIBEE READY BEFORE SCHOOL

The Andrews Labor Government has launched a new campaign to highlight the importance of reading to children in the years before they start school as part of the annual Premiers’ Reading Challenge for the Early Years. Sharing books with your kids from the day they..

Werribee schools encouraged to enter sustainability awards

  Member for Werribee Tim Pallas is encouraging local schools to enter the 2017 ResourceSmart Schools Awards. “Run by Sustainability Victoria, the ResourceSmart Schools Awards recognise the great sustainability work being done by Victorian schools,” Mr Pallas said. “Schools are contributing to the long-term fight..

HELPING WERRIBEE GRASSROOTS SPORTS CLUBS GROW

The Andrews Labor Government is giving grassroots sports clubs in Werribee the support they need to grow and help more people than ever play the sports they love. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced three grants for clubs in the electorate will share in..

NEW WAYS TO SUPPORT VICTIMS OF FAMILY VIOLENCE IN WERRIBEE

The Andrews Labor Government is trialling new ways to provide intensive therapeutic support to women, children and their families experiencing family violence in Western Melbourne. Member for Werribee announced the Government is investing $2,216,278 to trial innovative ways to provide support to families as they..

TEN NEW PEAK TRAINS EVERY WEEK FOR THE WERRIBEE LINE

E The Andrews Labor Government will add 10 new Werribee line train services in the peak, every week – to get people in Melbourne’s west home safer and sooner. The extra services will be introduced as part of a new metropolitan train timetable, which will..