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VICTORIA READY FOR VACCINE ROLLOUT

The first stage of the Commonwealth’s coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination program will be ready to be rolled out at Western Health for high-risk, priority people Melbourne’s West as soon as a vaccine is available. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced people at greatest risk of..

RAMPING UP SUPPORT FOR LOCAL SPORTS INFRASTRUCTURE

The Andrews Labor Government is getting on with helping communities like Werribee transform sports facilities, build female friendly change facilities and light up more sportsfields through the new 2021 Local Sports Infrastructure Fund. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced the 2021 round of the..

SUPPORTING OUR LOCAL CREATIVE SECTOR AND WORKERS

Victoria’s nation-leading creative industries will receive more support as creative workers and businesses continue to re-activate the sector with new projects and collaborations – including in Wyndham. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today called out to local creative workers and businesses to explore Creative Victoria’s..

MORE SUPPORT FOR ABORIGINAL LEARNERS AT ALL TAFES

Three specialist Koorie staff members will be employed at every Victorian TAFE in the biggest expansion of support services for Aboriginal TAFE students in the state’s history. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced TAFEs in Werribee will be staffed with Koorie Liaison Officers and..

CONGESTION-BUSTING UPGRADE COMPLETED IN WERRIBEE

Drivers in Melbourne’s west can now enjoy safer and more reliable access to the Princes Freeway and Werribee tourism precinct, thanks to the completion of the Duncans Road Interchange Upgrade in Werribee. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced the opening of a new Princes..

BACK TO SCHOOL FOR MORE THAN A MILLION STUDENTS

More than one million students – including 84,000 preps – have returned to classrooms this week across Victoria as 14 new schools open their doors as part of the Victorian Government’s school building boom. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today officially opened the new Riverbend..

NEW $250 POWER SAVING BONUS TO SUPPORT VULNERABLE VICTORIANS

Victorians from low-income households can now access a one-off $250 payment to help with their energy bills, thanks to the Victorian Government’s new Power Saving Bonus. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced the new $250 Power Saving Bonus will be available to eligible concession..

ANOTHER CROSSING DOWN,  MORE SOON TO GO IN THE WEST

The Andrews Labor Government has removed its 45th dangerous and congested level crossing – with trains now running on the new one-kilometre rail bridge at Werribee Street, safely separated from traffic. Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan and Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today visited..

GRANTS TO BOOST COMMUNITY SAFETY NOW OPEN IN WYNDHAM

Applications are now open for grants for councils and community groups to improve community safety by addressing the causes of crime and in their local communities. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today invited councils and not-for-profit organisations across Wyndham to apply for the one-off grants..

FUNDING FOR WOMEN BUILDING SURVEYORS IN WYNDHAM

Wyndham women will be among the first to benefit from a new Victorian Government program to boost gender equality and support the local building sector. Local Government Minister Shaun Leane today announced that Wyndham City Council will receive $150,000 to recruit and train a new..

VICTORIANS URGED TO KNOW THE DRILL AROUND BARBECUES

Victoria’s independent energy safety regulator, Energy Safe Victoria (ESV) is calling on everyone to Know The Drill Before You Grill in the warmer months as people enjoy barbecues. The drill is a series of simple steps that ensure your LP Gas cylinder is safe before..

HELPING WYNDHAM PREPARE FOR EMERGENCIES

Wyndham City Council and Melton City Council will jointly receive almost $150,000 to get ready for emergencies thanks to the Victorian Government’s Municipal Emergency Resourcing Program. The Victorian Budget 2020-2021 has provided an extra $1 million for the program, which helps Victoria’s 64 rural, regional..

BUILDING & IMPROVING KINDERGARTENS IN WERRIBEE FOR THE FUTURE

The Andrews Labor Government is building and upgrading kindergartens across Victoria including in Wyndham – creating thousands of new kinder places and hundreds of jobs as Victoria rolls out funded universal Three-Year-Old Kindergarten. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced Goodstart Early Learning Werribee will..

WILDLFE CARERS RECEIVE FINANCIAL SUPPORT FOR THEIR VITAL WORK

The Andrews Labor Government has announced almost $200,000 in Wildlife Rehabilitator Grant funding for 75 of the state’s authorised wildlife shelters and foster carers. The grants provide wildlife rehabilitators with financial assistance to support and enhance their vital caring efforts for sick, injured and orphaned..

WERRIBEE SCHOOLS SHARE IN OVER $8.6M MAINTENANCE FUNDS BOOST

The Andrews Labor Government is powering on with its expansion of the Orange Door Network so Thomas Chirnside Primary School and Werribee Primary School students will be among those at 90 schools across the state to benefit from having maintenance works carried out at their..

VICTORIA TAKES NEXT STEP TO END FAMILY VIOLENCE

The Andrews Labor Government is powering on with its expansion of the Orange Door Network so that Victorians impacted by family violence can get the help they need and be supported closer to home, including here in Wyndham. Minister for Prevention of Family Violence Gabrielle..

PROGRAM TO RECONNECT WYNDHAM WITH JOBS

Wyndham people will get the help they need to re-join the workforce as part of a $47 million expansion of the Reconnect program. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced Wyndham Community & Education Centre (WCEC) will be one of 34 providers across the state..

NEW FUNDING RESPONDS TO HEALTH NEEDS IN WERRIBEE

Four local organisations in Werribee will share in over $30,000 of VicHealth funding to support residents hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic to improve their health and wellbeing. Wyndham United Soccer Club and Werribee Junior Cricket Club are among the organisations to receive a VicHealth..