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UPGRADING NON-GOVERNMENT SCHOOLS IN WERRIBEE DISTRICT

Hundreds of local students attending Catholic and independent schools in Werribee will benefit from better facilities and new and upgraded classrooms, thanks to the Victorian Government. Tim Pallas Member for Werribee, today announced that St Andrew’s Primary School and MacKillop Catholic Regional College in Werribee..

LIBERALS SECRET PLAN TO CUT VITAL SERVICES IN WERRIBEE

Matthew Guy and the Liberals planned ‘Commission of Audit’ will once again see funding ripped out of the Werribee electorate’s schools, hospitals, transport and other services if they win the next election A recent media report states: “If Matthew Guy wins the election and becomes..

JOBS BOOM IN WYNDHAM HELPING LOCALS WORK CLOSER TO HOME

New jobs are allowing locals in growing Wyndham communities to work closer to where they live, new data shows. Fresh census data shows Wyndham is in the middle of an employment boom, with local jobs growing 44 per cent from 2011 to 2016. The data..

FUNDING BOOST FOR WERRIBEE VOLUNTEERS

Emergency Services in Werribee are receiving a welcome funding boost, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Emergency Services James Merlino recently announced the outcome of the 2017-18 Volunteer Emergency Services Equipment Program, delivering grants to 300 successful applicants. Successful services winning grants in..

COMMEMORATING THE SERVICE OF WERRIBEE VETERANS

The Andrews Labor Government is helping communities honour the sacrifice of our veterans, and giving their families the support they deserve. Tim Pallas MP today announced new ways the Labor Government is honouring the legacy of Werribee veterans, and giving their families new opportunities to..

Payroll Tax Relief To Grow Victoria’s Skilled Workforce

The Andrews Labor Government is boosting Victoria’s skilled workforce by lowering the cost of employing apprentices and trainees. The Payroll Tax Act 2007 introduced into Parliament this week will exempt Group Training Organisations (GTOs) that are run as for-profit organisations from paying payroll tax on..

Fairer And More Consistent Land Valuations For Victorians

The Andrews Labor Government is making land valuations fairer and more consistent. Under legislation introduced into Victorian Parliament today, valuations will be conducted annually by the Valuer-General instead of by local councils every second year as they are currently. By undertaking annual valuations, land and..

MORE DRUG REHABILITATION BEDS ACROSS VICTORIA

The latest building approvals and international trade data shows Victoria’s dynamic economy continues to generate robust business activity across the state. New data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) released today shows Victoria experienced the largest growth in September among all mainland states for..

Victorian Gas Research In Full Flight

The Andrews Labor Government is taking the search for future offshore gas resources to new heights by using hi-tech aircraft for aerial gravity surveying. Minister for Resources Tim Pallas announced the initiative today during an opening address to the International Mining and Resources Conference in..

MORE DRUG REHABILITATION BEDS ACROSS VICTORIA

The Andrews Labor Government is delivering an extra 100 residential rehabilitation beds over the next six months to deal with the devastating impacts of drug and alcohol addiction on local communities. The first 12 beds of this significant expansion are operational in the coming weeks..

STRENGTHENING FAMILY CAPABILITY IN THE WERRIBEE ELECTORATE

The Victorian Government is boosting support to vulnerable children and families in the Werribee electorate with funding for prevention and early intervention support services. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced that organisations in the Western Melbourne area will receive an additional $978,638.30 to deliver..

INTERVENING EARLY TO SUPPORT VULNERABLE FAMILIES

The Victorian Government is boosting support to vulnerable children and families in the Werribee electorate with funding for prevention and early intervention support services. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced that organisations in the Western Melbourne area will receive an additional $978,638.30 to deliver..

Federalism – where to from here?

Federalism – where to from here? Tim Pallas, Victorian Treasurer – 23 October 2017 – McKell Institute Victoria For the last 26 years, Australia has enjoyed an uninterrupted period of economic growth. This is a success unparalleled anywhere in the world. While often overlooked, one..

Construction, Retail Trade, Jobs: All Thriving In Victoria

Today’s CommSec State of the States report shows Victoria leading the nation in construction work, just days  after the Australian Bureau of Statistics confirmed more jobs had been created in Victoria during the past year than any other state. The October CommSec report shows construction..

More Than 280,000 Jobs Since November 2014

Victoria’s jobs boom continues, with jobs growth continuing to climb and the State seeing the highest annual employment surge in the nation. A total of 114,400 jobs were created in the 12 months to September according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). Since the..

BOOST FOR LOCAL SPORTS CLUBS IN WERRIBEE ELECTORATE

Grassroots sports clubs in Werribee electorate are getting the equipment, skills and expertise they need to grow and win silverware. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced four local sporting clubs would share in over $500,000 from the first round of the Andrews Labor Government’s..

CELEBRATING YOUNG PEOPLE WITH FIRST VICTORIAN YOUTH WEEK

The Andrews Labor Government is helping celebrate inspiring and motivated young people in Werribee district as part of the first ever Victorian Youth Week, after the Turnbull Government scrapped funding that it previously provided to states. Ensuring Victoria continues to highlight the important role young..

MAKING CULTURAL DIVERSITY THE LIFE OF THE PARTY

Thousands of Victorians including those in the Werribee electorate will be able to celebrate and share their diverse cultures and traditions thanks to funding from the Andrews Labor Government. The Multicultural Festivals and Events program will this year fund 897 grants to support events that..