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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..

Crime Prevention grants to support safer Victorian Communities

  Grants of up to $10,000 are now available to help Wyndham tackle local crime as part of the Victorian Government’s $19.4 million investment in the Community Crime Prevention Program. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas said applications were now open for the latest round of..

EXPLORE WERRIBEE BY BUS

Getting around Melbourne has never been easier with the Exploring the World of Melbourne by Bus website and real-time information helping passengers get to know their local bus route. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas has welcomed the Explore the World of Melbourne by Bus campaign..

TURNBULL IS WALKING AWAY FROM SCHOOLS IN WERRIBEE

14 of schools in the Werribee electorate will suffer from harsh cuts thanks to Malcolm Turnbull’s Commonwealth Budget 2017/18. A Victorian Department of Education and Training analysis of Turnbull’s shameful decision to walk away from the Gonski agreement shows Victorian schools will be $630 million..

MORE THAN 40 NEW SERVICES FOR WYNDHAM VALE AND TARNEIT

The Andrews Labor Government will introduce 44 extra services for Wyndham Vale and Tarneit every week from late August as part of a new V/Line timetable that will add more than 140 new services across Victoria. Thirty of the new services will run on the..

GETTING RID OF THE DANGEROUS WERRIBEE LEVEL CROSSINGS

The Andrews Labor Government has awarded the contract for the removal of 12 more dangerous and congested level crossings, including those at Cherry and Werribee Streets in Werribee. An Alliance led by McConnell Dowell, Arup and Mott McDonald will first remove the level crossings at Kororoit Creek Road..

LOCAL COMMUNITY GROUPS TO BENEFIT FROM MORE SHADE

Community groups in the Werribee electorate have shared in $7100 to get some much needed protection from harmful UV radiation by increasing shade in public community places. Member for Werribee, Tim Pallas today announced the recipients of grants from the second round of the Andrews..

TAKING ACTION ON ICE AND OTHER DRUGS

  Labor Member for Werribee, Tim Pallas has today welcomed new investment in to stage three of the Ice Action Plan. The Andrews Labor Government is stepping up the fight against ice and drug addiction, with new rehabilitation beds and thousands more treatment places and..

HITTING THE RIGHT NOTE IN WERRIBEE

More Victorian students will get the opportunity to learn a musical instrument, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Round one of the Music Instrument Grants saw Iramoo Primary School receive $5000 for 2 electric drum kits, 2 electric bass guitars, 3 HSV mixers. Member for..

MORE SUPPORT FOR NEW PARENTS AND THEIR CHILDREN IN WERRIBEE

  New parents and their babies in Werribee will receive even more support under an expansion of the Maternal Child Health Service. Tim Pallas, Member for Werribee today announced that 37,000 families will now be able to rely on expanded Enhanced Maternal and Child Health..

VISIT REGIONAL VICTORIA

What’s on in Wangaratta over Easter: Brown Brothers Easter Festival,15 to 16 April 2017 Relaxing day in the gardens of the Brown Brothers Winery at Milawa.  Heaps of activities and fun for the whole family.  Including jumping castles, four course lunch at Patricia’s Table and..