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WERRIBEE CLCS ENCOURAGED TO APPLY FOR $7.1M IN GRANTS

Member for Werribee, Tim Pallas is urging local community legal centres to apply for a share in $7.1 million of grants under the Andrews Labor Government. Grants are available from the Community Legal Centre Assistance Fund, the Family Violence Duty Lawyer Fund, and the Community..

NEW DEFIBS BREATHE LIFE INTO WERRIBEE SPORTING CLUBS

Werribee sporting clubs are set to take their game up a notch when it comes to dealing with an emergency on and off the park with a new defibrillator and training package from the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Werribee, Tim Pallas, today announced that..

MORE WERRIBEE MERCY PATIENTS TREATED SOONER

Code 1 ambulance response times across Victoria hit 81 per cent in the last quarter – an improvement of six percentage points on the same period last year and the best June quarter result on record. The Andrews Labor Government’s elective surgery blitz has also..

HELPING WERRIBEE KIDS BECOME MATHS MASTERS

The Andrews Labor Government is helping pre-schoolers and their families in the Werribee electorate improve their maths skills through a new early years’ program. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced that early childhood educators at a number of local kindergartens will participate in Let’s..

NEW PEAK HOUR SERVICES FOR WERRIBEE LINE PASSENGERS

The Andrews Labor Government will add 10 more train services in the peak, every week on the Werribee line from 27 August. Member for Altona Jill Hennessy, Member for Werribee Tim Pallas and Member for Williamstown Wade Noonan today announced the timetable for the new..

BOOST FOR EMERGENCY VOLUNTEERS IN WYNDHAM

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 across..

MORE JOBS FOR REGIONAL VICTORIA AS UNEMPLOYMENT DROPS

Almost 60,000 jobs have been created in regional Victoria under the Andrews Labor Government. Latest data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) shows that employment in regional Victoria grew by 18,700 people in the three months to June, with the unemployment rate dropping to..

EXTRA SERVICES ON THE WAY FOR WYNDHAM VALE AND TARNEIT

The Andrews Labor Government is getting Wyndham Vale and Tarneit passengers to all their favourite weekend and evening events, by adding 44 extra train services a week from 27 August. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced the new V-Line timetable, with 14 extra services..

CALLING FOR VOLUNTEER AWARD NOMINATIONS IN WERRIBEE

The Andrews Labor Government is urging people to nominate hard-working volunteers from the Werribee electorate in this year’s Victorian Premier’s Volunteer Champions Awards. The prestigious awards will recognise up to 60 volunteers of different ages and cultural backgrounds, in the categories of Leadership, Impact, Service,..

ANOTHER 40 SCHOOLS TO START DOCTORS IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS PROGRAM

Students in the Werribee electorate will soon have access to the healthcare they need thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced that the Doctors in Secondary Schools program will commence from term 3 2017 at Manor Lakes P-12 College…

RECORD FUNDING BOOST FOR BETTER PATIENT CARE AT MERCY

The Andrews Labor Government will spend a record $18.12 billion over the next year so more Victorian patients can get the highest quality care and treatment they need – and sooner. Minister for Health Jill Hennessy today announced the 2017/18 bottom-line budget allocations for Victorian..

Opening Up The World To Our Best And Brightest

Some of Victoria’s best and brightest IT students will have the opportunity to travel to China and learn from the world’s largest telecommunications supplier Huawei Technologies, as part of a three-year agreement secured by the Andrews Labor Government. Under the program, fifteen students from RMIT..

Another Positive Report Card For Victoria’s Economy

Victoria’s robust economy today received another healthy report card, with forecast growth of 3.1 per cent for 2017-18 to be bolstered by strong engineering and infrastructure investment, and a growing population, according to the latest Deloitte Access Economics (DAE) release. The 2017 June quarter Business..

Promoting Victoria On The World Stage

Treasurer Tim Pallas today began a two-week international visit to promote Victorian industry and infrastructure investment opportunities, and discuss the latest economic trends and considerations with key global partners. In co-operation with the Victorian Funds Management Corporation, Mr Pallas will visit China to meet with..

$700,000 GRANT TO HELP WYNDHAM TACKLE YOUTH CRIME

The Andrews Labor Government today announced a $700,000 grant for the Centre for Multicultural Youth and its partners to help the Wyndham community tackle youth crime and repeat offending. The Strengthening Connections: Wyndham, Young People and Crime Prevention Program is one of 18 projects across..

NEW FUND TO SHAPE VICTORIA’S CULTURAL LANDSCAPE

The Andrews Labor Government is funding new and improved cultural precincts to strengthen communities, attract visitors and support jobs. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas welcomed the opening of the 2017 Community Infrastructure and Cultural Precincts (CICP) program, which will help build, restore and enhance cultural..

NEW PROGRAM TO BRING CREATIVITY TO CLASSROOMS IN WERRIBEE

Classrooms in the Werribee electorate will gain access to the state’s leading creative practitioners with the launch of the Andrews Labor Government’s new program, designed to inject creativity right across the curriculum. Creative Learning Partnerships is a program which will provide more opportunities for Victorian..