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WYNDHAM COMMUNITY GIVEN CHANCE TO NAME LOCAL BRIDGES

A bridge in the City of Wyndham has been named to help emergency services find it quickly and easily. The Tarneit Road bridge over the rail line near Tarneit Station has officially been named John Sweeting Bridge, after John Sweeting who lived in the Werribee..

SPORTING CLUBS IN WERRIBEE SET TO SCORE FROM VICHEALTH FUNDING

There are more opportunities for people living in Werribee to get active and healthy with two local sporting clubs sharing in over $737,000 in funding from VicHealth for sports clubs across the state. Through VicHealth’s funding, local sports clubs have created more opportunities for women..

SOLAR HOMES DELIVERS BOOM IN NEW CLEAN ENERGY

The Victorian Government’s Solar Homes program is continuing to drive Victoria’s transition to more affordable household energy, with 46,000 installations of solar PV, solar hot water and solar batteries completed since the program’s launch. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today released new data showing that..

UPGRADED CLASSROOMS AND FACILITIES FOR MANOR LAKES P-12 COLLEGE

Manor Lakes P-12 College students now have bigger, better classrooms and school facilities to learn in, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today visited Manor Lakes P-12 College to open its $10.9 million upgrade, which includes a new Health Hub..

TAPPING INTO VICTORIAN CRAFT PRODUCE IN WYNDHAM

The Andrews Labor Government is backing the Werribee District’s small-scale and craft producers to grow – creating new jobs and attracting more visitors from interstate and overseas to enjoy our locally-made food, beer and spirits. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today launched the Labor Government’s..

NEW GRANTS FOR ANIMAL WELFARE ORGANISATIONS

The Andrews Labor Government is encouraging animal shelters, foster carers, not-for-profit organisations and community vet clinics to apply for grants that will improve the welfare of animals across Victoria. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today welcomed the opening of applications for round eight of the..

MAINTENANCE BOOST FOR WERRIBEE SCHOOLS

Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced that Thomas Chirnside Primary School and Werribee Primary School would share in over $660,000 of additional maintenance funding, thanks to an unprecedented investment by the Andrews Labor Government. Thomas Chirnside Primary School will receive $317,000 to address urgent..

BUILDER APPOINTED TO CONSTRUCT STATE-OF-THE-ART SCHOOLS

The Andrews Labor Government is delivering on its commitment to build 100 new schools across the state by 2026 with Kane Constructions Pty Ltd appointed to construct Wollahra Primary School (Supported Inclusion Hub). Wollahra Primary School is among the 14 new schools that are on..

AMES Australia wins Premier’s Sustainability Award

AMES Australia from Werribee won the Environmental Justice Award for their Working Beyond the Boundaries program at the Premier’s Sustainability Awards 2019 held on the 10th of October. The Member for Werribee, Tim Pallas, said the local organisation, AMES Australia along with Parks Victoria, demonstrates..

RISING STAR ATHLETES TRAVEL GRANTS APPLICATIONS OPEN

The Andrews Labor Government is backing our rising sports stars with applications now open for travel grants to help them take their skills to the next level. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas welcomed the opening of applications for the latest round of the Labor Government’s..

KICKING GOALS FOR WOMEN AND GIRLS IN WERRIBEE

Applications are now open for the Andrews Labor Government’s 2019-20 Change Our Game Community Activation Grants Program, which provides women and girls with opportunities to participate in grassroots sport and active recreation – from the boardroom, to community events and beyond. The Change Our Game..

FUNDING FOR WYNDHAM GAMBLING HARM PROJECT

The Andrews Labor Government is providing $100,000 for a project/s that will focus on preventing gambling harm in Wyndham. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas congratulated support group ‘Stepping Out!’ on their successful proposal to look at ways of preventing gambling harm in their community. ‘Stepping..

KIDS ACROSS WYNDHAM ENCOURAGED TO WALK TO SCHOOL

Families in Wyndham are encouraged to hit the streets and walk, ride or scoot to school this October as part of VicHealth’s Walk to School program. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas said it was great to see many local schools had registered for the health..

SENIORS FESTIVAL RETURNS WITH WEEK OF FREE TRAVEL

The Victorian Seniors Festival returns this October with more than 2,500 free or low-cost events across the state and a week of free travel for seniors state-wide. Seniors Card holders will enjoy a week of free travel on all public transport across Victoria from 6–13..

A HELPING HAND TO BETTER MANAGE CHRONIC ILLNESSES

More people in Wyndham living with a chronic illness will get support from their local peer-led support groups thanks to an Andrews Labor Government funding boost. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas MP today announced local support groups were among 69 to share in more than..

REDUCING STIGMA IN MENTAL HEALTH MONTH

October is Mental Health Month – an opportunity for Werribee workplaces and community groups to to raise awareness of  the importance of social and emotional wellbeing. Events and activities across Victoria are aimed at opening up conversations about anxiety and depression to help reduce stigma..

WYNDHAM SCHOOLS COMPLETE PREMIERS’ READING CHALLENGE

Students across Wyndham have enjoyed hundreds of books over the past few months as part of the Premiers’ Reading Challenge. Tim Pallas congratulates the 2,127 Werribee District students who took part in this year’s Challenge. They were among the 113,000 students and children who completed..

WYNDHAM COMMUNITIES BENEFIT FROM $50 MILLION

Wyndham City Council can now apply for funding to fast-track community facility projects, with the opening of the Victorian Government’s 2019-20 Growing Suburbs Fund (GSF). Minister for Local Government Adem Somyurek today announced the opening of the latest funding round, with a further $50 million..