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NEW WERRIBEE SCHOOL GETS OFF THE GROUND

Families in Melbourne’s growing south-western suburbs are a step closer to having an exciting new school close to home after a site was secured to build a future primary school in Werribee. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced land at Shipwright Parade, Werribee has..

NEW MANOR LAKES SCHOOL GETS OFF THE GROUND

Families in Melbourne’s growing south-western suburbs are a step closer to having an exciting new school close to home after a site was secured to build a future primary school in Manor Lakes. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced land at Holyoake Parade, Manor..

PARKING BOOST FOR WERRIBEE STATION

Rail commuters are finding it safer and easier to find a park at Werribee station, with 130 new and upgraded car spaces now open, relieving parking pressures in a fast-growing area in Melbourne’s west. Built by the Level Crossing Removal Project as part of the Victorian Government’s Car Parks for Commuters Program, the 20 per cent boost from 582 spaces..

WERRIBEE SPORT CLUBS HIT BY RECENT RESTRICTIONS SCORE BOOST

The Victorian Government is getting right behind even more grassroots sporting clubs and organisations in Werribee that have been impacted by recent coronavirus lockdown actions. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas announced three clubs and organisations in Werribee had secured grants of $2,000 through the Sporting..

SUPPORTING FESTIVALS AND EVENTS HERE IN WERRIBEE

The Victorian Government is celebrating the diversity that makes our state great with grants to support multicultural community festivals and events, including the Karen Cultural Events 2021. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas announced $24,000 funding for the Karen Cultural Events. $12,000 funding will also go..

GETTING WERRIBEE READY FOR NEW FOUR BIN RECYCLING SYSTEM

The Victorian Government is one step closer to a comprehensive four bin recycling system, with $127 million available to support all 79 Victorian councils including Wyndham City Council to buy new bins, improve drop-off facilities, deliver education campaigns and ensure that they have the infrastructure..

BACKING WERRIBEE ATHLETES TO GO NEXT LEVEL

Rising Victorian sports stars and teams in Werribee have been awarded pathway grants enabling them to compete at the top level. Member for Member for Werribee Tim Pallas announced five grants have been approved in the electorate from the Government’s Athlete Pathway Grants Program. The..

GRANTS TO IMPROVE ACCESS AND SAFETY ON THE VICTORIAN COAST

Applications for the Victorian Government’s $1 million Coastal Public Access and Risk Grants program are now open. Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio today announced a doubling of funding for the program, which seeks to improve access and safety along Victoria’s coast…

SUPPORTING STUDENTS WITH DISABILITY IN WERRIBEE

More students with disability in Werribee will receive the support they need to learn, contribute and participate in their schools and classrooms, thanks to the Victorian Government. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas announced that Riverwalk Primary School and Riverbend Primary School in Werribee, along with..

GALVIN PARK RESERVE SCORES FUNDING TOWARDS NEW BEHIND-GOAL NETTING

Galvin Park Reserve in Werribee is among 73 projects to score a share in $22 million from the Victorian Government’s 2021 Local Sports Infrastructure Fund. With overwhelming demand for shovel-ready community sports infrastructure across Victoria, the fund is supporting projects across five categories including Better..

A CHANCE TO GET MORE ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGERS IN WERRIBEE

The Victorian Government is calling for businesses, councils and community organisations to install electric vehicle charging stations across the state, with $5 million in funding to expand Victoria’s network of fast-chargers – including chargers that give electric vehicles enough power to drive 100km after ten..

PRIZE ENCOURAGES STUDENTS TO REFLECT ON SERVICE OF VETERANS

Victorian students in Years 9-11 in the Werribee District are eligible to win $2,500 as they learn about Australian service people and their history through the Premier’s Spirit of Anzac Prize. The annual competition run by the Victorian Government aims to build greater awareness of..

FUNDING TO SUPPORT IMPORTANT UPGRADES AT WERRIBEE SCHOOLS

Werribee schools will be eligible to receive a funding boost to deliver small but important upgrades, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s Minor Capital Works Fund. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas announced the opening of Round 2 of the Minor Capital Works Fund which gives..

WERRIBEE SCHOOLS SUPPORTED WITH MAINTENANCE PROJECTS

Schools in Werribee are among more than 250 across the state to receive a boost to essential maintenance projects, thanks to the Victorian Government. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas announced schools in Werribee were among 282 schools across Victoria to share in $12.48 million in..

GRANTS OPEN FOR CHILDREN’S WEEK CELEBRATION IN WERRIBEE

Victorian not-for-profit organisations and local councils can apply for grants of up to $1,000 to host an event during Children’s Week 2021, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas invited eligible organisations in Werribee to apply for a grant to help..

VICTORIAN GOVERNMENT KICKING GOALS FOR WERRIBEE FOOTBALL CLUB

The Werribee Football Club has been given a boost to help it recover from the impact of the pandemic and thrive in the restructured VFL competition. Member for Werribee announced that the Werribee Tigers had scored a $130,000 grant from the Victorian Government’s Strengthening Victoria’s..

FUNDING BOOST FOR LITTLE RIVER’S MECHANICS‘ INSTITUTE LIBRARY

The Little River Mechanics’ Institute will carry out restoration work on its heritage collection books and install audio-visual and theatrical lighting facilities, thanks to a $12,000 State Government grant. Local Government Minister Shaun Leane has announced the Institute will receive the grant from the Public..

A NEW ERA FOR THE PREMIER’S SUSTAINABILITY AWARDS

Entries are now open for the Premier’s Sustainability Awards 2021 – Victoria’s prestigious annual sustainability awards program. Now in its nineteenth year, the award categories have been refreshed to ensure they reflect contemporary ideas of sustainability in Victoria and global best practice. Sustainability Victoria has..