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STATE OPPOSITION CRITICISES UNDER-INVESTMENT IN WYNDHAM SCHOOLS

The State Opposition Deputy Leader and Education Minister James Merlino visited a number of schools in the Wyndham Area with the local MP Tim Pallas today, and heard first hand from teachers and school council representatives how underinvestment in their schools is starting to cause..

NEW DATA REVEALS 10,159 CANCER DIAGNOSES IN THE WEST OVER THREE YEARS

More than 10,000 people in the Western Metropolitan region were diagnosed with cancer in the past three years, of which 1,271 were in the Werribee local area, according to figures released by Cancer Council Victoria. While it is welcome news that more than two thirds..

BAILLIEU FAILS WYNDHAM ON COMMUNITY PROTECTION

The Baillieu Government’s ‘tough on crime’ agenda is in tatters, with new statistics showing a 9.4% increase in total crime, Member for Tarneit Tim Pallas said today. Mr Pallas said the statistics, issued by Victoria Police, showed that the overall crime rate in Wyndham increased..

LABOR MPs URGE BAILLIEU TO INVEST IN THE WEST

24 April 2012 Western suburbs State Labor MPs have joined together calling on the Baillieu Government to recognise the growth and vital transport needs to their communities in the 2012/13 State Budget. State Member for Tarneit Tim Pallas,  Member for Williamstown Wade Noonan, Memberfor Melton..

LOCAL SPORTS CLUBS IN WYNDHAM RECEIVE FUNDING BOOST

A number of local sporting organisations in Wyndham have been awarded grants of up to $2,500 from the Victorian Health Promotion Foundation to train volunteers, purchase sports equipment, for injury prevention and management equipment and portable sunshade. State Member for Tarneit, Tim Pallas, said the..

WHAT WYNDHAM NEEDS IN THIS YEAR’S STATE BUDGET

The State Member for Tarneit, Tim Pallas, has demanded that Wyndham be made a priority in the upcoming State budget.  “Wyndham is the fastest growing municipality in Victoria and it is not good enough for our infrastructure not to be keeping up”, said Mr Pallas…

CALLTO INVEST IN WYNDHAM’S ROADS

Tim Pallas, the Member for Tarneit and John Eren, the Member for Lara have called on the Baillieu Government to invest in Wyndham’s roads at a community rally yesterday. The rally was organised by local community members concerned about safety and congestion on local arterial..

BAILLIEU GOVERNMENT MUST HONOUR ITS PROMISE TO WERRIBEE SECONDARY COLLEGE

The Baillieu Government has had 16 months to honour the pre-election commitment of its candidate, Andrew Elsbury, that funding must be made available immediately to complete the upgrade of Werribee Secondary College (WSC). In a pre-election media release dated 20 October 2010, Mr Elsbury stated..

COMMUNITY DEMAND THEIR DIAMOND AT DUNCANS

Tim Pallas, Member for Tarneit, and John Eren, Member for Lara, have again called on the Baillieu Government to commit to making the Duncans Road – Princes Highway intersection a full diamond interchange at the Community Alliance for a Diamond at Duncans’ launch of a..

MPs TEAL UP FOR OVARIAN CANCER AWARENESS

Western suburbs State MPs Jill Hennessy, Tim Pallas and Wade Noonan today held a “Morning Teal” event at Point Cook Community Centre, to lend their support to Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. The campaign to convert February into a teal-coloured awareness drive is led by Ovarian..

BAILLIEU’S BILLION DOLLAR BLACK HOLE IN SCHOOL FUNDING AND GALVIN PARK WAITS

2 February 2012 Member for Tarneit Tim Pallas today released correspondence between himself and theEducation Minister. The correspondence demonstrates that Minister for Education Martin Dixon is moreinterested in deflection of political accountability and blaming the previousgovernment than he is at dealing with a substantial issue..

MINISTER FOR HEALTH REJECTS MP’S CALL FOR ICU AT WERRIBEE MERCY HOSPITAL

Member for Tarneit Tim Pallas has described Health Minister David Davis’ rejection ofhis call for an Intensive Care Unit at Werribee Mercy Hospital as “bitterly disappointing” but true to form. In response to Mr Pallas’ call for the ICU at Werribee Mercy in Parliament on..