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New $33 Million Wyndham Medical and Services Centre Opens

Continuing to build on the impressive health infrastructure now servicing Melbourne’s western suburbs, a new $33 million development will be formally opened in Werribee on Friday, June 8. Highly credentialed property development company Techne Development (Techne) has developed the 4,600 square metres of medical and..

MORE FUNDING TO SUPPORT EX-SERVICE ORGANISATIONS

The Andrews Labor Government has announced a new round of funding for the War Heritage Collections Training Program and Member for Werribee Tim Pallas is encouraging ex-service organisations in Wyndham to lodge an Expression of Interest. The program is a great opportunity for ex-services organisations..

REGO RELIEF FOR THOUSANDS OF FAMILIES IN WYNDHAM

More than half a million Victorians have taken up the Andrews Labor Government’s new, flexible short-term vehicle registration options. Since short term registration was introduced in January 2018, more than 21,000 people in Wyndham have signed up to enjoy new three or six-month registration options…

METRO TUNNEL TO CUT TRAVEL TIMES ON WERRIBEE LINE

Werribee Line passengers will be able to enjoy reduced travel times to and from new destinations at Domain and Parkville, thanks to the $11 billion Metro Tunnel project. New modelling released today shows travel times to the St Kilda Road employment and residential precinct and..

JUNIOR LANDCARE AND BIODIVERSITY GRANTS NOW OPEN

The Andrews Labor Government today announced $400,000 in funding for Junior Landcare and Biodiversity Grants, to help kids across the state protect Victoria’s environment. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas is encouraging local groups to apply for the fund, which is open to Victorian schools, kindergartens,..

VICTORIAN BUSINESSES AWARDED ENERGY ASSESSMENT GRANTS

Fragapane Farms and Mason Brothers Vegetable Farms have recently been awarded a grant to help reduce their energy usage under the $6.1 million Victorian Government’s Boosting Business Productivity Program. The program, delivered by Sustainability Victoria, supports businesses with three different efficiency grants, a sustainable finance..

Victorian businesses awarded energy assessment grants

Fragapane Farms and Mason Brothers Vegetable Farms have recently been awarded a grant to help reduce their energy usage under the $6.1 million Victorian Government’s Boosting Business Productivity Program. The program, delivered by Sustainability Victoria, supports businesses with three different efficiency grants, a sustainable finance..

STATE BUDGET DELIVERS FREE TAFE COURSES FOR WERRIBEE ELECTORATE

People across the local Werribee area will get the skills they need for the jobs Labor is creating, with the biggest change to TAFE and skills training in Victoria’s history announced in the 2018/19 Labor State Budget. From 2019, TAFE courses in priority areas will..

GRANTS TO BOOST ANIMAL WELFARE ACROSS VICTORIA

Member for Werribee Tim Pallas announced that non-profit animal welfare organisations across the Werribee electorate can now apply for grants of up to $50,000 to turn their great ideas into reality. The Animal Welfare Fund Grants Program is seeking grant applications that benefit creatures great..

WORKING WITH PERPETRATORS TO ADDRESS FAMILY VIOLENCE

The Andrews Labor Government is helping to protect Werribee electorate’s families by keeping perpetrators of family violence accountable and in plain sight. Two years on from the findings of the Royal Commission into Family Violence, Minister for Families and Children Jenny Mikakos announced $7.36 million..

BUILDING BETTER BRIDGES TO KEEP VICTORIA MOVING

The Andrews Labor Government is strengthening bridges on one of Melbourne’s busiest transport corridors to improve the efficiency of our freight network. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced $3.2 million to upgrade bridges on the Princes Freeway between Werribee South and Railway Avenue in..

JOBS VICTORIA A ROARING SUCCESS

The Andrews Labor Government has helped more than 6,000 Victorian jobseekers find work through the landmark Jobs Victoria program. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll joined Member for Werribee Tim Pallas at Werribee Open Range Zoo today to meet four long-term jobseekers who have..

KEEPING OUR CULTURALLY DIVERSE SENIORS ACTIVE & VITAL

Organisations that support senior Victorians across the state are being encouraged to apply for the 2018 Participation for Culturally And Linguistically Diverse (CALD) Seniors grants program, which are now open. The grants available through the Participation for CALD Seniors Grants Program are worth $300,000 this..

BOOST FOR LANDCARE GRANTS IN WERRIBEE ELECTORATE

The Andrews Labor Government is helping environmental groups in the Werribee electorate to protect and restore Victoria’s land and environment. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced that environmental volunteer groups can now access grants up to $20,000 as part of the 2018/19 Victorian Landcare..

SUPPORTING YOUNG PEOPLE WITH FREEZA GRANTS

The Andrews Labor Government is unlocking the latest round of FReeZA grants to give young people in the Werribee electorate the chance to design and host their own youth-oriented events. Some $7.2 million will go towards continuing the successful FReeZA program, which has seen thousands..

SAVING LIVES – MORE DEFIBS FOR SPORTS CLUBS IN WERRIBEE ELECTORATE

The Andrews Labor Government is giving more grassroots clubs in the Werribee electorate another chance to own life-saving defibrillators and receive emergency training. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced sport and recreation clubs across the Werribee electorate have one final opportunity to apply to..

GETTING THINGS DONE FOR WERRIBEE

The Victorian Budget 2018/19 will deliver new skills, good jobs, more schools and better roads for every Victorian. Local families will have good schools close to home, with nearly $1.3 billion invested in schools around the state. This includes building and planning 28 new schools, and..

EMERGENCY VOLUNTEERS TO SHARE IN $13.34M IN GRANTS

Volunteer emergency-service groups can apply for Andrews Labor Government grants of up to $150,000 to help buy operational equipment and fund minor facility upgrades. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today urged local groups to apply for the grants with applications now open for the 2018-19..