The Minister for Roads has failed to address community concerns or to take appropriate safety measures regarding plans for high productivity freight vehicles (HPFVs) on Victoria’s roads. The news that Victoria, in conjunction with the NSW O’Farrell Government, is “aiming to start a local pilot..
The Baillieu Government has abandoned work on a second river crossing after windingup a community reference group, Shadow Minister for Infrastructure Tim Pallassaid today. The Westlink Community Reference Group (CRG) provided the Baillieu Government witha community perspective on developing the best possible scope, form and..
It remains unclear why Planning Minister Matthew Guy believes that the Government needs to spend $300,000 on a study into the viability of a commuter ferry on Port Philip Bay, according to candid statements in departmental documents released under Freedom of Information to State MP..
“Wyndham is the fastest growing local government area in Victoria has three railway level crossings in the Department of Transport’s 20 most dangerous crossings, but none of these are even on the list of crossings planned for future removal by this Government,” said State Member..
The Mornington Peninsula has lost almost 10,000 jobs under Ted Baillieu’sleadership and the number of people unemployed in the Hastings area (Small AreaLabor Market Mornington Peninsula East) has increased by 9% in the last year,”said Victorian Shadow Minister for Employment and Ports, Tim Pallas. 18..
Tim Pallas, State Member for Tarneit, has condemned the State Liberal Government for its inaction at the Glen Devon site. The school site became vacant shortly after the Baillieu Government came to power and its deterioration stands as a symbol of this Government’s neglect of..
A Werribee-based childcare centre which has operated for nearly 40 years is set to close because of Baillieu Government cuts to occasional care, Shadow Minister for Children and Young Adults Jenny Mikakos said today. Ms Mikakos said the Cottage had no option but to close..
Member for Tarneit, Tim Pallas greeted thousands of TAFE students, teachers and staff who marched upon Parliament House to show the Baillieu Government their harsh $290 million cuts to TAFE are totally unacceptable. Mr Pallas said the size of the crowd showed that Mr Baillieu..
Wyndham business and community leaders met with local State Members of Parliament in Werribee today to discuss the actions that can be taken to encourage local employment and keep Wyndham residents in work. State Member for Tarneit and Shadow Minister for Employment Tim Pallas said..
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..
The Growth Areas Authority has included the 450ha in Point Cook, which has already been vocally opposed by residents, and an astonishing 1,110ha in Werribee West, in its Urban Growth Boundaries, opening the way for further population growth in our already stretched community. Local State..
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..
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..
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..
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..
All western suburban Legislative Assembly Members of State Parliament have joined together in a common call for the Baillieu Government to recognise the growth and evident transport needs to their communities in the 2012/13 State Budget, from the Westgate to Werribee and Diggers Rest to..
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…
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..