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GETTING BEHIND NEIGHBOURHOOD HOUSES IN THE WERRIBEE ELECTORATE

The Andrews Labor Government is delivering record new funding to neighbourhood houses across Victoria to support their staff, their volunteers and the local communities they serve. As part of the Victorian Budget 2018/2019, the Labor Government will invest $21.8 million across the neighbourhood house network..

KICKING GOALS IN THE EARLY YEARS READING GAME

Wyndham parents are being encouraged to take on the challenge of reading more books with their young children to inspire a love of reading and set them up for success later in life. Thousands of families are expected to take part in this year’s Premiers’..

WERRIBEE IRRIGATION DISTRICT STAGE 2 PIPELINE WORKS BEGIN

Works begin next month on Stage 2 of the Werribee Irrigation District modernisation, replacing ageing channel systems with pipeline and bringing benefits to local growers and irrigators. Tim Pallas, Member for Werribee and Victorian Treasurer, announced the completion of stage 1 of the works and..

SMALL BUSINESS BUS BRINGS ADVICE ON WHEELS TO WERRIBEE

Small business operators in the Werribee area will be able to access support and government business services when the Small Business Bus visits on Tuesday, 1 May 2018. The Andrews Labor Government doubled its mobile support for small business in 2015, with a second Small..

WYNDHAM COMMUNITY SPORT AT THE HEART OF GENDER EQUITY

Wyndham can help join the fight to level the playing field for women and girls in sport thanks to a $100,000 to boost from the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas  today announced that grants of up to $5,000 are available to club..

RECOGNISING VICTORIA’S VALUED VOLUNTEERS

Do you know an outstanding volunteer from or working in the Werribee electorate? Nominations are now open for the 2018 Victorian Premier’s Volunteer Champions Awards, which celebrate the enormous contribution of Victoria’s volunteer community. The Andrews Labor Government today opened nominations for the awards, which..

GETTING WERRIBEE ELECTORATE KINDERS REFURBISHED AND IT-READY FOR THE FUTURE

The Andrews Labor Government is helping kindergartens expand and refurbish their centres and giving them access to the latest technology. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today encouraged local kindergartens that need minor infrastructure improvements or a boost to their IT capabilities to apply for available..

HELPING FAMILIES IN WERRIBEE ELECTORATE BUST THEIR ENERGY BILLS

Families in the Werribee electorate will receive a $50 bill busting bonus if they seek out a better electricity deal on Victoria’s Energy Compare website, potentially saving them hundreds of dollars. The Victorian Budget 2018/19 will invest $48 million in the Power Saving Bonus –..

GETTING MORE NEW KINDERS IN WERRIBEE ELECTORATE

More kinders, more integrated children’s hubs and more upgraded facilities could be on the cards for Werribee electorate families, with the Andrews Labor Government investing in more infrastructure. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas has announced the 2018-19 Children’s Facilities Capital Program Major Grants round open..

LOCAL WERRIBEE ELECTORATE WOMEN OFFERED A BOOST TO CHANGE THE GAME

Applications are now open for the Victorian Government’s game changing $220,000 women in sport leadership scholarships. The Change Our Game Scholarship Program creates opportunities for women to pursue their leadership and development in the sporting and active recreation industry. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas said..

PICK YOUR PROJECT IN THE WERRIBEE DISTRICT

Locals in Werribee will be given the chance to nominate and decide on their own funding under a new community-building fund, announced today by the Andrews Labor Government. The new grassroots democracy program, Pick My Project, will be backed by $30 million from the Victorian..

VICTORIA’S BRAVE TRIPLE ZERO HEROES HONOURED

Thirty-one brave youngsters have been honoured today for their heroic and life-saving actions in the face of an emergency at the 14th annual Junior Triple Zero Hero Awards. Local Member for Werribee Tim Pallas congratulated the Triple Zero Heroes in Werribee electorate who received Emergency..

LOCAL WOMEN OFFERED A BOOST TO CHANGE THE GAME

Applications are now open for the Victorian Government’s game changing $220,000 women in sport leadership scholarships. The Change Our Game Scholarship Program creates opportunities for women to pursue their leadership and development in the sporting and active recreation industry. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas said..

MORE POLICE, PROTECTION AND PREVENTION FOR A SAFER WERRIBEE ELECTORATE

The Andrews Labor Government is delivering the police, protection and prevention our state needs, with new laws, more specialist police, equipment and technology to crack down on serious and organised crime. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas welcomed the launch of the Community Safety Statement 2018/19..

MORE SHADE in HOPPERS CROSSING TO PREVENT SKIN CANCER

More people in Hoppers Crossing will be protected from the sun’s rays, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government installing more sunshades and trees in community spaces and sports clubs across Victoria. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced that 1st Hoppers Crossing Scouts is one..

CELEBRATING THE FIRST EVER VICTORIAN YOUTH WEEK IN WYNDHAM

Young people from Wyndham will be celebrated and recognised during the inaugural Victorian Youth Week in April, with more than 100 activities running across the state. The Wyndham City Council received an Andrews Labor Government grant to run One Wyndham Launch a program for local..

RECOGNISING THE PROTECTORS OF VULNERABLE CHILDREN

The Andrews Labor Government is getting ready to celebrate those who work every day to protect vulnerable children and families in Victoria. Nominations are now open for the Victorian Protecting Children Awards – previously known as the Robin Clark Protecting Children Awards – with all..