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GETTING ON WITH REMOVING THE CHERRY STREET LEVEL CROSSING

Work to remove the Cherry Street level crossing in Werribee will soon get underway to improve safety, reduce congestion and transform local connections. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today confirmed the design of a new road bridge to remove the Cherry Street level crossing, to..

SPORTING CLUBS IN WERRIBEE SET TO SCORE FROM VICHEALTH FUNDING

There are more opportunities for people living in Werribee to get active and healthy with two local sporting clubs sharing in over $737,000 in funding from VicHealth for sports clubs across the state. Through VicHealth’s funding, local sports clubs have created more opportunities for women..

SOLAR HOMES DELIVERS BOOM IN NEW CLEAN ENERGY

The Victorian Government’s Solar Homes program is continuing to drive Victoria’s transition to more affordable household energy, with 46,000 installations of solar PV, solar hot water and solar batteries completed since the program’s launch. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today released new data showing that..

UPGRADED CLASSROOMS AND FACILITIES FOR MANOR LAKES P-12 COLLEGE

Manor Lakes P-12 College students now have bigger, better classrooms and school facilities to learn in, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today visited Manor Lakes P-12 College to open its $10.9 million upgrade, which includes a new Health Hub..

TAPPING INTO VICTORIAN CRAFT PRODUCE IN WYNDHAM

The Andrews Labor Government is backing the Werribee District’s small-scale and craft producers to grow – creating new jobs and attracting more visitors from interstate and overseas to enjoy our locally-made food, beer and spirits. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today launched the Labor Government’s..

NEW GRANTS FOR ANIMAL WELFARE ORGANISATIONS

The Andrews Labor Government is encouraging animal shelters, foster carers, not-for-profit organisations and community vet clinics to apply for grants that will improve the welfare of animals across Victoria. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today welcomed the opening of applications for round eight of the..

EQUIPPING WERRIBEE ADULT LEARNERS WITH THE SKILLS THEY NEED TO THRIVE

Adult learners in the Werribee District are set to benefit from the launch of a Ministerial Statement that invests in more targeted courses to reduce adult illiteracy and innumeracy and make it easier for Victorians to get jobs. Minister for Training and Skills and Higher..

MAINTENANCE BOOST FOR WERRIBEE SCHOOLS

Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced that Thomas Chirnside Primary School and Werribee Primary School would share in over $660,000 of additional maintenance funding, thanks to an unprecedented investment by the Andrews Labor Government. Thomas Chirnside Primary School will receive $317,000 to address urgent..

BUILDER APPOINTED TO CONSTRUCT STATE-OF-THE-ART SCHOOLS

The Andrews Labor Government is delivering on its commitment to build 100 new schools across the state by 2026 with Kane Constructions Pty Ltd appointed to construct Wollahra Primary School (Supported Inclusion Hub). Wollahra Primary School is among the 14 new schools that are on..

AMES Australia wins Premier’s Sustainability Award

AMES Australia from Werribee won the Environmental Justice Award for their Working Beyond the Boundaries program at the Premier’s Sustainability Awards 2019 held on the 10th of October. The Member for Werribee, Tim Pallas, said the local organisation, AMES Australia along with Parks Victoria, demonstrates..

HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW FIRE? GET READY BEFORE IT’S TOO LATE

A hard-hitting new advertising campaign has been launched that will reinforce the deadly risks of fire and the importance of planning and preparing for the fire season, as the state heads towards a long, hot and dry season. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today welcomed..

RISING STAR ATHLETES TRAVEL GRANTS APPLICATIONS OPEN

The Andrews Labor Government is backing our rising sports stars with applications now open for travel grants to help them take their skills to the next level. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas welcomed the opening of applications for the latest round of the Labor Government’s..

KICKING GOALS FOR WOMEN AND GIRLS IN WERRIBEE

Applications are now open for the Andrews Labor Government’s 2019-20 Change Our Game Community Activation Grants Program, which provides women and girls with opportunities to participate in grassroots sport and active recreation – from the boardroom, to community events and beyond. The Change Our Game..

FUNDING FOR WYNDHAM GAMBLING HARM PROJECT

The Andrews Labor Government is providing $100,000 for a project/s that will focus on preventing gambling harm in Wyndham. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas congratulated support group ‘Stepping Out!’ on their successful proposal to look at ways of preventing gambling harm in their community. ‘Stepping..

KIDS ACROSS WYNDHAM ENCOURAGED TO WALK TO SCHOOL

Families in Wyndham are encouraged to hit the streets and walk, ride or scoot to school this October as part of VicHealth’s Walk to School program. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas said it was great to see many local schools had registered for the health..

SENIORS FESTIVAL RETURNS WITH WEEK OF FREE TRAVEL

The Victorian Seniors Festival returns this October with more than 2,500 free or low-cost events across the state and a week of free travel for seniors state-wide. Seniors Card holders will enjoy a week of free travel on all public transport across Victoria from 6–13..

A HELPING HAND TO BETTER MANAGE CHRONIC ILLNESSES

More people in Wyndham living with a chronic illness will get support from their local peer-led support groups thanks to an Andrews Labor Government funding boost. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas MP today announced local support groups were among 69 to share in more than..

REDUCING STIGMA IN MENTAL HEALTH MONTH

October is Mental Health Month – an opportunity for Werribee workplaces and community groups to to raise awareness of  the importance of social and emotional wellbeing. Events and activities across Victoria are aimed at opening up conversations about anxiety and depression to help reduce stigma..