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Drilling Underway To Shape Airport Link

Soil testing to help inform the detailed Business Case for Melbourne Airport Rail Link has begun as preliminary planning works ramp up. Geotechnical drilling is the latest stage of preparatory work for the project that will boost connectivity between Melbourne and the regions. Geotechnical investigations..

FREE TAFE KICKS OFF IN WYNDHAM

Students and job seekers from Wyndham can now take up Free TAFE training under the Andrews Labor Government’s $172 million program to make 30 priority TAFE courses and 20 pre-apprenticeship courses tuition fee free from this year. Member for Werribee, Tim Pallas MP  said almost..

CREATING GREAT NEW LOCAL PARKS ACROSS WYNDHAM

A re-elected Andrews Labor Government will get on with planning and design work for a brand new park in Werribee, to make sure that thousands of families have access to a great local park to take their kids. The proposed Werribee Township Regional Park would..

BIG BOOST FOR LITTLE RIVER PLAYGROUND

The playground at Little River Primary School is set for an upgrade courtesy of the Andrews Labor Government, freshening up old and tired facilities for school kids and the broader community alike. The $84,472 boost from the Community Support Fund (CSF) will help replace the..

NEW BASKETBALL TRAINING HUB FOR WERRIBEE

Young athletes in Melbourne’s south-west will be one step closer to becoming the next basketball superstars, with a new high-performance basketball training hub to be established in Werribee under a re-elected Andrews Labor Government. The Werribee hub will be one of seven around the state,..

ANDREWS GOVERNMENT RAMPS IT UP FOR SKATERS IN WERRIBEE

Werribee’s growing skate community are set to ramp up the tricks at a new skate park in Werribee thanks to a funding boost from the Andrews Government. Treasurer of Victoria and Member for Werribee, Tim Pallas today announced that Loyola Park will soon be home..

A LASTING LEGACY TO WERRIBEE’S WAR HEROES

  The Andrews Labor Government will build a new, permanent memorial to commemorate the brave local diggers who made the ultimate sacrifice during the First World War. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced $184,000 to build a monument with the names of the 64..

WERRIBEE DISTRICT CLUBS TO BENEFIT FROM SPORTING GRANTS

The Manor Lakes Football Club, RSB Sports Pty Ltd and Wyndham Dragons Netball Club are among 512 grassroots sports clubs across the state sharing $815,000 in grants to boost their equipment, skills and administration expertise. Member for Werribee, Tim Pallas MP today announced three clubs..

WYNDHAM SCHOOLS DELIVERING HEALTHY FOOD EDUCATION

The Andrews Labor Government is helping children in Wyndham develop lifelong healthy eating habits through Playground to Plate grants that help schools to set up kitchen gardens and boost healthy food education. Today, I visited Western English Language School in Manor Lakes to congratulate them..

35 NEW SERVICES FOR WERRIBEE LINE PASSENGERS

Passengers on the Werribee line will get an extra 35 services each week when the new metropolitan train timetable starts on Sunday 26 August 2018. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas, Member for Altona Jill Hennessy and Member for Tarneit Telmo Languiller said the new services..

AFTER-HOURS OUTREACH PROGRAM TO SUPPORT YOUTH IN WYNDHAM

Youth workers and police officers will target and prevent youth offending in Melbourne’s north-west and south as part of a 12-month pilot program funded by the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Werribee, Tim Pallas welcomed the announcement that will see a police officer paired with..

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 Wednesday, 26 September 2018. The Victorian Government doubled its mobile support for small business in 2015, with a second Small Business..

SUBURBAN RAIL LOOP SET TO TRANSFORM THE WERRIBEE ELECTORATE

A re-elected Andrews Government will embark upon the biggest transformation of public transport in Australia’s history, with a new underground rail network set to circle Melbourne’s suburbs and connect every major train line from the Frankston line to the Werribee line through Melbourne Airport. The..

FREE TAFE EXPANDED WITH 12 ADDITIONAL COURSES

Member for Werribee Tim Pallas MP today welcomed Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews’ announcement that Free TAFE would be available for 10 additional non-apprenticeship courses in areas ranging from community services to construction and cyber security, as well as two additional pre-apprenticeship courses. The Premier, together..

WYNDHAM SPORTING CLUBS OFFERED A BOOST TO DRIVE GENDER EQUALITY

Following a highly competitive first round that resulted in 22 community sporting organisations receiving funding, applications are now open for the second round of the Victorian Government’s Change Our Game Community Activation Grant program. The program is designed to support the delivery of initiatives that..

WORK STARTS TO COMPLETE THE DUNCANS ROAD INTERCHANGE

Work is underway to complete the Duncans Road interchange in Werribee as Andrews Labor Government’s massive $4 billion Suburban Roads Upgrade ramps up. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today visited the Duncans Road site to announce the start of the works, part of the biggest..

GETTING MORE WERRIBEE KIDS INTO SPORT AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

The Andrews Labor Government is helping more students in the Werribee electorate become physically active by easing the financial pressures schools experience in relation to interschool sport. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced Wyndham Central College, Wyndham Park Primary School and Manorvale Primary School..