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MORE MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT FOR STUDENTS IN WERRIBEE

More Victorian secondary school students in Werribee will soon have access to the school-based mental health support they need, thanks to the Victorian Government. A timeline for the 2021 roll-out for Victorian government secondary schools across the state was released last week and included further..

KINDERS IN WERRIBEE GET TECH SAVVY WITH NEW GEAR

The Victorian Government is investing in the future of children giving 784 kindergartens almost $1.1 million in technology grants to help give three and four-year-olds the skills they need. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced that 15 kindergartens and early childhood centres in Werribee..

NEW VICHEALTH FUNDING TO SUPPORT WERRIBEE IN LOCAL HEALTH RECOVERY

Health promotion foundation VicHealth has announced $2.5 million in new funding to support local organisations to address the immediate health and wellbeing concerns of Victorians hardest hit by the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Applications for VicHealth’s Reimagining Health grants open today, with funding amounts..

NEW NAME FOR NEW SCHOOL IN WYNDHAM VALE REVEALED

The name of the new primary school opening in Wyndham in 2021 has now been chosen, following local community consultation. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today unveiled the official name for the new school as Riverbend Primary School, which was formerly known by its interim..

GRANTS FOR SCHOOLS TO BRING CREATIVITY TO THE CLASSROOM

Schools throughout the Werribee District are encouraged to join forces with artists and creative professionals as part of a Victorian Government program to expand student learning and breathe creativity into curriculum. Applications are now open for the Creative Learning Partnerships program, which enables schools to..

GRANTS TO HELP SICK AND INJURED WILDLIFE NOW OPEN

Registered wildlife shelters and carers in Wyndham will have the opportunity to have their important work supported with extra funding available this year through a Victorian Government grants program. The 2020-21 Wildlife Rehabilitator Grants are now open with $200,000 available to help wildlife shelters and..

BOOSTING LOCAL SHOPPING STRIPS AND COMMUNITIES

The Victorian Government’s Neighbourhood Activity Centre Renewal Fund is delivering a boost for Woodville Park, Hoppers Crossing, Shopping Strip as part of the Building Works Program. The $3 million Neighbourhood Activity Centre Renewal Fund is providing dozens of local suburban shopping strips with grants to stimulate..

ESV TO INTRODUCE LICENSING FOR LINEWORKERS

Energy Safe Victoria (ESV) will increase safety for Victorian lineworkers with the introduction of a licensing regime from 1 January 2021. Victoria has the best record nationally in terms of lineworker fatalities with three deaths in the last 20 years. Licensing will ensure that Victoria..

PLAN NOW FOR WINTER FIREWOOD NEEDS

Firewood collectors in Werribee are encouraged to plan their winter firewood needs as the spring firewood collection season opens. From September 1, designated firewood collection areas opened across Victoria, allowing communities to gather wood for personal use. All firewood collection activities must comply with public..

HELPING WERRIBEE’S SPORTS CLUBS AND ASSOCIATIONS SURVIVE AND THRIVE

The Victorian Government is ramping up support for state sporting associations, associations, leagues, clubs and state sporting bodies doing it tough through the second round of the Community Sport Sector COVID-19 Survival Package. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced applications were open for Werribee’s..

BUILDING BETTER, SAFER SCHOOLS IN WERRIBEE

The Victorian Government will deliver vital maintenance and safety works at over 400 schools to support jobs and local businesses through the coronavirus pandemic and improve facilities for students and staff across Victoria. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced Werribee Primary School, Werribee Secondary..

CALL OUT FOR CREATIVE IDEAS TO BOOST TOURISM

Member for Werribee Tim Pallas has called out for creative ideas for boosting tourism with applications now open for the Victorian Government’s Creative Activation Fund. Open to local councils and creative and community organisations and associations, the Creative Activation Fund will support the development and..

WERRIBEE CLUBS URGED TO APPLY FOR SPORT AND ACTIVE RECREATION GRANTS

Grassroots sports clubs across Wyndham are being urged to apply for funding to boost their equipment, skills and administration expertise. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas announced applications had opened for the latest round of the Victorian Government’s 2020-21 Sporting Club Grants Program. The grants provide..

NEW HELP WITH YOUR ENERGY BILLS IN WYNDHAM

The Victorian Government is rolling out a team of financial counsellors and community workers in partnership with community organisations to give targeted advice and support to Victorians who need help with their energy bills. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas said the $3.7 million support package..

$14 MILLION IN GRANTS TO SUPPORT EMERGENCY VOLUNTEERS

The Victorian Government is providing $14 million for emergency services volunteers to fund new equipment and vehicles and support their tireless efforts keeping the community safe. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas announced applications are open for the latest round of Volunteer Emergency Services Equipment Program..

STAMP DUTY SAVINGS FOR FIRST HOME BUYERS IN WYNDHAM

The Victorian Government is helping more people buy their dream home, with thousands of first home buyers spared millions of dollars in stamp duty costs over the past financial year. That includes in Wyndham where 3,815 people got the keys to their first home and..

BUILDING A SUSTAINABLE WYNDHAM

The Victorian Government is rolling out recycled materials for local infrastructure projects – creating local jobs and supporting our growing circular economy. Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio opened the $2.6 million Sustainable Infrastructure Fund grants to increase the use of recycled..