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SITE SECURED FOR FUTURE SCHOOL IN WERRIBEE

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SITE SECURED FOR FUTURE SCHOOL IN WERRIBEE

The Victorian Government has secured the land for a future secondary school in Werribee to give local families more choice and local kids a world-class education. Treasurer and Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced the Government had secured an 8.4 hectare site on Harpley..

FUNDING BOOST FOR WESTJUSTICE TO AID CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE

WEstjustice is set to share in joint funding of almost $30 million from the Andrews Labor Government, and the Commonwealth, for community legal centres across the state to respond to coronavirus (COVID-19). WEstjustice will receive $321,500 to support its continued delivery of frontline legal assistance..

KEEPING SESSIONAL KINDER FEES LOW FOR TERM 3 IN WYNDHAM

The Andrews Labor Government will continue to reduce the cost of sessional kindergarten for families and provide kinders with extra cleaning for all of Term 3 as part of a $45 million support package during the coronavirus pandemic. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas announced the..

SCHOOL BUILDING BOOM CONTINUES ACROSS VICTORIA

Families in Victoria’s fastest growing areas are a step closer to getting the state-of-the-art schools they deserve, with the appointment of new principals at all 14 schools opening in 2021 and commencement of community consultation to name the new schools. Minister for Education James Merlino..

APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR GREENER GOVERNMENT SCHOOL BUILDING PROGRAM

The Andrews Labor Government will put solar panels on government schools, helping them become more environmentally sustainable and reduce electricity costs. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced that applications are now open for the Greener Government School Buildings program, to install solar panels systems..

VICHEALTH ACTIVE CLUB GRANT RECIPIENTS

Werribee residents will have more opportunities to get active and play sport as coronavirus restrictions gradually ease, with three local sporting clubs to improve the health of the community. The clubs will share in $8,880 in Active Club Grant funding to deliver new sports programs..

HELPING WYNDHAM CHILDREN GET THE MOST OUT OF KINDERGARTEN

Kinder kids in Wyndham will benefit from extra support for their learning and development, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s Australian-first School Readiness Funding program. All kindergarten services in Wyndham will receive funding to help them access a range of evidence-based programs and engage with..

SUPPORTING LOCAL BUSINESSES IN WYNDHAM

The Victorian Government has helped tip millions of dollars back in to the Wyndham economy by supporting local businesses to get through to the other side of the coronavirus crisis. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas MP announced 351 businesses in Wyndham have received full payroll..

MORE SUPPORT FOR WERRIBEE PARENTS

Victorian parents and carers now have access to additional evidence-based practical advice and ideas to help their children’s learning, development and wellbeing. Parents of two-year-old and three-year-old children can sign up to Play Learn Grow, a free and new evidence-based program developed in collaboration with..

GRANT TO SUPPORT LOCAL CREATIVE RECOVERY

A resident of Wyndam Vale is among the first wave of Victorian creatives who will work to rebuild and sustain their creative businesses with support through the Victorian Government’s Sustaining Creative Workers initiative. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas welcomed the news that local creative workers..

SCHOOLS MINOR CAPITAL GRANTS OPEN

Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced that government schools will be able to apply for a new $20 million Minor Capital Works Fund, which will fund minor school capital projects at government schools across Victoria. Schools can now apply for grants of up to..

MACKILLOP COLLEGE WINNER IN RESOURCESMART SCHOOL AWARDS

Mackillop Catholic Regional College from Werribee has been selected as a winner of the Curriculum Leadership School of the Year (Secondary) category in the 2020 ResourceSmart School Awards. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas said local school, Mackillop Catholic Regional College, is actively reducing its environmental..

HELPING WYNDHAM’S SPORTS CLUBS SURVIVE AND THRIVE

Community sport is an integral part of our community and this support will help local clubs pay the bills and make a return to play that little bit easier. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced two grants of $1,000 have so far been approved..

GRANTS TO GET SPORTS BACK ON TRACK IN WYNDHAM

Community sporting clubs, associations and local councils in Wyndham can now make their pitch for a share of more than $100 million in Andrews Labor Government grants dedicated to supporting grassroots players, volunteers and building sports infrastructure. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas announced today that..

AWARDS RECOGNISE WYNDHAM EARLY YEARS PROFESSIONALS

Victorians are encouraged to recognise the outstanding work of early years professionals in improving the lives of young children in Wyndham by nominating an individual or organisation for a Victorian Early Years Award. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas called on families, early childhood professionals and..

BUILDING BETTER SCHOOLS FOR WYNDHAM

Students in Wyndham will soon benefit from having maintenance works carried out at their schools thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced Manorvale Primary School and Iramoo Primary School are among 78 schools to share in $5.94 million of..

LOCAL POOCH LOVERS TO LAP UP NEW DOG PARK

Werribee will get a new off-leash dog park as part of the Victorian Government’s $154 million investment in greening our growing suburbs. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas said the new Bulban Road Dog Park in Werribee would be established by late 2022 with $275,000 funding..

NEW TECHNOLOGY AND BETTER FACILITIES FOR WYNDHAM KINDERS

The Victorian Government is helping Wyndham kinders upgrade their facilities and purchase the latest technology ahead of the roll-out of funded universal Three-Year-Old Kindergarten. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas opened applications under the $27.7 million Building Blocks program, with grants available to upgrade or improve..