aArchives for February, 2015

Archives for February, 2015

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LABOR GOVERNMENT MOVES TO STRENGTHEN ANIMAL WELFARE IN GREYHOUND RACING

The Andrews Labor Government is taking swift action to address serious allegations levelled at the state’s greyhound racing industry, including claims of live baiting. Minister for Racing, Martin Pakula, and Minister for Agriculture, Jaala Pulford, today announced a broad investigation into animal welfare and allegations..

‘Puppy Love’ to help threatened Bandicoots

The Andrews Labor Government is teaming up with the community and asquad of dogs, to help the Eastern Barred Bandicoot step back from the edge ofextinction on mainland Australia. Highlighting the Guardian Dog trial program, the Minister forEnvironment, Climate Change & Water, Lisa Neville today..

TIM PALLAS TO TURN SOD ON EXPANSION OF THE WYNDHAM CLINIC

Tim Pallas MP has welcomed the start of work to expand theWyndham Clinic, set to provide new beds for mental health and addictiontreatment clients in Wyndham. Mr Pallas said there were growing concerns forresidents of Wyndham, and Victoria more broadly, about the availability of thesespecialised..

LOCAL CLUBS IN WYNDHAM RECEIVE FUNDING BOOST

    Many sports and active recreation clubs across Wyndham willbenefit from funding as part of round 1 of VicHealth’s Active Club Grantsprogram.   Local MP, Tim Pallas said the grants, of up to $3,000 each,aim to increase physical activity by making it easier for..

TIM PALLAS PLEDGES SUPPORT FOR PARENTS AS SCHOOL GOES BACK

As local Wyndham students return to school, MrPallas told parents he is working hard to ease the pressure of the busy ‘BackTo School’ week on the household budget. Mr Pallas said it has been a costly and stressfulweek for local families, because several years’ worth..