Labor Member for Werribee Tim Pallas MP today welcomed the Andrews Labor Government’s announcement of $700,000 Litter Innovation Fund to help communities reduce the amount of litter and illegal dumping in Victoria. Grants of up to $20,000 will be available for local government, industry, and..
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Member for Werribee Tim Pallas MP has today welcomed the release of the final report of the independent VET Funding Review and the Andrews Labor Government response. Tim Pallas MP said the Labor Government promised to respond to the release before the end of year..
The Andrews Labor Government has opened its Social Cohesion Research Grants Program, with $500,000 available to fund community research into strengthening social cohesion, community resilience and preventing violent extremism. Member for Werribee, Tim Pallas said the Program will work with the community to identify and..
Labor Member for Werribee, Tim Pallas MP today congratulated Wyndham City Council for receiving funding through the Andrews Labor Government’s Litter Hotspots Program. The Litter Hotspots program is an initiative to address localised litter issues affecting Port Phillip Bay and the waterways that feed into..
The Andrews Labor Government has today opened a new grants program to provide support to community organisations and groups to run multicultural celebrations, festivals and events across Victoria. Member for Werribee, Tim Pallas MP has encouraged community groups in Werribee to apply for funding under..
The Andrews Labor Government is encouraging local employers to access the updated Back to Work scheme and hire unemployed workers in Werribee. The Back to Work Scheme, which is a capped two-year $100 million fund, has been further boosted with a significant increase to the..
Victorian families accessing the School Bus Program in Werribee are set to save hundreds of dollars a year in student bus fares. Minister for Education, James Merlino, today announced that the complicated system of bus fares affecting thousands of families in regional Victoria and on..
The $260,000 upgrade of Cherry Street level crossing in Werribee is now complete, making it safer for motorists, train passengers and the local community. Member for Werribee, Tim Pallas, said the upgrade would make the dangerous crossing safer ahead of its removal by the Andrews..
The Vietnam Veterans Association of Australia (VVAA) Victorian Branch and the Andrews Labor Government are working hard to give our veterans the tribute they deserve. As Victoria prepares to mark the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan, Werribee, Tim Pallas MP is encouraging..
The Andrews Labor Government will provide free public transport on Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve across Victoria. Member for Werribee, Tim Pallas said local passengers would not pay a cent to travel on Christmas Day or between 6:00pm on New Year’s Eve and 6:00am..
Children from disadvantaged backgrounds in Werribee will benefit from a healthier start to the 2016 school year after their schools signed up to the Breakfast Clubs program. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced the names of schools in Werribee participating in the State Government-funded..
Commuters who travel along the along Victoria’s five busiest rail corridors are set to benefit from the Andrews Labor Government’s $18 million Regional Rail Connectivity Project that will fix mobile blackspots along the rail lines. Minister for Small Business, Innovation and Trade Philip Dalidakis joined..
Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today said the new Know Your Council website would give local residents greater insight into the performance of Wyndham City Council, and councils across the state. The Know Your Council website allows, for the first time, the community to compare..
The Andrews Labor Government’s commitment to end uncontrolled council rate rises has been delivered, after the Victorian Parliament passed the Fair Go Rates system. Member for Werribee, Tim Pallas said the Local Government Act Amendment Bill was passed in the Legislative Council and would stop..