Tim Pallas today commends the Returned Services League of Australia (RSL) on 100 years of service and support for our ex-service members, and their families. Formed in 1916, the RSL is one of Australia’s oldest and most respected national organisations. The RSL will hold its..
Archives for May, 2016
Nominations honouring Werribee’s dedicated individuals and teams who work to improve the lives of the state’s most vulnerable children are now open. Member for Werribee, Tim Pallas today called for nominations for the Robin Clark Protecting Children Awards, which recognise excellence in service across the..
The Andrews Labor Government is supporting locals in Werribee to access formal training, with a funding boost of $330,000 for the Wyndham Community and Education Centre. The Victorian Budget 2016/17 included $20 million for the Reconnect Program to support young people who left school early..
In an Australian first, the Andrews Labor Government will run a pilot program to create a fairer playing field for those applying for work, ensuring they get the best opportunities regardless of their background. Member for Werribee, Tim Pallas today welcomed the program, which aims..
Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced Iramoo Primary School will receive funding to purchase new musical equipment. Grants of up to $5000 have been awarded to 43 Victorian schools under Round One of the Musical Instrument Grants program. Iramoo Primary School has a well..
A new pilot to help at-risk students stay in school gets underway in the western suburbs of Melbourne today. Member for Werribee, Tim Pallas and Member for Tarneit, Telmo Languiller today announced the organisations that will run the Western Melbourne pilot. Lead by Anglicare Victoria,..
Students from across Werribee will get their hands on 3D printers, Oculus virtual reality devices and iPad-driven robots, as part of this year’s Education Week. Over the next week Werribee schools will also open their doors to the local community to showcase how they are..
Tuesday night’s Federal Budget was a bitter pill to swallow for Werribee students and their families. The Department of Education has undertaken an analysis to outline the impact of the Turnbull Government’s cuts to education announced in this Budget, including its shameful decision to walk..
The Andrews Labor Government today launched the Jobs Victoria Employment Network (JVEN), which will help disadvantaged Victorians find meaningful work and stay employed. Round one of JVEN will provide $25 million worth of grants to specialist employment providers, to help them connect disadvantaged jobseekers with..