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Archives for November, 2016

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LOCAL HISTORY GRANTS PROGRAM NOW OPEN FOR 2016-17

Member for Werribee, Tim Pallas is encouraging local history groups across the Werribee electorate to apply for a grant from the Andrews Labor Government’s $350,000 Local History Program to support projects that preserve our area’s fascinating history. The Local History Grants Program, managed by Public..

PUTTING PEOPLE FIRST WITH FREE GLASSES IN SCHOOLS

  Students in the electorates of Werribee and Tarneit will receive free eye testing and glasses at school in a Victorian-first. The Andrews Labor Government today launched the Glasses for Kids program. More than 30,000 Prep to Year 3 students at 250 schools most in..

NEW REGIONAL PARK FOR WERRIBEE

  Member for Werribee Tim Pallas has today announced a grant of $3.2 million for the Our Green Heart project, to transform and redevelop Wyndham Park in Werribee. The $11 million project will include a river trail with walking and cycling paths, an event lawn,..

NEW SERVICES FOR WYNDHAM VALE AND TARNEIT FROM JANUARY

The Andrews Labor Government will introduce more services for local passengers in January next year as part of a new timetable that will deliver 80 extra V/Line services. There will be a new train at 8:43am from Wyndham Vale to Melbourne, on top of 18..

THIRD NEW TRAIN FOR THE WERRIBEE LINE HITS THE TRACKS

  The second of more than 100 new trains ordered by Andrews Labor Government has hit the tracks and is running on the Frankston, Werribee and Williamstown lines. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas welcomed the introduction of the second new train today, which will make..

HELPING WYNDHAM SPORTS CLUBS GROW

The Andrews Labor Government is giving grassroots sports clubs in Werribee the help they need to put local communities first and attract more members than ever before. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced seven clubs in the electorate of Werribee would receive grants from..

KINDERGARTEN FOR CHILDREN WHO NEED IT MOST

  The Andrews Labor Government is making it easier for more families in Wyndham to find a kindergarten place outside of the normal enrolment period. Member for Werribee, Tim Pallas announced an extension of the pre-purchased places pilot program in Wyndham, securing at least 13..

MAJOR WORKS SET TO TRANSFORM OUTER-WESTERN ROADS

Local residents and commuters in Wyndham will benefit from a huge package of road upgrade and maintenance works that will cut travel times, improve road safety and better connect communities in this key growth corridor. The Andrews Labor Government has called for Expressions of Interest for the western package of the Outer Suburban Arterial Roads (OSARs) Program – an Australian first, $1.8 billion investment.