The Andrews Labor Government is helping pre-schoolers and their families in the Werribee electorate to improve their maths skills through a new early years’ program. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced that early childhood educators at The Smith Family will participate in Let’s Count..
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Health promotion foundation VicHealth is aiming to get more Werribee locals taking part in community sport with around $400,000 in new Active Club Grants funding announced today. Community sport clubs in Werribee electorate are encouraged to apply for the grants to start up new social..
New and improved programs, resources and facilities will greet almost one million students heading back to school this week thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas welcomed local students in Werribee electorate to a new school year, and encouraged them to..
The Andrews Labor Government is making it easier and fairer for Victorians to get into their first home, with the Homes for Victorians package helping hundreds of people across Victoria in only the first six months of the package. Announced last year, the Homes for..
A new pilot program helping Victorians get into their first home took a significant step today, with a range of metropolitan and regional destinations identified as priority locations. Through the Andrews Labor Government’s HomesVic program the government will provide up to 25% of the purchase price of..
Victoria’s economic credentials received a further boost today, with new figures showing consumer sentiment 5.1 per cent higher than this time last year, buoyed by the strength of the state’s economy and jobs market. Acting Treasurer Robin Scott welcomed the Westpac-Melbourne Institute consumer sentiment index..
Minister for Resources Tim Pallas today launched the first Victorian Gas Program Progress Report, with initial analysis showing Victoria’s onshore conventional gas resources are much smaller than its vast offshore resources. He launched the report with Victoria’s Lead Scientist Dr Amanda Caples at the Core..
The steady flow of strong economic data has continued, with retail sales figures today showing that the value of Victoria’s retail sales grew faster than the national average and the equal highest among the states in November 2017. Today’s figures released by the Australian Bureau..
In good news for housing affordability, Victoria recorded the strongest growth in building approvals across the nation, bolstering housing supply and making an important contribution to the State’s economy. Today’s Australian Bureau of Statistics data shows the total value of Victorian building approvals increased by..