Fragapane Farms and Mason Brothers Vegetable Farms have recently been awarded a grant to help reduce their energy usage under the $6.1 million Victorian Government’s Boosting Business Productivity Program. The program, delivered by Sustainability Victoria, supports businesses with three different efficiency grants, a sustainable finance..
Archives for May, 2018
People across the local Werribee area will get the skills they need for the jobs Labor is creating, with the biggest change to TAFE and skills training in Victoria’s history announced in the 2018/19 Labor State Budget. From 2019, TAFE courses in priority areas will..
Member for Werribee Tim Pallas announced that non-profit animal welfare organisations across the Werribee electorate can now apply for grants of up to $50,000 to turn their great ideas into reality. The Animal Welfare Fund Grants Program is seeking grant applications that benefit creatures great..
The Andrews Labor Government is helping to protect Werribee electorate’s families by keeping perpetrators of family violence accountable and in plain sight. Two years on from the findings of the Royal Commission into Family Violence, Minister for Families and Children Jenny Mikakos announced $7.36 million..
The Andrews Labor Government is strengthening bridges on one of Melbourne’s busiest transport corridors to improve the efficiency of our freight network. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced $3.2 million to upgrade bridges on the Princes Freeway between Werribee South and Railway Avenue in..
The Andrews Labor Government has helped more than 6,000 Victorian jobseekers find work through the landmark Jobs Victoria program. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll joined Member for Werribee Tim Pallas at Werribee Open Range Zoo today to meet four long-term jobseekers who have..
Organisations that support senior Victorians across the state are being encouraged to apply for the 2018 Participation for Culturally And Linguistically Diverse (CALD) Seniors grants program, which are now open. The grants available through the Participation for CALD Seniors Grants Program are worth $300,000 this..
The Andrews Labor Government is helping environmental groups in the Werribee electorate to protect and restore Victoria’s land and environment. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced that environmental volunteer groups can now access grants up to $20,000 as part of the 2018/19 Victorian Landcare..
The Andrews Labor Government is unlocking the latest round of FReeZA grants to give young people in the Werribee electorate the chance to design and host their own youth-oriented events. Some $7.2 million will go towards continuing the successful FReeZA program, which has seen thousands..
The Andrews Labor Government is giving more grassroots clubs in the Werribee electorate another chance to own life-saving defibrillators and receive emergency training. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced sport and recreation clubs across the Werribee electorate have one final opportunity to apply to..
The Victorian Budget 2018/19 will deliver new skills, good jobs, more schools and better roads for every Victorian. Local families will have good schools close to home, with nearly $1.3 billion invested in schools around the state. This includes building and planning 28 new schools, and..
Volunteer emergency-service groups can apply for Andrews Labor Government grants of up to $150,000 to help buy operational equipment and fund minor facility upgrades. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today urged local groups to apply for the grants with applications now open for the 2018-19..
The Andrews Labor Government is delivering record new funding to neighbourhood houses across Victoria to support their staff, their volunteers and the local communities they serve. As part of the Victorian Budget 2018/2019, the Labor Government will invest $21.8 million across the neighbourhood house network..
Wyndham parents are being encouraged to take on the challenge of reading more books with their young children to inspire a love of reading and set them up for success later in life. Thousands of families are expected to take part in this year’s Premiers’..