Students in Wyndham will soon benefit from having maintenance works carried out at their school, thanks to the Victorian Government. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced Little River Primary School is among 180 schools across Victoria to share in $2.85 million of 2019-20 Planned..
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Victorian businesses, schools, government and community groups who are leading the way in sustainability can now apply to enter the 2019 Premier’s Sustainability Awards. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today urged leaders in sustainability in the region to enter the 2019 Premier’s Sustainability Awards to..
Industry experts in Wyndham can now find jobs in Victoria’s booming TAFE sector in one place, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today called on local job seekers to visit the Jobs at TAFE website, which brings together all TAFE..
The Andrews Labor Government is keeping the legacy of veterans alive for future generations in Werribee. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas and Victorian Veterans Council have welcomed the announcement of $10,390 for the Werribee Half Battery to encourage the involvement of more young people and..
Wyndham locals will have a chance to share their lived experiences and be a part of a once-in-a-generation reform of our mental health system. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas encourages locals to access the new online portal, share their experiences and tell the Commissioners what..
The Andrews Labor Government is helping more disadvantaged young Victorians get the support they need while learning to drive. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas welcomes the announcement that the successful Learner Driver Mentor Program (L2P) will continue for a further four years. The L2P program..
Werribee residents are being urged to protect themselves against the flu this winter and get their flu shot. The flu isn’t like the common cold, it can hit quickly and last for weeks, meaning time off work or school and staying away from family and..
Nominations are now open for Victoria’s most celebrated child protection awards that highlight Victorians who work tirelessly to protect and promote the wellbeing of vulnerable children and their families. The Andrews Labor Government’s Victorian Protecting Children Awards recognise those who are committed to keeping children..
Residents in the Wyndham region are being encouraged by Member for Werribee to nominate an outstanding early childhood teacher or organisation for a Victorian Early Years Award. Now in their 14th year, the Victorian Early Years Awards recognise the crucial work early childhood professionals do..
The Andrews Labor Government is making life easier for caravan and residential park residents, who now may be eligible to receive compensation in the event of a park closure, under new reforms coming into effect today. There has been a spate of park closures in..
Western Region Centre Against Sexual Assault Inc will receive counselling and support for an extra 192 survivors of sexual abuse over two years, under a $340,000 funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government. The funds are part of a state-wide package set to reach an..
The Andrews Labor Government is offering an additional 300 scholarships to aspiring kinder teachers, as well as $9,000 incentives to support early childhood teachers to move to areas where three-year-old kinder is rolling out. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today encouraged Werribee residents to consider..
Young people in Wyndham will participate in a range of events to recognise and celebrate the contribution they make to their local community. Victorian Youth Week runs from 5 to 14 April 2019 and highlights the important role young people play in in our state..
Werribee locals are being encouraged to recognise the contributions made to our community by seniors and organisations by nominating people for the Victorian Senior of the Year Awards. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced nominations are open for the awards that highlight the role..
The Andrews Labor Government is giving the Wyndham community the chance to have their say on the name of a new government school opening next year. Member for Werribee, Tim Pallas MP said the Victorian School Building Authority would consult with local communities on naming..
Victorian women are feeling unwelcome and intimated by gyms resulting in them shunning their local fitness centres and missing out on the chance to get healthy and active, new data shows. Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos recently joined VicHealth Acting chief executive Dr Lyn Roberts..
The Andrews Labor Government is continuing to back women in sport, through the second round of the 2018-19 Change Our Game Scholarship Program. The Program creates opportunities for women to pursue leadership and development opportunities throughout the sporting and active recreation sector. Member for Werribee..