Community groups across Victoria are being recognised for preserving, recording and sharing their community’s local history.

Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today congratulated Werribee River Association Inc. on receiving funding as part of the Victorian Government’s Local History Grants Program.

The Werribee River Association received $5,500 to go towards their efforts in shining the spotlight on Werribee’s rich and diverse history through the publication if its’ 40 Years of Waterway Protection project.

They are among 53 community groups across Victoria sharing in $350,000 as part of the 2020 round of Local History Grants.

A full list of recipients is available at


Quotes attributable to Member for Werribee Tim Pallas

“Our local history is in good hands with community groups like the Werribee River Association working hard to ensure stories and artefacts of our past are not forgotten.”

“Congratulations to all the volunteers and staff involved in the fantastic work of preserving our local history – not only in Werribee, but right across the Victoria.”