The Baillieu Government’s failure to invest in Victoria has contributed to more than twoyears of falling job advertisements, Shadow Treasurer Tim Pallas said today. The ANZ jobs advertisement research found the number of Victorian job advertisements continued to fall, recording a drop of 9.2 per..
QANTAS Airways has announced that it will shed 263 aircraft maintenance jobs from Avalon, despite Premier Baillieu assuring the public that his Government would protect jobs from going interstate, Shadow Minister for Employment, Tim Pallas said today. Joining State Member for Lara John Eren in..
Member for Tarneit, Tim Pallas today released participation statistics for women in the electorate of Tarneit who participate in the free BreastScreen program. “I am encouraged that 50% of women in Tarneit are having a regular mammogram every two years,” said Mr Pallas. “This is..
Natalie Hutchins, Member for Keilor, Marlene Kairouz, Member for Kororoit and TimPallas, Member for Tarneit attended the Dushera Festival at the Rockbank Templeon Sunday. The Dushera Festival is one of the largest events in the Indian Community. Dushera iscelebrated to mark victory of good over..
It remains unclear why Planning Minister Matthew Guy believes that the Government needs to spend $300,000 on a study into the viability of a commuter ferry on Port Philip Bay, according to candid statements in departmental documents released under Freedom of Information to State MP..
Tim Pallas, State Member for Tarneit, has condemned the State Liberal Government for its inaction at the Glen Devon site. The school site became vacant shortly after the Baillieu Government came to power and its deterioration stands as a symbol of this Government’s neglect of..
A Werribee-based childcare centre which has operated for nearly 40 years is set to close because of Baillieu Government cuts to occasional care, Shadow Minister for Children and Young Adults Jenny Mikakos said today. Ms Mikakos said the Cottage had no option but to close..
The State Opposition Deputy Leader and Education Minister James Merlino visited a number of schools in the Wyndham Area with the local MP Tim Pallas today, and heard first hand from teachers and school council representatives how underinvestment in their schools is starting to cause..
More than 10,000 people in the Western Metropolitan region were diagnosed with cancer in the past three years, of which 1,271 were in the Werribee local area, according to figures released by Cancer Council Victoria. While it is welcome news that more than two thirds..
The Baillieu Government’s ‘tough on crime’ agenda is in tatters, with new statistics showing a 9.4% increase in total crime, Member for Tarneit Tim Pallas said today. Mr Pallas said the statistics, issued by Victoria Police, showed that the overall crime rate in Wyndham increased..
24 April 2012 Western suburbs State Labor MPs have joined together calling on the Baillieu Government to recognise the growth and vital transport needs to their communities in the 2012/13 State Budget. State Member for Tarneit Tim Pallas, Member for Williamstown Wade Noonan, Memberfor Melton..
A number of local sporting organisations in Wyndham have been awarded grants of up to $2,500 from the Victorian Health Promotion Foundation to train volunteers, purchase sports equipment, for injury prevention and management equipment and portable sunshade. State Member for Tarneit, Tim Pallas, said the..
All western suburban Legislative Assembly Members of State Parliament have joined together in a common call for the Baillieu Government to recognise the growth and evident transport needs to their communities in the 2012/13 State Budget, from the Westgate to Werribee and Diggers Rest to..
Tim Pallas, the Member for Tarneit and John Eren, the Member for Lara have called on the Baillieu Government to invest in Wyndham’s roads at a community rally yesterday. The rally was organised by local community members concerned about safety and congestion on local arterial..
Tim Pallas, Member for Tarneit, and John Eren, Member for Lara, have again called on the Baillieu Government to commit to making the Duncans Road – Princes Highway intersection a full diamond interchange at the Community Alliance for a Diamond at Duncans’ launch of a..
Western suburbs State MPs Jill Hennessy, Tim Pallas and Wade Noonan today held a “Morning Teal” event at Point Cook Community Centre, to lend their support to Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. The campaign to convert February into a teal-coloured awareness drive is led by Ovarian..
Member for Tarneit Tim Pallas has described Health Minister David Davis’ rejection ofhis call for an Intensive Care Unit at Werribee Mercy Hospital as “bitterly disappointing” but true to form. In response to Mr Pallas’ call for the ICU at Werribee Mercy in Parliament on..