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HELPING LOW-INCOME HOUSEHOLDS STAY COMFY AND SAVE MONEY

The Andrews Labor Government will help thousands of low-income Victorians upgrade their inefficient heating and cooling systems – improving the comfort of their homes, lowering greenhouse gas emissions and saving households up to $300 per year on their energy bills. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas..

MORE SHADE TO PROTECT THE WERRIBEE COMMUNITY FROM SKIN CANCER

People in Werribee will be better protected from the sun’s harmful UV rays, thanks to grants from the Andrews Labor Government to install more sunshades in schools, public areas and sports clubs. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas MP urged schools, community organisations and sporting clubs in Werribee..

CONSTRUCTION TENDERS OUT FOR 10 NEW SCHOOLS

More Werribee students and their families will soon have access to a great education close to home thanks to the Andrews Labor Government, with 13 new schools on track to open across the state in 2023. Construction tenders have been put out as part of..

NEW INCLUSIVE AREAS FOR WERRIBEE STUDENTS

The Andrews Labor Government is helping Victorian government schools build inclusive play areas, sensory gardens and learning areas through the Inclusive Schools Fund. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas announced Searle x Waldron Architecture would design works to be undertaken at Warringa Park School to deliver..

SUPPORTING WYNDHAM’S YOUNG PEOPLE TO STAY AWAY FROM CRIME

The Andrews Labor Government has awarded $350,000 to Centre for Multicultural Youth (CMY) to help young people find pathways away from offending. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas, Member for Altona Jill Hennessy, and Member for Tarneit Sarah Connolly announced CMY would receive funding for the..

HAVE YOUR SAY ON EDUCATION REFORM

Victorians are being encouraged to have their say on the Andrews Labor Government’s major reforms of             school-based vocational education and senior secondary education. The reforms will see the integration of the Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) into the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE). This..

WERRIBEE VICTORIAN CLAY TARGET CLUB ON TARGET FOR FUNDING

Wyndham shooters are celebrating today, after securing funding to upgrade their facilities. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced that Werribee Victorian Clay Target Club is one of 28 clubs across the state to benefit from the latest round of the Victorian Government’s Shooting Sports..

NEW WERRIBEE SCHOOL GETS OFF THE GROUND

Families in Melbourne’s growing south-western suburbs are a step closer to having an exciting new school close to home after a site was secured to build a future primary school in Werribee. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced land at Shipwright Parade, Werribee has..

NEW MANOR LAKES SCHOOL GETS OFF THE GROUND

Families in Melbourne’s growing south-western suburbs are a step closer to having an exciting new school close to home after a site was secured to build a future primary school in Manor Lakes. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced land at Holyoake Parade, Manor..

PARKING BOOST FOR WERRIBEE STATION

Rail commuters are finding it safer and easier to find a park at Werribee station, with 130 new and upgraded car spaces now open, relieving parking pressures in a fast-growing area in Melbourne’s west. Built by the Level Crossing Removal Project as part of the Victorian Government’s Car Parks for Commuters Program, the 20 per cent boost from 582 spaces..

WERRIBEE SPORT CLUBS HIT BY RECENT RESTRICTIONS SCORE BOOST

The Victorian Government is getting right behind even more grassroots sporting clubs and organisations in Werribee that have been impacted by recent coronavirus lockdown actions. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas announced three clubs and organisations in Werribee had secured grants of $2,000 through the Sporting..

SUPPORTING FESTIVALS AND EVENTS HERE IN WERRIBEE

The Victorian Government is celebrating the diversity that makes our state great with grants to support multicultural community festivals and events, including the Karen Cultural Events 2021. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas announced $24,000 funding for the Karen Cultural Events. $12,000 funding will also go..

GETTING WERRIBEE READY FOR NEW FOUR BIN RECYCLING SYSTEM

The Victorian Government is one step closer to a comprehensive four bin recycling system, with $127 million available to support all 79 Victorian councils including Wyndham City Council to buy new bins, improve drop-off facilities, deliver education campaigns and ensure that they have the infrastructure..

BACKING WERRIBEE ATHLETES TO GO NEXT LEVEL

Rising Victorian sports stars and teams in Werribee have been awarded pathway grants enabling them to compete at the top level. Member for Member for Werribee Tim Pallas announced five grants have been approved in the electorate from the Government’s Athlete Pathway Grants Program. The..

GRANTS TO IMPROVE ACCESS AND SAFETY ON THE VICTORIAN COAST

Applications for the Victorian Government’s $1 million Coastal Public Access and Risk Grants program are now open. Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio today announced a doubling of funding for the program, which seeks to improve access and safety along Victoria’s coast…

SUPPORTING STUDENTS WITH DISABILITY IN WERRIBEE

More students with disability in Werribee will receive the support they need to learn, contribute and participate in their schools and classrooms, thanks to the Victorian Government. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas announced that Riverwalk Primary School and Riverbend Primary School in Werribee, along with..

GALVIN PARK RESERVE SCORES FUNDING TOWARDS NEW BEHIND-GOAL NETTING

Galvin Park Reserve in Werribee is among 73 projects to score a share in $22 million from the Victorian Government’s 2021 Local Sports Infrastructure Fund. With overwhelming demand for shovel-ready community sports infrastructure across Victoria, the fund is supporting projects across five categories including Better..

A CHANCE TO GET MORE ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGERS IN WERRIBEE

The Victorian Government is calling for businesses, councils and community organisations to install electric vehicle charging stations across the state, with $5 million in funding to expand Victoria’s network of fast-chargers – including chargers that give electric vehicles enough power to drive 100km after ten..