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VOUCHERS TO GIVE KIDS IN WERRIBEE A SPORTING CHANCE

The Andrews Labor Government is getting on with levelling the playing field with vouchers worth up to $200 each available for our state’s most vulnerable families to put towards the cost of their kids playing the sports they love. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today..

COMMUNITY ENVIRONMENTAL GRANTS OPEN FOR WERRIBEE

Member for Werribee Tim Pallas is encouraging community groups in Wyndham to help protect the environment, with grants of up to $50,000 now available for conservation projects or habitat restoration. Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio has announced the $7.4 million Community..

STREET SURFER BUS BRINGS SERVICES TO YOUNG PEOPLE IN WYNDHAM

A new mobile hub for young people in Wyndham will soon take to the streets thanks to support from the Victorian Government’s Growing Suburbs Fund. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas officially launched the new Wyndham Street Surfer Bus on behalf of Local Government Minister Shaun..

WYNDHAM CLUBS URGED TO APPLY FOR SPORTING CLUB GRANTS

Sports clubs across Wyndham are being urged to apply for a share of millions of dollars in funding available to buy equipment and uniforms, boost administrative skills and improve operations Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced applications had opened for the Andrews Labor Government’s..

WORK STARTS ON WARRINGA PARK SCHOOL UPGRADES

Students at Warringa Park School are a step closer to getting the facilities they need for a great start in life, with an architect appointed to design the school’s exciting upgrade. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced that architecture firm Morton Dunn Pty Ltd..

VICTORIA READY FOR VACCINE ROLLOUT

The first stage of the Commonwealth’s coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination program will be ready to be rolled out at Western Health for high-risk, priority people Melbourne’s West as soon as a vaccine is available. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced people at greatest risk of..

RAMPING UP SUPPORT FOR LOCAL SPORTS INFRASTRUCTURE

The Andrews Labor Government is getting on with helping communities like Werribee transform sports facilities, build female friendly change facilities and light up more sportsfields through the new 2021 Local Sports Infrastructure Fund. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced the 2021 round of the..

SUPPORTING OUR LOCAL CREATIVE SECTOR AND WORKERS

Victoria’s nation-leading creative industries will receive more support as creative workers and businesses continue to re-activate the sector with new projects and collaborations – including in Wyndham. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today called out to local creative workers and businesses to explore Creative Victoria’s..

MORE SUPPORT FOR ABORIGINAL LEARNERS AT ALL TAFES

Three specialist Koorie staff members will be employed at every Victorian TAFE in the biggest expansion of support services for Aboriginal TAFE students in the state’s history. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced TAFEs in Werribee will be staffed with Koorie Liaison Officers and..

CONGESTION-BUSTING UPGRADE COMPLETED IN WERRIBEE

Drivers in Melbourne’s west can now enjoy safer and more reliable access to the Princes Freeway and Werribee tourism precinct, thanks to the completion of the Duncans Road Interchange Upgrade in Werribee. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced the opening of a new Princes..

BACK TO SCHOOL FOR MORE THAN A MILLION STUDENTS

More than one million students – including 84,000 preps – have returned to classrooms this week across Victoria as 14 new schools open their doors as part of the Victorian Government’s school building boom. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today officially opened the new Riverbend..

NEW $250 POWER SAVING BONUS TO SUPPORT VULNERABLE VICTORIANS

Victorians from low-income households can now access a one-off $250 payment to help with their energy bills, thanks to the Victorian Government’s new Power Saving Bonus. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced the new $250 Power Saving Bonus will be available to eligible concession..

ANOTHER CROSSING DOWN,  MORE SOON TO GO IN THE WEST

The Andrews Labor Government has removed its 45th dangerous and congested level crossing – with trains now running on the new one-kilometre rail bridge at Werribee Street, safely separated from traffic. Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan and Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today visited..

GRANTS TO BOOST COMMUNITY SAFETY NOW OPEN IN WYNDHAM

Applications are now open for grants for councils and community groups to improve community safety by addressing the causes of crime and in their local communities. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today invited councils and not-for-profit organisations across Wyndham to apply for the one-off grants..

FUNDING FOR WOMEN BUILDING SURVEYORS IN WYNDHAM

Wyndham women will be among the first to benefit from a new Victorian Government program to boost gender equality and support the local building sector. Local Government Minister Shaun Leane today announced that Wyndham City Council will receive $150,000 to recruit and train a new..

VICTORIANS URGED TO KNOW THE DRILL AROUND BARBECUES

Victoria’s independent energy safety regulator, Energy Safe Victoria (ESV) is calling on everyone to Know The Drill Before You Grill in the warmer months as people enjoy barbecues. The drill is a series of simple steps that ensure your LP Gas cylinder is safe before..

HELPING WYNDHAM PREPARE FOR EMERGENCIES

Wyndham City Council and Melton City Council will jointly receive almost $150,000 to get ready for emergencies thanks to the Victorian Government’s Municipal Emergency Resourcing Program. The Victorian Budget 2020-2021 has provided an extra $1 million for the program, which helps Victoria’s 64 rural, regional..

BUILDING & IMPROVING KINDERGARTENS IN WERRIBEE FOR THE FUTURE

The Andrews Labor Government is building and upgrading kindergartens across Victoria including in Wyndham – creating thousands of new kinder places and hundreds of jobs as Victoria rolls out funded universal Three-Year-Old Kindergarten. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced Goodstart Early Learning Werribee will..