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WYNDHAM BUSINESSES GOING DIGITAL FOR COVID NORMAL

Wyndham businesses are being called on to build their digital capabilities as restrictions are eased with the launch of the Victorian Government’s Small Business Digital Adaptation Program. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas welcomed the launch of the program which will help eligible Wyndham sole traders..

WERRIBEE CHILDREN EMBRACE READING AT HOME

Children across Wyndham have been exploring far off lands and going on countless adventures as part of this year’s Premiers’ Reading Challenge. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today congratulated the students who had taken part in the challenge and experienced the joy and wonder of..

PUTTING THE MENTAL HEALTH OF VICTORIANS FIRST IN WERRIBEE

Today Member for Werribee Tim Pallas welcomed the announcement from the Premier and Deputy Premier that the Victorian Budget 2020/21 will include $868.6 million to ensure Victorians have the mental health support they need as we get on with fixing a broken system. This includes..

HELPING WERRIBEE KIDS GET THE MOST OUT OF KINDER

Every Victorian child attending a funded kindergarten program in Werribee will get the most out of their learning and development with the final stage of the $160 million Australian-first School Readiness Funding rolling out. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas has announced 32 early childhood services..

DELIVERING SUPPORT FOR VICTORIA’S VETERANS IN WERRIBEE

The Victorian Government is continuing to support veterans and their families in Werribee, with the latest round of support grants. Minister for Veterans Shaun Leane and Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced the successful recipients from three separate veterans’ grants programs, delivering 62 projects..

MORE SUPPORT FOR WERRIBEE KINDER KIDS THIS TERM

Early childhood services in Werribee will get a funding boost to support children participate in kinder during Term 4 and get ready for school. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced 32 kinders in Werribee are part of the more than 1700 state-wide that will..

EXPANSION TO MAKE WERRIBEE THE PREMIER OPEN RANGE ZOO

The $84 million expansion of Werribee Zoo into Australia’s Premier Open Range Zoo will provide a significant boost for the local economy including the creation of 350 jobs, including 90 direct jobs. The funding announced today will be used to expand the zoo over the..

HAVE YOUR SAY ON VICTORIA‘S NEW CONTAINER DEPOSIT SCHEME

With growing volumes of beverage containers Victorians can continue to dispose of their bottles knowing that soon there will be a 10 cent refund for aluminium, glass and plastic drink containers returned for recycling. Before the scheme rolls out, Victorians are encouraged have their say..

WYNDHAM COMMUNITY & EDUCATION CENTRE FINALIST IN 2020 LEARN LOCAL AWARDS

Wyndham Community & Education Centre in Werribee been nominated for their outstanding work in supporting learners to establish pathways for themselves into further education, employment or volunteer roles. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today congratulated the Wyndham Community & Education Centre for being nominated for..

SAFELY CONNECTING MULTICULTURAL SENIORS IN WERRIBEE

The Victorian Government’s CALD Communities Taskforce is supporting Victoria’s multicultural seniors in Werribee to stay connected during the coronavirus pandemic. Minister for Multicultural Affairs Ros Spence has announced that $2.1 million will be made available to multicultural seniors’ groups through the Coronavirus Support for Multicultural..

FUNDING A BETTER BOATING FUTURE FOR ALL VICTORIANS

The Better Boating Fund will ensure every cent of the approximately $30 million of boat licensing and registration fees collected each year goes towards improving boating for all Victorians. Legislation introduced into Parliament will create the Fund, which will be dedicated to priorities including recreational..

TRANSITION SUPPORT FUNDING FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITY

Victorian students with disability will receive extra support to transition from their final year of education into post-schooling pathways, thanks to a Victorian Government investment into their future. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced that specialist schools will receive $750 for each final year..

LITTLE RIVER BORDER CHANGE TO UNITE COMMUNITY

Little River residents will be reunited under the same set of restrictions, with the border between metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria adjusted to go around the community instead of through it. A change would be made to the Chief Health Officer’s directions from 11:59pm on..

MULTICULTURAL MEDIA BOOST TO REACH MORE VICTORIANS

The Victorian Government is delivering on an election commitment by supporting multicultural media outlets with new equipment and ensuring communities – including in Werribee – remain informed and engaged. Minister for Multicultural Affairs Ros Spence and Member for Werribee Tim Pallas announced WYNFM Community Radio..

WYNDHAM DIWALI GOES DIGITAL

The Victorian Government is helping Wyndham Diwali Incorporated celebrate culture and hold their event in a COVID-safe way for all of Wyndham to enjoy. It is one of dozens of activities to be supported through the Government’s Multicultural Festivals and Events program, encouraging 148 community..

DELIVERING FOOD RELIEF FOR THE WERRIBEE COMMUNITY

The Victorian Government is strengthening food relief services across the Werribee District, ensuring healthy food reaches Victorians in need. Minister for Disability, Ageing and Carers Luke Donnellan launched the Government’s new $5 million Community Food Relief Fund – supporting local community organisations supplying food to..