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HAVE YOUR SAY ON NEW SCHOOL NAMES

Communities across Victoria are encouraged to have their say in naming the new schools opening in their area in 2023, as consultation on the new names for 13 new schools the Andrews Labor Government is opening in 2023 gets underway. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas..

WERRIBEE CLUBS URGED TO APPLY FOR SPORTING CLUB GRANTS

Grassroots sports and active recreation clubs and organisations across Werribee are being urged to apply for funding to boost their equipment, skills and administration expertise. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas announced applications had opened for the Andrews Labor Government’s latest round of the Sporting Club..

VICTORIAN LANDCARE GRANTS AND JUNIOR GRANTS NOW OPEN

The Victorian Government is providing a major funding boost to volunteers and young people across the state, including in Werribee to help them protect and restore the natural environment in our area. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas said the 2022 Victorian Landcare Grants and the..

CELEBRATING WYNDHAM’S LONGEST-SERVING PUBLIC EDUCATION STAFF

The Andrews Labor Government is paying tribute to 5 government school and education staff from Wyndham being recognised for their long-serving dedication to students and families through the Recognition of Service to Victorian Education program. Tim Pallas, Member for Werribee and Sarah Connolly, Member for..

MORE MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT FOR YOUNG VICTORIANS IN WERRIBEE

The Andrews Labor Government is today making the biggest single investment in student mental health in Australian history – delivering the support young Victorians need to grow up happy and healthy, and catching mental health concerns earlier so children aren’t slipping through the cracks of..

UPGRADED FACILITIES FOR WYNDHAM PARK PRIMARY SCHOOL NOW COMPLETE

Werribee students now have the facilities they need for a great start in life with the Andrews Labor Government completing an upgrade at Wyndham Park Primary School. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced works are now complete on Wyndham Park Primary School’s $262,165 upgrade..

BREAST SCREENING BOOST IN WERRIBEE TO SAVE LIVES

Thousands more Victorians in Werribee will have better access to life-saving breast cancer screening and specialist care close to home under a multi-million-dollar investment from the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas announced a permanent breast screening service in Werribee – giving more..

ROAD SAFETY FUNDING BOOST FOR MELBOURNE’S WEST

The Andrews Labor Government is providing a funding boost to 90 Victorian schools, councils and not-for-profit organisations across the state, with grants to deliver programs that reduce road trauma and save lives. Minister for Roads and Road Safety Ben Carroll said 232 initiatives funded as..

STRONGER AGRICULTURE EDUCATION FOR WERRIBEE STUDENTS

The Andrews Labor Government is investing in Victoria’s agriculture workforce of the future, with an extra investment in agriculture education in secondary schools supporting more students to embark on a career in the primary industries. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas announced applications are now open..

UPGRADING WERRIBEE SCHOOLS BRICK BY BRICK

Students in Werribee will soon have access to the first-rate classrooms and facilities they deserve, with work under way upgrading Werribee Secondary College. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas announced Pro Start Constructions had been appointed to build the school’s $723,500 upgrade, which will help it..

PARKING BOOST FOR MELBOURNE’S WEST

The Andrews Labor Government is delivering over 1,200 new and upgraded car parking spaces to some of Melbourne’s busiest train stations in the growing western suburbs. The new and upgraded car parks at Tarneit, Caroline Springs and Wyndham Vale stations will free up local streets..

BIGGER, BETTER ED FOR WERRIBEE MERCY HOSPITAL ON THE WAY

The Andrews Labor Government is delivering a bigger and better emergency department for Melbourne’s booming outer suburbs, with multi-million-dollar expansions at the Werribee Mercy Hospital and Casey Hospital on the way. Minister for Health Martin Foley toured Werribee Mercy Hospital today, announcing that funding from..

WERRIBEE OPEN RANGE ZOO TO BENEFIT FROM RECYCLED WATER

The Andrews Labor Government is protecting one of Victoria’s favourite attractions, ensuring some of Werribee Open Range Zoo’s largest residents will have a secure and sustainable water source into the future. The Labor Government has contributed $2 million towards the construction of a 2.7km pipeline..

INCREASING THE AUSLAN TEACHING WORKFORCE IN VICTORIA

The Andrews Labor Government has added courses in Auslan to the signature Free TAFE list, helping more Victorians become Auslan interpreters and creating a stronger and more diverse community. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced the Labor Government has invested more than $4 million..

NEW SCANNERS TO BOOST HORSE WELFARE

Racehorses in Victoria will soon benefit from some of the best injury-prevention screening services available anywhere in the world, thanks to funding from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Racing Martin Pakula announced more than $950,000 from the Victorian Racing Industry Fund will be invested..

PROMOTING HEALTHY MASCULINITY IN OUR SCHOOLS

The Andrews Labor Government is helping Victorian schools build a stronger culture of respect and gender equality and supporting students to more openly discuss their mental health, with new workshops coming to schools. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas announced that two healthy masculinity pilot programs..

YOUNG VOLUNTEERS LEADING NATURE PROJECTS IN WERRIBEE

The Andrews Labor Government is empowering young Victorians to protect and preserve the state’s natural and cultural landscapes. Deanna Mifsud is one of eight young people who were successful in their submissions to the Youth Volunteering for Nature Fund, with each recipient receiving $1,500 to..

PUTTING PATIENTS FIRST IN WERRIBEE

The Andrews Labor Government is putting patients first in Werribee. Across our nation – and around the world – the pandemic has put unprecedented pressure on health systems. From a sharp increase of critical COVID patients to disrupted care, resulting in longer hospital recovery time, the last..