Category: Western Metropolitan Region

Newport Lakes Primary School Unveils New Facilities

Newport Lakes Primary School students will benefit from brand new facilities and classrooms to learn in, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today visited Newport Lakes Primary School to officially open the $3.04 million upgrade. The new facilities include four new classrooms, teaching and learning spaces, student toilets, and a […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Education, Western Metropolitan Region

Building Next Generation Facilities For Footscray Students

The Andrews Labor Government is upgrading schools in Melbourne’s inner west and building new facilities that will transform how current and future generations of Footscray students receive a world-class education. Minister for Education James Merlino joined the Member for Williamstown Melissa Horne and the Member for Footscray Katie Hall to turn the first sod at […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Education, Western Metropolitan Region

Werribee Zoo Now Accessible To All Victorians

All Victorians can now access the exciting animal sites at Werribee Open Range Zoo with the opening of Victoria’s newest Changing Places facility. Minister for Disability, Ageing and Carers Luke Donnellan today unveiled the new cutting-edge change room and toilet facility that will mean people of all abilities can access the zoo. Changing Places are […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Disability, Ageing and Carers, Western Metropolitan Region

Delivering World-Class Facilities For Hoppers Crossing Students

Students from Hoppers Crossing are a step closer to having the transformed first-rate school facilities they deserve, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today visited The Grange P-12 College to inspect the new building plans following the $9.5 million investment in the Victorian Budget 2019/20 for a major upgrade. These […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Education, Western Metropolitan Region

Delivering A New Community Centre For Melton

Melton residents will soon have easier access to vital services with construction starting on a brand new community centre thanks to a funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Local Government Adem Somyurek today joined members of Melton City Council and the local community to turn the first sod on the $4.5 million […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Local Government, Western Metropolitan Region

Backing South Sudanese Youth To Be The Best They Can Be

More South Sudanese young people will be supported to access education and jobs in Melbourne’s west thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Youth Gabrielle Williams today visited the Wyndham Community Support Group, now to be known as Junubi Wyndham. The Community Support Group’s future has been secured for another year thanks to a […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Youth, Western Metropolitan Region

Giving People Experiencing Mental Illness The Support They Deserve

The Andrews Labor Government is taking action to make sure Victorians living with severe mental illness and psychosocial disabilities don’t fall through the cracks of the NDIS. Minister for Mental Health Martin Foley was today joined by Member for Werribee Tim Pallas in announcing part of $50 million in funding for local community-managed mental health […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Mental Health, Western Metropolitan Region

Supporting Animal Welfare Groups Across Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government is getting on with supporting our hardworking and valued animal shelters and rescue organisations with increased funding announced today. The funding has been awarded as part of the first round of grants administered by Animal Welfare Victoria and is the sixth round of grants supported by the Government’s Animal Welfare Grants […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Agriculture, Western Metropolitan Region, Western Victoria Region

Delivering Kinder Upgrades In Diggers Rest

More kinders and upgraded early years facilities are on the way for Victorian families and their children – including in Diggers Rest – thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Early Childhood Education Jenny Mikakos and Member for Sunbury Josh Bull today announced a major boost for the Diggers Rest Kindergarten, which is getting […]

Categories: Media Release, Western Metropolitan Region

Work Underway To Build A Better Footscray Road

Work is underway to transform Footscray Road and connect the Andrews Labor Government’s West Gate Tunnel to the Port of Melbourne, the CBD and CityLink. Minister for Roads and Ports Luke Donnellan and Member for Footscray Marsha Thomson visited he worksite today where workers are shifting the road south so construction can start to the […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Roads, Western Metropolitan Region