Category: Western Victoria Region

Mobile Therapy Bus Helping Recovery From Family Violence

A mobile therapy bus based in Ballarat and Moorabool Shire is helping children and young people recover from family violence as part of a $21 million investment in therapeutic interventions for victim survivors. Minister for Prevention of Family Violence Gabrielle Williams said the Van Go Therapy bus was staffed by therapists and travelled to schools […]

Categories: Minister for Prevention of Family Violence, Western Victoria Region

Leading Staff Recruited For Ballarat Orange Door

The Orange Door in Ballarat is another step closer to opening its doors, helping women, children and families in Central Highlands to escape family violence and get the help and support they need. Minister for Prevention of Family Violence Gabrielle Williams said senior staff have been recruited and a site chosen in central Ballarat, with […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Prevention of Family Violence, Western Victoria Region

Major Works Underway As Ballarat Line Upgrade Construction Nears Completion

Ballarat line passengers are being asked to plan ahead for service changes as work continues on the massive pipeline of investment for passengers on one of Victoria’s busiest regional train lines. During a 23-day Ballarat Line Upgrade works blitz from Saturday 9 November to Sunday 1 December, coaches will replace trains for the entire journey […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Transport Infrastructure, Western Victoria Region

Ballarat Area Regional Road Maintenance Blitz To Begin

The Andrews Labor Government’s massive road maintenance blitz is getting underway across the Ballarat region to give drivers safer, smoother and stronger roads. Minister for Roads Jaala Pulford today announced $58.9 million was being invested into rebuilding, resurfacing and repairing around 378 kilometres of roads across Western Victoria as part of the Labor Government’s road […]

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

Western Victoria’s Road Maintenance Blitz To Begin

The Andrews Labor Government’s massive road maintenance blitz is getting underway across western Victoria to give drivers a safer, smoother and stronger roads. Minister for Roads and Member for Western Victoria Jaala Pulford today announced $58.9 million was being invested into rebuilding, resurfacing and repairing around 378 kilometres of roads across western Victoria as part […]

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

Language Programs Breaking Barriers For Migrant Families

A pilot program to help migrant families move to regional Victoria and build their language skills is making its mark on the community, thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Regional Development Jaclyn Symes visited Hamilton today to meet some of the families involved in the Great South Coast Economic Migration pilot […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Regional Development, Western Victoria Region

Make Road Safety The Winner This Grand Final Long Weekend

Victorians hitting the road over the AFL grand final long weekend are being urged to leave the thrills and spills to the footballers. Following a horror weekend on the roads with four people killed in country Victoria Minister for Roads, Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford today reminded Victorians heading away for the long […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Road Safety and the TAC, Minister for Roads, Western Victoria Region

Courting Success In Horsham, Kalkee And Natimuk

Four sporting precincts in and around Horsham have been upgraded, thanks to a funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government. The projects were made possible thanks to more than $390,000 in support from the Labor Government’s Community Sports Infrastructure Fund and Country Football and Netball Program. Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events Martin Pakula […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events, Western Victoria Region

Starting Work On Sturt Street Intersection Upgrades

 The first of a package of intersection upgrades along Sturt Street in Ballarat are set to begin soon, as consultation continues on the proposed bike path ahead of designs being finalised. Minister for Roads, Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford said two new sets of traffic lights will be installed at the Raglan and […]

Categories: Media Release, Western Victoria Region

New Facilities Boost For Dimboola Roos, Nhill Skaters

The Dimboola Football Netball Club has welcomed new female-friendly facilities as the Roos seek to provide first-rate sporting opportunities for women and girls in the Wimmera. At nearby Nhill, young people are enjoying the benefits of a sparkling new skate park – the projects backed by more than $196,000 support from the Andrews Labor Government’s […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events, Western Victoria Region