Category: Parliamentary Secretary to the Premier

Young Achiever Awards Recognise Leaders And Changemakers

Arun Thomas from Horsham has been crowned the 2019 Victorian Young Achiever of the Year for his extraordinary leadership in rural and regional health and aged care. Arun was honoured at the 2019 Seven News Young Achiever Awards gala presentation dinner, presented by Parliamentary Secretary to the Premier Danny Pearson. The Awards recognise and celebrate […]

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Building A Safer And Stronger Western Highway

The Andrews Labor Government is making the Western Highway safer for all road users, with major upgrades set for three key projects along the busy road. Parliamentary Secretary to the Premier Colin Brooks, today announced a $60 million funding boost to start pre-construction work on the Ararat and Beaufort Bypasses and planning work for improvements […]

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New Ambo Service For Donald, Birchip And Woomelang

The Andrews Labor Government will deliver a new ambulance service for the Donald, Birchip and Woomelang communities to respond to local emergencies faster. Parliamentary Secretary to the Premier Colin Brooks today joined locals in Donald to celebrate the new ambulance service in the Southern Mallee and East Wimmera areas. The new service is part of […]

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Avoca’s Wine Festival Is Ripe For Growth

Winemakers from Victoria’s Pyrenees region will receive a $23,500 funding boost to grow their business from the Andrews Labor Government’s $1 million Wine Growth Fund (WGF). Parliamentary Secretary to the Premier Colin Brooks today announced funding for the project as one of 41 WGF grants that are directly supporting the sustainable growth and development of […]

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Backing The Grampians’ Wine Industry

The Andrews Labor Government has backed the Grampians’ wine industry with a $91,450 package to increase Australian and overseas markets, boost wine tourism and grow wine businesses in the region. Visiting Montara Winery near Ararat, Parliamentary Secretary to the Premier Colin Brooks announced the funding, which will be sourced from the $1 million Wine Growth […]

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Funding Boost For Stawell Rifle Club

The Andrews Labor Government will help Stawell Rifle Club undertake a much-needed upgrade, with a funding boost announced today. Parliamentary Secretary to the Premier Colin Brooks today visited Stawell Rifle Club to announcing $48,000 in funding from the Shooting Sports Facilities Program. The club plans to use the money to provide disabled toilet access by […]

Categories: Media Release, Parliamentary Secretary to the Premier, Western Victoria Region

Donald High School Upgrade A Step Closer

A revamped Donald High School is a step closer today, with Brandrick Architects appointed to design a $3.5 million school upgrade. Parliamentary Secretary to the Premier Colin Brooks visited Donald High School to announce the appointment and inspect the upgrade site. Donald High School received $3.5 million in the Victorian Budget 2016/17 for capital works, […]

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Backing Clunes Booktown

Parliamentary Secretary to the Premier Colin Brooks today confirmed on-going financial support for Clunes Booktown as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s support for Victoria’s independent arts organisations. Mr Brooks visited Creative Clunes headquarters today to announce the Labor Government will provide Clunes Booktown with $240,000 funding over the next four years. Regional festivals and […]

Categories: Media Release, Parliamentary Secretary to the Premier, Western Victoria Region