Category: 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

Construction Blitz To Transform More Western Roads

Work is ramping up on the Andrews Labor Government’s massive Suburban Roads upgrade, the biggest ever investment in Melbourne’s arterial road network. Major upgrades are getting underway on Leakes Road, Derrimut Road and Dunnings and Palmers Roads to slash congestion, improve access and safety and boost traffic flow for drivers from Point Cook to Tarneit. […]

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

Delivering A Great Local School For St Albans

Victoria University Secondary College students will have world-class facilities, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to build the first stage of the school’s masterplan. Funding of $23.9 million will be provided to Victoria University Secondary College for the construction of the Science Tech Engineering Arts Maths (STEAM) Building, the Learning Village Building, and the Performing […]

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

Delivering A Great Local School For Exford

Exford families will get the world-class local school their kids deserve, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to deliver a massive upgrade to Exford Primary School, near Melton. Exford Primary School has grown from a small country school into a much larger school with more than 400 students, but the facilities have not grown with […]

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