Category: Western Metropolitan Region

Multi-Million Dollar Boost For Learn Local Providers

The Andrews Labor Government is helping early school leavers, unemployed Victorians and women looking to re-enter the workforce get the training they need, with a $2.8 million boost for Learn Local providers across Victoria. Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education Gayle Tierney joined Member for Footscray Katie Hall at Duke Street Community House […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Training and Skills, Western Metropolitan Region

Bus Boost For Melton, Rockbank And The Growing West

Passengers in Aintree, Melton South and Rockbank are a step closer to having two new bus routes and improved bus services with a contract being awarded and services to start later this year. The Andrews Labor Government will invest in two new bus routes – Routes 444 and 454 – that will be run by […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Public Transport, Western Metropolitan Region

New And Improved Rockbank Station

Rockbank locals will soon have access to a new and improved train station, as part of the Ballarat Line Upgrade. Locals got an early look at the station today, ahead of its official reopening to passengers and train services tomorrow. The station’s transformation, which began more than 18 months ago, involved demolishing its short platforms […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Transport Infrastructure, 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