The Andrews Labor Government will provide $470,000 in funding for 15 community organisations working to prevent family violence within Victoria’s African communities. Minister for Multicultural Affairs Richard Wynne today announced funding from the Capacity Building and Participation Program to help communities recognise family violence when..
The Andrews Labor Government is delivering on its promises and delivering for the City of Whittlesea with major investments in local schools and health in the Victorian Budget 2019/20. As part of a massive $1.8 billion investment in schools around the state, this year’s Budget..
The Andrews Labor Government is standing up for patients in the North who are being hit hard by Canberra’s cuts to Victoria’s hospitals. Canberra has clawed back $305 million from Victoria’s hospitals – cuts that are hurting patients, nurses and doctors across the state. Locally,..
Drivers in Melbourne’s north are a step closer to a better and safer Epping Road as the Andrews Labor Government’s Suburban Roads Upgrade hits a major new milestone. The Labor Government released the Request for Proposal (RFP) to deliver the $2.2 billion north and south-eastern..
Families in Melbourne’s north can now enjoy a new park at the Aurora Town Centre that will include picnic tables, community BBQs, exercise and play equipment and shared paths for pedestrians and cyclists – all thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Priority Precincts,..
Reservoir’s outdated station will be demolished to make way for a modern transport hub as the Andrews Labor Government’s removal of the notorious level crossing at High Street in Reservoir ramps up. The project will rebuild the station – used by 4,000 people each day..
The growing female ranks of Epping City Football Club can say goodbye to outdated change rooms, with the Andrews Labor Government supporting the construction of female friendly facilities at the club. Member for Thomastown Bronwyn Halfpenny today announced that Duffy Street Recreation Reserve’s facilities will..
Locals in Melbourne’s northern suburbs are finding it easier to cycle to the station with secure bike cages at more stations. New data has revealed the number of people riding a bike to stations is growing, with over 1000 people a day now using Parkiteer..
The Andrews Labor Government’s expansion of the Northern Hospital in Epping has taken a major step forward with the opening of the new Intensive Care Unit. Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos today joined northern suburbs MPs to open the cutting edge ICU, which will care..
The Andrews Labor Government is supporting Victorian businesses and councils to improve their recycling practices and expand their operations to recover valuable products and reduce waste going to landfill. Minister for Environment Lily D’Ambrosio today officially launched Repurpose It’s new $8.5 million washing plant facility..
Mums and dads in Whittlesea will get access to the information, support and care they and their baby needs, with new parenting centres, more maternal child health nurses and round-the-clock support to help get their babies to sleep. Bringing a newborn home for the first..
A re-elected Andrews Labor Government will build new a new emergency department devoted to children and their families at the Northern Hospital – giving parents’ peace of mind that their kids will get calm, compassionate and dedicated care when they need it most. There’s nothing..
More young Victorians will get the chance to develop their leadership skills and give back to their local community with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to help build a new Scout Hall for the Epping North Scout Group. The whole community will benefit with Scouts..
Families across the northern suburbs will have access to the world-class local schools their kids deserve, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to open 10 new schools in the area over the next four years. Victoria is growing and we need to plan ahead to..
Wollert will get the world-class local school their kids deserve, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to fast track planning for the next stage of Edgars Creek Secondary College. Building on the $16.7 million already provided by the Andrews Labor Government to build the school,..
Member for Thomastown, Bronwyn Halfpenny, representing Minister for Local Government Marlene Kairouz, today celebrated the first day of construction for the $5 million redevelopment of the Thomastown Main Street Community Pavilion. The project received $2 million from the 2017-18 round of the Victorian Government’s Growing..
In good news for local families, a re-elected Labor Government will invest $10 million in new bus services in our growing suburbs and regions. Whether it’s building the new Suburban Rail Loop, continuing to remove dangerous and congested level crossings or delivering more local bus..
Students in Thomastown East Primary School will soon have the modern classrooms and school facilities they need to get the great education they deserve, thanks to a major upgrade by the Andrews Labor Government. Bronwyn Halfpenny visited Thomastown East Primary School to announce that ATCO..