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SUPPORTING THOMASTOWN’S NEXT GENERATION OF SCOUTS

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..

DELIVERING GREAT LOCAL SCHOOLS IN THE NORTHERN SUBURBS

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..

DELIVERING A GREAT LOCAL SCHOOL FOR WOLLERT

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,..

UPDATED COMMUNITY SPORTS PAVILION FOR THOMASTOWN

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..

DELIVERING A NEW BUS SERVICE TO MERNDA AND CRAIGIEBURN

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..

GIVING THOMASTOWN KIDS THE SCHOOL FACILITIES THEY DESERVE

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..

$4 MILLION IN GOVERNMENT FUNDING FOR CITY OF WHITTLESEA

The Victorian Government today announced over $4 million in funding for a new pavilion and urban streetscape improvements in the City of Whittlesea. Member for Thomastown Bronwyn Halfpenny, representing Minister for Local Government Marlene Kairouz, today announced funding for both initiatives as part of the..

$1.2 MILLION GRANT FOR CUTTING EDGE CARAVAN INDUSTRY TRAINING

Victoria’s Caravan Industry will soon have access to new cutting edge training thanks to a new project funded under the Andrews Labor Government’s Workplace Training Innovation Fund. At Victoria’s first ever Caravan Industry Trade Exhibition, Member for Thomastown, Bronwyn Halfpenny MP announced the $1.2 million..

GIVING LALOR GARDENS PRIMARY SCHOOL KIDS THE SCHOOL FACILITIES THEY DESERVE

Students in Lalor Gardens Primary School will soon have the school facilities they need to get the great education they deserve, thanks to a major upgrade by the Andrews Labor Government. Bronwyn Halfpenny MP today visited Lalor Gardens Primary School to announce that Patrick Architects..

Sun Sets On Dodgy Property Developers

The Andrews Labor Government is protecting Victorians buying property off-the-plan from delay tactics used by some property developers to rip people off. The Sale of Land Amendment Bill 2018 will restrict the use of sunset clauses without the purchaser’s consent. The changes mean off-the-plan contracts..

BOOST FOR ABORIGINAL EARLY LEARNING FACILITY

Community infrastructure for Aboriginal Victorians in Melbourne’s northern suburbs has received a boost courtesy of the Andrews Labor Government’s Aboriginal Community Infrastructure Program. As part of the program, Bubup Wilam for Early Learning in Thomastown has received $109,350 for capital works and upgrades to community..

VICTORIA LEADS THE NATION IN VACCINATION RATES

Five-year-olds in Victoria are now better protected against diseases prevented by vaccination than in any other state in Australia, new data shows. Member for Thomastown Bronwyn Halfpenny MP announced the latest figures from the Australian Childhood Immunisation Register that show 96.76 per cent of five-year-olds..

5 MILLION BREAKFASTS SERVED UP TO SCHOOL KIDS

The Andrews Labor Government’s School Breakfast Clubs have served five million meals to students across Victoria, ensuring they start their school day on a full stomach, ready to learn. Minister for Education James Merlino this morning joined students at Morwell Park Primary School, one of..

PACKAGING UP JOBS AND INVESTMENT FOR VICTORIA

A global food packaging company has expanded its operations in Victoria, retained its local workforce and boosted its export capability as part of a multimillion dollar project supported by the Andrews Labor Government. Parliamentary Secretary for Industry and Employment Vicki Ward joined Member for Thomastown..

CRIME DOWN IN THE CITY OF WHITTLESEA

State MPs Danielle Green, Lily D’Ambrosio and Bronwyn Halfpenny have welcomed figures released by the Crime Statistics Agency (CSA) that indicate a reduction of crime in the City of Whittlesea. New figures released by the independent CSA show the six-year crime trend that started in..