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 Government. Parliamentary Secretary for Industry and Employment Vicki Ward joined Member for Thomastown Bronwyn..
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..
Thousands of little Victorians – including here in the Mill Park and Thomastown electorate will benefit from new equipment, toys, learning kits and more to ensure they get the most of their early years’ education – regardless of ability. Minister for Early Childhood Education Jenny..
The Victorian Budget 2018/19 will deliver new skills, good jobs, more schools and better roads for every Victorian. Families in Thomastown will have good schools close to home, with nearly $1.3 billion for schools around the state. This includes building and planning 28 new schools,..
Drivers in the growing northern suburbs will get a faster, less congested commute with major upgrades to Epping Road in Epping. The works will be part of the Andrews Government’s Suburban Roads Upgrade – the biggest investment in suburban roads in Victoria’s history – to..
More patients in Melbourne’s north will access care and surgery faster and closer to home thanks to the Andrews Government’s world-class expansion of the Northern Hospital in Epping, with early works kick starting today. Minister for Health Jill Hennessy today joined Member for Thomastown Bronwyn..
Students in Lalor will have the modern classrooms and school facilities they need to get the great education they deserve, thanks to a major upgrade by the Andrews Government. Member for Thomastown Bronwyn Halfpenny today announced that Lalor Gardens Primary School will get a $3.8..
Police in Melbourne’s north will be patrolling with body-worn cameras to better respond to and investigate crime thanks to a multi-million-dollar investment from the Andrews Government. Minister for Police Lisa Neville launched the first stage of the Victoria Police state-wide roll out of body worn..
The Andrews Government will build more than 70 new car parking spaces at Epping Station as part of the biggest one-off boost to train station parking in Victoria’s history. The Victorian Budget 2018/19 will provide $60 million to build more than 2,000 new parking spaces, deliver more secure storage facilities for cyclists and improve access for pedestrians at key stations across Melbourne…
Northern Health will have the support it needs to fight the flu this winter, thanks to a boost for emergency departments from the Andrews Government. Member for Thomastown Bronwyn Halfpenny today announced $50 million from the Victorian Budget 2018/19 to help hospitals open more beds,..
The new Wollert Central P6, Wollert East P6 and Wollert East 7-12 are a step closer, with three sites in Wollert being acquired as part of a $236.8 million investment by the Andrews Government to buy the land needed to meet the future needs of..
Northern patients are missing out under the Federal Liberal Government’s health cuts. Northern Health stands to lose over $4 million dollars in next year’s funding because the Federal Liberal Government is refusing to pay more than $100 million it owes to Victorians. Despite conceding late..
The Andrews Government is backing a major expansion of Bertocchi Smallgoods that will create more than 700 new jobs in Victoria. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll visited Bertocchi’s Thomastown factory today to announce support for its $46.7 million expansion to increase sales and..
The Andrews Government is investing in upgrades to improve safety, cut down on crime and encourage more people to visit the May Road shopping centre. Member for Thomastown Bronwyn Halfpenny today announced $200,000 in funding for the Whittlesea City Council’s Lalor CCTV Pilot. This project..
The Andrews Government will help redevelop the Thomastown Main Street Community Pavilion through a $2 million Growing Suburbs Fund (GSF) grant. Member for Thomastown Bronwyn Halfpenny announced today that a new multi-faceted community facility will be constructed to provide additional club space for better future..
A principal has been appointed to lead Edgars Creek Secondary College as construction continues at the new school in Epping North. Member for Thomastown Bronwyn Halfpenny today announced Joanne Camozzato as the first principal of the new $16.7 million school. Scheduled to open in 2018,..
The Andrews Government will invest $2.84 million in Lalor North Primary School and $2.1 million in Thomastown East Primary School as part of its program to remove asbestos from old school buildings, and replace them with brand new ones. Member for Thomastown Bronwyn Halfpenny announced..
Drivers in Melbourne’s north are a step closer to a safer and less congested trip home, with work set to begin on the O’Herns Road Upgrade. Member for Thomastown Bronwyn Halfpenny has announced that Maca Civil Pty Ltd has been awarded the contract to build..