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WIN FOR FOOTY UMPIRES IN MELBOURNE’S WEST

The Western Region Football League Umpires Association, Seddon Auskick and Seddon Cricket Club can look forward to a brighter future thanks to new floodlights at Yarraville’s Hanmer Reserve. Member for Williamstown Wade Noonan joined local club representatives and Maribyrnong City Council today to officially open..

LOCAL CRIME STATS PROMISING BUT MORE WORK TO BE DONE

The Andrews Labor Government’s record investment in officers, resources and technology is helping Victoria Police crackdown on crime in Hobsons Bay. Member for Altona District, Jill Hennessy and Member for Williamston District, Wade Noonan said the latest crime statistics show police are making more arrests..

A Bold New Vision For Education In The Inner West

The Andrews Labor Government has released a bold vision for a new learning precinct in Melbourne’s inner west. Minister for Education James Merlino, Member for Williamstown Wade Noonan and Member for Footscray Marsha Thomson visited Footscray City Primary School today to release the Footscray Learning..

Investing In Spotswood Schools And Kids

The Andrews Labor Government is boosting funding to infrastructure at Spotswood Primary School to give local students the best start in life. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Williamstown Wade Noonan visited Spotswood Primary today to officially announce it will receive $1.4 million..

SHOWTIME: WILLIAMSTOWN HIGH SCHOOL CENTENARY THEATRE OPENS

Member for Williamstown Wade Noonan today helped celebrate the grand opening of Williamstown High School’s Centenary Theatre. In a celebration with past and present teachers and students, and with members of the school community, the ribbon was cut for the new state-of-the-art theatre. Minister Noonan..

MEMBERS STATEMENT: ST MARY’S PRIMARY SCHOOL WILLIAMSTOWN

Mr NOONAN (Minister for Industry and Employment) — Very few organisations and groups ever get to celebrate a 175th anniversary. In Victoria this exclusive group includes the likes of the Melbourne Cricket Club and the Supreme Court. This year our very own St Mary’s Catholic primary school in Williamstown..

PUTTING WILLIAMSTOWN’S CRICKETERS FIRST

The Andrews Labor Government is putting Williamstown families first by giving grassroots cricket clubs the support they deserve. Wade Noonan MP, Member for Williamstown, announced today the Hobsons Bay City Council is set to benefit from the Labor Government’s Community Sports Infrastructure Fund by receiving..

MEMBERS STATEMENT: SPOTSWOOD PRIMARY SCHOOL

Mr NOONAN (Minister for Industry and Employment) — Today I rise to congratulate Spotswood Primary School on being allocated $1.4 million in the 2017–18 state budget. This funding will allow for the school’s facilities, some of which are close to 100 years old, to be upgraded and will ensure..

ENDING THE AMBULANCE CRISIS: FASTER RESPONSE TIMES FOR HOBSONS BAY

The Andrews Labor Government has repaired the damage inflicted on our ambulance service by the former Liberal Government, with state-wide ambulance response times restored to what they were before the Liberals went to war with our paramedics. The latest ambulance and hospital performance data show..

SPOTSWOOD PRIMARY GETS A $1.4M UPGRADE

Students at Spotswood Primary School will have the state-of-the-art facilities they deserve as part of an upgrade announced by the Andrews Labor Government, which is delivering for the West. The Labor Government is building and upgrading a record number of schools to make sure every..

NEW PARKS AND CYCLING PATHS FOR THE INNER WEST

Melbourne’s inner west will benefit from nearly nine hectares of new public open space, transformed from industrial land as part of the West Gate Tunnel Project. The Andrews Labor Government has unveiled plans to overhaul industrial and vacant space between the Maribyrnong River and Yarraville..

ASIA CUP KICKING GOALS FOR HOBSONS BAY’S GRASSROOTS SOCCER

Grassroots soccer clubs at JT Gray Reserve will be the big winners from an Andrews Labor Government boost to upgrade soccer facilities and encourage more people to play the world game. Member for Williamstown Wade Noonan and Hobsons Bay City Council Mayor Sandra Wilson today..

MEMBERS STATEMENT: VICTORIAN SPORT AWARDS

Mr NOONAN (Minister for Industry and Employment) — I rise today to congratulate members of the Williamstown electorate who have excelled in sports and refereeing and are finalists in the Victorian Sport Awards. Liam Costello of Williamstown is nominated for official of the year for his role..

MEMBERS STATEMENT: INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

Mr NOONAN (Minister for Industry and Employment) — I rise today to mark this week’s International Women’s Day and to honour and recognise the incredible women and women’s organisations who have served my local community in Melbourne’s inner west. Of course one must start with the great..

FIGHT FOR KINDERGARTEN FUNDING

Local families with pre-school aged children face a potential hike in kindergarten fees if the Federal Government fails to renew the National Partnership Agreement on Universal Access to Early Childhood Education for 2018 and beyond. The partnership agreement ensures that all families have access to..

MEMBERS STATEMENT: WILLIAMSTOWN SWIMMING & LIFE SAVING CLUB

Mr NOONAN (Minister for Industry and Employment) — I am very pleased to congratulate the Williamstown Swimming and Life Saving Club on successfully applying for and receiving a grant from the state’s emergency services volunteer sustainability program. I have had the privilege of visiting the club on..