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Progress for Williamstown’s Marine Precinct: Dredging Study Released

Parks Victoria today released a technical dredging study of the Williamstown foreshore, which examined changes to marine conditions across the iconic waterway precinct. Funded by a $170,000 allocation from the Andrews Government, the study was commissioned to investigate local stakeholders’ concerns regarding issues impacting the..

TRUCK BAN BREAKERS CAUGHT ON CAMERA

The latest traffic camera technology has been installed on Hyde Street in Yarraville to catch drivers breaking truck bans during preparatory road works for the West Gate Tunnel. Cameras and sensors will be used to detect trucks that are using Hyde Street overnight or don’t..

ARTS GRANT TO LIGHT UP PAINE RESERVE LANEWAY IN NEWPORT

Renowned local artist Donna Jackson joins a roll call of 62 artists and creative organisations to receive support through the Victorian Government’s latest round of VicArts grants. Member for Williamstown Wade Noonan today announced a total of $120,000 to Ms Jackson’s Hubcap Productions to support..

THE INNER WEST TO HAVE THEIR SAY ON AIR QUALITY

The Andrews Labor Government is giving locals the opportunity to provide input into future improvements for air quality in the inner west. The Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio and Minister for Roads Luke Donnellan today announced the Inner West Air Quality..

Altona Loop Returns Early With Another Level Crossing Gone

Train services along the Altona Loop will resume tomorrow as the planned 43-day construction blitz to remove another level crossing and build new track finishes almost a week ahead of schedule. Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan today visited the Kororoit Creek Road level crossing..

BLUNT’S BOATBUILDING HERITAGE JETTY TO BE RESTORED

The Andrews Labor Government is restoring one of Williamstown’s much loved heritage assets, Blunt Boat Builders on Nelson Place. Member for Williamstown, the Hon. Wade Noonan MP, today announced a $115,000 grant from the Labor Government’s Living Heritage Program, to help repair and partially reconstruct..

Constituency Question: Footscray Learning Precinct

Mr Wade NOONAN MP (Williamstown) – My question is to the Minister for Education, and it relates to the Footscray learning precinct. In the coming years the new Footscray learning precinct will become operational, consisting of two junior campuses for years 7 to 9, including a new..

More Social Housing For Dandenong And Newport

  The Andrews Labor Government is delivering more social housing for disadvantaged people in Dandenong and Newport, with funding of almost $5 million. Minister for Consumer Affairs Marlene Kairouz today toured a site in Dandenong where the Labor Government is partnering with Housing Choices Australia..

Inclusive Kindergarten Grants: Better Equipment for Brighter Futures

Two Hobsons Bay kindergartens have been successful in the Andrews Government’s Inclusive Kinder Facilities Program. These grants will see almost $13,000 going towards better equipment at Emma McLean and Home Road Kindergartens. Emma McLean Kindergarten in Spotswood received a grant of $10,000, which will provide..

Members Statement: Jenni Mitchell OAM

Jenni Mitchell OAM It’s with great pride that I congratulate Williamstown’s Jenni Mitchell on receiving an OAM for her service to the community and to women in rural Victoria. Jenni’s heart beats community. She cares, she gives, she’s passionate about social justice issues, and she..

Constituency Question: Smoke Detectors in Public Housing

Mr Wade NOONAN MP (Williamstown) – My question today is for the Minister for Housing, Disability and Ageing. I was really pleased to see that Williamstown’s two high rise public housing towers will share in a $22.4 million statewide program to install smoke detectors, sprinklers and smoke..

Melbourne’s Bigger, Better Trains On The Way

Manufacturing has started on Victoria’s largest train project at Newport manufacturing facility in Melbourne’s west, paving the way for more trains, more often and creating hundreds of local jobs. Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan today marked the start of manufacturing of the High Capacity..

LOCALS TO HAVE THEIR SAY ON INNER WEST TRAFFIC STUDY

Local residents will get a say in in the way vehicles move around Melbourne’s inner west as the area continues to change and grow. The Andrews Labor Government is setting up a Corridor Study Group to discuss how best to move people and freight through..

Altona Loop Dual Track On The Way And Boom Gates To Go

Kororoit Creek Road will soon be level-crossing free and Altona Loop services made more reliable following a 43- day construction blitz starting next month. As part of the Andrews Labor Government’s blitz, the Altona Loop along the Werribee line will power down from 7.30pm on..

PICK YOUR PROJECT: GRASSROOTS COMMUNITY FUND NOW OPEN

Victorians everywhere now have the chance to pitch their ideas for community projects and to vote for them, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s $30 million Pick My Project fund. Member for Williamstown Wade Noonan today called on the Hobsons Bay and Maribyrnong communities to..

Serious Offenders Bill 2018

Mr NOONAN (Williamstown) (12:41:07) — I am very pleased to rise to speak in support of the Serious Offenders Bill 2018. We all know that the death of Masa Vukotic by a crazed killer back in 2015 was one of the most tragic and shocking in this state’s history…