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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..

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..


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..


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…

Members Statements

Mr NOONAN (Williamstown) (13:38:16) — Earlier this month I had the pleasure of representing the Minister for Creative Industries to open a new permanent exhibition at Scienceworks in Spotswood. Beyond Perception: Seeing the Unseen allows teenagers to step away from the theories they learn in the classroom and immerse themselves..

Adjournment: Williamstown RSL Sub-Branch

Mr NOONAN (Williamstown) (19:14:20) — (14 029) Tonight I wish to raise a matter for the Minister for Veterans Affairs. The action I seek from the minister is for him to help facilitate a meeting between representatives of the Williamstown community and the RSL head office to discuss re-establishing..

Appropriation (2018-2019) Bill 2018

Mr NOONAN (Williamstown)— It is absolutely delightful to rise today to speak on the Appropriation (2018–2019) Bill 2018. In fact, as people will know, this will be my last budget response speech, and I am really pleased that it is a Labor budget response speech that I..

Members Statement: Vale Gerry Callahan

I rise to pay tribute to one of Williamstown’s most legendary and revered figures in Gerry Callahan, who passed away peacefully last month, aged 89. Gerry Callahan, as a player and coach, is without peer at the mighty Williamstown Football Club. His honours are extraordinary,..


Vital maintenance works to replace cracked and damaged exterior cladding have now been completed at Altona North Primary School. Member for Williamstown, Wade Noonan MP, and Labor’s Candidate for Williamstown, Melissa Horne met School Principal, Robyn Gregson today to inspect the building works. Old concrete..

Kicking Goals for Grassroots Sport in Williamstown

Local sports clubs and facilities in Williamstown will share in the biggest investment in women’s and community sport in Victoria’s history thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Sport John Eren joined Member for Williamstown Wade Noonan today to announce $2.1 million to upgrade..


Kids across Maribyrnong will get the world-class schools they deserve, as the Andrews Labor Government gets on with the job of building brand new schools for our rapidly growing suburbs and school communities. The Labor Government today announced the Victorian Budget 2018/19 will include $353.2..

Constituency Question; Sporting Club Grants Program

Mr NOONAN – My question is to the Minister for Sport and it relates to the Sporting Clubs Grants Program and is similar to the question raised by the member for Essendon. As the minister will probably be aware, the Williamstown Football Club has had their licence..

Constituency Question: Footscray Learning Precinct

Mr NOONAN (Williamstown) (12:51:46) — (13 999) Today my question is to the Minister for Education and it concerns the Footscray learning precinct. As the minister will be well aware, the member for Footscray and I have worked for many years to build support for a new education precinct..

Constituency Question – Footscray Learning Precinct

Mr Wade Noonan – Today my question is to the Minister for Education and it concerns the Footscray learning precinct. As the minister will be well aware, the member for Footscray and I have worked for many years to build support for a new education precinct..