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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..

ALTONA NORTH PRIMARY SCHOOL UPGRADE COMPLETED

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..

GETTING THINGS DONE INCLUDING A NEW SCHOOL FOR WILLIAMSTOWN ELECTORATE

Tuesday 1 May 2018 The Victorian Budget 2018/19 will deliver new skills, good jobs, more schools and better roads for every Victorian. Local families in Williamstown and Melbourne’s west will have good schools close to home, with nearly $1.3 billion invested in schools around the..

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..

NEW SCHOOLS FOR A GROWING MARIBYRNONG

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..

SECONDARY SCHOOL CAMPUS IN SEDDON A STEP CLOSER

A new secondary school campus in Seddon is a step closer, with a site adjacent to Victoria University’s Nicholson Street Campus set to be acquired as part of a $236.8 million investment by the Andrews Labor Government to buy the land needed to meet the..

Local sporting clubs to receive a life saving defibrillator

Local sporting clubs will be better prepared to manage a medical emergency after receiving a defibrillator and training package from the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Williamstown, Wade Noonan MP today announced that the Altona North Cricket Club, Altona Roosters Cricket Club, Hobsons Bay Yacht..

WILLIAMSTOWN WOMEN’S FOOTBALL PARTNERSHIP CELEBRATED

Bayside P-12 College and the Williamstown Football Club today celebrated the creation of an accelerated women’s football program at Bayside’s Williamstown Campus. The accelerated women’s football program will see year 7 to 9 girls training alongside Williamstown Football Club’s recently inaugurated VFLW team. The program..

West Gate Tunnel to deliver even more local upgrades

The Andrews Labor Government has announced another massive package of community upgrades for the inner west as part of the West Gate Tunnel project. Minister for Roads Luke Donnellan has announced $11 million for sporting grounds, waterways, public reserves and local projects as part of..

Expanding Support For Victorian Students

More schools will have access to volunteers to support students after the Andrews Labor Government delivered $300,000 to expand EdConnect – a program that connects young people with volunteer mentors to provide extra help. Minister for Education James Merlino today visited Bayside College P-12 in..

CREATING A ONE-STOP CHILDREN’S HUB FOR THE INNER WEST

Footscray families will soon be able to access a new one-stop-shop bringing kindergarten and Maternal Child and Health Services together under one single roof. Minister for Early Childhood Education Jenny Mikakos today visited Footscray City Primary School to announce a new integrated early learning centre..

Williamstown student among Premier’s Spirit of ANZAC Prize

Member for Williamstown, Wade Noonan MP today announced that local Williamstown student, William Penfold will join the Premier’s Spirit of Anzac Prize tour in 2018, tracing the steps of Australians who served in World War Two. The Andrews Labor Government is providing the opportunity for..

FORGING NEW BUSINESS AND JOBS IN BROOKLYN

Leading stonemasonry and commercial tiling company Baron Forge Contractors is creating new jobs and expanding its business thanks to a grant from the Victorian Government. The Brooklyn-based national business will invest $3.59 million in an Australian technological first, fully automated production line to create customised..

LOCAL SCHOOLS SHARE IN MAINTENANCE FUNDS

Three schools in Hobsons Bay have shared in almost $500,000 from the Andrews Government to repair school buildings and facilities. The additional funds mean Williamstown High School, Altona North Primary School and Kingsville Primary School won’t have to sacrifice funding from their school budget to..

COMMUNITY SAFETY RISES AS AMBULANCE RESPONSE TIMES DECREASE

The Andrews Labor Government is rebuilding Victoria’s ambulance system after four years of neglect under the former Liberal Government to ensure all community members get the care they need in a critical emergency. Our $500 million plan will improve ambulance response times, employ 450 more..