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ANDREWS GOVERNMENT KICKS IN FOR LOCAL SPORT

Local cricket, soccer, and lacrosse clubs will soon be enjoying improved sports facilities thanks to a funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Williamstown, Wade Noonan MP today announced that sporting reserves across Hobsons Bay and Maribyrnong were among grant recipients in the..

Recovery Plan For Stony Creek

The Andrews Labor Government will invest more than $1 million to restore Stony Creek following the factory fire in Footscray West in late August. Minister for Water Lisa Neville and Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio announced the funding today, which will..

LOCAL SPORT AND RECREATION CLUBS TO BENEFIT FROM GRANTS

The 4th Williamstown Sea Scouts, Williamstown Colts Cricket Club, VBRA Altona Branch and the Altona North Cricket Club are among 512 grassroots sport and recreation clubs across the state sharing $815,000 in grants to boost their equipment, skills and administration expertise. Member for Williamstown, the..

STUNNING TRANSFORMATION FOR SEAWORKS IN WILLIAMSTOWN

Minister for Ports, Luke Donnellan and Member for Williamstown, Wade Noonan visited Seaworks in Williamstown to mark the completion of renovation works across the historic seaport site. The Andrews Government invested $3 million to upgrade the site which has delivered substantial improvements, including: A new..

A CLEAN AIR FUTURE FOR THE INNER WEST

A commitment to address the air quality issues impacting the inner west communities were one of the top priorities for the Andrews Labor Government in the Victorian Government’s Clean Air Summit held yesterday. The Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change, Lily D’Ambrosio highlighted that..

New Boardwalk Signs for Williamstown’s Jawbone Marine Sanctuary

Member for Williamstown, Wade Noonan today unveiled new boardwalk signs at the popular Jawbone Marine Sanctuary in Williamstown. Established in 2002, the Jawbone Sanctuary is one of Williamstown’s most treasured marine areas, which is beloved by snorkelers, nature-lovers, and bird-watchers alike. Boasting a remarkable 120..

MORE ROOM TO LEARN AT WILLIAMSTOWN NORTH PRIMARY SCHOOL

Students at Williamstown North Primary School will soon have important new works undertaken, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Williamstown Wade Noonan today announced that $1.022 million in funding has been allocated to provide a double storey relocatable for students to learn in…

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..

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..

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..