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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..

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..

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..

NEW MULTI-PURPOSE HALL FOR THE MALTESE ASSOCIATION OF HOBSONS BAY

Bocce tournaments will soon be a year-round feature on the program of events at the Maltese Association of Hobsons Bay thanks to $20,000 from the Andrews Government to construct a new multi-purpose hall at the Association’s base in Altona North. The new hall 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..

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..

BIG BOOST FOR THE WILLIAMSTOWN SURF LIFE SAVING CLUB

Victorian emergency management volunteers are getting a well-deserved funding boost thanks to the Victorian Government’s $15 million Emergency Services Volunteer Sustainability Grants program. Hundreds of grant applications for equipment, communications, facility upgrades and community engagement and training have already been received from volunteer organisations across..

STATE SCHOOLS’ RELIEF MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN WILLIAMSTOWN

More families than ever before have been supported by the Victorian Government’s State Schools’ Relief program to pay for school uniforms and other essential costs, such as school excursions. In the same year the Turnbull Government axed the School Kids Bonus, the Andrews Government provided..

BIGGER WESTGATE PUNT FERRY TO CARRY MORE PASSENGERS

Nearly twice as many cyclists and pedestrians will be able to cross the Yarra River on the Westgate Punt ferry when a bigger vessel enters the water later this year. On National Ride2Work day, Member for Williamstown Wade Noonan announced Westgate Punt Pty Ltd will..

KOROROIT CREEK ROAD LEVEL CROSSING REMOVAL FAST-TRACKED

Works will start next year to remove the dangerous and congested level crossing at Kororoit Creek Road in Williamstown North, as well as the partial duplication of the Altona Loop. Member for Williamstown Wade Noonan today announced the level crossings at Kororoit Creek Road and..

EDUCATION STATE TAKES SHAPE AT WILLIAMSTOWN HIGH SCHOOL

Construction for Williamstown High School’s Centenary Theatre project works is on track with the appointment of Building Engineering Pty Ltd. Member for Williamstown, Wade Noonan, visited the school today to make the announcement and celebrate the bright future ahead for students and teachers. In the..

CONNECTING CYCLING PATHS IN MELBOURNE’S WEST

Monday 25 July 2016 CONNECTING CYCLING PATHS IN MELBOURNE’S WEST Local residents and cycling groups have helped to shape the Western Distributor’s almost 10 kilometres of new and improved cycling and pedestrian paths. Minister for Roads Luke Donnellan announced today that the Western Distributor will..

TRUCK CURFEWS MAKING LOCAL STREETS QUIETER AND SAFER

The Andrews Labor Government is delivering on its commitment to Melbourne’s inner west, with fewer trucks now travelling on local streets. Since the introduction of the curfews, the number of heavy vehicles travelling on Yarraville’s Somerville Road and Francis Street, and Moore Street in Footscray..