BOATING SAFETY BOOST FOR APOLLO BAY

The Apollo Bay community will receive $31,200 through the 2010-11 round of the Brumby Government’s Boating Safety and Facilities Program, Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney MP announced today. “The Brumby Government is committed to working with community groups to ensure a safer boating environment and for the provision of safe boating facilities.” “Funding has…

BOATING SAFETY BOOST FOR VICTORIA’S SOUTH-WEST COAST

Victoria’s south-west coast region will receive $435,056 through the 2010-11 round of the Brumby Government’s Boating Safety and Facilities Program, Gayle Tierney MP announced today. “The Brumby Government is committed to working with community groups to ensure a safer boating environment and for the provision of safe boating facilities,” Ms Tierney said. Funding has been…

GRANTS ASSIST LOCAL GOVERNMENT TACKLE CLIMATE CHANGE

The Brumby Labor Government is providing up to $7 million in grants to local governments to tackle climate change through sustainable local initiatives. Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney MP said the grants would be made under the Victorian Local Sustainability Accord. The Accord is a partnership agreement to strengthen cooperative efforts between the state…

WARRNAMBOOL WINS PRESTIGIOUS COMMISSIONER’S AWARD

An annual children’s festival that attracts thousands of visitors every year to Warrnambool today won the prestigious “Commissioner’s Award” at the 2010 Corrections Victoria Community Work Partnership Awards, Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney MP said today. The partnership involves offenders on community-based orders setting-up and packing-up the festival which is run by Warrnambool City…

NEW TANKERS A MAJOR BOOST FOR GORAE WEST FIRE BRIGADE

Gorae West Fire Brigade received a major boost to its firefighting fleet today as the Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney, handed over the keys to two new tankers. Ms Tierney said the new vehicles would significantly improve the brigade’s firefighting capability. “The tankers will provide quicker response times and give the firefighters better access…

BRUMBY GOVERNMENT GRANT LIGHTS UP COBDEN BOWLING CLUB

Cobden residents will have more opportunities to exercise and play the sports they love thanks to $22,179 in Victorian Government funding to light up the Cobden Bowling Club. Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney MP today announced the Corangamite Shire would receive a grant through the latest round of the Community Facility Funding Program –…

NEW LAKE COLAC OVAL TURF HITS DROUGHT FOR SIX

Colac and District cricket fans can look forward to enjoying even longer sessions out on Colac’s Lake Oval thanks to the recently completed $90,000 plus oval redevelopment featuring a new drought tolerant grass surface, fully automated irrigation system and drainage.  Representing Sport Minister, James Merlino, Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney MP was at the…

NATS-LIBS TALK DOWN REGIONAL AND RURAL VICTORIA

The Regional and Rural Committee’s latest report is unnecessarily negative and talks down rural and regional Victoria, say the Labor members of the Committee. The report on the committee’s inquiry in to The Extent and Nature of Disadvantage and Inequity in Rural and Regional Victoria was tabled in parliament today. Labor MPs on the committee,…

$75 MILLION IN SAFETY MEASURES FOR VICTORIAN ROADS

A $75 million funding boost from the Brumby Labor Government will improve safety on metropolitan and regional roads across Victoria, including a $2.26 million boost for the Colac Lavers Hill Road, Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney MP announced today. “We understand people are concerned about road safety, which is why we’re building a better…

NEW WORKFORCE STRATEGY FOR THE GREAT SOUTH COAST

The Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney today announced a $150,000 project to address shortfalls in skills and workforce development in the Great South Coast region. Ms Tierney said as the region emerged from the global economic downturn, local industry was faced with the challenges of attracting and retaining skilled labour. “To counteract this, the…

KNOW YOUR DISTRICT, SAYS MP

Victoria’s Total Fire Ban district boundaries will now align with the Fire Danger Ratings, Victorian Bureau of Meteorology weather districts and local government areas, Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney said today. “Colac Otway Shire now falls within the South West district, so residents should familiarise themselves with this to ensure they are as fire…

LIBERALS HAVE TO COME CLEAN ON SCHOOLS POLICY

Terry Mulder and Ted Baillieu have to come clean about the Liberal Party’s dark past of selling more than 300 public schools. The Member for Polwarth, Terry Mulder was quoted in the Colac Herald (3-9-2010) stating that a Liberal State Government would match Labor’s promise to fund the rebuild of the Apollo Bay    P-12 College.…

LIBERALS HAVE NO DIRECTION ON EDUCATION

The Member for Polwarth, Terry Mulder has today been quoted in the Colac Herald stating that a Liberal State Government would match Labor’s promise to fund the rebuild of the Apollo Bay    P-12 College. This shows that the Liberal Government have no policy on education for Victoria, and are simply committing to rebuild schools on…

$931,510 FOR HOSPITAL EQUIPMENT IN WARRNAMBOOL

Families in Warrnambool and surrounds will have access to even better hospital services thanks to a $931,510 Brumby Labor Government boost for new equipment at South West Health Care. Announcing the funding boost, Gayle Tierney, Member for Western Victoria said the funding would be used to buy new state-of-the-art medical equipment at South West Health…

$175,000 FOR HOSPITAL EQUIPMENT IN COLAC

Families in Colac and surrounds will have access to even better hospital services thanks to a $175,000 Brumby Labor Government boost for new equipment at Colac Area Health. Announcing the funding boost, Gayle Tierney, Member for Western Victoria said the funding would be used to buy new state-of-the-art medical equipment at Colac Area Health. “This…

$174,645 FOR HOSPITAL EQUIPMENT IN PORTLAND

Families in Portland and surrounds will have access to even better hospital services thanks to a $174,645 Brumby Labor Government boost for new equipment at Colac Area Health. Announcing the funding boost, Gayle Tierney, Member for Western Victoria said the funding would be used to buy new state-of-the-art medical equipment at Portland District Health. “This…

$127,605 FOR HOSPITAL EQUIPMENT IN CAMPERDOWN

Families in Camperdown and surrounds will have access to even better hospital services thanks to a $127,605 Brumby Labor Government boost for new equipment at South West Health Care – Camperdown. Announcing the funding boost, Gayle Tierney, Member for Western Victoria said the funding would be used to buy new state-of-the-art medical equipment at South…

REJUVINATED NETBALL HUB IN COLAC NOW OPEN

Teams in the Colac and District Netball Association and Colac Summer Netball Association can now utilise six fully compliant courts with lighting in Eastern Reserve. Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney, visited the Reserve today to officially open the upgraded netball court facility. “If your passion is netball, or you just want to have a…

MOYNE SERVICES WORKING TOGETHER TO TACKLE CHRONIC DISEASE

Moyne residents with chronic diseases will have easier access to support as part of a $1 million Brumby Labor Government funding boost to local service providers. Announcing the boost, Member for Western Victoria, Gaye Tierney MP said Moyne Health Services would receive $18,000 to develop incentive projects to local partnerships between community health services, local…

SOLAR GRANTS TO HELP WESTERN VICTORIA SHINE

Businesses and community groups in Western Victoria are invited to apply for $3 million of grants in the first round of the Victorian Government’s Solar Photovoltaic Hubs program which will help reduce emissions and create green jobs. Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney MP said the program, part of the Brumby Labor Government’s Action Plan…

JUDGEMENT DAY FOR WOOLSTHORPE PRIMARY SCHOOL

From Ararat to Altona Meadows, from Woolsthorpe to Wodonga and Melton to Murrayville, a panel of judges is traversing the state to find this year’s winners of the Victorian Schools’ Garden Awards. Woolsthorpe Primary School is one of 31 schools across Victoria being visited by the judges in the next two weeks because it is…

FUNDING OUTCOME FOR WEST PORTLAND RESIDENTS

Gayle Tierney MP was in Portland this morning to inform Clarkston Ray, spokesperson for the West Portland Sewerage Scheme Action Group that the Brumby Labor Government has committed more than $767,000 to Wannon Water for the West Portland Sewerage Scheme. The funding will reduce the contribution of each landowner to the sewerage scheme by $5,770…

STAND-FOR-NOTHING OPPOSITION MISLEAD COMMUNITY WITH CHEAP TRICKS

Member for Western Victoria Gayle Tierney MP today slammed the lazy, stand-for-nothing Liberal National Opposition for misleading the community with blatantly false claims about Victorian Government road safety policy. Ms Tierney said Opposition MPs had recently distributed community surveys about young driver safety issues that incorrectly stated the Government was considering introducing night time curfews…

THE ULTRANET BREAKS DOWN CLASSROOM WALLS

Western Victorian schools are now connected to the Ultranet – the Victorian Government’s new online portal for government schools that will take government students, parents and teachers into the learning environment of the future. “Education is the Brumby Government’s number one priority and our government schools are equipped with the best modern technology available” Member…

MAJOR BOOST TO MAUDE AND LETHBRIDGE CFA BRIGADES

The Golden Plains Shire region received a major boost to its emergency services today when local member for Western Victoria Gayle Tierney handed over the keys to two brand new firefighting appliances. Two medium tankers were handed over at separate events at Maude and Lethbridge CFA brigades today. Ms Tierney said the new tankers would…

STONY RISES PROJECT OPENS AT RMIT GALLERY MELBOURNE

Some of Western Victoria’s most beautiful landscapes and local history are now on display at RMIT Gallery in Melbourne. The Stony Rises Project, which brings together 10 contemporary artists and designers, includes interpretations of various layers of the narrative of the place, geology, history and the literary, cultural and architectural interpretations that have resulted from…

NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR 2011 VICTORIAN

Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney MP today invited the Western Victorian community to honour inspirational women, by nominating them for the 2011 Victorian Honour Roll of Women. “The Honour Roll is a great opportunity to recognise the achievements of women from all sections of the community, different areas of life, and diverse backgrounds,” Ms…

$120,000 FOR STORAGE SPACE AT PORTLAND CIVIC HALL

A $160,000 upgrade to the Portland Civic Hall will provide a more flexible community facility, attracting more commercial shows and creating an estimated five jobs during construction, the Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney MP said today. Announcing a Brumby Government grant of $120,000, Ms Tierney said Portland Civic Hall was Glenelg Shire’s largest venue…

COLAC MEN’S SHED OPEN TO NEW CONNECTIONS

Men of all ages living in the Colac Otway Shire are encouraged to come along and check out the new Men’s Shed in Colac opened today. Member for Western Victoria Gayle Tierney MP officially opened the purpose-built shed at Skills Connections in Pound Road today and said that Men’s Sheds help reduce social disconnection that…

MEMBER FOR WESTERN VICTORIA WELCOMES THE $631 MILLION VICTORIAN GOVERNMENT BLUEPRINT TO DRIVE GROWTH IN REGIONAL AND RURAL VICTORIA

The Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney MP said that Western Victorian rural and regional towns and cities are big winners in the Brumby Government’s announcement of the new $631 million blueprint by the Victorian Government. The Ready for Tomorrow: A Blueprint for Regional and Rural Victoria delivers a new vision, backed by record funding,…

$4.6 MILLION TO UPGRADE KINDERS, MORE FUNDING AVAILABLE

The Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney MP today announced Apex Pre-School Ltd in Elliminyt would receive $200,000 to expand facilities so they can deliver more kinder hours. Ms Tierney said Apex Pre-School Ltd is among twenty-three Victorian kindergartens and child care centres to share in $4.6 million of Brumby Labor Government grants to help…

GOVERNMENT SUPPORT FOR LOCAL CEMETERY TRUSTS

Polwarth cemeteries are set to benefit from a $732,537 Brumby Government funding boost Gayle Tierney MP, member for Western Victoria announced today. The Brumby Government has provided the money for maintenance grants to small and medium-sized Victorian cemetery trusts, Ms Tierney said. Ms Tierney said eighty two cemetery trusts State-wide will share $732,537 in grants,…

FUNDING BOOST FOR FACILITIES AT KOLORA NOORAT FNC

The Kolora Noorat Football Netball Club in Noorat is set to benefit from facility upgrades, thanks to a Victorian Government funding program to help improve football and netball facilities across the state. Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney said the club would receive $60,000 as part of the latest round of the $11.2 million Country…

FUNDING BOOST FOR FOOTBALL AND NETBALL IN ANGLESEA

The Ellimatta Reserve Netball courts through the Anglesea Great Courts Project thanks to a Victorian Government funding program to help improve football and netball facilities across the state. Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney MP said the facility would receive $60,000 as part of the latest round of the $11.2 million Country Football and Netball…

NEW $220,000 RESCUE TRUCK FOR LORNE VICSES

Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney MP today handed over the keys to a $220,000 emergency response vehicle to Lorne VICSES. Ms Tierney said the State Government was committed to ensuring the state’s VICSES volunteers have the resources they need to carry out their important work in the community. “The new Lorne VICSES rescue truck…

$60,000 HELPS UPGRADE LAVERS HILL COMMUNITY HALL

The Brumby Government is supporting the upgrade of a local community hall in Lavers Hill, with a $60,000 grant announced today by the Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney MP. Ms Tierney said an upgrade to the Lavers Hill Hall would provide essential community infrastructure for the town and enhance its liveability. “The Lavers Hill…

$2.6 MILLION IN GOVERNMENT GRANTS FOR SW INDUSTRY PROJECTS

Member for Western Victoria Gayle Tierney today announced Brumby Government funding totalling $2.6 million for two major industry projects in the south west that will create jobs and make industry more sustainable. On behalf of the Minister for Regional and Rural Development Minister, Jacinta Allan, Ms Tierney announced $700,000 funding for the Aussie Farmers Direct…

FUNDING BOOST FOR FOOTBALL AND NETBALL IN WARRNAMBOOL

Two Warrnambool Football Netball Clubs are set to benefit from facility and ground upgrades, thanks to a Victorian Government funding program to help improve football and netball facilities across the state. Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney MP said the clubs would receive $60,000 each as part of the latest round of the $11.2 million…

LOCAL STUDENT WINS STATEWIDE SCHOOL EDUCATION AWARD

Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney MP today congratulated Megan Balcombe from Terang College, who was today named a winner in the statewide Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) Achievement Awards. “Megan should be exceptionally proud of her achievements in VCAL,” Ms Tierney said. “The VCAL certificate is an excellent alternative to the Victorian Certificate…

TERANG HUB SET TO ROLL

Families in Terang will soon have a new place to get together thanks to a $231,493 boost by the Brumby Labor Government  Member for Western Victoria Gayle Tierney said Victorian Community Support Grant funding was the last step needed to start construction on the $900,000 refurbishment of Community Hub and Grandstand. “The Brumby Labor Government understands…

NEW FUNDING TO SUPPORT VOLUNTEERS IN COLAC

The Community Hub Inc in Colac has received a $5,000 Brumby Government funding boost to support for volunteers. Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney MP announced today that Community Hub Inc had received $5,000 from the latest round of Victorian Volunteer Small Grants. Ms Tierney said the organisation had received the grant for its Beechy…

$110,000 GIVES NEW LIFE TO TOOLONG HALL

Toolong Hall will be given a new lease of life with a major upgrade backed by a $110,000 Brumby Government grant. Announcing the funding today, Member for Western Victoria said revitalising the hall was a priority for the township’s 150 residents. She said the upgrade would produce benefits across the community, from playgroups to emergency…

PORTLAND TAXI RANK A BOOST FOR PASSENGER SAFETY

An upgraded taxi rank in Portland will provide taxi passengers with a safer environment to catch a cab, announced Gayle Tierney MP, Member for Western Victoria. Glenelg Shire Council has received $62,628 of funding from the Victorian Government as part of the Taxi Rank Safety Program to improve lighting, seating, road treatment and signage at…

$125,000 TANKER A CENTENARY GIFT FOR BARWON DOWNS CFA

Barwon Downs CFA today celebrated its centenary with the handover of a new $125,000 ultra light tanker. Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney, MP, handed over the keys to the 550-litre tanker on the 100th anniversary of the brigade’s formation. “Today is an historic day for Barwon Downs CFA,” Ms Tierney said. “For the past…

VICTORIAN FAMILIES THE BIG WINNERS IN 2010 STATE BUDGET

Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney MP has welcomed a 2010 State Budget that invests heavily in services for Victorian families, cuts taxes and builds for the future – including a record $4 billion boost to Victoria’s hospitals and health system. Regional Victorians will now receive a grant of $26,500 when purchasing a new home,…

$40,000 FOR MEN TO GET TOGETHER IN WINCHELSEA

Men in Winchelsea will soon find themselves learning new skills and enjoying time with friends in a new men’s shed, as one of 25 applicants that have been successful in the latest round of Men’s Shed Program funding. Member for Western Victoria said that Winchelsea Community House Inc had received the $40,000 grant for a…

$50,000 FOR MEN TO GET TOGETHER IN ANGLESEA

Men in Anglesea will soon find themselves learning new skills and enjoying time with friends in a new men’s shed, as one of 25 applicants that have been successful in the latest round of Men’s Shed Program funding. Member for Western Victoria said that Anglesea & District Community House Inc had received the $50,000 grant…

KOROIT SPORTS STADIUM OFFICALLY OPEN

Sporting enthusiasts of all ages in the Western Victoria town of Koroit will again be taking the court in their newly-refurbished stadium. The Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney MP, today officially opened the Victoria Park Stadium on behalf of the Sport and Recreation Minister, James Merlino. Ms Tierney said the project will cater for…

BOOST TO GRASSROOTS SPORT AND RECREATION IN DENNINGTON

Dennington children, both big and small, will have more opportunities to get physically active thanks to $60,000 in Victorian Government funding for the Dennington Playground Redevelopment. Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney today announced the Warrnambool City Council would receive a grant through the Community Facility Funding Program – Minor Facilities Category. “Victorians love their…

FUNDING BOOST FOR LOCAL SPORT IN WARRNAMBOOL

The Warrnambool Lawn Tennis Bowling Club is one of 49 local sporting venues set to benefit from facility and ground upgrades, thanks to a Victorian Government funding program to help keep community sport alive and provide long term, sustainable, low water use community sporting facilities. Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney MP, said the Warrnambool…

FUNDING BOOST FOR LOCAL SPORT IN DERRINALLUM

The Derrinallum Bowls Club is one of 49 local sporting venues set to benefit from facility and ground upgrades, thanks to a Victorian Government funding program to help keep community sport alive and provide long term, sustainable, low water use community sporting facilities. Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney MP, said the Derrinallum Bowls Club…

$20,000 FOR MEN TO GET TOGETHER IN CAMPERDOWN

Men in Camperdown will soon find themselves with more opportunities to learn new skills and enjoying time with friends in an upgraded men’s shed, as one of 25 applicants that have been successful in the latest round of Men’s Shed Program funding. Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney said that the Corangamite District Adult Education…

CELEBRATING PORTLAND COASTAL CHAMPIONS

An exciting range of projects to foster young coastal advocates, protect and enhance significant coastal wetlands and cultivate important links between coast and catchment, are among the winners of the 11th Victorian Coastal Awards for Excellence, 2010. This year’s awards were hosted by the Victorian Coastal Council and attracted 16 finalists across six different categories.…

GAYLE TIERNEY ANNOUNCES RECORD NEW

Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney MP, has welcomed a Brumby Labor Government announcement to add an extra 1,966 police across Victoria in the biggest single boost to police numbers in the state’s history. “We are deploying an additional 1,700 officers to front-line policing as well as freeing up an additional 266 police officers to…

BOOST TO GRASSROOTS SPORT AND RECREATION IN TIMBOON

Timboon children, both big and small, will have more opportunities to get physically active thanks to $60,000 in Victorian Government funding for the Timboon Playground Redevelopment. Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney today announced the Corangamite Shire Council would receive a grant through the Community Facility Funding Program – Minor Facilities Category. “Victorians love their…

BOOST TO GRASSROOTS SPORT AND RECREATION IN ANGLESEA

Anglesea residents will have more opportunities to get physically active thanks to $60,000 in Victorian Government funding for the Lighting Up Anglesea Tennis Project – Stage 2 in Anglesea. Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney today announced the Surf Coast Shire would receive a grant through the Community Facility Funding Program – Minor Facilities Category.…

BOOST TO GRASSROOTS SPORT AND RECREATION IN COLAC

Colac residents will have more opportunities to get physically active thanks to $60,000 in Victorian Government funding for the Colac Skatepark Redevelopment. Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney today announced the Colac Otway Shire would receive a grant through the Community Facility Funding Program – Minor Facilities Category. “Victorians love their sport and recreation, especially…

NEW JOBS FOR PEOPLE WITH EMPLOYMENT CHALLENGES

The Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney, today announced a $330,200 program to place 70 disadvantaged jobseekers in the Barwon South west region into sustainable employment. “Congratulations to Superior Staff for winning the opportunity to place 70 young retrenched and mature aged workers and neighbourhood renewal jobseekers into jobs in the dairy processing and food…

TIERNEY CALLS ON WORKPLACE SAFETY HEROES TO BE HONOURED

Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney MP today called on Western Victorian workplaces to nominate their workplace safety at their workplace for the WorkSafe Victoria Awards 2010.Ms Tierney said nominations for the awards had just opened and Western Victorian workplaces can nominate for a variety of categories including: • Health and Safety Representative of the Year,• Best Health…

NEW JOB OPPORTUNITIES FOR DAIRY WORKERS

The Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney MP, today announced a $160,000 program to place 16 disadvantaged jobseekers in the western Victorian region into sustainable employment. “Congratulations to Dairy Australia Ltd and the Brotherhood of St Laurence for winning the opportunity to place 16 unemployed dairy workers from Warrnambool to Colac into jobs in the…

$67 million in safety measures for Victorian roads

A $67 million funding boost from the Brumby Labor Government will improve safety on metropolitan and regional roads across Victoria, including a $160,000 boost for Tyrendarra, Western Victorian MP Gayle Tierney announced today. “The Brumby Labor Government is building a better transport network for Victoria, providing important road safety upgrades for local communities,” Ms Tierney…

TIERNEY CONGRATULATES POLWARTH’S CHAMPION VOLUNTEERS

The Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney MP has congratulated members of the Beeac and Irrewarra CFAs after their success at the 2010 State Rural Fire Brigade Championships in Whittlesea recently. Joining more than 1000 fire-fighters from across the state, the two brigades placed in a number of event including: Beeac A:• 1st for the Wet…

CASH FOR ROADS A BOOST FOR FARMERS, PROCESSORS

The Brumby Labor Government is providing more than $1.9 million for local road upgrades in the Green Triangle Region to support export industries, Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney MP announced today. The funding is being provided to Glenelg, Moyne, Southern Grampians, Warrnambool and West Wimmera councils through the Local Roads to Markets Program for…

EQUIPMENT BOOST FOR SOUTHWEST HEALTHCARE WARRNAMBOOL

South West Healthcare – Warrnambool will share in a $9.4 million Victorian Government boost for regional health services to fund state of the art medical equipment Gayle Tierney, Member for Western Victoria said today. Ms Tierney said South West Healthcare – Warrnambool was one of 41 regional and rural health services that would share in…

EQUIPMENT BOOST FOR COLAC AREA HEALTH

The Colac Area Health service will share in a $9.4 million Victorian Government boost for regional health services to fund state of the art medical equipment Gayle Tierney, Member for Western Victoria said today. Ms Tierney said Colac Area Health was one of 41 regional and rural health services that would share in the extra…

EQUIPMENT BOOST FOR PORTLAND DISTRICT HEALTH

The Portland District Health service will share in a $9.4 million Victorian Government boost for regional health services to fund state of the art medical equipment Gayle Tierney, Member for Western Victoria said today. Ms Tierney said Portland District Health was one of 41 regional and rural health services that would share in the extra…

EQUIPMENT BOOST FOR SOUTHWEST HEALTHCARE CAMPERDOWN

South West Healthcare – Camperdown will share in a $9.4 million Victorian Government boost for regional health services to fund state of the art medical equipment Gayle Tierney, Member for Western Victoria said today. Ms Tierney said South West Healthcare – Camperdown was one of 41 regional and rural health services that would share in…

$5,000 CHEQUES TO LIFE SAVING CLUBS

Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney MP today congratulated a number of life saving clubs for receiving a $5,000 Brumby Labor Government boost as part of a renewed call for Victorians to play it safe by the water this summer. “The Brumby Labor Government is helping lifesavers keep Victorians safe by delivering a $5000 boost…

95 HOONS CAUGHT IN WARRNAMBOOL

Police have caught 95 hoons in the Warrnambool area under the Brumby Government’s tough anti-hoon legislation, Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney said today. Ms Tierney said Victoria Police had impounded more than 10,000 vehicles since the laws were introduced three and a half years ago to help keep Victorians safe on the road. “Since…

12 HOONS CAUGHT IN CORANGAMITE SHIRE

Police have caught 12 hoons in the Corangamite Shire area under the Brumby Government’s tough anti-hoon legislation, Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney said today. This figure includes:– Five in Terang– Four in Camperdown– Two in Cobden, and;– One in Timboon Ms Tierney said Victoria Police had impounded more than 10,000 vehicles since the laws were introduced three and…

51 HOONS CAUGHT IN COLAC OTWAY SHIRE

Police have caught 51 hoons in the Colac Otway Shire area under the Brumby Government’s tough anti-hoon legislation, Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney said today. Ms Tierney said Victoria Police had impounded more than 10,000 vehicles since the laws were introduced three and a half years ago to help keep Victorians safe on the…

$10,000 FOR BUY-LOCAL CAMPAIGN IN CORANGAMITE

Corangamite Shire Council will undertake a Buy Local campaign to increase local spending with the help of a $10,000 Brumby Government grant announced today by the Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney MP. Ms Tierney said the grant for the Corangamite – Buy Local, Try Local, Supply Local Program would be provided to the Shire…

$10,000 BUSINESS EVENTS BOOST FOR CORANGAMITE

Corangamite Shire businesses will benefit from a series of business development and networking events with the help of $10,000 Victorian Government grant, announced today by the Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney MP. Ms Tierney said The Corangamite Business Development Events Program will encourage local business growth in the Corangamite region through a series of…

LOCAL COMMUNITY HEALTH GROUPS GET FUNDING HELP

Community self-help organisations in Warrnambool will share in more than $164,000 in funding from the Brumby Government to help them with their important tasks, said the Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney MP Ms Tierney said that more than 170 community self help groups from around the State will benefit from the funding, including:– $1305 for…

$50,000 BOOST FOR INDEPENDENCE IN PORTLAND

Victorians living with a disability in Portland are set to receive extra support to become more independent thanks to a $50,000 boost in Brumby Labor Government funding. Welcoming the funding Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney MP, said that through the Changing Days initiative disability day services will be able to provide programs to give…

BANNOCKBURN HUB BUILDING ON STRONG FOUNDATIONS

The Bannockburn Community and Cultural Hub is taking shape, with Members for Western Victoria Gayle Tierney and Jaala Pulford inspecting works at the site today. “It’s great to be here today to see the foundations of this Centre – and the future of Bannockburn – set in concrete,” Ms Tierney said. “Bannockburn is the fastest…

BANNOCKBURN COMMUNITY TO BENEFIT FROM $135,250

Bannockburn residents will benefit from a $135,250 Brumby Government grant to support a key urban improvement project. Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney today announced the grant for stage two of the Bruce’s Creek Open Space Corridor. “Today’s boost will help the Golden Plains Shire Council to complete the construction of the 2.4km shared pedestrian…

APOLLO BAY COMMUNITY TO BENEFIT FROM $40,000

Apollo Bay residents will benefit from a $40,000 Brumby Government grant to support a key urban improvement project. Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney MP today announced the $40,000 for support the review of urban growth potential in Apollo Bay. “Today’s boost will help Colac Otway Shire Council in its review of sustainable areas included…

FUNDING TO SUPPORT VOLUNTEERS IN DARTMOOR

The Dartmoor Golf Club Incorporated has received a $1,900 Brumby Labor Government funding boost to support volunteers. Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney MP announced today that The Dartmoor Golf Club Incorporated had received $1,900 from the latest round of Victorian Volunteer Small Grants. Ms Tierney said the organisation had received the grant for its…

FUNDING TO SUPPORT VOLUNTEERS IN COLAC

The 2nd Colac Scout Group has received a $2,500 Brumby Labor Government funding boost to support volunteers. Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney MP announced today that The 2nd Colac Scout Group had received $2,500 from the latest round of Victorian Volunteer Small Grants. Ms Tierney said the organisation had received the grant for its…

FUNDING TO SUPPORT VOLUNTEERS IN PORTLAND

The Portland Historical Society (A Member Group of Portland C.E.M.A. Inc.) has received a $2,375 Brumby Labor Government funding boost to support volunteers. Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney MP announced today that Portland Historical Society (A Member Group of Portland C.E.M.A. Inc.) had received $2,375 from the latest round of Victorian Volunteer Small Grants.…