NAME CHANGE FOR BRAND NEW VICTORIAN SCHOOLS

Two of Victoria’s newest schools have chosen their new names. Labor Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney today announced Bannockburn Primary School’s new name is Bannockburn P-12 College, while Torquay North Primary School will become Torquay Coast Primary School. Bannockburn Primary School will expand next year to include secondary schooling and is relocating to a…

VICTORIAN COASTAL GRANTS NOW OPEN

The Andrews Labor Government has announced funding to improve the safety, access and amenity of coastal areas. The funding is part of the Government’s nearly $1 million Coastal Public Access and Risk Program that provides financial assistance to Victorian coastal Crown land managers, including volunteer committees of management and local governments, to reduce coastal risk…

CONSTRUCTION ABOUT TO START ON AIREY’S INLET PRIMARY SCHOOL UPGRADE

Students at Airey’s Inlet Primary School are a step closer to having the facilities they deserve, with construction on a $40,000 maintenance upgrade due to get underway shortly. Labor Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney, today announced that Deca Building Projects has been awarded the construction contract. The Andrews Labor Government is building the Education…

DELIVERING BETTER MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH SERVICES TO ABORIGINAL FAMILIES IN WARRNAMBOOL

The Andrews Labor Government is helping Aboriginal communities deliver improved Maternal and Child Health services to families and children in Warrnambool. Labor Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney MP announced Gunditjmara Aboriginal Co-operative, partnering with Warrnambool City Council, will receive a grant of $130,000 as part of the Labor Government’s Aboriginal Maternal and Child Health…

WESTERN VICTORIA LANDCARE GROUPS RECOGNISED

Western Victoria Landcare groups have been recognised for the significant contributions they have made to the local environment. Labor Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney MP congratulated the Woady Yaloak Catchment Group, Simon Faulkner (Surf Coast Rabbit Action Network) and Corangamite Catchment Management Authority members Angela Jeffery and Bret Ryan today on their awards following…

VITAL SAFETY BOOST FOR MOYNE HEALTH SERVICES

Moyne Health Services will benefit from additional safety measures to reduce and prevent violence through the second round of the Andrews Labor Government’s $20 million Health Service Violence Prevention Fund. Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney announced that Moyne Health Services had secured $9760 from the $20 million Health Service Violence Prevention Fund. Hospitals and…

VITAL SAFETY BOOST FOR LORNE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL

Lorne Community Hospital will benefit from additional safety measures to reduce and prevent violence through the second round of the Andrews Labor Government’s $20 million Health Service Violence Prevention Fund. Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney announced that Lorne Community Hospital had secured $3400 from the $20 million Health Service Violence Prevention Fund. Hospitals and…

FUNDING BOOST FOR EMERGENCY VOLUNTEERS IN WESTERN VICTORIA

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 the state. Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney MP this…

New $40 Million Fund To Help Train More Victorians

Victorian industries will receive more support to train their current and new workforce through the Andrews Labor Government’s new $40 million Workforce Training Innovation Fund (WTIF). Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney today launched the fund at Melbourne-based John Holland Group which is one of Australia’s leading engineering and contracting service providers. The fund…

State-Of-The-Art Training Equipment For Victoria Polytechnic

The Andrews Labor Government is investing more than $550,000 in state-of-the-art, specialised teaching equipment for Victoria Polytechnic to meet the needs of both students and industry. Victoria Polytechnic will use its funding for simulation equipment for health based courses, as well as funds for the purchase of ten robots and improved equipment for hair, make-up…

Victorian Education And Training On The National Stage

Victoria’s best apprentices, trainees and employers will be recognised at the Australian Training Awards in Darwin tonight. Among the group of six individuals and five local organisations representing Victoria is apprentice Steven Jeffery who studied a Certificate III in Carpentry at Swinburne University of Technology. Steven has taken the skills he used in Victoria around…

2016 Community Work Partnership Winners Announced

Programs designed to support the rehabilitation of Victorians in the justice system have today been recognised at the 2016 Community Work Partnership Awards. Minister for Corrections Gayle Tierney joined hundreds of volunteers at the MCG this afternoon for the awards, which acknowledge constructive partnerships between Corrections Victoria and local community groups. A partnership between minimum-security…