HERITAGE GRANT TO HELP PRESERVE LOCAL ICON

The Andrews Labor Government is restoring one of Warrnambool’s much loved heritage assets, Wollaston Bridge. Labor Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney MP, today announced a $195,000 grant from the Labor Government’s Living Heritage Program, which gives communities like Warrnambool the resources we need to protect our treasured heritage. Constructed in 1890, Wollaston Bridge is…

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MORE FUNDING TO SUPPORT EX-SERVICE ORGANISATIONS

The Andrews Labor Government has announced a new round of funding for the War Heritage Collections Training Program and Gayle Tierney MP, Member for Western Victoria, is encouraging ex-service organisations across Western Victoria to lodge an Expression of Interest. The program is a great opportunity for ex-services organisations to receive expert training and support to…

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COASTCARE FUNDS COMMUNITY CONSERVATION PROGRAMS

Volunteer community groups working to protect and preserve Victoria’s coastal landscapes will share in almost $250,000 funding through the 2018 Coastcare Victoria Community Grants Program. The recipients were announced at the recent Victorian Coastal Awards, which recognise and celebrate the outstanding work and commitment of individuals and groups along Victoria’s coast. Member for Western Victoria,…

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VETERANS GRANT ANNOUNCED FOR COLAC RSL PROJECT

The Andrews Labor Government has provided a funding boost to help the Colac RSL Club commemorate the sacrifice of local veterans, and educate the wider community about their service. Labor Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney today announced the RSL will receive $3000 under the Anzac Centenary Community Grants Program. The funding will go towards…

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SMALL BUSINESS EXPERTS HEAD FOR THE SOUTH WEST

Small businesses in the Warrnambool and Koroit areas will be able to access relevant, reliable and affordable information on growing their business at workshops to be held in May. Last year more than 4,800 people participated in over 430 Small Business Victoria workshops across the State. The most popular topics included starting a business, financial…

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NEW FUNDING TO SUPPORT YOUTH PROGRAM IN COLAC

A community-based program to reduce youth problem behaviours has been rolled out in Colac after the Andrews Labor Government provided $220,000 in funding. Colac is one of three new sites to receive funding to deliver the innovative Communities That Care (CTC) project – an internationally recognised program that works with communities to prevent anti-social and…

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DELIVERING MORE SHADE TO PREVENT SKIN CANCER

More people in the Colac and Camperdown districts will be protected from the sun’s rays, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government installing more sunshades and trees in community spaces and sports clubs across Victoria. Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney MP, today announced recipients from the third round of the Community Shade Grant Program. The…

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