MORE FUNDING ANNOUNCED FOR VICTORIA’S ENVIRONMENT VOLUNTEERS IN WESTERN VICTORIA

The Victorian Government has announced the opening of the 2019-2020 Victorian Landcare Grants for projects that protect and restore Victoria’s land and environment in Western Victoria. Minister for Energy, Environment & Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio announced the $1.76 million grants program to support Landcare and other environmental volunteer groups. Labor Member for Western Victoria, Gayle…

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ENCOURAGING PEOPLE INTO KINDERGARTEN TEACHING

The Andrews Labor Government is offering an additional 300 scholarships to aspiring kinder teachers, as well as $9,000 incentives to support early childhood teachers to move to areas where three-year-old kinder is rolling out. Labor Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney today encouraged local residents to consider pursuing careers in early childhood education, with an…

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TELLING THE STORIES OF WINCHELSEA VETERANS

The Andrews Labor Government is keeping the legacy of our veterans alive for future generations in Winchelsea. Labor Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney has announced $30,000 for Surf Coast Shire Council for the Winchelsea Memorial Park and Interactive Map Project. The grant was approved as part of the Restoring Community War Memorials and Avenues…

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BIG EQUIPMENT BOOST FOR PORTLAND DISTRICT HEALTH

The Andrews Labor Government is giving Portland District Health the latest cutting-edge equipment so that they can continue to do what they do best. Labor Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney today announced Portland District Health would receive funding under the Medical Equipment Replacement Program and Engineering Infrastructure Replacement Program grant. In total, the Labor…

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MORE SUPPORT FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT SURVIVORS

South Western Centre Against Sexual Assault (SWCASA) will receive counselling and support for an extra 154 survivors of sexual abuse over two years, under a $272,418 funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government. The funds are part of a state-wide package set to reach an extra 2,800 survivors of sexual assault across Victoria, providing crisis…

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SAFETY BOOST FOR WARRNAMBOOL GROWTH ZONES

Accessing one of Warrnambool’s fastest-growing commercial and residential centres is now safer and more efficient with works complete on Boiling Down Road thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Rehabilitation and widening works on 1.2 kilometres of Boiling Down Road are now complete, providing extra room for vehicles to pass one another without having to veer…

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WORKS COMPLETE ON LAVERS HILL-COBDEN ROAD

Drivers will now enjoy a smoother and safer journey when travelling between Lavers Hill and Cobden with the completion of a massive road rebuilding project thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney said about 10 kilometres of Lavers Hill-Cobden Road had been completely rebuilt between Chapple Vale and Jancourt East…

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APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR GRAFFITI PREVENTION GRANTS

The Andrews Labor Government is helping local communities to protect their neighbourhoods from illegal graffiti, with applications now open for the Graffiti Prevention Grants program. Western Victorian Community groups can team up with their local council to apply for a grant of up to $30,000 to tackle graffiti vandalism in their neighbourhoods and increase perceptions…

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BUILDING THE FACILITIES OUR VETERANS DESERVE

The Andrews Labor Government and Labor Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney is inviting local organisations that support veterans to apply now for grants of up to $200,000 to spruce up their buildings and facilities. Ms Tierney said the new funding round for the Veterans Capital Works Grant Program would help eligible organisations fund facility…

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