BIG HOUSING BUILD FOR WARRNAMBOOL

The Victorian Government is making sure more Victorians have the security and stability of a home, with our state’s – and Australia’s – biggest ever investment in public and community housing. The Victorian Budget 2020/21 will deliver a historic $5.3 billion Big Housing Build to build more than 12,000 new homes throughout metro and regional…

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HELPING WESTERN VICTORIA’S SPORT AND ACTIVE RECREATION ORGANISATIONS SURVIVE AND THRIVE

Labor Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney today announced 8 grants have so far been approved in the electorate under the second round of the Government’s Community Sport Sector COVID-19 Short-term Survival Package. The successful organisations are: Central Highlands Netball League (Skipton) Cobden and District Night Netball Association Inc 1st Otway Foresters Scout Group Lorne…

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HELPING SOUTH WEST SPORT AND ACTIVE RECREATION ORGANISATIONS SURVIVE AND THRIVE

Labor Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney today announced 7 grants have so far been approved in the electorate under the second round of the Government’s Community Sport Sector COVID-19 Short-term Survival Package. The successful organisations are: Portland Netball Association Inc Warrnambool And District Cricket Association Inc Warrnambool City Netball Association Portland Pistol Club Portland…

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$1.187 MILLION TO PLAN FOR FUTURE WORKS AT HAMPDEN SPECIALIST SCHOOL/TERANG COLLEGE

The Victorian Government is investing $42 million into planning for school infrastructure projects to fast-track the state’s long-term economic recovery hit by the coronavirus pandemic. Labor Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney visited Hampden Specialist School today to announce Hampden Specialist School and Terang College are amongst 33 further schools given the green light to…

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PRESERVING WINCHELSEA’S LOCAL HISTORY

Community groups across Victoria are being recognised for preserving, recording and sharing their community’s local history. Labor Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney today congratulated Winchelsea & District Historical Society for receiving funding as part of the Victorian Government’s Local History Grants Program. Winchelsea & District Historical Society received $3,246 to go towards their efforts…

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PRESERVING SOUTH WEST VICTORIA’S LOCAL HISTORY

Community groups across Victoria are being recognised for preserving, recording and sharing their community’s local history. Labor Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney today congratulated Friends of St. Brigid’s Association for receiving funding as part of the Victorian Government’s Local History Grants Program. Friends of St. Brigid’s Association received $1,500 to go towards their efforts…

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WARRNAMBOOL ART PROJECT COMBATS GRAFFITI

Young people across Warrnambool have come together to transform public spaces thanks to a Graffiti Prevention Grant of $30,000 from the Victorian Government. A total of 54 students and young people took part in the Colour Our World project that provided transferable skills in project planning by working on a public mural, while also boosting…

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GRANTS FOR SCHOOLS TO BRING CREATIVITY TO THE CLASSROOM

Schools throughout Western Victoria are encouraged to join forces with artists and creative professionals as part of a Victorian Government program to expand student learning and breathe creativity into curriculum. Applications are now open for the Creative Learning Partnerships program, which enables schools to tap into Victoria’s wealth of creative talent to deliver meaningful and…

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REGIONAL VICTORIA TO TAKE THIRD STEP

From 11:59pm tomorrow Victoria’s south west and other regional communities across the state will take the third step along the roadmap to COVID Normal. Labor Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney said the announcement was a testament to the determination of regional communities to stay the course and drive numbers down. The 14-day average in…

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NEW YOUTH HUB FOR BANNOCKBURN

A new purpose-built youth centre for the fast-growing township of Bannockburn has been made possible thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government’s Growing Suburbs Fund. Local Government Minister Shaun Leane and Member for Western Victoria Gayle Tierney have announced the Youth Hub project will receive more than  $271,000 from the fund. The Golden Plains…

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COMMUNITY GROUPS TO BENEFIT FROM COASTCARE FUNDS

Volunteers and community groups along Victoria’s south west will share in almost half a million dollars in funding from the Victorian Government to continue important protection and rehabilitation works. Labor Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney said: “More funding and larger grants of up to $30,000 were available through this year’s Coastcare Victoria Community Grants…

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