SUPPORTING KIRRAE HEALTH SERVICE TO TACKLE ICE

13 community groups will receive Community Ice Action Grants, to roll out local initiatives to fight against ice and drug addiction in communities across the state. Labor Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney today announced Kirrae Health Service will receive $10,000 in funding towards the Koko Blokes project. The Koko Blokes project targets Koori boys…

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$30,000 WORKS IMPROVE GREAT SOUTH WEST WALK EXPERIENCE

Portland residents and visitors have better access to the Great South West Walk, following $30,000 of maintenance works along a section of the popular walking track, Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney announced today. The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) hired contractors to undertake the works near Hanlon Parade, in Portland. Ms…

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TRAVEL GRANTS NOW AVAILABLE FOR WESTERN VICTORIA ATHLETES

Aspiring athletes, coaches, officials and teams in Western Victoria get set to unlock your sporting potential by applying for funding from the latest round of the Victorian Government’s Athlete Pathway Travel Grants Program. Labor Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney today announced applications for the next round of the $2.4 million Athlete Pathway Travel Grants…

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FUNDING BOOST FOR EMERGENCY VOLUNTEERS IN WESTERN VICTORIA

Victorian emergency management volunteers are getting a well-deserved funding boost thanks to the Andrews Labor 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. Gayle Tierney, Member for Western Victoria today…

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GOVERNMENT KICKS IN FOR NEW MORTLAKE SPORTS PAVILION

The Andrews Labor Government is getting on with building the sports infrastructure Victorian communities deserve. Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney today announced a new multi-purpose community pavilion will be constructed at D.C Farren Oval in Mortlake. As part of the Victorian Budget 2017/18, the Victorian Government kicked in $50,000 to help Moyne Shire Council…

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FORMAL CONSULTATION UNDERWAY TO NAME TORQUAY SCHOOL

The next step in the rollout of the new Torquay North Primary School has been taken as the school naming process begins. Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney MP today announced that the consultation process had begun as part of picking a new name for the Torquay North school. Local families now have the opportunity…

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STAMPING OUT GRAFFITI IN WARRNAMBOOL

A $25,000 Andrews Labor Government grant will help fight graffiti vandalism and increase community confidence and safety in Warrnambool. Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney MP today announced the Warrnambool City Council has been awarded the funding in the latest round of the Andrews Labor Government’s Graffiti Prevention Grants. The grants provide up to $25,000…

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CELEBRATING THE TALENTS OF LOCAL KIDS

Local community groups and councils in Western Victoria will be supported to host free and fun activities for Victorian families as part of Children’s Week. Labor Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney invited eligible organisations to apply for funding to help cover the costs of hosting an activity or event during Children’s Week, which will…

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NEW KOROIT SKATE PARK RAMPS UP FOR ACTION

Locals from Koroit’s growing skateboard, rollerblade, scooter and BMX community can now showcase all the latest tricks and perfect their ollies at a new $170,000 skate park. Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney MP today officially opened the highly-anticipated Koroit Youth Space. Young Koroit skaters, their parents and friends fought hard for this space, kick…

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