SUPPORTING REGIONAL RECOVERY IN WESTERN VICTORIA

The Andrews Labor Government is accelerating regional Victoria’s recovery from the coronavirus pandemic by investing in Victoria’s south west to create jobs and stimulate the local economy. Labor Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney today announced support of $212,875 for projects in the Colac Otway, Golden Plains, Moyne, Glenelg, Corangamite and Warrnambool City Council areas. The allocation is…

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MOUNTAIN BIKE TRAIL GETS WORLD CLASS UPGRADE

Work is set to begin on a major upgrade and expansion of Forrest’s mountain bike trail network, that will see it become a world-class destination for mountain biking. Forest Fire Management Victoria (FFMVic) and the Colac Otway Shire Council are delivering the Forrest Mountain Bike Revitalisation Project, which will create up to 38 kilometres of…

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ROAD SAFETY GRANTS TO BOOST SAFETY IN THE WEST

Western Victoria will receive a boost from the Victorian Government for community road safety initiatives to reduce road trauma. Schools, councils and not-for-profit organisations in Western Victoria are among a number of areas across the state benefiting from the latest round of Community Road Safety Grants Program. The $1.5 million program will deliver targeted education…

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WESTERN VICTORIAN SPORT CLUBS HIT BY RECENT RESTRICTIONS SCORE BOOST

The Victorian Government is getting right behind even more grassroots sporting clubs and organisations in Western Victoria that have been impacted by recent coronavirus lockdown actions. Labor Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney today announced twelve clubs and organisations in Western Victoria had secured grants of $2,000 through the   including Category 5 – Community Sport…

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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 25 local sporting and recreation organisations will share in $38,500 in funding under the latest round of the Victorian Government’s Community Sport Sector COVID-19 Short-term Survival Package. The successful organisations are: Colac Indoor Tennis and Sports Centre $1500 Great Ocean Road Ten Pin Bowling $1500 South…

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UPGRADE WORKS COMMENCE AT BEAUCHAMP FALLS CAMPGROUND

Works are set to commence to upgrade a popular camping destination, nestled in Otway rainforest alongside spectacular waterfalls. Labor Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney today announced Forest Fire Management Victoria (FFMVic) is delivering the $225,000 upgrade of Beauchamp Falls Campground, east of Beech Forrest. The funding has been provided by Victoria’s Great Outdoors, a…

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SUPPORTING LOCALS IN VICTORIA’S SOUTH WEST TO EAT WELL, MOVE MORE AND STAY CONNECTED

Eight local organisations, clubs and groups in south west Victoria will share in over $102,000 of VicHealth funding to help deliver locally-led solutions to support residents hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic. Labor Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney today announced South West Sport Inc, Portland Football Netball Cricket Club, South West Victorian Football Association,…

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PAVING THE WAY TO BETTER MARKET ACCESS

Farmers in Western Victoria can look forward to a smoother journey from their farm gate to market thanks to a $20 million Andrews Labor Government investment. Labor Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney welcomed the funding which is being delivered through the AgriLinks Upgrade Program to improve Victorian’s vital network of local roads in the…

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NEW TRAIL OPEN FOR ANGLESEA HEATH

The beauty of the Anglesea Heath section of the Great Otway National Park can now be appreciated close-up thanks to completion of the $100,000 Yan Wirring Mirr walking trail. Meaning ‘walk, listen, look’ in the language of Traditional Owners, the Wadawurrung, the Yan Wirring Mirr trail will take visitors through heathlands that are considered one…

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ALEXANDRA PARK SCORES $3.2 MILLION FOR NEW ‘STATE OF ART’ REGIONAL FACILITY

Portland’s Alexandra Park is set for a major transformation, thanks to a $3.22 million funding boost from the second round of the Andrews Labor Government’s Community Sports Infrastructure Stimulus Program. Labor Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney announced the project was one of 42 initiatives that secured funds in the second round of the program.…

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WARRNAMBOOL BOAT RAMP UPGRADE FUNDED

Locals and visitors using the Warrnambool boat ramp will benefit from better facilities to launch and retrieve their vessels with the Andrews Labor Government investing in critical repair works. The $3.5 million upgrades announced in the Victorian Budget 2021/2022, will replace the two-lane concrete boat ramp surface, which is in poor condition.  The new ramp…

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WORK STARTS ON 6 SOUTH WEST SCHOOL UPGRADES

Better facilities are on their way for students at six south west schools with works commencing on important upgrades thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Labor Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney announced works are underway at Bolwarra Primary School, Allansford and District Primary School, Warrnambool Primary School, Cobden Primary School, Forrest Primary School and…

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