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Archives for May, 2019

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A MODERN FIRE SERVICE FOR ALL VICTORIANS

The Andrews Labor Government is delivering on our election commitment and giving Victoria the modern emergency services our state needs by enshrining the CFA as a truly community-based, volunteer organisation and creating a new organisation, Fire Rescue Victoria. Victoria has the best firefighters in the..

THE SMILE SQUAD – FREE DENTAL VANS TO HIT SCHOOLS SOON

Victorian school students will have brighter smiles and hard-working families will avoid hefty dental bills, thanks to free dental care being rolled out at all Victorian public primary and secondary schools. The Victorian Budget 2019/20 provides $321.9 million for the Andrews Labor Government’s free dental..

2019 A MODERN FIRE SERVICE FOR ALL VICTORIANS

The Andrews Labor Government is delivering on our election commitment and giving Victoria the modern emergency services our state needs by enshrining the CFA as a truly community-based, volunteer organisation and creating a new organisation, Fire Rescue Victoria. Victoria has the best firefighters in the..

CHANGING THE GAME FOR WOMEN IN EASTERN METROPOLITAN REGION

The Andrews Labor Government is continuing to back women in sport, through the second round of the 2018-19 Change Our Game Scholarship Program. The Program creates opportunities for women to pursue leadership and development opportunities throughout the sporting and active recreation sector. Member for Eastern..

EASTERN METROPOLITAN CLUBS TO BENEFIT FROM SPORTING GRANTS

The Whitehorse Amateur Basketball Association Inc and Knox Triathlon Club are among 386 grassroots sports clubs across Victoria who will share in more than $530,000 in grants to boost their equipment, skills and administration expertise. Member for Eastern Metropolitan Region, Shaun Leane today announced Whitehorse..

BUILDING BETTER SCHOOLS FOR KNOX

Students across the Ferntree Gully Electorate will soon benefit from having maintenance works carried out at their schools, thanks to the Victorian Government. Member Shaun Leane today announced schools were among 180 schools across Victoria to share in $2.85 million of 2019-20 Planned Maintenance Program..

FEDERAL LIBERALS FAIL VICTORIANS WITH A DISABILITY

Thousands of Victorians are still waiting to receive the funding and services they desperately need under Scott Morrison’s botched rollout of the National Disability Insurance Scheme. Member for Eastern Metropolitan Region Shaun Leane today called on the Federal Liberal Government to step up and finally..

MORE SUPPORT FOR ROUGH SLEEPERS IN MAROONDAH

Member for Eastern Metropolitan Region Shaun Leane today announced $860,000 in funding for a new program to provide targeted support and stronger services for people sleeping rough in Maroondah. The Andrews Labor Government is working closely with the City of Maroondah and service provider Wellways..

RINGWOOD SECONDARY COLLEGE FINALIST IN RESOURCESMART SCHOOL AWARDS

Ringwood Secondary College from Ringwood has been selected as a finalist in the 2019 ResourceSmart School Awards. Member for Eastern Metropolitan Region Shaun Leane said local school, Ringwood Secondary College, are actively reducing their environmental footprint and sharing these learnings beyond the school gate. The..

BRIDGING THE DIVIDE BETWEEN CITY AND EASTERN METRO SCHOOLS

The Andrews Labor Government has announced a huge funding boost that will double the internet speed of state schools, better support country students and address the disparity between regional and metropolitan schools. Member for Eastern Metropolitan Region Shaun Leane today to announce an initial $82.8..

BRENTWOOD SECONDARY COLLEGE FINALIST IN RESOURCESMART SCHOOL AWARDS

Brentwood Secondary College from Glen Waverly has been selected as a finalist in the 2019 ResourceSmart School Awards. Mmeber for Eastern Metropolitan Region Shaun Leane MP said local school, Brentwood Secondary College, are actively reducing their environmental footprint and sharing these learnings beyond the school..

MANNINGHAM BOOST TO EMERGENCY AMBULANCE ARRIVALS

Ambulances arrived at the scene of emergencies on average more than two minutes quicker in the March quarter than at the height of the ambulance crisis under the former Liberal Government, new data shows. Minister for Health and Ambulance Services Jenny Mikakos today released the..