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MAKING EASTERN METROPOLITAN SCHOOLS MORE INCLUSIVE

MAKING EASTERN METROPOLITAN SCHOOLS MORE INCLUSIVE The Andrews Labor Government is helping make Aurora School a more inclusive school for local students and families. Member for Eastern Metropolitan Region today announced that Bryant Aslop Pty Ltd has been appointed to design the school’s $200 000..

MORE SUPPORT TO MAKE EASTERN METROPOLITAN SCHOOLS INCLUSIVE FOR ALL

Schools in Eastern Metropolitan Region have received grants to build all-access play areas, sensory gardens and outdoor learning areas, in extra support for students with disabilities and additional needs thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced a further 51..

BAG BAN BEGINS IN EASTERN METROPOLITAN REGION

The Victorian Government has delivered on its promise to ban lightweight plastic shopping bags in Victoria to reduce plastic pollution and help protect the environment. The ban will apply from 1 November bags being provided at point of sale by all retailers, including supermarkets, fashion..

NEW GRANTS FOR ANIMAL WELFARE ORGANISATIONS

The Andrews Labor Government is encouraging animal shelters, foster carers, not-for-profit organisations and community vet clinics to apply for grants that will improve the welfare of animals across Victoria. Member for Eastern Metropolitan Region Shaun Leane MP today welcomed the opening of applications for round..

RISING STAR ATHLETES TRAVEL GRANTS APPLICATIONS OPEN

The Andrews Labor Government is backing our rising sports stars with applications now open for travel grants to help them take their skills to the next level. Member for Eastern Metropolitan Region Shaun Leane said applications have opened for the latest round of the Labor..

Kids across Eastern Metro encouraged to Walk to School

Families in Eastern Metropolitan Region are encouraged to hit the streets and walk, ride or scoot to school this October as part of VicHealth’s Walk to School program. Shaun Leane MP, local Member for Eastern Metropolitan Region said it was great to see many local..

SENIORS FESTIVAL RETURNS WITH WEEK OF FREE TRAVEL

The Victorian Seniors Festival returns this October with more than 2,500 free or low-cost events across the state and a week of free travel for seniors state-wide. Seniors Card holders will enjoy a week of free travel on all public transport across Victoria from 6–13..

A HELPING HAND TO BETTER MANAGE CHRONIC ILLNESSES

More people in Eastern Metropolitan Region living with a chronic illness will get support from their local peer-led support groups thanks to an Andrews Labor Government funding boost. Member for Eastern Metropolitan Region Shaun Leane MP today announced local support groups were among 69 to..

$50,000 BOOST FOR FOREST HILL LEARN LOCAL

Forest Hill Learn Local has shared in a $2.8 million funding boost to deliver training for priority learners including early school leavers, women seeking to re-enter the workforce and unemployed workers, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Eastern Metropolitan Region Shaun Leane today..

$50,000 BOOST FOR FERNTREE GULLY LEARN LOCAL

Ferntree Gully Learn Local has shared in a $2.8 million funding boost to deliver training for priority learners including early school leavers, women seeking to re-enter the workforce and unemployed workers, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Eastern Metropolitan Region Shaun Leane today..

EASTERN METROPOLITAN SCHOOLS TO SHARE IN $515M MAINTENANCE BLITZ

Eastern Metro schools will share in a $515 million in the single largest boost to school maintenance ever undertaken, thanks to an unprecedented investment by the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Eastern Metropolitan Region Shaun Leane said this funding will support 137 schools across the..

GRANT ROUND OPEN FOR LOCAL CRIME AND SAFETY SOLUTIONS

Eastern Metropolitan Region will have the chance to design local crime prevention projects and increase public safety as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s $25 million investment in the Community Crime Prevention Program. Applications are now open for the latest round of Community Safety Fund..

SUPPORT FOR EASTERN METROPOLTIAN REGION SCHOOLS TO ROLL OUT MOBILE PHONE BAN

Government schools in the Eastern Metropolitan Region will be able to apply for grants thanks to the $12.4 million investment by the Andrews Labor Government to deliver schools the resources they need to securely store student mobile phones, ahead of the state-wide ban starting next..

HAVE YOUR SAY ON VOLUNTEERING IN EASTERN METROPOLITAN REGION

Residents in Eastern Metropolitan Region are encouraged to share their experiences and ideas about community life and volunteering in the region, to help develop Victoria’s new Volunteer Strategy. Member for Eastern Metropolitan Region Shaun Leane MP is inviting everyone to participate by taking a survey..

BOOSTING SUPPORT FOR OUR FURRY FRIENDS

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting not-for-profit organisations and volunteers to improve the wellbeing of Victorian pets and animal owners through Animal Welfare Grants. Member for Eastern Metropolitan Region Shaun Leane MP today welcomed the announcement of recipients in the latest round of grants, with..

INCLUSIVE EQUIPMENT FUNDING OPEN TO EASTERN METROPOLITAN REGION SCHOOLS

Schools in Eastern Metropolitan Region can now apply for funding for equipment to support students with disabilities or additional learning needs to participate more fully and engage in school life, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced the next..

GRANTS FOR LOCAL CARER GROUPS OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS

Carers are getting more opportunities to be healthy, active and well with applications now open for $4 million in grants to help local carer groups across the state. Member for Eastern Metropolitan Region is encouraging all local carer groups in Melbourne’s East to apply for..