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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..

BOOST FOR PALLIATIVE CARE PROVIDERS

The Andrews Labor Government is giving hardworking palliative care services a boost so that local patients can be cared for as they near the end of their lives. Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos today announced the Labor Government is investing $9 million towards palliative care..

HELPING EASTERN METROPOLITAN REGION MANAGE E-WASTE

Eastern Metropolitan Region residents can now dispose of their e-waste safely and easily ahead of the e-waste landfill ban starting on 1 July, 2019. The member for Eastern Metropolitan Region Shaun Leane, said the e-waste to landfill ban was introduced by the Andrews Labor Government..

BIG BATTERY POWER FOR NORTH WESTERN VICTORIA

Australia’s largest integrated battery and solar farm is hard at work in North Western Victoria – storing clean energy from the Gannawarra Solar Farm and providing much needed power to the state’s energy grid. Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio visited the..

CALL FOR COMMUNITY VIEWS ON BUSHFIRE CENTRE PROPOSAL

The Eastern Metropolitan community is being invited to have their say on a new bushfire museum and education centre to raise awareness of the history, stories and lessons of the 2009 Victorian Bushfires, as well as other significant fires. Member for Eastern Metropolitan Region, Shaun..

TIME TO WET A LINE AT FERNTREE GULLY’S NEW URBAN FISHERY

In a Victorian first, Quarry Lake in Ferntree Gully has been stocked in time for it’s opening, with hundreds of rainbow trout, Murray cod and golden perch, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Eastern Metropolitan Shaun Leane said the fish were all catchable..

HELPING MULTICULTURAL COMMUNITIES IN EASTERN METROPOLITAN REGION CELEBRATE

More Victorian communities, will be able to showcase and share their diverse cultures, traditions and food with others, thanks to new funding from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Multicultural Affairs Richard Wynne and Member for Eastern Metropolitan Region, Shaun Leane MP announced more than..

EASTERN METROPOLITAN REGION LOCALS URGED TO TAKE CARE ON QUAD BIKES

The Andrews Labor Government is taking action to protect and educate farmers and workers in Eastern Metro with a renewed call for vigilance on and around all-terrain vehicles or quad bikes. Member for Eastern Metropolitan Region said the campaign is part of an ongoing push..

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..