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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..

PEOPLE IN EASTERN METROPOLITAN ENCOURAGED TO ENTER SUSTAINABILITY AWARDS

Victorian businesses, schools, government and community groups who are leading the way in sustainability can now apply to enter the 2019 Premier’s Sustainability Awards. Member for Eastern Metropolitan Region Shaun Leane MP today urged leaders in sustainability in the region to enter the 2019 Premier’s..

HELPING MORE YOUNG VICTORIANS LEARN TO DRIVE

The Andrews Labor Government is helping more disadvantaged young Victorians get the support they need while learning to drive. Member for Eastern Metropolitan Region Shaun Leane MP today announced the successful Learner Driver Mentor Program (L2P) will continue for a further four years. The L2P..

BIG EQUIPMENT BOOST FOR EASTERN HEALTH

The Andrews Labor Government is giving the Eastern Health the latest cutting-edge equipment so that they can continue to do what they do best. Shaun Leane Member for Eastern Metropolitan Region today announced the Maroondah Hospital would receive funding under the Medical Equipment Replacement Program..

MORE SUPPORT FOR THOUSANDS OF SEXUAL ASSAULT SURVIVORS

Ringwood Australian Childhood Foundation will receive counselling and support for an extra 44 survivors of sexual abuse over two years, under a $39,521 funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government. The funds are part of a state-wide package set to reach an extra 2,800 survivors..

CELEBRATING YOUNG PEOPLE IN EASTERN METROPOLITAN REGION

Young people in Eastern Metro will participate in Victorian Youth Week to recognise and celebrate the contribution they make to their local community. Victorian Youth Week runs from 5 to 14 April 2019 and highlights the important role young people play in in our state..

RECOGNISING EXCELLENCE IN PROTECTING CHILDREN

Nominations are now open for Victoria’s most celebrated child protection awards that highlight Victorians who work tirelessly to protect and promote the wellbeing of vulnerable children and their families. The Andrews Labor Government’s Victorian Protecting Children Awards recognise those who are committed to keeping children..

SUPPORTING MEN’S HEALTH WITH MEN’S SHED BOOST

The Andrews Labor Government is building or upgrading men’s sheds for communities all over Victoria. Member for Eastern Metropolitan Region Shaun Leane MP today announced this year’s Men’s Shed grant applications are now open. The Labor Government is investing nearly $900,000 to build, upgrade or..

CALL FOR LOCAL COMMUNITIES TO IMPROVE ROAD SAFETY

The Andrews Labor Government is calling on community groups, councils and schools to use their local knowledge to improve road safety in Eastern Metropolitan Region. Member for Eastern Metropolitan Region Shaun Leane today encourage locals to apply for grants of up to $50,000 through the..

BUILDING THE FACILITIES OUR VETERANS DESERVE

The Andrews Labor Government and Member for Eastern Metropolitan Region Shaun Leane is inviting local organisations that support veterans to apply now for grants of up to $200,000 to spruce up their buildings and facilities. Minister for Veterans Robin Scott today opened a new funding..

PREPARING YOUNG PEOPLE FOR THE FUTURE WORLD OF WORK

Young people across Victoria are being invited to talk about the workplace of the future at the Victorian Government’s Youth Summit on Friday 5 April at Marvel Stadium in Docklands, Melbourne. Rapid global, technological, social and environmental changes are transforming the way we work, where..

APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR GRAFFITI PREVENTION GRANTS

The Andrews Labor Government is helping local communities to protect their neighbourhoods from illegal graffiti, with applications now open for the Graffiti Prevention Grants program. Eastern Metropolitan Region community groups can team up with their local council to apply for a grant of up to..