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Archives for August, 2021

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Statement From Shaun Leane

Over the past month, I’ve been receiving radiation therapy across my shoulders and chest to treat a number of skin cancers. My prognosis for recovery is very good, but I’ve reached a point in recent days where I’m struggling with the physical effects of the..

Sign Of The Times: Revitalisation Takes Hold In Reservoir

Better footpaths, landscaping and signage, innovative youth programs and new opportunities for First Nations people are among a raft of new revitalisation projects for Reservoir backed by the Victorian Government. Minister for Suburban Development Shaun Leane today announced $1.2 million for six projects through the..

Community Partnerships Continue To Shape Local Areas

Communities in Melbourne will have more say on the issues that matter to them with the continuation of the important work of the Metropolitan Partnerships for the next four years. Minister for Suburban Development Shaun Leane congratulated 25 new and 33 ongoing community members who..

Building Stronger Council Culture For Everyone’s Benefit

The Victorian Government has commissioned a wide-ranging review into what influences culture in Victorian councils. Minister for Local Government Shaun Leane today announced the start of the Local Government Culture Project. The Project will be delivered by PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in partnership with two eminent academics:..

Current situation in Afghanistan – Veteran support

The emerging situation in Afghanistan is something that we should all be concerned about and whilst Defence is a matter for the Commonwealth Government, I do have concerns for veterans in Victoria at this time. I would urge friends or family members of Afghanistan veterans..

Funding Boost For Councils To Respond To Emergencies

Councils across Victoria will receive more funding to help them prepare for and respond to emergencies, thanks to a funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government. An extra $1 million will be invested in the Municipal Emergency Resourcing Program, taking the total funding for Victoria’s 64..


Eastern Metropolitan Region student’s have been recognised alongside the state’s best performing VCE students in the Premier’s VCE Awards. Member for Eastern Metropolitan Region today congratulated Shayna Daljit Sedeora, Lorraine Luo and Eric Wong on their outstanding achievement. Shayna Daljit Sedeora was recognised with an..