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Specialist appointments close to home for eastern victoria

Families in Sale and the surrounding suburbs will be able to get the specialist care they need closer to home thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Eastern Victoria, Jane Garrett today announced the Labor Government had delivered on its commitment to fund 500,000..

FOSTERING CREATIVITY IN THE CLASSROOM

Victorian secondary school students will have the chance to learn from industry-leading creatives as applications open for the Andrews Labor Government’s Creative Learning Partnerships program. Schools in Eastern Victoria can apply for grants to partner with leading Victorian artists, writers, performers, designers and creative organisations..

GRANTS FOR LOCAL CARER GROUPS OPEN FOR APPLICATION

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 Victoria, Jane Garrett is encouraging all local carer groups to apply for their opportunity..

HAVE YOUR SAY ON VOLUNTEERING IN EASTERN VICTORIA

Residents in Eastern Victoria 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 Victoria, Jane Garrett is inviting everyone to participate by taking a survey that will help..

LONGEST SERVING EDUCATORS RECOGNISED

Teachers in the Mornington and Hastings electorate are amongst more than 400 Victorians being recognised for their commitment and dedication to public education, at a ceremony for Department of Education and Training employees who have reached 40, 45, 50 and 55 years of service in..

PREVENTING FAMILY VIOLENCE IN EAST GIPPSLAND

The Andrews Labor Government is helping stop family violence before it starts in Eastern Victoria to better protect women and children. A funding boost of $9 million will go towards almost 60 projects and initiatives across Victoria to drive gender equality, workplace respect and increased..

UPGRADED CLASSROOMS AND FACILITIES FOR FOSTER PRIMARY SCHOOL

Foster Primary School students now have bigger, better classrooms and school facilities to learn in, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Eastern Victoria today announced the practical completion of the $1.73 million upgrade, which includes and architect-designed modular building to replace the current..

VICTORIANS HOOKED ON FISHING WITH NEW CUSTOM PLATES

The Andrews Labor Government has released a new fishing-themed custom plate to give all recreational fishers the chance to show everyone on the road how much they love fishing. ‘Hooked on Victoria’ was chosen as the winner of the fishing custom plates slogan competition, suggested..

GIPPSLAND SPORTS SCORE $1.05M FUNDING BOOST

Friday 14, July Sale City Football and Netball Club, Longford Cricket Club, Sale and District Touch Association and Stratford Tennis Club will be enjoying modern sports facilities thanks to a funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Eastern Victoria, Jane Garrett today announced..

MAKING MOOROODUC PRIMARY SCHOOL MORE INCLUSIVE

The Andrews Labor Government is helping make Moorooduc Primary a more inclusive school for local students and families. Member for Eastern Victoria, Jane Garrett today announced that the school will receive $192,400 under the $20 million Inclusive Schools Fund. The funding boost will go towards..

STRATFORD RESERVE SCORES FEMALE FRIENDLY FACILITIES

Monday, 8 July 2019 The growing female ranks of football and netball players at Stratford Recreation Reserve can say goodbye to outdated change rooms, with the Andrews Labor Government supporting the construction of female friendly facilities at the club. Member for Eastern Victoria Jane Garrett..

BABY BUNDLES COMING TO EASTERN VICTORIA

Thursday, 4 July The Andrews Labor Government’s free baby bundles for first-time parents are packed and ready to be delivered to new families in Eastern Victoria in the coming weeks. The very first baby bundle came early when Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos recently made..

KEEPING OUR PROMISES TO EASTERN VICTORIA

Tuesday, 2 July 2019 The Andrews Labor Government continues to keep its promises, delivering on the commitments it made to our community. It means from July 1st, local families will benefit from brand-new Baby Bundles, new and expanded School Breakfast Clubs and the next stage..

FUNDING BOOST FOR PALLIATIVE CARE GRANT RECIPIENTS

Monday, 1 July The Andrews Labor Government is giving Peninsula home hospice in Mornington, a boost to assist them in their care of local patients nearing the end of their lives. Member for Eastern Victoria, Jane Garrett today announced the facility will receive a grant..

PREVENTING FAMILY VIOLENCE WITH WOMEN’S HEALTH SERVICES

Monday, 1 July 2019 More Victorians will be trained in preventing family violence with new funding to teach people how to call out sexism and create gender equality policies in schools, health services, councils and workplaces. Minister for Prevention of Family Violence Gabrielle Williams has..

MAKING ELIZABETH MURDOCH COLLEGE MORE INCLUSIVE

Thursday, 27 June The Andrews Labor Government is helping Elizabeth Murdoch College in Langwarrin to be a more inclusive school for local students and families. Jane Garrett, member for Eastern Victoria today announced that a builder has now been appointed and the school will receive..

A BOOST FOR CREATIVITY AT GIPPSLAND ART GALLERY

Wednesday 19, June Wellington Shire Council and Gippsland Art Gallery will further connect and inspire audiences with support from the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Eastern Victoria Jane Garrett today congratulated Gippsland Art Gallery, which has received a $15,500 grant. This will provide the gallery..