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LABOR TO FUND GROUND UPGRADE AT DUNSTAN RESERVE

An Andrews Labor Government will upgrade sports facilities at Dunstan Reserve in Brunswick West. Member for Brunswick, Jane Garrett, today announced the news to local club members at the ground. Victorian Labor’s $200,000 commitment for Dunstan Reserve will enable the lengthening of the northern pitch,..

MEDIA RELEASE – PARENTS TELL BAILLIEU: NO MORE CUTS TO EDUCATION

As schools resume for 2013, the State Opposition is ramping up the pressure on the Baillieu Government over its cuts to education inVictoria.

State Member for Brunswick Jane Garrett said parents sending their children back to school were feeling the impact of two years of savage cuts to education in Victoria.

MEDIA RELEASE – BAILLIEU REFUSES TO GUARANTEE REINVESTING TAFE SELLOFF MONEY

The Baillieu Government will not invest the funds from TAFE campus sales back into vocational education and training, Member for Brunswick Jane Garrett said today.

When asked in Parliament this week about the sale of campuses marked for closure in leaked cabinet documents, the Premier failed to guarantee that the money raised would be reinvested back into the Victorian TAFE system.

MEDIA RELEASE – JANE GARRETT CONSULTS ON ISSUE OF WORK LIFE BALANCE

State Member for Brunswick, Jane Garrett is inviting members of her electorate to take part in her consultation into the issue of work life balance.

Ms Garrett said in an increasingly dynamic economy, and fast paced society, there are mounting pressures on employees and individuals, with their personal and family time suffering as a consequence.

MEDIA RELEASE – FUNDING CUTS REDUCE TRAINING AND SKILLS OPPORTUNITIES

Students will suffer from the Baillieu Government’s multi-million dollar cut to TAFE and vocational training with possible course cuts, staff losses and escalating fees, State Member for Brunswick, Jane Garrett MP said today.

Jane Garrett said local students were already under pressure with end of year exams and deciding what studies they will do next year without having to worry about if they can get into a course or have to pay higher than expected fees.

MEDIA RELEASE – YOUNG PEOPLE INVITED TO WORKERS RIGHTS FORUM

Young people in the electorate of Brunswick have been invited to a forum to share their experiences of any unfair treatment in the workplace.

The forum has been instigated by the Brunswick Youth Action Committee (BYAC), with the support of the State Member for Brunswick, Jane Garrett.