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EXTRA SUPPORT FOR THE HASTINGS COMMUNITY

YSAS in Hastings is one of 39 health services across the state earmarked for $10 million in facility upgrades. Member for Eastern Victoria, Jane Garrett today announced $97,217 funding to help improve the quality of care delivered to clients at YSAS in Hastings under the..

EXTRA SUPPORT FOR THE BAIRNSDALE COMMUNITY

Wellways Australia is one of 39 health services across the state earmarked for $10 million in facility upgrades. Member for Eastern Victoria, Jane Garrett today announced $131,382 funding to help improve the quality of care delivered to clients at Wellways Australia in Bairnsdale under the..

funding for south gippsland gambling harm project

The Andrews Labor Government is providing $150,000 for a project that will focus on preventing gambling harm in South Gippsland. Member for Eastern Victoria Jane Garrett congratulated South Gippsland Shire Council on their successful proposal to look at ways of preventing gambling harm in their..

east and south gippsland road maintenance blitz to begin

The Andrews Labor Government’s massive road maintenance blitz is getting underway throughout East and South Gippsland to give drivers safer, smoother and stronger roads. It will kick off in October to coincide with the warmer spring and summer months. Member for Eastern Victoria, Jane Garrett..

hastings and mornington road maintenance blitz to begin

The Andrews Labor Government’s massive road maintenance blitz is getting underway throughout Hastings and Mornington to give drivers safer, smoother and stronger roads. It will kick off in October to coincide with the warmer spring and summer months. Member for Eastern Victoria Jane Garrett said..

helping to celebrate gippsland children

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting the Gippsland community to host fun and free educational activities and events for local families and children as part of this year’s Children’s Week celebrations. Jane Garrett today announced East Gippsland Shire Library, Orbost Regional Health, Wellington Shire Council..

gippsland landcare projects receive funding

The Victorian Government is investing $55,212 into restoring and protecting the Gippsland natural environment. Member for Easter Victoria Jane Garrett congratulated the successful recipients of the 2019-20 Victorian Landcare Grants. The annual grants program delivers critical funding to Landcare and other environmental volunteer groups who..

getting gippsland children ready for school and beyond

Children in Gippsland are among more than 28,000 across the state set to benefit from programs and additional resources in 2020, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s $160 million School Readiness Funding initiative. Member of Eastern Victoria, Jane Garrett today announced all kindergarten services in..

record grants funding to protect local heritage

The Andrews Labor Government is protecting Victoria’s most important cultural landmarks and buildings with a record $3 million in grants from the Living Heritage Program. Member for Eastern Victoria, Jane Garrett today announced $155,000 grant from this year’s program which will see repairs and conversation..

upgrading tarwin schools brick by brick

Students at Tarwin Valley Primary School will soon have access to the first-rate classrooms and facilities they deserve. Member for Eastern Victoria, Jane Garrett today announced Marradon Construction have been appointed to build Tarwin Valley Primary School’s $500,000 upgrade, which will help it deliver a..

EARLY CHILDHOOD PROGRAMS RECOGNISED

An early childhood program that is improving the lives of children in Hastings is being recognised and celebrated as being among the state’s best, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Jane Garret today announced Super Koorie Kids Bush Playgroup, located in Hastings as one of..

SCHOOLS TO SHARE IN $515M MAINTENANCE BLITZ

Eastern Victorian schools will have a share in $515 million. This is the single largest boost to school maintenance ever undertaken, thanks to an unprecedented investment by the Andrews Labor Government. Jane Garrett, Member for Eastern Victoria said this funding will support schools across the..

stratford ready for big bridge build

Stratford will soon be a hive of construction activity with works on a new rail bridge over the Avon River set to begin. The $95 million new bridge will allow trains to travel at up to 90km/h rather than the 10km/h they’re limited to on..

protecting the gateway to morington

The Victorian Government is listening to local communities while delivering stronger supermarket competition as one of the world’s largest retailers enters into the Victorian market. The Minister for Planning Richard Wynne today rejected plans to develop a Kaufland store in Mornington after community consultation raised..

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..

ABOLISHING RAMP FEES TO GET MORE VICTORIANS OUT ON THE WATER

The Andrews Labor Government is making it cheaper and easier for more Victorian families to get out on the water by abolishing parking and launching fees at public boat ramps. Boat launching and parking fees at Port Welshpool are now free as part of a..

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..