Archives for September, 2019

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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..


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..


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..