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SECONDARY SCHOOL CAMPUS IN SEDDON A STEP CLOSER

A new secondary school campus in Seddon is a step closer, with a site adjacent to Victoria University’s Nicholson Street Campus set to be acquired as part of a $236.8 million investment by the Andrews Labor Government to buy the land needed to meet the..

WILLIAMSTOWN WOMEN’S FOOTBALL PARTNERSHIP CELEBRATED

Bayside P-12 College and the Williamstown Football Club today celebrated the creation of an accelerated women’s football program at Bayside’s Williamstown Campus. The accelerated women’s football program will see year 7 to 9 girls training alongside Williamstown Football Club’s recently inaugurated VFLW team. The program..

West Gate Tunnel to deliver even more local upgrades

The Andrews Labor Government has announced another massive package of community upgrades for the inner west as part of the West Gate Tunnel project. Minister for Roads Luke Donnellan has announced $11 million for sporting grounds, waterways, public reserves and local projects as part of..

Expanding Support For Victorian Students

More schools will have access to volunteers to support students after the Andrews Labor Government delivered $300,000 to expand EdConnect – a program that connects young people with volunteer mentors to provide extra help. Minister for Education James Merlino today visited Bayside College P-12 in..

CREATING A ONE-STOP CHILDREN’S HUB FOR THE INNER WEST

Footscray families will soon be able to access a new one-stop-shop bringing kindergarten and Maternal Child and Health Services together under one single roof. Minister for Early Childhood Education Jenny Mikakos today visited Footscray City Primary School to announce a new integrated early learning centre..

Williamstown student among Premier’s Spirit of ANZAC Prize

Member for Williamstown, Wade Noonan MP today announced that local Williamstown student, William Penfold will join the Premier’s Spirit of Anzac Prize tour in 2018, tracing the steps of Australians who served in World War Two. The Andrews Labor Government is providing the opportunity for..

FORGING NEW BUSINESS AND JOBS IN BROOKLYN

Leading stonemasonry and commercial tiling company Baron Forge Contractors is creating new jobs and expanding its business thanks to a grant from the Victorian Government. The Brooklyn-based national business will invest $3.59 million in an Australian technological first, fully automated production line to create customised..

Members Statement: Western Suburbs Employment

Mr NOONAN (Williamstown) (14:08:42) — I rise to acknowledge the extraordinary contribution and leadership of Berry Street CEO Sandie de Wolf, who will retire from her position on 8 December after 26 years in the role. Sandie has committed her life to vulnerable children and families, commencing her career as..

Members Statement: Sandie de Wolf

Mr NOONAN (Williamstown) (14:08:42) — I rise to acknowledge the extraordinary contribution and leadership of Berry Street CEO Sandie de Wolf, who will retire from her position on 8 December after 26 years in the role. Sandie has committed her life to vulnerable children and families, commencing her career as..

LOCAL SCHOOLS SHARE IN MAINTENANCE FUNDS

Three schools in Hobsons Bay have shared in almost $500,000 from the Andrews Government to repair school buildings and facilities. The additional funds mean Williamstown High School, Altona North Primary School and Kingsville Primary School won’t have to sacrifice funding from their school budget to..

Members Statement: Ambulance Services

Mr NOONAN (Williamstown) (15:50:41) — Today I rise to commend Ambulance Victoria for the life-saving work they do and the Andrews Labor government for investing in the ambulance service and improving code 1 response times. We all know that paramedics save lives; however, their ability to do this is..

COMMUNITY SAFETY RISES AS AMBULANCE RESPONSE TIMES DECREASE

The Andrews Labor Government is rebuilding Victoria’s ambulance system after four years of neglect under the former Liberal Government to ensure all community members get the care they need in a critical emergency. Our $500 million plan will improve ambulance response times, employ 450 more..

GIVING LOCAL LIFESAVERS THE RESOURCES THEY DESERVE

The Williamstown Swimming and Lifesaving Club has opened new facilities funded by the Andrews Government’s $15 million Emergency Services Volunteer Sustainability Grants program.   Williamstown’s iconic lifesaving club was successful in its bid for facilities upgrades, additional resources, and program-development funding, receiving a $25,000 grant..

Members Statement: Hobsons Bay Community Fund

Mr NOONAN (Williamstown) (10:00:50) — I rise to acknowledge the significant support that the Hobsons Bay Community Fund has granted to so many local community organisations. The fund is a perpetual philanthropic fund established in 2006 to strengthen social inclusion in the community. The fund relies on contributions..

Members Statement: Automotive Industry

Mr NOONAN (Williamstown) (09:45:34) — Earlier this month marked a sad day for the Victorian manufacturing sector, with the closure of Toyota’s assembly line in Altona. This will be a difficult time for thousands of Victorians, many of whom have spent most of their working lives building motor..

SUBSTANTIAL URBAN RENEWAL OPPORTUNITY IN INNER WEST

The Andrews Labor Government wants experienced developers to pitch their ideas on how to transform and revitalise a former transport site in Melbourne’s inner west. Member for Williamstown Wade Noonan today announced the registration of interest for the iconic development opportunity at 565-569 Melbourne Road..

Statement from Wade Noonan

As Victorian Labor’s preselection process for the 2018 State Election is now underway, I wish to announce that I will not be seeking preselection for the seat of Williamstown. I entered politics because I wanted to help people – to make a difference in the..