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MEMBERS STATEMENT: WESTGATE PUNT

Mr NOONAN (Minister for Industry and Employment) — As a recent convert to cycling, I had the great pleasure to join fellow cyclists last Friday morning on the Westgate Punt ferry service to cross the Yarra River. For local cyclists and pedestrians, the Westgate punt is an..

BIGGER WESTGATE PUNT FERRY TO CARRY MORE PASSENGERS

Nearly twice as many cyclists and pedestrians will be able to cross the Yarra River on the Westgate Punt ferry when a bigger vessel enters the water later this year. On National Ride2Work day, Member for Williamstown Wade Noonan announced Westgate Punt Pty Ltd will..

KOROROIT CREEK ROAD LEVEL CROSSING REMOVAL FAST-TRACKED

Works will start next year to remove the dangerous and congested level crossing at Kororoit Creek Road in Williamstown North, as well as the partial duplication of the Altona Loop. Member for Williamstown Wade Noonan today announced the level crossings at Kororoit Creek Road and..

MEMBERS STATEMENT: WESTERN SUBURBS SPORTING CLUBS

Mr NOONAN (Minister for Industry and Employment) — Last weekend some of the best sporting talent from Melbourne’s west was on show. Of course the Western Bulldogs recorded a historic victory in Perth, and the Williamstown Seagulls secured a spot in a seventh consecutive VFL preliminary final…

MEMBERS STATEMENT: BAYSIDE COLLEGE

Mr NOONAN (Minister for Industry and Employment) — I had the great pleasure to recently visit Bayside P–12 College’s Williamstown campus to inspect their upgraded technology wing. This new learning space has been completely overhauled and will now provide students with a wonderful opportunity to exercise both..

EDUCATION STATE TAKES SHAPE AT WILLIAMSTOWN HIGH SCHOOL

Construction for Williamstown High School’s Centenary Theatre project works is on track with the appointment of Building Engineering Pty Ltd. Member for Williamstown, Wade Noonan, visited the school today to make the announcement and celebrate the bright future ahead for students and teachers. In the..

MEMBERS STATEMENT: HOBSONS BAY CITY COUNCIL

Mr NOONAN — On other matters, I know it has been a difficult week for some local councils across the state, including Hobsons Bay. I want to place on the record my strong support for the work of the Hobsons Bay City Council, including both its councillors..

CONDOLENCES: PAUL CASSAR

Mr NOONAN (Minister for Industry and Employment) — I rise to pay tribute to the late Paul Cassar, who passed away earlier this month after a long illness, aged 79. Paul was one of the fathers of the local Maltese community in Melbourne’s west. He served for many..

Francis St truck curfews

The Andrews Labor government has extended truck curfews on one of the busiest streets near Wembley Primary School during school hours. Labor understands the need to prioritise the safety of the community, including children going to and from school. For more details, click here.

CONNECTING CYCLING PATHS IN MELBOURNE’S WEST

Monday 25 July 2016 CONNECTING CYCLING PATHS IN MELBOURNE’S WEST Local residents and cycling groups have helped to shape the Western Distributor’s almost 10 kilometres of new and improved cycling and pedestrian paths. Minister for Roads Luke Donnellan announced today that the Western Distributor will..

TRUCK CURFEWS MAKING LOCAL STREETS QUIETER AND SAFER

The Andrews Labor Government is delivering on its commitment to Melbourne’s inner west, with fewer trucks now travelling on local streets. Since the introduction of the curfews, the number of heavy vehicles travelling on Yarraville’s Somerville Road and Francis Street, and Moore Street in Footscray..

WEMBLEY PRIMARY KIDS GET SAFER JOURNEY TO SCHOOL

The Andrews Labor Government is extending truck curfews in Melbourne’s inner west with trucks to be banned on Francis Street in Yarraville during school drop-off and pick-up times from today. To coincide with the first day of the new school term Minister for Roads and..

SECURING THE FUTURE OF WILLIAMSTOWN MARITIME PRECINCT

The Andrews Labor Government is safeguarding the future of the Williamstown Maritime Precinct. Minister for Ports Luke Donnellan and the Member for Williamstown Wade Noonan today visited the Seaworks Maritime Precinct to hear firsthand from the community about future plans for the site. The Labor..

MEMBERS STATEMENT: HOBSONS BAY COMMUNITY FUND

Mr NOONAN — My community also celebrated another milestone last Friday, and that was the 10th year of the Hobsons Bay Community Fund. Over its 10 years the fund has helped so many of our local community groups to expand and thrive. It has allowed those groups to deliver..

MEMBERS STATEMENTS: NEWPORT LAKES PRIMARY SCHOOL

Mr NOONAN (Minister for Industry and Employment) — Last Friday I joined students, teachers, parents and friends of Newport Lakes Primary School for the celebration of the school’s 160th anniversary. This wonderful local primary school within my electorate has been through five name changes and three location..

YARRAVILLE SUPERCARE PHARMACY OPENING SOON

Local families will soon have round-the-clock access to pharmacists for advice, supply of medicines and dispensing of prescriptions with Carnovale Pharmacy in Yarraville set to become one of the Andrews Labor Government’s first Supercare Pharmacies by the end of June. Member for Williamstown, Wade Noonan,..

EXPANDED LEVEL CROSSING PROJECT TO DUPLICATE THE ALTONA LOOP

The Andrews Labor Government will expand the Kororoit Creek Road level crossing removal project to include partial duplication of the Altona loop – delivering more reliable services on the Werribee line and Altona Loop. The expanded project will not only reduce traffic congestion and improve..

MEMBERS STATEMENT: WILLIAMSTOWN NORTH PRIMARY SCHOOL

Mr NOONAN (Minister for Industry and Employment) — I rise today to congratulate a great school within the Williamstown electorate for receiving one of the 10 Victorian Education Excellence Awards. Williamstown North Primary School is a tremendous school that caters for the individual needs of each and every..