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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..

NEW SECURE BIKE CAGE AT YARRAVILLE STATION NOW OPEN

Wade Noonan MP, the State Member for Williamstown, announced today that a new Parkiteer bicycle cage is now open for public use at Yarraville Station. The new cage is big enough for 26 bicycles and provides a secure place for commuters to lock their bike,..

WINNING UPGRADE AT NEWPORT OVAL

A new multisport facility has officially opened at Bryan Martyn Oval in Newport thanks to a partnership between the Victorian Government, the Hobsons Bay City Council and a number Newport’s local sporting clubs. Wade Noonan MP, the State Member for Williamstown, launched the upgraded facilities..

KOROROIT CREEK ROAD LEVEL CROSSING AMONG NEXT TO GO

The Andrews Labor Government has announced that the Kororoit Creek Road level crossing near the Mobil Refinery is among the next four to be removed by 2019. Member for Williamstown, Wade Noonan, welcomed the announcement, saying the removal of the level crossing would improve traffic..

24 HOUR PUBLIC TRANSPORT TO GET LOCALS HOMESAFE

State Member for the Williamstown, Wade Noonan, today welcomed the announcement that 24 hour public transport is coming to our local area. From 1 January 2016, the Andrews Labor Government will trial all-night public transport on weekends. The Minister for Public Transport, Jacinta Allan, outlined..

YOUNG LOCAL TO CHAIR GOVERNMENT ADVISORY GROUP

Minister for Multicultural Affairs Robin Scott announced that Hobsons Bay local and former Youth Parliamentarian, Oussama Abou-Zeid, will act as co-chair of a new advisory group that will support the efforts of the Andrews Labor Government to strengthen social cohesion. Oussama, along with fellow chair..

MONEY FOR CONFIDENCE GIVEN TO YARRAVILLE WEST PRIMARY

Yarraville West Primary School will receive an extra $3,500 from the Andrews Labor Government’s Building Resilience in School Communities Grants program, which aims to boost the confidence of young people in our local schools The funding was announced earlier this week by Minister for Education,..

HOBSONS BAY YOUTH REPRESENTATIVES FIGHT FAMILY VIOLENCE

Wade Noonan MP, the State Member for Williamstown, hosted a round table discussion today with the new representatives of the Hobsons Bay Youth Parliament Team to talk about the issues facing Melbourne’s west. Mr Noonan joined Gabi Duke (16), Hue Man Dang (17), Jes Evans..

MANAGING GROWTH IN HISTORIC WILLIAMSTOWN

Friday, 19 June, 2015 The Andrews Labor Government has delivered its election commitment to ensure redevelopment in Williamstown enhances the area while respecting the suburb’s history and character. The Minister for Planning, Richard Wynne, has approved a planning scheme amendment for a part of Williamstown..

Brooklyn to breathe easier as work to seal roads set to begin

Wade Noonan MP, State Member for Williamstown has welcomed the news that work will soon begin on a $2.6 million project to seal two of Brooklyn’s dustiest roads, resulting in cleaner air for long-suffering local residents. In February the State Government announced it would contribute..

LIBERAL CUTS HURT STUDENT ENROLMENTS IN WILLIAMSTOWN

The 2014 Annual Report by Victoria University, tabled in the Victorian Parliament yesterday, revealed a dramatic decrease in student enrolments during the last three years due to the Liberal Governments cuts to TAFE. The Report shows that enrolments in Advanced Diplomas, Diplomas, and Certificate I,II,..

STRAIGHT TO WORK: 5000 TRUCKS OFF THE WEST GATE

Wednesday, 21 January, 2015 STRAIGHT TO WORK: 5000 TRUCKS OFF THE WEST GATE The Andrews Labor Government is getting straight to work on the project to take 5000 trucks off the West Gate Bridge every day, calling for expressions of interest to build the first..

NEW TRUCK CURFEWS COME INTO FORCE ACROSS INNER WEST

Wednesday, 29 January, 2015 NEW TRUCK CURFEWS COME INTO FORCE ACROSS INNER WEST The Andrews Labor Government is working hard to reduce truck traffic in the inner west, by introducing new curfews. To coincide with the first day of the Victorian school term, VicRoads Transport..

LABOR GOVERNMENT TO SEAL BROOKLYN’S DUSTIEST ROADS

Friday, 20 February, 2015 LABOR GOVERNMENT TO SEAL BROOKLYN’S DUSTIEST ROADS The Andrews Labor Government is acting decisively to reduce dust from the Brooklyn Industrial Project, with a $2.6 million partnership to seal two of the area’s dustiest roads. The Government will contribute $1.85 million..

NEW CRIME STATISTICS HIGHLIGHT FAMILY VIOLENCE AND ICE USE

Thursday, 19 March, 2015 NEW CRIME STATISTICS HIGHLIGHT FAMILY VIOLENCE AND ICE USE Today, the new Crime Statistics Agency released its first quarterly report. The overall number of recorded offences increased 4.3 per cent in 2014 with 18,000 additional offences recorded compared to 2013. Once..

MINISTERS PRAISE FAMILY VIOLENCE ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER

Tuesday, 17 March, 2015 MINISTERS PRAISE FAMILY VIOLENCE ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER The Minister for Police, Wade Noonan and the Minister for the Prevention of Family Violence, Fiona Richardson today welcome the appointment of Assistant Commissioner Dean McWhirter as the head of Australia’s first family violence police..