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Funding Boost for Moonee Valley Libraries

The Andrews Government will deliver $730,003 to Moonee Valley libraries, as part of the Public Libraries Funding Program in 2015-16. Danny Pearson MP, today visited Sam Merrifield Library as part of Book Week to announce the funding.

NEW GRANTS FOR LOCAL SPORTING CLUBS

Local sport and recreation clubs can now apply for a VicHealth Active Club Grant. Active Club Grants provide groups with funding to buy essential sporting items and sports injury prevention and management equipment. The grants are aimed at increasing physical activity and helping communities stay..

24 Hour Public Transport to get you Homesafe

Locals in the Essendon electorate will be able to enjoy Melbourne’s great night life or end a late-night shift, and then have a safe and affordable way to get home. From 1 January 2016, the Andrews Government will trial all-night public transport on weekends. During the..

24 HOUR PUBLIC TRANSPORT TO GET YOU HOMESAFE

Danny Pearson MP 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 – delivering a key election commitment.

First Camp Experience for 28 Debney Meadows Primary School Students

On Monday, twenty-eight children from Debney Meadows Primary School attended their first ever school camp with the help of a $148.3 Million fund which assists to cover the costs of school activities for disadvantaged families. The Camps, Sports and Excursions Fund was established by the Andrews Government to..

$1.8 Million Learn Local Funding Boost

Danny Pearson, Member for Essendon welcomed the announcement that subsidy rates for pre-accredited programs will increase. Pre-accredited training provides disadvantaged learners with opportunities to get off the treadmill of unemployment and back on the footpath to work or further study. The Andrews Government is establishing Victoria as the..

LABOR GOVERNMENT BACKS $1.8 MILLION LEARN LOCAL FUNDING BOOST

Danny Pearson, Member for Essendon welcomed the Minister for Training and Skills Steve Herbert’s announcement that subsidy rates for pre-accredited programs will increase. The increase in funding through the Adult, Community and Further Education (ACFE) Board, would see funding rise by nearly $2 million to..

New Air Ambulance Helicopter on Show

Danny Pearson MP joined The Hon Jill Hennessy, Minister for Ambulance Services, at the unveiling of Victoria’s first new state-of-the-art ambulance helicopter. Air ambulance helicopters provide a vital service, and these new bigger, faster and quieter helicopters will be commissioned into service next year.

NEW AIR AMBULANCE HELICOPTER ON SHOW

Minister for Ambulance Services Jill Hennessy today unveiled the first of Victoria’s five new state-of-the-art ambulance helicopters. The helicopters are bigger, faster and quieter.

FReeZA Grants Now Open

FReeZA grants are now open. The FReeZA program helps young people to organise drug, alcohol and smoke-free music and cultural events in the local community. Information workshops will be held in late July and applications for funding close on Friday 21 August. Further information can..

Small Business Seminar for Flemington 29 July

Small business owners and prospective small business owners in the Flemington area are invited to attend a free seminar  on Wednesday 29 July 2015. The Business Planning Basics seminar will be held at the Flemington Community Centre, 25 Mount Alexander Road, Flemington, Victoria, 3031 at 6:00..