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INFORMATION SESSIONS: CITYLINK TULLA WIDENING

The Andrews Labor Government is reducing congestion and travel times on one of Victoria’s busiest and most important roads by adding lanes to CityLink and the Tullamarine Freeway. Local residents and community members are invited to learn more about the project. You can drop in at any..

AMBULANCE SERVICE MEDAL NOMINATIONS OPEN

Do you know a paramedic, volunteer or auxiliary member of Ambulance Victoria? Nominations have opened for the Ambulance Service Medal. This distinction is awarded to Ambulance Victoria members who have gone above and beyond the ordinary discharge of their duties. Contact my office on 9370..

SUPPORT FOR KANGAN INSTITUTE FIRST-YEAR APPRENTICES WILL CONTINUE

The Andrews Labor Government will fund the Apprenticeship Support Officer program for another 12 months at Kangan Institute, delivered through the TAFE network. The Apprenticeship Support Officer program helps about 10,000 apprentices each year, and funding was due to end on June 30, after it was..

SUPPORT FOR 10,000 FIRST-YEAR APPRENTICES WILL CONTINUE

Danny Pearson MP has today welcomed an Andrews Labor Government announcement that will see TAFEs across the state benefit from $3.5 million to continue support and guidance to apprentices aged 15 to 24 during the first year of their apprenticeship, after the program was cut..

GRANT HELPS STRATHMORE PRIMARY SCHOOL BUILD A MORE RESILIENT COMMUNITY

Strathmore Primary School has successfully received funding under a new grants program that will measure and strengthen student resilience. The approach will include the use of a specialist survey and is based on compelling international research and evidence linking strong resilience to improved academic outcomes. Danny Pearson..

Strathmore Primary School Receives $5.7 million for Rebuild

I am delighted by the announcement that Strathmore Primary School will receive $5.7 million to rebuild administration facilities and refurbish classrooms and staff areas. Strathmore Primary School has been delivering excellent education outcomes for local students for the past 70 years and this vital rebuild..

BUILDING THE EDUCATION STATE IN ESSENDON

Building the Education State in Essendon 5 May 2015 Students in the electorate of Essendon are big winners in the Andrews Labor Government’s first Education State Budget. Strathmore Primary School will receive $5.7 million to rebuild administration facilities and refurbish classrooms and staff areas. The..

NEW SMALL BUSINESS WORKSHOPS FOR MOONEE PONDS

NEW SMALL BUSINESS WORKSHOPS FOR MOONEE PONDS   1 May, 2015 Small businesses in the Moonee Ponds area will be able to access relevant, reliable and affordable information on growing their business at a workshop to be held on Wednesday 6 May 2015. Through the..

Buckley Street – One Step Closer

27 April 2015 Removing the Buckley Street Level Crossing is one step closer today as a result of a meeting at the Essendon Railway Station between Kevin Devlin, the Chief Executive Officer of the Level Crossing Removal Authority, the Member for Essendon, Danny Pearson MP..

PEARSON SEEKS FUNDING FOR STRATHMORE PRIMARY SCHOOL

16 April 2015 Pearson Seeks Funding for Strathmore Primary School In Parliament this week, Danny Pearson MP, State Member for Essendon, called on the Government to fund the rebuild of Strathmore Primary School. Mr Pearson said that the school is in great need of a..

LABOR SAVES CAROLINE CHISHOLM SOCIETY

I am thrilled that our government has given $950,000 to the Caroline Chisholm Society so it can continue to support disadvantaged new mums. I’d like to give a special thanks to the Minister for Planning, Richard Wynne, for his timely intervention and Helen Cooney, CEO of..