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Funding Boost for Essendon Hockey Club

The 600-member strong Essendon Hockey Club will soon be able to crank up the heat for their loyal fans thanks to a funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Essendon, Danny Pearson announced the club had scored $45,000 to install air-conditioning in the..

Government Pitches In Funding For Essendon Baseball

Danny Pearson joined Minister for Sport John Eren and Essendon Baseball Club members to announce $100,000 in State Government funding towards the new Chris Lane Memorial Junior Baseball Field. The field is dedicated to the promising home-grown baseball talent whose life was tragically cut short in 2013. The 250..


The Andrews Labor Government is investing in a new portable equipment wash bay at Moonee Valley Racecourse, as well as the Taste of the Royal Melbourne Show race meeting, as part of a $77,000 joint funding package.

$13.8 million upgrade to Strathmore Secondary College

Danny Pearson announced $13.8 million for Strathmore Secondary College in the Victorian Budget 2018/19 for its exciting new upgrade. The funding will deliver on the first stage of the school’s master plan and will replace outdated classrooms with modern learning environments. This stage includes a..

$1.5 Million for better netball facilities at Riverside Park

Netballers across Essendon will have access to better facilities with $1.5 million announced to upgrade courts at Riverside Park. Funding will allow  for the construction of an additional nine multipurpose courts with lighting to provide netballers across Essendon with access to better facilities.

Andrews Government Shooting Goals for Netballers

Danny Pearson MP today announced funding to develop plans to expand the netball facilities at Riverside Park in Ascot Vale. With new families moving into the area and more locals signing up to play netball, the existing seven multi-use courts are struggling to cope with demand…

Funding upgrades at Moonee Ponds West Primary School

The 2017-18 Victorian State Budget continues the work of building the Education State. As part of the Budget, Moonee Ponds West Primary School will receive $502,000 to assist with upgrades to school facilities.