Stamp duty will be abolished for first home buyers, for purchases below $600,000, helping first home buyers in Essendon find their first home.
The Maribyrnong River will be stocked with estuary perch for the first time next summer to improve recreational fishing opportunities and get more people fishing, more often
A new bus timetable has been introduced for route 503 to make journeys more punctual and reliable for locals.
Sporting clubs in Essendon looking to open more doors for women and girls to play the sports they love are being urged to apply for a VicHealth funding grant.
Member for Essendon, Danny Pearson MP, today welcomed the Victorian Government’s announcement that a new largescale solar farm will power Melbourne’s tram network – the world’s largest operating tram network.
The Andrews Labor Government today announced that up to $300,000 will be provided for immediate stabilisation works, including the construction of a temporary roof, at the Moonee Ponds Courthouse.
Essendon Bowls Club will receive $1000 to purchase four sets of smaller-sized lawn bowls for use in their afterschool and school holiday programs, as part of the Labor Government’s Sporting Club Grants Program.
Local residents and businesses are being invited to have their say on the removal of the dangerous and congested level crossing on Buckley Street in Essendon.
The Deputy Premier, James Merlino and the Minister for Public Transport, Jacinta Allan have joined the State Member for Essendon, Danny Pearson, and the State Member for Niddire, Ben Carroll to announce that the removal of the Buckley Street Level Crossing will be fasttracked to 2017.
Danny Pearson said that State Revenue Office data revealed that in the 2015-16 financial year, 261 local businesses hired disadvantaged workers as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s Back to Work scheme.
Danny Pearson is urging Essendon students and their families to take part in the first Victorian Maths Challenge.
The Andrews Labor Government has made it easier for Essendon locals to access housing with the launch of an Australian first housing register.
Nominations for the 2017 Victorian Young Achiever Awards are now open.
The Andrews Labor Government is getting on with implementing the Family Violence Royal Commission recommendations through further investments in support services for victims of family violence and sexual assault, and the appointment of an Implementation Monitor.
Member for Essendon, Danny Pearson has congratulated the three local athletes who competed in the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Minister for Housing, Disability and Ageing Martin Foley joined Member for Essendon Danny Pearson to announce $30 million to kick-start the Flemington public housing estate’s redevelopment and a regeneration of Flemington’s 22 walk up buildings.
Mount Alexander College students will have regular access to a doctor and the healthcare they need at school.
Students at Strathmore Secondary College are a step closer to having the facilities they deserve, with the appointment of architects to commence planning for the upgrade to the School.