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BUILDING RESILIENCE TO KEEP ESSENDON COMMUNITY SAFE

Member for Essendon, Danny Pearson said the $600,000 in Community Resilience Grants focus on prevention and early intervention, identifying the causes of violent extremism and finding the most effective ways to protect individuals from propaganda.

JOIN THE PREMIERS’ EARLY YEARS READING CHALLENGE

Parents and carers who sign up to the challenge of reading to their children every day could win a visit from ABC Kids’ Jimmy Giggle for their local kindergarten or child care centre.

JOBS FOR HORN OF AFRICA YOUTH

Mr Pearson is working closely with community services providers, major employers and the Andrews Labor Government to identify employment opportunities and to implement programs that will lead to long-term viable jobs for young people in the community.

ESSENDON LOCALS RAISE FUNDS FOR WOMEN’S HEALTH WEST

Member for Essendon, Danny Pearson has congratulated Essendon locals for raising over $1000 for Women’s Health West. The funds were raised as part of the International Women’s Day celebration hosted by Mr Pearson.

MORE FREQUENT, COMFORTABLE TRAINS FROM ESSENDON

Essendon will be a major winner from the Andrews Labor Government’s 10.9 billion Melbourne Metro project. The project will deliver more frequent services for local passengers and, by upgrading the turnback facility, enable some trains to originate from Essendon Station. This means passengers will be able to..

INCREASED BUS SERVICE FOR MOONEE PONDS

Member for Essendon, Danny Pearson announced the 505 bus route between Moonee Ponds and Melbourne University will get more services at peak hours and better connections with trains.