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.
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.
Member for Essendon, Danny Pearson is encouraging local sustainability leaders to enter this year’s Premier’s Sustainability Awards.
Grants to upgrade kindergarten and children’s centre facilities in Essendon are now open.
Family violence victims in Essendon will be at the heart of the Government’s implementation of the recommendations of the Royal Commission into Family Violence.
Geotechnical investigations are underway as part of the removal of the dangerous and congested Buckley Street level crossing.
Member for Essendon, Danny Pearson today called on the Turnbull Government to rule out any cuts to penalty rates as thousands of Victorians head to work this Easter long weekend.
Member for Essendon has today urged local early childhood teachers to nominate for the 2016 Victorian Early Years Awards.
Danny Pearson has urged local businesses to apply for funding to help expand into new markets and create new jobs.
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.
Danny Pearson has encouraged local community groups to apply for the second round of grants for community groups and environmental organisations under the Threatened Species Protection Initiative.
The Andrews Government has committed $500,000 over four years for LGBTI Multicultural Grants – the first of their kind.
Essendon sports clubs can now apply for a life-saving defibrillator, so that players, spectators and parents can step in during an emergency until paramedics arrive.
Malcolm Turnbull’s cuts to education means schools in Essendon will lose up to $6,300,000 every year from 2019.
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.
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..
Ascot Vale Primary School is set to provide further support to students with special needs thanks to a $30,000 grant from the Andrews Labor Government.
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.