Victoria’s first ever trial of bike racks on buses will include Essendon, Member for Essendon, Danny Pearson announced today. The one year trial, which will begin in March next year, will see bike racks fitted to the front of 15 buses across metropolitan and regional bus..
Learn Local organisations in Essendon are being encouraged to apply to share in $2 million in Andrews Labor Government funding.
Moonee Valley Council is being urged to rein in rates ahead of the Andrews Labor Government’s Fair Go Rates cap being introduced next year. Moonee Valley has increased rates at an average of 6.59% over the last decade.
Local kindergartens in Essendon are set to benefit from grants as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s promise to deliver new kindergarten infrastructure improvements. Five kindergartens will share in $30,793 worth of grants to improve services for children and families.
Moonee Valley Legal Service will receive a $200,000 boost to support the Service’s Safe from Harm project which provides family violence support and education to the residents of the housing estates in Ascot Vale and Flemington. The funding boost will allow for the Moonee Valley Legal..
Danny Pearson MP today welcomed the Minister for Training and Skills Steve Herbert’s announcement that the Labor Government will invest $15 million to create the new Skills and Jobs Centres at Victoria’s public TAFE institutes.
Danny Pearson MP has today welcomed the $30 million investment to clean up Victoria’s training system with more onsite audits, closer scrutiny of high-risk providers and new, tougher contracts for training providers.
Danny Pearson MP today called on Essendon ethnic and multicultural community groups and organisations, as well as Moonee Valley City Council to apply for the 2016 round of the grants.
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.
Applications are now open for the Self-Help Grants program, which supports people with a disability, their carers and families. Danny Pearson MP, today encouraged all local disability self-help groups to apply for the grants.
Member for Essendon, Danny Pearson MP said the NDIS would be rolled out in Moonee Valley starting 1 October 2018 and was a big victory for people with disability and their families who fought so hard for this reform.
Small business operators in the Essendon area will be able to access free mentoring, support and government business services when the Small Business Bus visits on Thursday 24 September 2015.
Danny Pearson MP invites local families to join the conversation about how we can transform our early childhood services.
The communities living in the Flemington Housing Estate are set to benefit from $230,000 in Andrews Labor Government funding for projects that will increase youth engagement and leadership, create a more active and safe community and improve education, training and job opportunities for residents.
Danny Pearson MP encourages local residents to nominate young achievers in Essendon for the 2016 Victorian Young Achiever Awards.
Community safety is set to be improved after the Andrews Labor Government provided $9,900 for Moonee Valley Council to fund the SOCCAR project to reduce local crime.
The Local Government Act review will be far-reaching and comprehensive, examining issues from the role and functions of councillors and CEOs, to donation regulation and how complaints should be handled.
Government schools in Essendon will now be able to apply for funding to build more inclusive and equitable facilities under a new $10 million Fund unveiled by the Andrews Labor Government.