A transport and construction focused training program called GROW is providing opportunities to motivated people from marginalised or disadvantaged backgrounds to gain the practical skills and knowledge needed to break into the workforce.
DRIVING EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR DISADVANTAGED VICTORIANS
The Maribyrnong River is set for a boost with an $815,000 three-year project that will improve access for recreational anglers and increase the river’s native fish population.
Students in Strathmore will have the modern classrooms and school facilities they need to get the great education they deserve, thanks to a $13.8 million upgrade by the Andrews Labor Government.
Riverside Park will receive $1.5 million to upgrade its netball facilities with the construction of an additional nine multipurpose courts with lighting to provide netballers across Essendon with access to better facilities.
Danny Pearson today announced funding to develop plans to expand the netball facilities at Riverside Park in Ascot Vale.
Member for Essendon Danny Pearson today announced a $100,000 grant for Moonee Valley City Council to participate in a 20-Minute Neighbourhood pilot program.
Melbourne’s north-west will see more police on the streets, with an additional 53 police officers due to hit the beat over the next year as the Andrews Labor Government continues to deliver the biggest boost to police resources in history.
The Andrews Labor Government is building 70 new car parking spaces at Strathmore Station, making it faster and easier for local passengers to park the car and catch the train.
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.