From its humble beginnings in a tin shed in 1959, the Carlsruhe Fire Brigade has welcomed a new $1.1million station. Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas joined Country Fire Authority (CFA) officials today to formally open the new station at Cobb and Co Road. The new..
Families in the south of Gisborne are a step closer to getting the state-of-the-art schools they deserve, with works continuing on the new Willowbank Primary School, one of 14 new schools to open across Victoria in 2022. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas MP, today toured..
Fifteen women are about to take the first step in progressing their dream of a career in sports broadcasting, thanks to a ground-breaking program from the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas, today announced that Woodend local Cheryl Downes had been successful in..
Plans for a major sports and recreation hub in New Gisborne have received a further boost thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government’s Growing Suburbs Fund. Local Government Minister Shaun Leane has announced Macedon Ranges Shire Council will receive $3.2 million from the Growing..
Melton Phoenix Football Club players will soon have modern female friendly facilities with work starting on a new pavilion at MacPherson Park, thanks to funding from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Community Sport Ros Spence today joined Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas as construction..
The new $13.3 million Stage 1 redevelopment of MacPherson Park in Melton is now complete thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government’s Growing Suburbs Fund. Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas, representing Minister for Local Government Shaun Leane today officially opened the new multipurpose community..
Local businesses across Victoria that are giving students vital on-the-job experience have been honoured by the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas, today celebrated The Social Foundry, who are providing valuable workplace education for students through programs such as Head Start, school-based apprenticeships..
The Andrews Labor Government helping local business and communities receive better mobile coverage, thanks to the rollout of more than 200 mobile base stations around the state. The 200th station was recently activated in Knowsley, east of Bendigo, improving reception in and around the community..
Sunbury and Macedon Ranges Specialist School students now have bigger, better classrooms and school facilities to learn in, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas, and Member for Sunbury, Josh Bull, today visited the school’s Bullengarook campus to open its $4.2..
The Andrews Labor Government has invested $838,928 in emergency services in Macedon to provide essential vehicles and appliances for local volunteers. Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas today announced that the Elphinstone, Fryerstown, Romsey and Woodend CFAs would all receive funding to help protect their local..
The growing ranks of the Macedon and Woodend Cricket Clubs now have smashing new cricket training facilities at their respective home grounds, made possible by a $149,000 investment from the Victorian Government. Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas today joined Macedon Ranges Shire Councillors to officially..
The Andrews Labor Government is delivering much needed new and upgraded car parking at three stations on the Bendigo line to make it easier for more people to catch the train. The Gisborne Station car parking area will be upgraded and new car parking will..
The Andrews Labor Government is improving safety at one of New Gisborne’s busiest intersections, with works almost completed on Stage Two of the upgrade to the intersection of Station Road and Saunders Road. An extra two car lanes, a bicycle lane and a shared user..
Two government schools in the Macedon Ranges are set to become greener and more environmentally sustainable while reducing their electricity costs, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas today announced that Gisborne Secondary College and Kyneton Primary School are among 171..
Opportunities for Victorians to boost their fitness in the scenic surrounds of the Macedon Ranges are ramping up thanks to four new fitness stations, one each in Kyneton, Woodend, Romsey and Gisborne, as well as new soccer pitch lighting at Barkly Square Reserve in Kyneton…
Students at Kyneton High School are a step closer to getting the facilities they need for a great start in life, with an architect appointed to design the school’s exciting upgrade. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas, today announced that Gray Puksand Pty Ltd has been..
Motorists traveling in the Hepburn region will have safer and more reliable journeys as part of a $245 million road improvement blitz on more than 100 road safety projects across Victoria. The safety upgrades include works on the Midland Highway, with $5,540,000 committed to improve..
The Andrews Labor Government is investing $2.42 million in 26 botanic gardens through the Growing Victoria’s Botanic Gardens grants program, with Gisborne Botanic Gardens and Malmsbury Botanic Gardens both receiving grants. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas, said the grants are part of a $4 million,..