Media

RAISING AWARENESS FOR GENDER BASED VIOLENCE IN MACEDON

The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence is an annual global campaign commencing on the 25th of November – the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, concluding on the 10th December – Human Rights Day. The campaign aims to raise awareness..

HELPING THE GISBORNE COMMUNITY STAY SAFE IN THE SUN

More of the Gisborne community will be protected from the sun’s harmful UV rays thanks to the sixth round of Community Shade grants released by the Andrews Labor Government to install shade in public areas such as sports clubs, parks and playgrounds. Member for Macedon,..

HAVE YOUR SAY ON BLACK FOREST DRIVE

The Macedon Ranges community will soon have the opportunity to provide more feedback on proposed improvements to Black Forest Drive at in-person listening sessions. Recently communities have expressed their wish for further opportunities to share their ideas about Black Forest Drive and future safety upgrades…

DELIVERING SAFER JOURNEYS FOR NEW GISBORNE

Drivers, pedestrians, and cyclists now have a safer and more reliable journey thanks to a New Gisborne intersection upgrade, completed six months ahead of schedule. The Andrews Labor Government invested $11.7 million to upgrade the Station Road and Saunders Road intersection, which involved the installation..

KINDER UPGRADE BLITZ TO IMPROVE FACILITIES IN MACEDON

The Victorian Government is making sure young children have access to the best kinder facilities with hundreds of projects to upgrade and improve learning environments while supporting local jobs across Victoria. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas today announced that kindergartens in the Macedon Ranges have..

SCOUT HALL UPGRADES IN THE MACEDON RANGES

Scouting groups across the Macedon Ranges will soon enjoy new buildings and facilities thanks to funding from the Andrews Labor Government to help young Victorians come together and learn new skills. Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas today visited the 1st New Gisborne Scout Group to..

UPGRADE BLITZ FOR HEPBURN KINDER

More young children Hepburn will have access to better kinder facilities, with the Victorian Government supporting more projects to upgrade and improve learning environments while supporting local jobs. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas today announced Hepburn Kindergarten will receive $428,000 and is one of the..

WORK STARTS ON TYLDEN PRIMARY SCHOOL UPGRADE

Better facilities are on their way for students at Tylden Primary School with works commencing on an important upgrade thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas today announced works are underway at Tylden Primary School to deliver a significant upgrade to..

$599,696 FOR NEW EQUIPMENT, VEHICLES & EXTENSION FOR MACEDON EMERGENCY SERVICES

The Andrews Labor Government has invested $599,696 in eight local CFAs to provide essential operational equipment, vehicles, appliances and minor facility improvements. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas today announced the following emergency service groups would receive funding: Elphinstone: Operational Equipment – Laptop and Accessories Hepburn..

UPGRADED FACILITIES FOR NEWHAM PRIMARY SCHOOL NOW COMPLETE

Newham students now have the facilities they need with the Andrews Labor Government completing an upgrade at Newham Primary School. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas today announced works are now complete on Newham Primary School’s $18,120 upgrade to deliver landscaping works at the front of..

MAKING MACEDON KINDERS SAFER WITH BETTER VENTILATION

The Victorian Government is helping kindergarten services in Macedon reduce the risk of coronavirus transmission, with support for better ventilation measures to help keep children and staff COVIDSafe. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas today announced more than $7.5 million worth of grants will be available..

UPGRADED FACILITIES FOR TARADALE PRIMARY SCHOOL NOW COMPLETE

Taradale students now have the facilities they need for a great start in life with the Andrews Labor Government completing an upgrade at Taradale Primary School. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas today announced works are now complete on Taradale Primary School to deliver an upgrade..

COMMUNITY VOLUNTEER ACTION GRANTS ANNOUNCED

The Upper Campaspe Landcare community group in Macedon, have received $24,000 in funding as part of the Community Volunteer Action Grants program, aimed at supporting communities and community organisations and volunteers across Victoria and in Macedon. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas announced the successful grant..

TUTOR PROGRAM TO CONTINUE IN MACEDON SCHOOLS

The Victorian Government will make sure that not one school student in Macedon is left behind in the wake of the pandemic, with the state’s extraordinarily successful tutor program to continue until the end of 2022. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas today announced $230.4 million..

CHANGE FOR THE BETTER AT THE HOME OF HEPBURN’S BURRAS

The Hepburn Burras Football and Netball Club and Hepburn Cricket Club now have more room to grow, with the completion of their new female friendly pavilion at Laurie Sullivan Reserve. Member for Macedon Mary Anne-Thomas today joined members of the Burras to officially open the..

MAKING KINDERS MORE INCLUSIVE FOR VICTORIAN CHILDREN

The Victorian Government is making sure kindergartens across the state are inclusive for children of all abilities by upgrading early childhood education centres and buying specialist equipment to help support learning outcomes. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas today announced a $12,894 of Building Blocks Inclusion..