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REMEMBERING VICTORIA’S VETERANS AT ICONIC MT MACEDON SITE

The Andrews Labor Government is upgrading one of Victoria’s most significant war memorials to ensure the incredible service and sacrifice of veterans and their families will be remembered for many years to come. Minister for Veterans Shaun Leane announced today that $810,000 will be provided..

PUTTING PATIENTS FIRST IN MACEDON

The Andrews Labor Government is putting patients first in Macedon. Across our nation – and around the world – the pandemic has put unprecedented pressure on health systems. From a sharp increase of critical COVID patients to disrupted care, resulting in longer hospital recovery time, the last..

IMPROVING TRANSPORT ACCESSIBILITY FOR WOODEND

The Andrews Labor Government is improving accessibility, safety and comfort across the public transport network to ensure every Victorian can get to where they need to go – particularly people with disability. Train stations, bus stops, and tram stops across Victoria will be upgraded through..

COMMUNITY ACCESS HUB OFFICIALLY OPENS

Residents in the Macedon Ranges and surrounding communities now have better access to a range of vital health, family and community services under one roof, after the opening of the Sunbury and Cobaw Community Health Hub in Kyneton. Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas today officially..

MACEDON RANGES CELEBRATES INAUGURAL PUPPY PRIDE IN THE PARK

Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas is celebrating the inaugural Macedon Ranges Puppy Pride In The Park in isolation, with her beloved pooch Robbie. “I am so disappointed that I am currently in isolation and cannot attend this fantastic event,’ Ms Thomas said. “I support our..

UPGRADED CLASSROOMS AND FACILITIES FOR GISBORNE PRIMARY SCHOOL

Gisborne students now have bigger, better classrooms and school facilities to learn in, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas today visited Gisborne Primary School to open its $10 million upgrade, which includes a new community hub, competition-grade gymnasium, a new..

IMPROVED CONNECTIVITY FOR KYNETON

Residents and Businesses in Kyneton will be able to access faster internet thanks to the Connecting Victorian program, which will see the Victorian Government and NBN Co-partnering to improve broadband in 54 places across Victoria. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas today welcomed the news that..

CELEBRATING AUTUMN IN THE MACEDON RANGES

The month-long Macedon Ranges Autumn Festival opens this weekend, thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government’s $20 million Regional Events Fund. Driven by local businesses, community groups, and creatives, the Festival showcases the beauty and energy of the Macedon Ranges in autumn. The Festival..

LAURISTON HALL UPGRADES KEEPING COMMUNITY CONNECTED

The Andrews Labor Government has upgraded a 90-year-old hall in Lauriston to transform the much-loved community hub into a more accessible space to be better equipped to host more events. Minister for Regional Development and Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas visited Lauriston Hall today in..

KYNETON HIGH SCHOOL A STEP CLOSER TO COMPLETION

Students in the Macedon Ranges will soon have access to the first-rate classrooms and facilities they deserve, with work under way upgrading Kyneton High School. Member for Macedon today announced Raysett Constructions Australia Pty Ltd has been appointed to build Kyneton High School’s $10.9 million..

WORK STARTS ON MACEDON PRIMARY SCHOOL UPGRADE

Better facilities are on their way for students at Macedon 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 Macedon Primary School. The Labor Government has provided $369,125..

UPGRADED FACILITIES FOR COIMADAI PRIMARY SCHOOL NOW COMPLETE

Coimadai students now have the facilities they need for a great start in life with the Andrews Labor Government completing an upgrade at Coimadai Primary School. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas today announced works are now complete on Coimadai’s  $173,137 upgrade to deliver an upgrade..

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY CELEBRATED IN MACEDON

Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas is hosting a Virtual Cuppa with Riddells Creek local hero Ms Gill Metz AFSM to mark International Women’s Day 2022 which is on the 8th of March. Ms Metz is a member of the Riddells Creek CFA and with more..

YOUNG VICTORIANS ENCOURAGED TO GET A MOVE ON FOR HEALTH

The Andrews Labor Government is giving Victorian kids more opportunities to lace up the boots, hit the dance studio or slide down to a skatepark, as part of a refreshed campaign promoting physical activity. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas today announced the launch of the..

BUILDING A SAFER GISBORNE INTERSECTION

Major construction work to build a safer intersection at Melbourne Road and Kilmore Road in Gisborne will commence soon with a new roundabout to improve traffic flow and visibility. Delivering these safety improvements is vital to keeping the town moving, as the intersection – used..

ROMSEY PRIMARY SCHOOL STEAMS AHEAD

Romsey students now have bigger, better classrooms and school facilities to learn in, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s $3.2m funding. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas today visited Romsey Primary School to announce the $3.2 million upgrade is completed. Ms Thomas was joined by Principal..

FEMALE FRIENDLY BOOST FOR GISBORNE SPORTS

The Gisborne Bulldogs Football Netball Club, Gisborne Rookies Junior Football Netball Club, Gisborne Giants Junior Football Netball Club and Gisborne Dragons Cricket Club are all set to take their game to a whole new level thanks to the completion of a range of new female..

FUNDING FOR COMMUNITIES TO CUT EMISSIONS AND REDUCE WASTE

Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas today announced the local community organisations who will share $1.3 million in funding to deliver projects that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 1,695 tonnes annually, while slashing energy bills. Organisations can apply for up to $50,000 through the Community..