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GRANTS FOR GREAT OUTDOORS AND ENVIRONMENTAL VOLUNTEERS

The Victorian Government has delivered a boost to the Macedon environment and economy with grants to Landcare Groups and for upgrades to caravan parks and campgrounds. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas congratulated local recipients of the 2021 Victorian Landcare Grants including : Upper Campaspe Landcare..

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..

KINDERS SHARE IN TECH UPGRADE BOOST

The Victorian Government is helping children in Macedon get the best start to life by supporting local kindergartens with access to state-of-the-art technology to help deliver their funded kinder programs. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas today announced a $17,275 of Building Blocks Improvement Grants for..

GISBORNE LOCAL NAMED VET CHAMPION

Chris Mallon, National Sales Manager from ACM Auto Parts has been named among the first VET Champions, a new Victorian Government initiative showcasing locals who have built successful careers through Vocational Education and Training (VET). Mr Mallon, a Gisborne local, joins 21 other VET Champions..

SOLAR PANELS FOR GOVERNMENT SCHOOLS

The Victorian Government will install solar panels at government schools, helping them be greener and more environmentally sustainable while reducing electricity costs. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas today announced that applications are now open for Macedon local schools to apply for funding to install solar..

VICTORIAN TRAINING AWARDS 2021 FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

Locals Andrew Jan and Steven Hull have been named a finalists for the Victorian Training Awards. Mr Jan is studying plumbing and has been named a finalist for Apprentice of the Year and Mr Hull is studying agriculture and has been named a finalist for..