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MORE WATERS FOR BOATING AND FISHING IN CENTRAL VICTORIA

Four more lakes in central Victoria are now open to recreational fishers in canoes, kayaks and boats with electric motors, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s plan to get more people fishing, more often. Minister for Fishing and Boating Jaala Pulford joined fishers, paddlers and..

KYNETON TIGERS ROAR WITH FEMALE FRIENDLY PAVILION

The Andrews Labor Government is getting on with delivering a new female-friendly pavilion at the Kyneton showgrounds, giving more eager netballers and footballers the chance to shine. Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas officially opened the upgraded pavilion today at the Kyneton Showgrounds, made possible thanks..

DELIVERING FOR FEMALE SPORTING STARS IN WOODEND

More women and girls can kick goals and hit sixes in Woodend thanks to a new female-friendly pavilion at Gilbert Gordon Oval. Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas officially opened the redeveloped pavilion today, made possible thanks to a $100,000 grant from the Andrews Labor Government’s..

CARLSRUHE STATION ANOTHER STEP CLOSER

Carlsruhe CFA volunteers, friends and family gathered at Cobb and Co Road to celebrate the brigade’s 60-year anniversary today and mark the start of construction on the new station. Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas MP attended the festivities and thanked volunteers for their countless hours..

DELIVERING NEW SCHOOL FACILITIES FOR WOODEND STUDENTS

Woodend Primary School students are getting the facilities they deserve, with new music and gym facilities thanks to funding from the Andrews Labor Government. Premier Daniel Andrews and Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas today visited the school to officially open the $2 million upgrade. The..

DELIVERING UPGRADES FOR HEPBURN SPRINGS GOLF CLUB

The Andrews Labor government is delivering on its promise to upgrade the clubhouse at Hepburn Springs Golf Club. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas, announced today that $157,000 will be put towards the upgrades, which includes providing toilet facilities for people of all abilities. The Hepburn..

FESTIVAL FUNDING BOOST FOR DAYLESFORD AND THE MACEDON RANGES

Festivals and events in Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges will receive a welcome boost thanks to the Andrews Labor Government and will help create jobs, attract visitors and support businesses in the area. Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events Martin Pakula said that the..

DAYLESFORD SECONDARY COLLEGE UNVEILS $10 MILLION UPGRADE

Students from Daylesford and surrounding areas now have bigger, better classrooms and school facilities to learn in, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino and the Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas visited Daylesford Secondary College to open its $10 million upgrade…

PREVENTING FAMILY VIOLENCE WITH WOMEN’S HEALTH SERVICES

More Victorians will be trained in preventing family violence with new funding to teach people how to call out sexism and create gender equality policies in schools, health services, councils and workplaces. Minister for Prevention of Family Violence Gabrielle Williams has announced $1.2 million to..

BOOSTING SAFETY THROUGH NEWHAM

The Andrews Labor Government is boosting safety for people walking and driving through Newham after receiving strong community feedback and expert advice. An extended 60km/h speed limit zone will come into force in Newham this Friday and additional improvements will be installed at the southern..

MACEDON WOMEN’S SPORT TO THRIVE WITH ACTIVE CLUBS GRANTS

It will now be easier for Victorians living across the Macedon electorate to get active thanks to clubs across Victoria sharing in over $750,000 in funding from VicHealth. Three clubs in the Macedon area received a share in funding, including Daylesford Football Netball Club and..

PROGRESSING FUTURE EDUCATION FOR ROMSEY AREA STUDENTS

An independent report and local consultation has found that a junior secondary school is not in the best interests of the Romsey community given projected population growth and local demand. Romsey Primary School will now proceed with the $3.2 million upgrade, funded in the Victorian Budget 2018/19, to ensure local students have access to first-rate classrooms and facilities.

LOCAL MP ANNOUNCES MEMBERS OF YOUTH INITIATIVE

Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas has announced the 13 members to take part in the inaugural Macedon Youth Advisory Council. Aged between 16 and 21, from 8 different towns, the members are graduates or current students from each secondary college in the electorate. Ms Thomas..

DELIVERING THE BEST FACILITIES FOR RIDDELLS CREEK CFA

The Andrews Labor Government is boosting support for local firefighters in Riddells Creek, with $3 million to build a new CFA station to meet the demands of volunteer firefighters and the community into the future. Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas today visited the volunteer brigade..

NEW TIMETABLE A BOOST FOR MACEDON RANGES BUS SERVICES

Timetables are now available for the new bus services being introduced by the Andrews Labor Government to better connect Lancefield and Romsey with Clarkefield Station, Gisborne and Sunbury. Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas said that introducing 60 extra bus services and a simpler timetable will..