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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..

LANCEFIELD AND ROMSEY BETTER CONNECTED WITH 60 EXTRA BUS SERVICES

Lancefield and Romsey residents now have better access to public transport with the start of a new timetable and extra services thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. An additional 60 bus services and a simplified timetable will better connect Lancefield and Romsey residents with trains..

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..

ENCOURAGING ASPIRING KINDERGARTEN TEACHERS IN HEPBURN SHIRE

The Andrews Labor Government is offering an additional 300 scholarships to aspiring kinder teachers, as well as $9,000 incentives to support early childhood teachers to move to areas where three-year-old kinder is rolling out. Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas today encouraged Hepburn Shire residents to..

CHEERS TO THE WINE GROWTH FUND

The Andrews Labor Government is backing Macedon’s wine industry, with a grants program to support the growth of wineries in the area, increase visitors, boost exports and support local jobs. Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas today on a visit to Taradale House announced that four..

KINDER LANGUAGE PROGRAM ARRIVES IN KYNETON

More than 5,000 Victorian children will have an opportunity to learn another language while attending kindergarten this year, due to significant investment from the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas today welcomed the Auslan program at Lady Brooks Kinder in Kyneton. This language..

NEW TANKER ROLLS INTO MALSMBURY FIRE BRIGADE

A new medium tanker is helping Malmsbury Fire Brigade keep the local community safe, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas officially handed over the 2750-litre tanker on Sunday and congratulated the volunteer brigade for their dedicated service to the community…

GETTING ON WITH DELIVERING SAFER INTERSECTIONS FOR GISBORNE

The Andrews Labor Government has delivered on its promise to upgrade two of Gisborne’s busiest intersections, as part of its unprecedented investment in regional roads. As part of the 2019/20 Victorian Budget, the Labor Government has invested $11.7 million to upgrade the intersection of Saunders..

MAJOR UPGRADE FOR GISBORNE PARAMEDICS AND PATIENTS

Patients in Gisborne will get the urgent care they need faster and paramedics will get the modern station they deserve thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas today met with local paramedics to discuss the upgrade to the Gisborne branch, which..

DELIVERING FOR MACEDON

The Andrews Labor Government is getting on with its promise to deliver for Macedon with major investments in local schools, health, roads and public transport in the Victorian Budget 2019/20. As part of a massive $1.8 billion investment in schools around the state, this year’s..