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BOOST FOR DAYLESFORD AND MACEDON RANGES TOURISM

The Daylesford and broader Macedon Ranges communities are set to benefit from a new tourism campaign backed by the Andrews Labor Government to encourage more visitors to the region. Minister for Regional Development and Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas today visited the Wombat Botanical Gardens..

SUPPORTING THE HEPBURN SWISS ITALIAN FESTA 2021

The Victorian Government is celebrating the diversity that makes our state great with grants to support multicultural community festivals and events, including the Hepburn Swiss Italian Festa 2021 Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas today announced $11,200 funding for the Hepburn Swiss Italian Festa later this..

SCHOOLS IN MACEDON RECEIVE $913,000 IN FUNDING BLITZ

Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas today announced$913,000ina major funding blitz for Macedon schools. $330,000from the Planned Maintenance Program. $557,000from the Bushfire Preparedness (Vegetation) Program $26,000fromtheVCE Collaboration Fund The schools receiving funding for Planned Maintenance include: Romsey Primary School has been allocated $15,000 for high priority..

PRINCIPAL APPOINTED FOR NEW PRIMARY SCHOOL IN GISBORNE

Families in Gisborne are one step closer to getting a great new local school in Term 1, 2022, with the appointment of Ms Rynn Anderson as principal of Willowbank Primary School. Rynn has been appointed principal of Willowbank Primary School following a thorough Department of..

WORK STARTS ON ELPHINSTONE PRIMARY SCHOOL UPGRADE

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

HAVE YOUR SAY ON EDUCATION REFORM

Victorians are being encouraged to have their say on the Andrews Labor Government’s major reforms of school-based vocational education and senior secondary education. The reforms will see the integration of the Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) into the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE). This..

$1.38M FOR SUPPORTING STUDENTS WITH DISABILITY IN MACEDON

More students with disability in Macedon will receive the support they need to learn, contribute and participate in their schools and classrooms, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Mary-Anne Thomas was at Gisborne Primary School this morning to announce that twenty schools across Macedon will..

NEXT STEPS ANNOUNCED FOR OLD KYNETON PRIMARY SCHOOL

The transformation of the Old Kyneton Primary School into a vibrant and creative community hub is a big step closer with the appointment of a site operator and works set to begin to make the buildings safe and accessible. Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas today..

PLANS FOR A LANCEFIELD BREWERY MOVING AHEAD

The Macedon Ranges’ growing reputation as a destination for artisan food and drinks will be enhanced with a new craft brewery planned for Lancefield, thanks to an investment from the Victorian Government. Minister for Regional Development and Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas today confirmed that..

LANCEFIELD PARK RECREATIONAL RESERVE SCORE $209,520 TOWARDS OVAL LIGHTING

Lancefield Park is among 73 projects to score a share in $22 million from the Victorian Government’s 2021 Local Sports Infrastructure Fund. With overwhelming demand for shovel-ready community sports infrastructure across Victoria, the fund is supporting projects across five categories including Better Indoor Stadiums, Female..

PROTECTING HABITAT AND PROMOTING THE GREAT OUTDOORS

The creation of a new Wombat-Lerderderg National Park will safeguard crucial habitat for many of Victoria’s threatened species while ensuring local forests remain a drawcard for nature lovers and all those who enjoy getting out in the great outdoors, Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas said…

MACEDON RANGES CLUBS RECEIVE FURTHER SUPPORT TO PROMOTE GENDER EQUALITY

Community sporting organisations across the state will benefit from further funding to help level the playing field for women and girls, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s Change Our Game initiative. 86 community sport and recreation organisations from across Victoria have been successful in receiving..

STORAGE CAPACITY AT KYNETON PLANT DOUBLES

A newly constructed 200 megalitre storage at the Kyneton Water Reclamation Plant will ensure towns like Kyneton have the water infrastructure they need for the future. Recycled water is now flowing into the lagoon, which was completed as part of Phase 2 works of the..

MACEDON SCHOOLS SET TO BE FIRE-READY THIS SUMMER

Twenty six schools in Macedon are set to be well-prepared ahead of the coming bushfire season, thanks to a boost by the Victorian Government. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas today announced schools in the Macedon electorate were among 333 across the state to share in..

MACEDON SCHOOLS SUPPORTED WITH MAINTENANCE PROJECTS

Schools in Macedon are among more than 250 across the state to receive a boost to essential maintenance projects, thanks to the Victorian Government. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas today announced six schools in Macedon were among 282 schools across Victoria to share in $12.48..

FUNDING BOOST TO COMPLETE ROMSEY ECOTHERAPY PARK 

Romsey locals will soon be able to enjoy a completed multipurpose nature park thanks to a third round of funding from the Andrews Labor Government.  Minister for Regional Development and Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas today visited Romsey to announce a grant of $615,000 from..

INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS SUPERCHARGE REGIONAL RECOVERY

Communities across regional and rural Victoria will benefit from new infrastructure projects as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s investment in developments that help towns continue to thrive. Minister for Regional Development Mary-Anne Thomas today visited the historic Bullarto Train Station Tourist Precinct in central..

NEW PROJECTS BOOSTING TOURISM IN THE MACEDON RANGES 

The Macedon Ranges will be an even better place for locals and visitors to enjoy thanks to a new investment by the Andrews Labor Government to help the region continue to thrive.  Minister for Regional Development and Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas today visited Trentham..