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CONSTRUCTION BEGINS AT WOODEND KINDERGARTEN

Children at Woodend Kindergarten will soon enjoy a brand-new $503,000 nature-based inclusive outdoor learning space, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas today visited the kindergarten to mark the beginning of construction on behalf of Minister for Education James Merlino and..

JUMPING FOR JOY WITH NEW CRICKET AND SKATING FACILITIES

Keen cricketers and skaters in the Hepburn Shire region are celebrating today thanks to a funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas today officially opened a redeveloped skatepark in Daylesford and also cricket upgrades in Clunes made possible with a..

ROMSEY ECOTHERAPY TAKES BIG LEAP WITH CLIMBING FOREST

The Romsey Ecotherapy Park will soon feature an all-new climbing forest for people of all ages, thanks to a $200,000 investment from the Andrews Labor Government’s Pick My Project initiative. Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas today visited the site to announce lyPa Pty Ltd and..

HELPING RIDDELLS CREEK PRIMARY STUDENTS STAY SAFE IN THE SUN

Students learning and playing outdoors at Riddells Creek Primary School are set to receive much- needed protection from harmful UV radiation thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas today announced Riddells Creek Primary School will receive $25,000 to construct permanent shade..

BACKING MACEDON’S YOUNG FARMERS

Two young farmers from Macedon have received the Andrews Labor Government’s scholarships of up to $10,000 as part of the $125,000 Upskill and Invest Young Farmers Scholarships program. Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas congratulated the local winners of the fifth round of scholarships who were..

ANOTHER YEAR OF DELIVERING FOR MACEDON

Like we have done for the last five years, the Andrews Labor Government has been keeping its promises and delivering for Macedon since it was re-elected 365 days ago. Sunday 24 November marks one year since the last state election, when Victorians overwhelmingly voted for..

HOLGATE BREWERY EXPANSION OPENS ITS DOORS

Woodend’s internationally renowned, family-owned Holgate beer brand will welcome 60,000 additional visitors to the region every year and employ up to 15 new workers, thanks to an Andrews Labor Government investment. Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas joined Paul and Natasha Holgate at the official opening..

BETTER AMENITIES FOR KYNETON CEMETERY

Visitors to the Kyneton cemetery are now able to attend with comfort, thanks to a new public amenities block funded by the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas MP today officially opening the new facility, made possible by a $214,350 funding boost. Cemeteries..

KYNETON’S NEW HEALTH HUB ANOTHER STEP CLOSER

More Kyneton families will be able to access their vital community health and family services under the one roof thanks to record local investment by the Andrews Labor Government.   Premier Daniel Andrews and Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas today inspected construction on Cobaw Health’s..

LANCEFIELD STUDENTS TO DISCOVER IN NEW LEARNING CENTRE

Thanks to the Andrews Labor Government, Lancefield students now have better access to modern learning facilities. Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas today visited Lancefield Primary School to open its $288,900 upgrade, which saw the conversion of the school’s library into a discovery learning centre. The..

MAINTENANCE BLITZ FUNDING FOR TRENTHAM PRIMARY

Trentham Primary School will share in $515 million, the single largest boost to school maintenance ever undertaken, thanks to an unprecedented investment by the Andrews Labor Government.   Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas today visited Trentham Primary School, which received $146,442 for maintenance and bushfire..

DELIVERING FOR COUNTRY FOOTBALL AND NETBALL CLUBS

More Victorians will be enjoying upgraded sport facilities thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s record investment in country football and netball clubs.   Hepburn Recreation Reserve, home to Hepburn Football Netball Club, is one of 17 projects that is receiving funding in the latest round..

TURNING FIRST SOD OF CRESWICK AGED CARE UPGRADES

Creswick Nursing Home residents are set to benefit from a major upgrade thanks to $3.2 million in grants from the Victorian Government. Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas today visited Creswick Nursing Home to turn the first sod of upgrade works funded through two Victorian Government..

STATE OF THE ART ACCESSIBILITY COMES TO GISBORNE

Gisborne is now accessible for all with the opening of Victoria’s latest Changing Places facility at Gisborne Adventure Playground. Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas today officially unveiled the new state-of-the-art Changing Places toilet facility. Changing Places are larger than standard accessible toilets, and have extra..

UPGRADING HEPBURN KINDER AHEAD OF THREE-YEAR-OLD KINDER

Children at Hepburn Kindergarten are set to benefit with an expansion and upgrade ahead of Three-Year-Old Kindergarten starting in 2021, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas today announced Hepburn Kindergarten will receive $240,190 funding to undertake a major upgrade through..

BOOSTING ENERGY EFFICIENCY FOR VICTORIA’S FARMERS

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting Victorian farmers to invest in new equipment and technology to improve sustainability and reduce energy costs with the rollout of Agriculture Energy Investment Plan grants. Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas today visited the Colman family’s merino sheep farm in..

SAFETY BOOST FOR PEDESTRIANS IN TRENTHAM

Works to install a new pedestrian crossing on Victoria Street in Trentham are now complete, better connecting the Primary School and Hepburn Health’s Trentham Aged Care to the town. Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas was joined by Hepburn Shire Mayor Don Henderson and Councillor Licia..

KIT VAN TO BOOST YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH IN LODDON CAMPASPE

On the eve of World Mental Health Day, a new specially designed Keep In Touch van has been officially launched in the Macedon Ranges Shire thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government. Supported by $400,000 from the Labor Government, the KIT van is an..