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LOCAL MP CALLS ON YOUNG LEADERS FOR YOUTH COUNCIL

Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas is calling on young people aged 16-26 to take part in a new initiative designed to empower local youth. Announced this week, the Macedon Youth Advisory Council will comprise 12 members selected from across the Macedon electorate. This unique program..

SPORTS BONANZA FOR HEPBURN AND MACEDON RANGES

Five sporting facilities around Hepburn and the Macedon Ranges are receiving upgrades to meet the needs of growing communities and a huge uptake in local women’s sport, thanks to a major boost from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events Martin..

LOCAL ARTIST’S TIMELY TWIST AT FORMER LEVEL CROSSING

A Macedon Ranges sculptor has added creative flair to the space underneath Melton Highway’s new bridge in place of a notorious Sydenham level crossing. A concept from sculptor Jason Waterhouse was chosen as the Melton Highway Level Crossing Removal Project’s preferred artwork late last year..

BETTER MOBILE PHONE COVERAGE FOR BARFOLD

Barfold will receive a new mobile phone tower through a partnership between the Andrews Labor Government and the Federal Government. Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas celebrated the announcement with local CFA volunteers and community members at Langley-Barfold Fire Station. The Labor Government’s $5.8 million investment..

EXTRA DAYLESFORD AND WOODEND COACHES START THIS MONTH

Daylesford and Woodend passengers will enjoy a more frequent coach service from April 1, with 24 additional trips per week between the two towns added to the timetable. Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas said the extra V/Line services would provide better connections for people travelling..

NEW KYNETON TO TRENTHAM BUS ROUTE STARTS THIS MONTH

Kyneton residents will have access to more than 100 new weekly bus services from 1 April, including a new Trentham route. Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas met with Kyneton residents at the Kyneton Town Centre bus stop on Jennings Street. These new services will deliver..

SUPPORTING MEN’S HEALTH WITH MEN’S SHED BOOST

The Andrews Labor Government is building or upgrading men’s sheds for communities all over Victoria. Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas announced this year’s Men’s Shed grant applications are now open. The Labor Government is investing nearly $900,000 to build, upgrade or refurbish men’s sheds, which..

FIXING GISBORNE’S DIFFICULT INTERSECTION

Locals, commuters, tourists and freight drivers are set for a safer journey thanks to a project starting on one of Gisborne’s most difficult intersections. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas announced crews have hit the ground to start on a $1.3 million project that will improve..

THREE NEW NATIVE FISHERIES FOR THE MACEDON RANGES

For the first time ever, the Malmsbury, Upper Coliban and Lauriston Reservoirs have been stocked with Golden Perch and Murray Cod to create three exciting native fisheries for anglers across the Macedon Ranges to enjoy.

BUILDING THE FACILITIES OUR VETERANS DESERVE

The Andrews Labor Government and Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas are inviting local organisations that support veterans to apply now for grants of up to $200,000 to improve their buildings and facilities. A new funding round for the Veterans Capital Works Grants Program is now..

DELIVERING FOR COUNTRY FOOTBALL AND NETBALL CLUBS

The Andrews Labor Government is giving growing footy and netball clubs in regional Victoria another chance to upgrade grounds, courts and pavilions and welcome even more budding sporting stars than ever before. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas is calling on local football and netball clubs..

GIVING POWER BACK TO THE MACEDON COMMUNITY

The Andrews Labor Government is helping the Macedon community do their bit to counter climate change and embrace a clean energy future, with planning changes now approved to facilitate the Macedon Ranges Community Energy Park

CRESWICK MOUNTAIN BIKE TRAIL HAS RIDERS PUMPED

Mountain bike enthusiasts will have a new trail to explore and enjoy with the first stage of the $2.9 million purpose-built Creswick trail officially opened today. Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas opened the first stage of the Hammon Park Mountain Bike Pump Track today with..

ARCHITECT APPOINTED AT LANCEFIELD PRIMARY SCHOOL

Students at Lancefield Primary School are a step closer to getting the facilities they need for a great start in life, with an architect appointed to design the school’s exciting upgrade. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas, today announced that Y2 Architecture has been appointed to..

UPGRADING GISBORNE PRIMARY BRICK BY BRICK

Students in Gisborne will soon have access to the first-rate classrooms and facilities they deserve, with work under way upgrading Gisborne Primary School.