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SUPPORT FOR AUSTRALIA’S BIGGEST REGIONAL LGBTIQ FESTIVAL

Today, on Wear It Purple Day, the Andrews Labor Government announced ongoing support of $150,000 over three years to ChillOut Festival. Since it began over 20 years ago, ChillOut has grown to become Australia’s number one Queer Country Pride festival. The iconic festival has cemented..

DELIVERING MORE SUPPORT FOR LOCAL LIBRARIES

The Andrews Labor Government is investing in improving public libraries across Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges so local communities continue to have access to quality facilities. This week, Minister for Local Government Adem Somyurek announced $4.5 million was available as part of the 2019-20 Living..

SWITCHED ON TO SOLAR AT NEW GISBORNE PRIMARY

Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas visited New Gisborne Primary School to discuss their capital project and test their new solar panels, allocated to the school as part of an $83,000 grant. The 200 panels will produce around 75kw, meaning the majority of power at New..

IMPROVING SAFETY AT HEATHCOTE-KYNETON ROAD INTERSECTION

Locals, tourists and freight drivers travelling north of Kyneton will now have safer journeys with an intersection upgrade complete on Heathcote-Kyneton Road thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Crews have finished work on the second and final stage of the $1 million project to improve..

UPGRADED CLASSROOMS AND FACILITIES FOR MOUNT MACEDON PRIMARY SCHOOL

Mount Macedon students now have bigger, better classrooms and school facilities to learn in, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas today visited Mount Macedon Primary to open its $472,000 upgrade, which includes a refurbishment of a covered, outdoor learning area..

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..

DAYLESFORD TABLE TENNIS CLUB THE PLACE TO BE FOR LOCALS TO GET ACTIVE

The Andrews Labor Government together with VicHealth is giving Daylesford Table Tennis Club the tools it needs to grow. Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas today visited the Daylesford Table Tennis Club to see their new equipment, courtesy of a $2,340 grant from VicHealth’s Active Clubs..

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..

GETTING ON WITH TOURISM IN DAYLESFORD AND THE MACEDON RANGES REGION

Victoria’s Daylesford and Macedon Ranges communities are invited to have their say on the future of tourism following the release of the Andrews Labor Government’s Regional Tourism Review Discussion Paper. Tourism is crucial to Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges region and it is booming –..

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..