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TRENTHAM KINDER UPGRADE ON TRACK

Trentham families will soon have access to a first-rate and modern early childhood facility just in time for the roll out of funded Three-Year-Old Kinder. Minister for Early Childhood Ingrid Stitt and Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas today visited Trentham Kindergarten to inspect the works..

NEW KINDER FOR KYNETON

A new kinder will be built at Kyneton Primary School, boosting kinder capacity for the area and ensuring families will be able to ditch the dreaded double-drop off. Minister for Early Childhood Ingrid Stitt and Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas today visited Kyneton Primary School..

INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS BRING JOBS TO THE MACEDON RANGES

The Andrews Labor Government is getting on with exciting regional infrastructure projects across Victoria, with works on two important projects in the Macedon Ranges underway, boosting the economy and making the area an even better place to live, work and visit. Member for Macedon Mary-Anne..

HELPING MACEDON KIDS GET THE MOST OUT OF KINDER

Every Victorian child attending a funded kindergarten program in the Macedon electorate will get the most out of their learning and development with the final stage of the $160 million Australian-first School Readiness Funding rolling out. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas, has announced 22 early..

BRINGING MORE CLEAN ENERGY TO HEPBURN

The Victorian Government is helping boost the use of renewable energy technologies in the Hepburn Shire to reduce electricity costs, create local jobs and support clean power. Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio and Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas today announced that..

BLOWHOLE REBUILD A BOOST FOR HEPBURN AND MACEDON RANGES

The important nature-based tourism economy of Hepburn and Macedon Ranges Shires has received a timely boost with the re-opening of The Blowhole, in Hepburn Regional Park. Following a $250,000 investment from the Victorian Government, The Blowhole has reopened with a new viewing area and visitor..

UPGRADING KYNETON HIGH SCHOOL BRICK BY BRICK

This year, Kyneton families have done an incredible job in supporting students to learn from home. As kids get back into the classroom, we want to make sure they have the fantastic new learning spaces they deserve. The Andrews Labor Government has built and upgraded..

FUNDING TO ENCOURAGE YOUNG MACEDON RANGES RESIDENTS TO CARE FOR OUR ENVIRONMENT

Schools and kindergartens in the Macedon Ranges will share in $409,500 for biodiversity projects and learning activities from the Victorian Government. Hesket Primary School, Candlebark School and Swinburne Avenue Kindergarten are three of 113 recipients across Victoria to receive 2020 Victorian Junior Landcare and Biodiversity..

LAND LOCKED IN FOR NEW SCHOOL AS NAME CONSULTATION BEGINS

Families living in the south of Gisborne are a step closer to getting the state-of-the-art education facilities they deserve, with a site secured to build a new primary school. Minister for Education James Merlino, Minister for Early Childhood Ingrid Stitt and State Member for Macedon..

VICTORIAN TAFE BEHIND AUSTRALIA’S BEST PIE SUCCESS

A Kyneton pie master behind Australia’s Best Pie for the past three years has credited his culinary success to the skills he learned at TAFE. Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education Gayle Tierney and Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas MP today visited Country..

VICTORIANS URGED TO PREPARE FOR FIRE SEASON

Victorians are being urged to prepare for the upcoming summer fire season, with Fire Action Week starting today. Fire and rescue agencies have started their preparations under a COVIDSafe plan this year to ensure burns and fuel reduction activity can be conducted safely, and all..

WORKS UNDERWAY TO TRANSFORM GISBORNE PRIMARY SCHOOL

Families in Gisborne will soon have access to amazing new facilities, with work underway to upgrade Gisborne Primary School. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas MP, today visited the construction site of Gisborne Primary’s $10 million upgrade. The upgrade will see a brand-new competition-grade gymnasium and..

BUILDING A BETTER ST BRIGID’S CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOL IN GISBORNE

The Victorian Government will fast-track funding for upgrades to Catholic and Independent schools across Victoria to give students and staff the best facilities sooner, and support local jobs, businesses and Victoria’s economic recovery. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas MP today announced that St Brigid’s Catholic..

A BIGGER, MORE INCLUSIVE ST AMBROSE PARISH PRIMARY

The Victorian Government will fast-track funding for upgrades to Catholic and Independent schools across Victoria to give students and staff the best facilities sooner, and support local jobs, businesses and Victoria’s economic recovery. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas, today announced that St Ambrose Parish Primary..

BUILDING A BIGGER AND BETTER MELTON CHRISTIAN COLLEGE

The Victorian Government will fast-track funding for upgrades to Catholic and Independent schools across Victoria to give students and staff the best facilities sooner, and support local jobs, businesses and Victoria’s economic recovery. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas, and Member for Melton, Steve McGhie, today..

MORE MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT FOR STUDENTS IN MACEDON

More Victorian secondary school students in Macedon now have access to the school-based mental health support they need, thanks to the Victorian Government. Today the Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas, met with Gisborne Secondary College’s dedicated Mental Health Practitioner, as well as Student Health and..

SUPPORTING VAPAC TO ADAPT AND BUILD FOR THE FUTURE

The Victorian Association of Performing Arts Centres (VAPAC) has received significant Victorian Government support to pivot their work, adapt their core business and prepare for the future. Based out of Newham in the Macedon Ranges, VAPAC been named among 78 Victorian arts and cultural organisations..

MILLIONS OF MEALS DELIVERED THROUGH SCHOOL BREAKFAST CLUBS

Millions of free meals cooked by Foodbank Victoria have been delivered to students during remote learning thanks to the Victorian Governments School Breakfast Clubs program. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas, announced the School Breakfast Clubs program has delivered more than 2.5 million meals in Term..