The Victorian Government will support Hepburn Shire to enable virtual meetings and continue community engagement during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Local Government Minister Shaun Leane and Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas, have announced that Macedon Ranges Shire and Hepburn Shire Council will received almost $200,000..
The Victorian Government is helping more people buy their dream home, with thousands of first home buyers spared millions of dollars in stamp duty costs over the past financial year. That includes in the Macedon Ranges and Hepburn Shire regions – where 214 people got..
Note – photo taken prior to COVID-19. Families in Gisborne now have access to bigger, first-class kindergarten facilities, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas, today announced the completion of Swinburne Avenue Kindergarten’s $735,000 upgrade. The project has seen an extension..
Businesses across the Macedon Ranges have changed the way they run in order to keep the community safe under Stage 3 restrictions – including Kyneton-based hospitality business, Colenso. Colenso was founded by Kathryn Russack a decade ago. Kathryn is well-known across the community and is..
Free pads and tampons are now available in every government school in the Macedon electorate, and across the state – reducing the discomfort and embarrassment around periods for girls and saving families hundreds of dollars every year. Victoria is the first state or territory in..
Photo credit: Samantha Slicer Macedon Ranges and Hepburn creatives are among hundreds of Victorian artists and creative businesses to receive a lifeline from the Victorian Government, enabling them to keep working, adapting and creating through the pandemic. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas, today announced nine..
Drivers, cyclists and pedestrians are welcoming the completion of a new roundabout that is increasing road safety and improving traffic flow in the heart of Romsey. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas MP said the $4.7 million intersection upgrade on Barry and Main Streets is making..
(Photo taken prior to COVID-19) Community sport in the Macedon Ranges has been given a boost thanks to a grant from the Victorian Government aimed at helping local leagues and associations ride out the coronavirus pandemic and come back ready to play. Member for Macedon,..
Small-scale and craft producers across the state have received a funding boost to help grow their businesses and generate jobs thanks to grants from the Victorian Government. Minister for Agriculture Jaclyn Symes and Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas, visited Dreaming Goat Dairy in Monegeetta to..
Families in Gisborne will soon have access to the first-rate facilities they deserve, with a builder appointed construct Stage 2 of Gisborne Primary School’s upgrades. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas, today announced Newton Manor Constructions Pty Ltd has been appointed to build the school’s $10..
Men across the Romsey community will soon have access to a fantastic new Men’s Shed, thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas, today announced that construction on the new Romsey Men’s Shed will begin shortly. The announcement means that..
The Victorian Government has helped tip millions of dollars back into the Hepburn economy by supporting local businesses to get through to the other side of the coronavirus crisis. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas, today announced 206 businesses across the Hepburn Shire Council area been..
(Photo taken prior to COVID-19) Secondary school students in Daylesford will soon have access to the school-based mental health support they need, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas, today announced that Daylesford Secondary College will receive support under the Mental..
(Photo taken prior to COVID-19) Three-Year-Old Kindergarten is just around the corner for children living in Hepburn Shire, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s landmark early childhood education reform. For the first time, local families can enrol their children in universal funded Three-Year-Old Kindergarten in..
(Photo taken prior to COVID-19) Better sports facilities for the Macedon Ranges are a step closer, with Macedon Ranges Shire Council awarding the design services tender for the Macedon Ranges Regional Sports Precinct. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas, welcomed the announcement of the design services..
Mount Alexander Shire Council has received $25,451 to upgrade Elphinstone Community Hall under the Victorian Government’s Stronger Regional Communities Program. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas, today announced funding for the project. The project is among 29 successful initiatives to be announced as part of this..
The Romsey community has received $35,000 for the Romsey Mechanics Institute as part of the Victorian Government’s ongoing commitment to support regional communities through the impacts of coronavirus. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas, today announced funding for the project, which is among a suite of..
(Photo taken prior to COVID-19) As our local sports clubs prepare for a return to play, the Andrews Labor Government is helping to support them in paying their bills. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas, today announced another twenty-five clubs across the Macedon Ranges and Hepburn..