MAINTENANCE BLITZ FUNDING FOR TRENTHAM PRIMARY

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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..

HEPBURN Z-NET WINS PREMIER’S SUSTAINABILITY AWARD

Hepburn Shire’s bold plan to be the first zero-net emitting council in Australia has scored the Premier’s Sustainability Award in the 2019 Community Category. Working with Renew, a not-for-profit in sustainability for over 35 years, Hepburn Shire has developed a best practice model to reach..

BOOSTING HEPBURN’S PRODUCE WITH NEW ARTISANAL HUB

Artisanal producers in the Hepburn Shire will be better equipped to identify business challenges, support each other and connect to the community thanks to a new Hub for Premium Produce supported by the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas today visited Danny’s Farm..

UPGRADING RIDDELLS CREEK PRIMARY BRICK BY BRICK

Students in Riddells Creek will soon have access to the first-rate classrooms and facilities they deserve, with work under way upgrading Riddells Creek Primary School. Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas today turned the first sod to start construction on the school’s $2.2 million upgrade, which..

COIMADAI PRIMARY SCHOOL COMPLETES PREMIERS’ READING CHALLENGE

Students across the Macedon electorate have enjoyed hundreds of books over the past few months as part of the Premiers’ Reading Challenge. Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas visited Coimadai Primary School, where every student took part in this year’s Challenge. They were among the 113,000..

MACEDON RANGES STUDENTS COMPLETE PREMIERS’ READING CHALLENGE

Students from across the Macedon Ranges have enjoyed hundreds of books over the past few months as part of the Premiers’ Reading Challenge. Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas visited schools from across the region to donate books to the students and congratulate them on completing..

DAYLESFORD AND HEPBURN STUDENTS COMPLETE PREMIERS’ READING CHALLENGE

Students from Daylesford Primary, Yandoit Primary, Drummond Primary, Hepburn Primary, Bullarto Primary and Daylesford Dharma School have enjoyed hundreds of books over the past few months as part of the Premiers’ Reading Challenge. Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas visited schools from across the Daylesford and..

TACKLING THE DIGITAL DIVIDE IN CENTRAL VICTORIA

The Andrews Labor Government is backing a new plan to tackle the digital divide in central Victoria as part of a commitment to give regional Victorians equal access to the infrastructure and services available in Melbourne. Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas today welcomed the Central..

CREATING A NEW TASKFORCE FOR MACEDON RANGES STUDENTS

The Andrews Labor Government is taking action to improve educational outcomes for students in the Macedon Ranges region with the formation of a new taskforce. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced the Macedon Ranges Community Education Taskforce, following an independent report and local consultation..

MACEDON RANGES LANDCARE PROJECTS RECEIVE FUNDING

The Andrews Labor Government is investing $38,660 into restoring and protecting the natural environment of the Macedon Ranges. Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas today congratulated the successful recipients of the 2019-20 Victorian Landcare Grants. The annual grants program delivers critical funding to Landcare and other..

FUNDING BOOST FOR KYNETON LEARN LOCAL

A Learn Local provider in Kyneton has shared in a $2.8 million funding boost to deliver training for priority learners including early school leavers, women seeking to re-enter the workforce and unemployed workers, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas today..