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WORKS UNDERWAY TO TRANSFORM NEW GISBORNE PRIMARY SCHOOL

Students in New Gisborne will soon have access to the first-rate classrooms and facilities they deserve, with work under way upgrading New Gisborne Primary School. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas, today turned the first sod to start construction on New Gisborne Primary’s $3.1 million upgrade,..

HISTORIC THREE-YEAR-OLD KINDERGARTEN ROLLED-OUT IN THE HEPBURN SHIRE

The Andrews Labor Government’s landmark reform to early childhood education has arrived in the Hepburn Shire, with children attending funded Three-Year-Old Kindergarten. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas, today joined early childhood staff, children and Hepburn Shire Council representatives at Daylesford Community Child Care Centre to..

BOOSTING FOOD RELIEF IN KYNETON

The Andrews Labor Government is strengthening food relief services across the state to ensure healthy food reaches Victorians in need. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas, announced Kyneton Community House have received a $60,560 grant as part of the $5 million Community Food Relief Fund grant..

BUILDER APPOINTED FOR NEW PRIMARY SCHOOL IN GISBORNE

The Andrews Labor Government is ensuring families in Gisborne are one step closer to having a great local school, with works moving ahead on the new Willowbank Primary School. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas, has welcomed the appointment of ADCO Group Pty Ltd to build..

SOLAR POWER BOOST FOR LANCEFIELD AND RIDDELLS CREEK

Volunteer committees of management on public land, including in Lancefield and Riddells Creek, are set to save thousands of dollars on power bills by installing solar PV systems, thanks to funding from the Victorian Government for the Solar on Public Buildings Program. Minister for Energy,..

BOOST FOR HEPBURN VICSES

The Andrews Labor Government has invested in emergency services in Macedon to improve infrastructure and facilities. Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas today visited Hepburn VICSES, to announce they will receive funding to asphalt the entire driveway from the rear of their Daylesford building to the..

ROMSEY ECOTHERAPY PARK DESIGNS RELEASED

A new public park in Romsey that will be accessible for people of all ages and abilities is a step closer, thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas today viewed the newly released concept designs for the Romsey Ecotherapy..

SUPPORTING SMALL-SCALE SCHOOL BUILDING PROJECTS ACROSS MACEDON

Victorian schools will receive a funding boost to deliver small but important upgrades thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s $70 million Minor Capital Works Fund. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas today announced ten schools in the Macedon electorate have been allocated funding to fast-track a..

NAME ANNOUNCED FOR NEW SCHOOL IN SOUTH OF GISBORNE

The new primary school being built in Gisborne South by the Andrews Labor Government has been named following community consultation. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas today announced that the primary school will be known as Willowbank Primary School when..

PUTTING PEOPLE FIRST IN MACEDON

When the Andrews Labor Government was elected, we promised to put people first. As our state begins its recovery from the global pandemic, people will continue to be our priority. The Victorian Budget 2020/21 delivers on the investments that will see our community recover –..

$12 MILLION TO REVITALISE THE HEART OF KYNETON

The old Kyneton Primary School occupies a special place in our region’s heart. One that is based on its history as one of the oldest schools in Victoria, and the memories that so many people in our community have forged there. That’s why the Andrews..

$30 MILLION BIG HOUSING BUILD FOR THE MACEDON RANGES

The Victorian Government is making sure more Victorians have the security and stability of a home, with our state’s – and Australia’s – biggest ever investment in public and community housing. The Victorian Budget 2020/21 will deliver a historic $5.3 billion Big Housing Build to..

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..