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Ending The Ambulance Crisis: Improving Services, Saving Lives

The Andrews Labor Government is fast-tracking funding to take immediate action to reform our ambulance system – delivering improved response times and better support for paramedics after four years of crisis and neglect under the former Liberal Government. Minister for Ambulance Services, Jill Hennessy, today..

NEW STORM TRUCK FOR GISBORNE SES

The unit's hardworking SES volunteers raised $76,000 towards the $176,000 truck with state government providing $100,000 through the Volunteer Emergency Services Equipment Program.

FAMILY VIOLENCE FORUM: EQUALITY AND CHANGE ARE KEY

Empowering women and less rigid gender roles amongst younger generations are two key factors in eliminating family violence in our community according to speakers at a forum hosted by the Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas and attended by the Minister for Women and the Prevention..

FUNDING FOR BLACKWOOD WASTEWATER MANAGEMENT

Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Water Lisa Neville today announced $2.6 million in funding for domestic wastewater management in Blackwood. Minister Neville made the announcement with Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas in Blackwood, meeting with residents and other stakeholders. The program will replace or..

Building The Education State In Macedon

Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas today visited Romsey Primary School in Macedon to discuss refurbishment plans, tour the school and meet staff and students. Romsey Primary School has received $112,000 of maintenance funding which the school is spending on..

LABOR LOVES LOCAL LIBRARIES

Toddlers and their parents at Woodend Library were treated to a special guest at Woodend story time - wife of the Victorian Premier, Catherine Andrews

grant WIN FOR kyneton & Macedon CFA VOLUNTEERS

CFAs across the Macedon electorate will share in $12.5 million to purchase much-needed equipment as part of the 2015-16 Volunteer Emergency Services Equipment Program (VESEP). Labor Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas said the VESEP grants would fund operational equipment, such as trucks, tankers, watercraft, trailers..

LABOR GOVERNMENT SUPPORTS LGBTI YOUTH IN MACEDON

Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas, today announced that WayOut at Cobaw Community Health will receive $195,000 to deliver youth suicide prevention programs targeting LGBTI young people in Macedon and surrounds. The announcement was made at an event organised by Kyneton Secondary College students, “Wear it..