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FUNDING BOOST TO COMPLETE ROMSEY ECOTHERAPY PARK 

Romsey locals will soon be able to enjoy a completed multipurpose nature park thanks to a third round of funding from the Andrews Labor Government.  Minister for Regional Development and Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas today visited Romsey to announce a grant of $615,000 from..

INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS SUPERCHARGE REGIONAL RECOVERY

Communities across regional and rural Victoria will benefit from new infrastructure projects as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s investment in developments that help towns continue to thrive. Minister for Regional Development Mary-Anne Thomas today visited the historic Bullarto Train Station Tourist Precinct in central..

NEW PROJECTS BOOSTING TOURISM IN THE MACEDON RANGES 

The Macedon Ranges will be an even better place for locals and visitors to enjoy thanks to a new investment by the Andrews Labor Government to help the region continue to thrive.  Minister for Regional Development and Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas today visited Trentham..

NEW ONLINE LEARNERS’ TEST ROLLING OUT STATEWIDE 

Thousands more young Victorians can now take their learner permit tests without waiting for an appointment date or travelling to a VicRoads Service Centre, as the roll-out of the Andrews Labor Government’s new online test scales up.  As the online test rolls out across the..

BOOST FOR THE LGBTIQ+ SECTOR TO SUPPORT RECOVERY IN DAYLESFORD 

LGBTIQ+ organisations and businesses across Victoria will receive a funding boost to support their recovery from the pandemic, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government.  Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas, announced that ChillOut and Hepburn House are two of 24 businesses and organisations across Victoria that..

WORKS UNDERWAY ON NEW CAMPUS FOR MELTON CHRISTIAN COLLEGE

Families across the Melton region will soon have access to the first-rate facilities they deserve, with work under way at Melton Christian College. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas, and Member for Melton, Steve McGhie, today turned the first sod on Stage One of Melton Christian..

CREATING JOBS AND CARING FOR MACEDON

The Andrews Labor Government is creating jobs and caring for the people of Macedon. The Victorian Budget 2021/22 will support an average of 38,000 jobs every year over the next four years, while also investing in the care, services and infrastructure our community needs. Gisborne..

FROM TIN SHED TO STATE-OF-THE-ART STATION

From its humble beginnings in a tin shed in 1959, the Carlsruhe Fire Brigade has welcomed a new $1.1million station. Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas joined Country Fire Authority (CFA) officials today to formally open the new station at Cobb and Co Road. The new..

SCHOOL BUILDING BOOM CONTINUES IN GISBORNE

Families in the south of Gisborne are a step closer to getting the state-of-the-art schools they deserve, with works continuing on the new Willowbank Primary School, one of 14 new schools to open across Victoria in 2022. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas MP, today toured..

BACKING MORE WOMEN TO MAKE THE CALL

Fifteen women are about to take the first step in progressing their dream of a career in sports broadcasting, thanks to a ground-breaking program from the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas, today announced that Woodend local Cheryl Downes had been successful in..

MORE SUPPORT FOR MACEDON RANGES SPORTS PRECINCT

Plans for a major sports and recreation hub in New Gisborne have received a further boost thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government’s Growing Suburbs Fund. Local Government Minister Shaun Leane has announced Macedon Ranges Shire Council will receive $3.2 million from the Growing..

PHOENIX SET TO RISE WITH WORK STARTING ON NEW PAVILION

Melton Phoenix Football Club players will soon have modern female friendly facilities with work starting on a new pavilion at MacPherson Park, thanks to funding from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Community Sport Ros Spence today joined Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas as construction..

REDEVELOPED MACPHERSON PARK OPEN FOR COMMUNITY OF MELTON

The new $13.3 million Stage 1 redevelopment of MacPherson Park in Melton is now complete thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government’s Growing Suburbs Fund. Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas, representing Minister for Local Government Shaun Leane today officially opened the new multipurpose community..

RECOGNITION FOR MACEDON SCHOOL INDUSTRY PARTNERSHIP

Local businesses across Victoria that are giving students vital on-the-job experience have been honoured by the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas, today celebrated The Social Foundry, who are providing valuable workplace education for students through programs such as Head Start, school-based apprenticeships..

IMPROVING CONNECTIONS FOR REGIONAL VICTORIANS

The Andrews Labor Government helping local business and communities receive better mobile coverage, thanks to the rollout of more than 200 mobile base stations around the state. The 200th station was recently activated in Knowsley, east of Bendigo, improving reception in and around the community..

MAJOR BOOST FOR EMERGENCY SERVICES IN MACEDON

The Andrews Labor Government has invested $838,928 in emergency services in Macedon to provide essential vehicles and appliances for local volunteers. Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas today announced that the Elphinstone, Fryerstown, Romsey and Woodend CFAs would all receive funding to help protect their local..

MACEDON AND WOODEND SPORTS ON A GOOD WICKET

The growing ranks of the Macedon and Woodend Cricket Clubs now have smashing new cricket training facilities at their respective home grounds, made possible by a $149,000 investment from the Victorian Government. Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas today joined Macedon Ranges Shire Councillors to officially..