Schools in Macedon will receive a boost to undertake essential maintenance projects, with the Victorian Government funding hundreds of projects making the state’s schools better places to teach and learn. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas today announced seven schools in the area were among 207..
Victorian councils are being supported to roll out new education campaigns to help residents understand the four bin recycling system, as part of the Victorian Government’s goal to divert 80% of waste from landfill. All Victorians will soon be sorting their household waste and recycling..
The Victorian Government will install solar panels at government schools, helping them be greener and more environmentally sustainable while reducing electricity costs. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas today announced that applications are now open for Macedon local schools to apply for funding to install solar..
Locals Andrew Jan and Steven Hull have been named a finalists for the Victorian Training Awards. Mr Jan is studying plumbing and has been named a finalist for Apprentice of the Year and Mr Hull is studying agriculture and has been named a finalist for..
A Braemar student has been recognised alongside the state’s best performing VCE students in the Premier’s VCE Awards. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas today congratulated Madeline Condron on her outstanding achievement. Ms Condron was recognised with an award in Australian History. A total of 297..
The Hanging Rock Master plan is on track as master planning consultants, Tract, have been appointed to deliver the Draft Hanging Rock Master Plan. The draft master plan is expected to be completed at the end of the year, for approval by June 2022. Tract..
The Andrews Labor Government will help thousands of low-income Victorians upgrade their inefficient heating and cooling systems – improving the comfort of their homes, lowering greenhouse gas emissions and saving households up to $300 per year on their energy bills. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas..
Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas announced today that local businesses Story Box Library and Common Ground Trails have been awarded grants from the Technology Adoption and Innovation Program. · Story Box Library aims to create a hybrid mobile/tablet app extension of the Story Box Library..
Students at Gisborne Secondary College and Malmsbury Primary School are a step closer to getting the facilities they need for a great start in life, with an architect appointed to design their exciting upgrades. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas today announced that Kosloff Architecture has..
The Victorian Government is calling for businesses, councils and community organisations to install electric vehicle charging stations across the state, with $5 million in funding to expand Victoria’s network of fast-chargers – including chargers that give electric vehicles enough power to drive 100km after ten..
The Daylesford and broader Macedon Ranges communities are set to benefit from a new tourism campaign backed by the Andrews Labor Government to encourage more visitors to the region. Minister for Regional Development and Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas today visited the Wombat Botanical Gardens..
The Victorian Government is celebrating the diversity that makes our state great with grants to support multicultural community festivals and events, including the Hepburn Swiss Italian Festa 2021 Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas today announced $11,200 funding for the Hepburn Swiss Italian Festa later this..
Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas today announced$913,000ina major funding blitz for Macedon schools. $330,000from the Planned Maintenance Program. $557,000from the Bushfire Preparedness (Vegetation) Program $26,000fromtheVCE Collaboration Fund The schools receiving funding for Planned Maintenance include: Romsey Primary School has been allocated $15,000 for high priority..
Families in Gisborne are one step closer to getting a great new local school in Term 1, 2022, with the appointment of Ms Rynn Anderson as principal of Willowbank Primary School. Rynn has been appointed principal of Willowbank Primary School following a thorough Department of..
Better facilities are on their way for students at Elphinstone Primary School with works commencing on an important upgrade thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas announced works are underway at Elphinstone Primary School to deliver a refurbishment of the toilets..
Victorians are being encouraged to have their say on the Andrews Labor Government’s major reforms of school-based vocational education and senior secondary education. The reforms will see the integration of the Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) into the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE). This..
More students with disability in Macedon will receive the support they need to learn, contribute and participate in their schools and classrooms, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Mary-Anne Thomas was at Gisborne Primary School this morning to announce that twenty schools across Macedon will..
The transformation of the Old Kyneton Primary School into a vibrant and creative community hub is a big step closer with the appointment of a site operator and works set to begin to make the buildings safe and accessible. Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas today..