More Victorian secondary school students in Macedon now have access to the school-based mental health support they need, thanks to the Victorian Government. Today the Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas, met with Gisborne Secondary College’s dedicated Mental Health Practitioner, as well as Student Health and..
The Victorian Association of Performing Arts Centres (VAPAC) has received significant Victorian Government support to pivot their work, adapt their core business and prepare for the future. Based out of Newham in the Macedon Ranges, VAPAC been named among 78 Victorian arts and cultural organisations..
Millions of free meals cooked by Foodbank Victoria have been delivered to students during remote learning thanks to the Victorian Governments School Breakfast Clubs program. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas, announced the School Breakfast Clubs program has delivered more than 2.5 million meals in Term..
Victorians living in the Macedon Ranges and Hepburn region will receive more specialist medical care sooner and closer to home with a big boost to telehealth services when they’re needed most. Five Regional and Rural Health Partnerships will see local health services in each of..
(Photo taken prior to COVID-19) The Victorian Government is investing in the future of children giving 784 kindergartens almost $1.1 million in technology grants to help give three and four-year-olds the skills they need. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas, announced sixteen kindergartens in the Macedon..
(Photo taken prior to COVID-19) The first step to transform New Gisborne Primary is underway, with works beginning on the school’s oval upgrade. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas MP, announced that work had begun on New Gisborne Primary’s new $1 million synthetic grass oval. Easy..
Members of the new Ministerial Advisory Group (MAG) that will help guide the future of the iconic Hanging Rock precinct have been announced. The Group will be responsible for advising the Minister on appropriate future governance, management and development of the Hanging Rock Precinct. Three..
The Victorian Government is supporting farmers to improve sustainability and reduce energy costs through the rollout of the new Agriculture Energy Investment Plan grants. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas, today welcomed the latest recipients to receive the grant including two in the Macedon electorate. Holy..
(Photo taken prior to COVID-19) The Victorian Government will deliver vital safety works at schools across the Macedon electorate ahead of the next bushfire season. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas today announced 24 schools in the Macedon electorate are part of 346 schools across the..
The Victorian Government will support Hepburn Shire to enable virtual meetings and continue community engagement during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Local Government Minister Shaun Leane and Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas, have announced that Macedon Ranges Shire and Hepburn Shire Council will received almost $200,000..
The Victorian Government is helping more people buy their dream home, with thousands of first home buyers spared millions of dollars in stamp duty costs over the past financial year. That includes in the Macedon Ranges and Hepburn Shire regions – where 214 people got..
Note – photo taken prior to COVID-19. Families in Gisborne now have access to bigger, first-class kindergarten facilities, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas, today announced the completion of Swinburne Avenue Kindergarten’s $735,000 upgrade. The project has seen an extension..
Businesses across the Macedon Ranges have changed the way they run in order to keep the community safe under Stage 3 restrictions – including Kyneton-based hospitality business, Colenso. Colenso was founded by Kathryn Russack a decade ago. Kathryn is well-known across the community and is..
Free pads and tampons are now available in every government school in the Macedon electorate, and across the state – reducing the discomfort and embarrassment around periods for girls and saving families hundreds of dollars every year. Victoria is the first state or territory in..
Photo credit: Samantha Slicer Macedon Ranges and Hepburn creatives are among hundreds of Victorian artists and creative businesses to receive a lifeline from the Victorian Government, enabling them to keep working, adapting and creating through the pandemic. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas, today announced nine..
Drivers, cyclists and pedestrians are welcoming the completion of a new roundabout that is increasing road safety and improving traffic flow in the heart of Romsey. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas MP said the $4.7 million intersection upgrade on Barry and Main Streets is making..
(Photo taken prior to COVID-19) Community sport in the Macedon Ranges has been given a boost thanks to a grant from the Victorian Government aimed at helping local leagues and associations ride out the coronavirus pandemic and come back ready to play. Member for Macedon,..
Small-scale and craft producers across the state have received a funding boost to help grow their businesses and generate jobs thanks to grants from the Victorian Government. Minister for Agriculture Jaclyn Symes and Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas, visited Dreaming Goat Dairy in Monegeetta to..