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Non-Gov Schools Urged To Take Up Respectful Relationships

A new Expression of Interest process will be offered to provide another opportunity for non-government schools to take part in the Andrews Labor Government’s Respectful Relationships program. Respectful Relationships is a whole-school approach, supporting schools to embed respect and gender equality in all aspects of..

Six Months Of Orange Door In Central Highlands

The Central Highlights Orange Door network has helped more than 6000 people including more than 2000 children and young people since opening six months ago. The Orange Door in Central Highlands was one of two Orange Door Networks to open in October last year during..

New Traffic Lights Get Underway to Keep Ballarat Moving

Works to keep Ballarat moving is now underway with major construction to install traffic lights at the intersection of Gillies and Gregory streets in Lake Gardens. Aimed at reducing congestion and improving safety for tens of thousands of drivers each day, Member for Wendouree Juliana..

Supporting Aboriginal Students in Ballarat

Some of Victoria’s highest achieving Aboriginal students are being supported to complete Year 11 and 12, thanks to the Marrung Education Scholarships program. Juliana Addison MP today congratulated Marrung Education Scholarship recipient Latoya Gadd from Ballarat High School, who was among the 20 recipients of..

Thank You to Ballarat Aged Care Workers

The Andrews Labor Government is continuing to ensure the Ballaract community has access to high quality care in a suitable and safe environment in public sector aged care facilities. Minister for Disability, Ageing and Carers Luke Donnellan and Member for Wendouree Juliana Addison this week..

Support for Next Generation of Women on Councils

Women elected to their first term on council will have the chance to develop skills and learn from experienced and capable mentors over the next three years, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Local Government Shaun Leane this week welcomed participants to the..

$478,805 of Solar Panels for Government Schools

Eight Government schools in the Ballarat region are set to become greener and more environmentally sustainable while reducing their electricity costs, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Buninyong Michaela Settle and Member for Wendouree Juliana Addison today announced that eight schools in the..

More housing and job support for women leaving prison

Women leaving prison will now have more support for housing security, financial independence and improved employment prospects. The Andrews Labor Government has expanded the services provided by registered housing provider Women’s Housing Limited at the Dame Phyllis Frost Centre to include a $2.8 million program..

Creating more jobs to benefit local communities

The Andrews Labor Government is creating new jobs in 13 key community organisations which will help people most affected by the pandemic, including women, young people, people with disability and Aboriginal Victorians. As part of the Government’s $500 million Working for Victoria fund, a further..

Advancing gender equality in local government

The Andrews Labor Government has launched a new effort to drive gender equality across Victoria’s 79 councils. Minister for Local Government Shaun Leane today announced the formation of the Gender Equality Advisory Committee, which will be co-chaired by Labor MPs Juliana Addison and Kat Theophanous…

Traffic lights boosting Ballarat school safety

Hundreds of students and families will have a safer journey to and from school, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s investment in new pedestrian lights at a busy intersection on Sturt Street. Works have started on the installation of new pedestrian-operated traffic lights at the..

New Federation business centre of excellence in Ballarat

Ballarat will be the home of a new state-of-the-art business centre, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s Victorian Higher Education State Investment Fund. Minister for Higher Education Gayle Tierney today visited the site of the new Federation University Business Centre of Excellence on Lydiard Street,..

Hundreds of train drivers prepare for more Ballarat line services

More than 300 V/Line train drivers are learning to drive on new infrastructure, in preparation for dozens of extra services to run on the Ballarat line. Drivers are familiarising themselves with key improvements delivered as part of the Ballarat Line Upgrade, including additional tracks, updated..

Helping Ballarat veterans stay connected

The Andrews Labor Government is continuing to back veterans and ensure they have the support they need to live happy and healthy lives. Member for Buninyong Michaela Settle and Member for Wendouree Juliana Addison welcomed Minister for Veterans Shaun Leane at the Ballarat Veterans Assistance..

Trial lights up at Lake Wendouree over summer

Ballarat residents now have the chance to see firsthand the improvements the new Lake Wendouree lighting system will have on their lives, thanks to an investment from the Victorian Government. Member for Wendouree Juliana Addison today viewed two trial lights installed at the Steve Moneghetti..

Traditional Owners name public space at Ballarat GovHub

The Ballarat GovHub is the region’s first building to officially recognise one of its most important Traditional Owners, naming a key part of the project after esteemed Wadawurrung Ancestor, Catobeen. Member for Wendouree Juliana Addison and Member for Buninyong Michaela Settle today toured the soon-to-be-completed..

Ballarat sports shine bright thanks to new lighting

Local Ballarat football, netball, cricket, soccer, ultimate frisbee, and touch football are just some of the sports set to set to light up thanks to new lighting at Russell Square Recreation Reserve in Ballarat. Member for Wendouree, Juliana Addison MP today joined City of Ballarat..

Boosting food relief for Ballarat in time for the holidays

The Victorian Government is strengthening food relief services across Ballarat ensuring healthy food reaches locals in need. Member for Buninyong Michaela Settle and Member for Wendouree Juliana Addison today announced that local organisations Ballarat Neighbourhood Centre, Ballarat Seventh-day Adventist Church and Uniting Care Ballarat will..