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Funding for BIRCH

The Ballarat community has received $150,000 for BIRCH, the Ballarat Innovation and Research Collaboration for Health as part of the Victorian Government’s ongoing commitment to support regional communities through the impacts of coronavirus. Member for Wendouree, Ms Juliana Addison, today announced the additional funding for..

Name change for Ballarat school

A Ballarat school is changing its name as it moves forward toward a new era of providing a first-class education for local students. Minister for Education James Merlino this week approved a request for Urquhart Park Primary School to change its name to Newington Primary School, to better reflect the school’s location and help build..

New Victoria Legal Aid Office For Central Victoria

Victorians in the Central Highlands will now have improved access to justice after the Andrews Labor Government unveiled a new Victoria Legal Aid office to service the region. Attorney-General Jill Hennessy officially opened the new open-plan office at a virtual ceremony, which is located in..

FUNDING FOR BALLARAT AFRICAN ASSOCIATION

The Ballarat African Association has received $50,000 under the Victorian Government’s Stronger Regional Communities Program. Member for Buninyong Michaela Settle and Member for Wendouree Juliana Addison today announced funding for the project which will deliver a series of 10 workshops that the African community has..

New Midland Highway Technology To Warn Of Black Ice

A newly installed black ice detection and warning system will help to keep drivers safe on the Midland Highway near Ballarat in time for winter thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. The new system is part of a major safety upgrade on the Midland Highway..

HELPING BALLARAT’S SPORTS CLUBS SURVIVE AND THRIVE

Member for Buninyong Michaela Settle and Member for Wendouree Juliana Addison today announced 15 grants of $1,000 have so far been approved in the electorates of Buninyong and Wendouree from the Government’s Community Sport Sector COVID-19 Survival Package. Local sports clubs are an integral part..

Helping Keep Jobs In Ballarat

The Andrews Labor Government has worked with unions, Alstom and Bombardier to secure a jobs transfer between two major manufacturers, retaining highly skilled train builders in Ballarat. The majority of Alstom’s permanent manufacturing staff will be redeployed to work on the VLocity train maintenance program..

FREE TAFE AT FEDERATION TAFE SUPPORTS VICTORIA’S RECOVERY

The Victorian Government is leading a rapid, coordinated response to ensure TAFE continues to provide the skills Victoria needs to respond to coronavirus and prepare for recovery. Data released today shows the Free TAFE program has helped Federation TAFE students start the training they need..

DELIVERING NEW HOMES FOR VICTORIANS WHO NEED SUPPORT

More Victorians escaping family violence, homelessness and life on the streets will have a stable home thanks to the Victorian Government. Member for Wendouree Juliana Addison today announced the latest tranche of Social Housing Growth Fund funding announced by the Victorian Government will deliver more..

BALLARAT SCHOOLS TO BENEFIT FROM EDUCATION BUILDING BLITZ

Four schools in Ballarat will benefit from of a state-wide construction blitz that will create thousands of jobs and kickstart Victoria’s economy. Ballarat High School will receive $7.2 million to upgrade major upgrade to the ground floor of the J. J. Sheehan Wing and the..

BUILDING WORKS: MORE JOBS FOR WESTERN VICTORIANS

The Victorian Government will get shovels in the ground and thousands of people back to work, building the projects that matter to Victoria – and creating the jobs that matter to Victorians. As we face the biggest economic challenge in generations, and as industry and..

$20.2 million boost providing critical help to victim survivors during pandemic

Member for Wendouree Juliana Addison has welcomed $484,019 in funding for local family violence services as part of a $20.2 State Government million funding package during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Funding of $329,050 will allow WRISC Family Violence Support to respond to the increase in..

BUILDING WORKS: JOBS AND BETTER SCHOOLS IN BALLARAT

The Victorian Government will get shovels in the ground and thousands of people back to work, building the projects that matter to Victoria – and creating the jobs that matter to Victorians. As we face the biggest economic challenge in generations, and as industry and..

GRAND DESIGNS TAKING SHAPE AT BALLARAT SPORTS EVENTS CENTRE

The multi-million-dollar expansion of Ballarat Sports Events Centre (B.SEC) is a step closer, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Wendouree Juliana Addison said final funding arrangements for the projects were now complete, and final design guidelines were being drawn up. It’s hoped construction..

LATEST VICTORIAN HEALTH PERFORMANCE DATA RELEASED FOR BALLARAT

Victoria’s health system performance data has been released for the first three months of the year – a period marked by fluctuations in activity caused by the coronavirus pandemic and wide-spread bushfires. Despite the significant interruptions caused by the pandemic, hospitals and ambulances continued to..

HONOURING THE LEGACY OF OUR VETERANS IN BALLARAT

Just in time for ANZAC Day, Victorian communities are being given more opportunities to remember and honour veterans through various projects to build and repair memorials, preserve stories and ensure their wellbeing. Minister for Veterans Robin Scott today announced $700,000 for 63 projects across the..

Major Works On The Ballarat Line

A crew of more than 90 workers will carry out major upgrades to infrastructure along the Ballarat, Ararat and Maryborough lines from Wednesday thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. The $3.9 million package of maintenance and improvement works will run from Wednesday 22 April until..