Archives for September, 2019

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Victorians hitting the road over the AFL grand final long weekend are being urged to leave the thrills and spills to the footballers. Following a horror weekend on the roads with four people killed in country Victoria Minister for Roads, Road Safety and the TAC..

Funding to protect a Ballarat icon

Ballarat’s historic Mechanics Institute will share in $3 million of grants to protect some of Victoria’s most important cultural landmarks and buildings. Labor Member for Wendouree, Juliana Addison, today announced a $175,000 grant from this year’s Living Heritage Program for conservation works to the basement..

Starting Work On Sturt Street Intersection Upgrades

 The first of a package of intersection upgrades along Sturt Street in Ballarat are set to begin soon, as consultation continues on the proposed bike path ahead of designs being finalised. Minister for Roads, Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford said two new sets..

Work begins to upgrade historic tram tracks

Work is underway to replace a section of Lake Wendouree’s historic tram tracks following funding from the Andrews Government and Ballarat City Council. Member for Wendouree, Juliana Addison, and Ballarat Mayor, Samantha McIntosh, joined volunteers from Ballarat Tramway Museum today to inspect the replacement of..

Free Ballarat Fishing Festival Returns

The Andrews Labor Government is celebrating the start of the trout and other freshwater fishing season with the Ballarat Fishing Festival. The free and family-friendly event will have something for everyone and will run from 10am until 4pm on 7 September at Lake Wendouree, north..

Massive Maintenance Blitz To Upgrade Ballarat Schools

Every single Victorian government school will get a share of $515 million in the single largest boost to school maintenance ever undertaken, thanks to an unprecedented investment by the Andrews Labor Government. Parliamentary Secretary for Schools Tim Richardson and the Member for Wendouree Juliana Addison..