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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..

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..

Investing in Aboriginal community infrastructure in Ballarat

The Andrews Government is supporting Ballarat’s Aboriginal community by boosting and investing in local infrastructure. Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Gavin Jennings and Member for Wendouree Juliana Addison today announced that Wathaurung Aboriginal Corporation is among eight groups across the state that will share in more..

$94,000 to keep Western Victoria safe

The Andrews Government has awarded $94,677 to a number of councils and organisations across Western Victoria to address local crime and safety issues under the Community Safety Fund. Member for Wendouree Juliana Addison joined Ballarat Councillor Belinda Coates at Delacombe’s Doug Dean Stadium today to..

Community Road Safety grants now open

The Andrews Government is calling for community groups and Ballarat City Council to apply for grants to boost road safety awareness in the region. Member for Wendouree, Juliana Addison, said that applications for this year’s $1.5 million Community Road Safety Grants Program are now open…

Local Ballarat businesses saving big on payroll tax

Businesses across regional Victoria are saving millions thanks to the Andrews Government’s regional payroll tax cuts, with more savings on the horizon. Labor Member for Wendouree, Juliana Addison, said more than 4,400 businesses in regional Victoria – including 422 businesses in Ballarat – are forecast..

Book Bags gifted to new preps

With the new school year underway, the Member for Wendouree Juliana Addison dropped in to Caledonian Primary School today to present new preps with a special gift. Each year, the Andrews Government provides every prep student starting at Victorian government schools with a bag of..

Safety first as students start new school year

Drivers are urged to take extra care around Ballarat schools, as thousands of students return to the classroom this week. Member for Wendouree, Juliana Addison, is urging parents and carers to be extra vigilant during drop-off and pick up times, obey parking restrictions and keep..

T20 WORLD CUP TROPHY TOUR ARRIVES IN BALLARAT

With just over 40 days to go until the Australian Women’s Cricket Team kick start their campaign at Junction Oval against New Zealand to secure the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup, cricket fever is rising with the arrival of the T20 Trophy Tour in Victoria…

Grants available to turn up the volume on local music

Musicians in Ballarat looking to amp up their latest projects are being urged to get their applications in for the latest round of the Andrews Government’s Music Works program. Labor MP, Juliana Addison, said Ballarat’s vibrant music scene plays an important role in Victoria’s standing..

SUPPORTING BUSHFIRE AFFECTED ANIMALS AT BALLARAT CUP

Ballarat harness racing enthusiasts are set for a racing bonanza on Saturday 18 January, with 100 per cent of gate takings going towards Wildlife Victoria to support bushfire affected animals. It will be spectacle for the whole family, with the pace picking up at the..

More shade to protect Ballarat from skin cancer

More of the Ballarat community will be protected from the sun’s harmful UV rays, thanks to the Andrews Government installing more sunshades in public areas and sports clubs. Labor Member for Wendouree, Juliana Addison, today visited Victoria Bowling Club to announce four community organisations in..

Boosting early years facilities for Wendouree families

The Andrews Government is building new and upgrading early learning facilities across the state, as it gets on with delivering universal Three-Year-Old Kinder. Labor Member for Wendouree, Juliana Addison, today announced Ballarat City Council will receive a $50,000 grant to upgrade facilities at Goodstart Early..

Sporting clubs in Ballarat set to benefit from VicHealth funding

There are more opportunities for people living in Ballarat to get active and healthy with six local sporting clubs sharing in over $737,000 in funding from VicHealth for sports clubs across the state. Through VicHealth’s funding, local sports clubs have created more opportunities for women..