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ALTONA PRIMARY KIDS HELP SAVE SAM THE SEADRAGON

Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio and Member for Altona District Jill Hennessy visited Altona Primary to meet with a recipient of a grant from the Fund, Beach Patrol Australia, which received funding for its 'Help Save Sam the Seadragon' project.

CONSTRUCTION BLITZ TO TRANSFORM WESTERN ROADS

 Road work is ramping up in the western suburbs as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s Suburban Roads Upgrade, the biggest ever investment in Melbourne’s arterial road network. Key upgrades are getting underway on Leakes Road, Derrimut Road and Dunnings and Palmers Roads to slash..

FUNDING BOOST TO FUEL VICTORIAN STARTUPS

The Andrews Labor Government will invest $2.4 million to boost access and participation in the state’s booming startup sector, with a focus on regional Victorian communities. The funding will be invested through LaunchVic and will support 15 projects across 26 local government areas in Victoria..

LAND ACQUIRED FOR NEW SECONDARY SCHOOL IN POINT COOK

Families in Melbourne’s west are a step closer to having an exciting new local secondary school, after a site was secured to build Point Cook South Senior Secondary School. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Altona Jill Hennessy today announced land at 120-122..

ALTONA LOOP DUAL TRACK ON THE WAY AND BOOM GATES TO GO

ALTONA LOOP DUAL TRACK ON THE WAY AND BOOM GATES TO GO Kororoit Creek Road will soon be level-crossing free and Altona Loop services made more reliable following a 43- day construction blitz starting next month. As part of the Andrews Labor Government’s blitz, the..

ALTONA P-9 EXPANDS TO P-12

Students at Altona P-9 will soon have the option of completing their secondary education at the school, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government.

NEW SCHOOLS FOR A GROWING WYNDHAM

$53 million has been allocated in the Victorian Budget 2018/19 for the construction of a new vertical secondary school, Point Cook South Proposed Senior Secondary School, to open Term 1, 2020.

Youth Week in Altona District

Young people from Altona District will be celebrated and recognised during the inaugural Victorian Youth Week in April, with more than 100 activities running across the state.

Member Statement 29/03/18

I spoke in Parliament last week about the devastating fire in McBain Street Altona, the fire services response and the new Laverton Fire Station.