Friday 26 February 2021 AIRCRAFT STATION WORK TAKES OFF Major works have kicked off to build a brand-new underpass for commuters, pedestrians and cyclists in Laverton, connecting both sides of the rail line and making it easier and safer to reach the platforms. The package..
Environmental grants open for Altona District community groups
Wednesday 10 February 2021 STATEMENT ON EXXONMOBIL This morning Exxon Mobil announced their decision to close the Altona fuel refinery. We know this is an incredibly sad day for workers and their families, and our thoughts are with the many people impacted by this. This..
Victorians from low-income households can now access a one-off $250 payment to help with their energy bills, thanks to the Victorian Government’s new Power Saving Bonus.
The Andrews Labor Government has reaffirmed its commitment to fix Victoria’s mental health system, with new figures confirming the impact on our local community. These figures, included in the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System’s interim report, highlight the acute strain placed on mental..
Point Cook College will receive funding from the Accessible Buildings Program, to improve school facilities and infrastructure that supports students and staff with disabilities, thanks to the Victorian Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced that Point Cook College has been allocated funding from..
Altona District schools will receive extra resources and equipment to strengthen inclusive education, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Jill Hennessy today announced Altona District schools will be among the 322 schools across the state to share in $3.5 million to purchase new equipment and..
The Andrews Labor Government has awarded $10,000 to the Hobsons Bay City Council to address local crime and safety issues under the Community Safety Fund. Member for Altona District Jill Hennessy today announced Hobsons Bay City Council would receive funding for the project. This funding..
The Andrews Labor Government is ensuring children of all abilities get the best out of their time at kinder, thanks to an upgrade at Saltwater Kindergarten. Jill Hennessy today announced Saltwater Kindergarten was one of 54 services to secure funding to upgrade their buildings or..
Students at 79 schools across the state will soon benefit from having maintenance works carried out at their schools thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced that 79 schools will share in $3.5 million of Planned Maintenance Program funding..
Seniors living across the Altona District are set to benefit from a $300,000 funding package from the Victorian Government. Member for Altona District, Jill Hennessy today announced that Hobsons Bay City Council will receive a $75,000 grant as part of the package to strengthen seniors’..
The Andrews Labor Government’s massive road maintenance blitz is getting underway throughout the Altona District to give drivers safer, smoother and stronger roads. It will kick off in October to coincide with the warmer spring and summer months. Member for Altona District Jill Hennessy said..
The name of the new senior school opening in Wyndham in 2020 has now been chosen, following local community consultation. Jill Hennessy today unveiled the official name for the new school in Point Cook as Homestead Senior Secondary College, which was formerly known by its..
Students at Altona College are a step closer to getting the facilities they need, with an architect appointed to design the school’s important upgrade. Member for Altona District today announced that Johns Lyng Makesafe Emergency Builders has been appointed to build the school’s $133,500.00 upgrade..
Altona District local Heidi Rasmussen has joined Victoria’s top apprentices, students, teachers, employers and training providers in the final of the 65th Victorian Training Awards that honour the outstanding achievements of our state’s TAFE and training sector. Member for Altona, Jill Hennessy MP today congratulated..
Victoria’s hospitals and paramedics are rising to the challenge of record demand caused by a busy flu season, the latest performance data shows. Across the state, ambulances recorded the best ever response for the quarter, despite responding to more than 8,500 extra Code 1 emergency..