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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.

FIRST GLIMPSE AT NEW POINT COOK SECONDARY SCHOOL

The initial designs for the new Point Cook South Senior Secondary 10-12 have been revealed, giving families in the area a glimpse of what their new local school will look like.

MORE POLICE FOR THE WESTERN SUBURBS

Melbourne’s western suburbs will see more police on the streets, with an additional 42 officers above attrition due to hit the beat over the next year as the Andrews Labor Government continues to deliver the biggest boost to police resources in history.