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AIRCRAFT STATION WORK TAKES OFF

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..

HELPING ALTONA KIDS GET THE MOST OUT OF KINDER

Every child attending a funded kindergarten program in the Altona District will get the most out of their learning and development with the final stage of the $160 million Australian-first School Readiness Funding rolling out.

HENNESSY, HORNE: JOINT STATEMENT ON EXXON MOBIL

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..

ADDRESSING MENTAL HEALTH IN THE ALTONA DISTRICT

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..

PROGRAM FUNDING BOOST FOR POINT COOK P-9 COLLEGE

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..

MORE SUPPORT FOR ALTONA DISTRICT STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

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..

LAVERTON RECEIVES $10,000 TO KEEP LOCAL COMMUNITY SAFE

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..

MAKING KINDER BUILDINGS AND PLAYGROUNDS MORE INCLUSIVE

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..

NEW PROJECT TO BUILD CONNECTIONS WITH SENIORS

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’..