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ALTONA DISTRICT SCHOOLS SHARE IN $3.5 MILLION MAINTENANCE FUNDS BOOST

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..

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’..

ALTONA ROAD MAINTENANCE BLITZ TO BEGIN

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..

NEW NAME FOR NEW SCHOOL IN POINT COOK REVEALED

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..

WORK STARTS ON ALTONA COLLEGE UPGRADES

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 IN THE RUNNING FOR VICTORIA’S TOP TRAINING AWARD

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..

DOCTORS, NURSES AND PARAMEDICS RISE TO THE CHALLENGE IN HOBSONS BAY

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..

ALTONA DISTRICT’S LONGEST-SERVING EDUCATORS RECOGNISED

Altona District teachers and staff are among more than 400 Victorians being recognised for their commitment and dedication to public education, at a ceremony for Department of Education and Training employees who have reached 40, 45, 50 and 55 years of service in 2019. Minister..

NEW PRINCIPAL APPOINTED AT POINT COOK SOUTH SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL

Point Cook families are one-step closer to accessing the education they deserve with the appointment of Michael Fawcett to lead Point Cook South Senior Secondary School, which is set to open in 2020 thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Michael Fawcett comes to the role..

FUNDING BOOST FOR LOCAL SPORTS CLUBS IN ALTONA DISTRICT

It will now be easier for Victorians living in the Altona District to get active thanks to local sporting clubs sharing in over $750,000 in funding from VicHealth. This funding will support local sports clubs to create more opportunities for women and girls to get..

BUS BOOST FOR NEW ESTATES IN MELBOURNE’S WEST

Communities in Melbourne’s west will have better access to public transport thanks to the Andrews Labor Government, with bus routes being extended to new estates and more services linking with trains at peak times. The Labor Government is extending service coverage to more areas, and..

MORE FUNDING TO PREVENT FAMILY VIOLENCE IN ALTONA DISTRICT

The Andrews Labor Government will provide $470,000 in funding for 15 community organisations working to prevent family violence within Victoria’s African communities. Minister for Multicultural Affairs Richard Wynne today announced funding from the Capacity Building and Participation Program to help communities recognise family violence when..

ALTONA LITTLE ATHLETICS TO BENEFIT FROM SPORTING GRANT

The Altona Little Athletics Centre is among 386 grassroots sports clubs across Victoria who will share in more than $530,000 in grants to boost their equipment, skills and administration expertise. Member for Altona Jill Hennessy today announced that Altona Little Athletics Club had successfully applied..

BUILDING BETTER SCHOOLS FOR ALTONA

Students across Altona District will soon benefit from having maintenance works carried out at their schools, thanks to the Victorian Government. Jill Hennessy today announced that Altona District schools were among 180 schools across Victoria to share in $2.85 million of 2019-20 Planned Maintenance Program..

NEW NAME FOR SCHOOL OPENING IN POINT COOK IN 2020

The Andrews Labor Government is giving the Point Cook community the chance to have their say on the name of a new government school opening next year. Member for Altona District, Jill Hennessy, said the Victorian School Building Authority would consult with local communities on..

ALTONA DISTRICT SCHOOLS ENCOURAGED TO ENTER SUSTAINABILITY AWARDS

Member for Altona District, Jill Hennessy, is encouraging schools in Melbourne’s west to enter the 2019 ResourceSmart Schools Awards. “The ResourceSmart Schools Awards celebrate the efforts local students, teachers and parents are making to positively impact the environment,” Ms Hennessy said. ResourceSmart Schools is a..

ANOTHER FUNDING BOOST FOR VICTORIA’S SUSTAINABILITY SECTOR

The Andrews Labor Government is delivering another major boost to support the development of infrastructure across Victoria’s sustainability and recycling sectors. Member for Altona Jill Hennessy, Member for Werribee Tim Pallas and Member for Tarneit Sarah Connolly today announced $72,100 for a project in Wyndham..

SLAM DUNK FOR ALTONA’S BASKETBALL AND NETBALL PLAYERS

More than 6,000 basketball and netball players in Altona will benefit from redeveloped and expanded facilities, as part of an expansion plan receiving a $3 million contribution from the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Altona Jill Hennessy today announced the Altona Sports Centre is a..