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Building New Kindergartens in Melbourne’s North

The Andrews Labor Government is building new kindergartens and expanding kindergarten places in Doreen with the opening of the Orchard Road Community and Early Learning Centre. Member for Yan Yean Danielle Green today officially opened the $6.7 million centre which will provide two 33 place..

It’s Time For Melbourne’s North To Have Its Say

Locals in Melbourne’s northern suburbs have an opportunity to join a conversation with the Andrews Labor Government, as community consultation kicks off in the lead-up to the first Northern Metropolitan Partnership assembly on 25 October 2017. The annual Metropolitan Partnerships give people across Melbourne the..

Brand New School Facilities For Whittlsea Families

Whittlesea students will benefit from new first-rate school facilities, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Yan Yean Danielle Green today officially opened Whittlesea Secondary College’s new Junior School building. Developed as part of a major $4.7 million upgrade, the new Junior School building..

YAN YEAN ROAD CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT AWARDED

The Andrews Labor Government has taken a major step towards reducing travel times and improving safety on Yan Yean Road in Plenty and Diamond Creek. Member for Yan Yean, Danielle Green today announced BMD Constructions Pty Ltd has been awarded the contract to design and build the 3.9km upgrade. Yan Yean..

Growing Learners recognised for excellence

as among Victoria’s best. Labor MPs Danielle Green, Lily D’Ambrosio and Bronwyn Halfpenny today announced the Whittlesea based Growing Learners program is one of 15 Victorian Early Years Awards finalists recognised for their outstanding contribution to early childhood. Run by the Brotherhood of St Laurence,..

Small business bus brings advice to Whittlesea and Doreen

Small business operators in Whittlesea and Doreen will be able to access free mentoring, support and government business services when the Small Business Bus visits in September. The Member for Yan Yean, Danielle Green, said the bus service provides advice from small business mentoring specialists..

WALLAN COMMUNITY TO BENEFIT FROM NEW SCHOOL FACILITIES

The Andrews Labor Government is investing in better sports and performing arts facilities at Wallan Secondary College. Local State MPs Danielle Green and Jaclyn Symes today announced $631,000 to upgrade the school’s sports ground to a full-sized Australian Rules Football oval and to install new..

New sport funding up for grabs

Sports clubs in Mitchell Shire will be supported to create new opportunities to get women, girls and less active Victorians playing sport thanks to $400,000 in VicHealth grants now up for grabs. Labor MPs Danielle Green and Jaclyn Symes are encouraging local clubs to apply..

Helping Wallan kids become ‘Maths Masters’

The Andrews Government is helping pre-schoolers and their families in Wallan improve their maths skills through a new early years’ program. Labor Member for Yan Yean, Danielle Green, today announced that early childhood educators at Dudley Street Kindergarten, Wallan Kindergarten and Quality Kids Kindergarten will..

Boost for emergency volunteers in Nillumbik

Emergency management volunteers in Nillumbik Shire are getting a well-deserved funding boost thanks to the Victorian Government’s $15 million Emergency Services Volunteer Sustainability Grants program. Hundreds of grant applications for equipment, communications, facility upgrades and community engagement and training have already been received from volunteer..

SITE PURCHASED FOR NEW PRIMARY SCHOOL IN DOREEN

  The Andrews Labor Government has purchased land in Patience Road, Doreen for a new primary school immediately adjacent to the almost completed Orchard Road Early Learning Centre. Member for Yan Yean Danielle Green, today announced that purchase negotiations for the greenfields site were recently finalised, marking a..

KICKING GOALS FOR NILLUMBIK GRASSROOTS SPORT

Nillumbik locals can look forward to more soccer, cricket and football thanks to the recent completion of sports ground upgrades at the popular Plenty War Memorial Park and Wattle Glen War Memorial Park. Member for Yan Yean, Ms Danielle Green MP visited both venues today..

Celebrating the talents of kids in Mitchell Shire

Local community groups and Mitchell Shire Council will be supported to host free and fun activities for Victorian families as part of Children’s Week. Yan Yean MP, Danielle Green today invited eligible organisations to apply for funding to help cover the costs of hosting an..

NEW BUS SERVICE TO IMPROVE SERVICES ALONG THE HURSTBRIDGE LINE

Beginning today, residents in Melbourne’s North-East can catch the new Greensborough-Hurstbridge Link Route 343 bus that will improve public transport services for students, workers and commuters along the Hurstbridge line. Member for Yan Yean Danielle Green and Member for Eltham Vicki Ward today welcomed the..