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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..

WHITTLESEA JOINS GROUNDBREAKING PHARMACIST CHRONIC DISEASE MANAGEMENT PILOT

The Andrews Labor Government has selected the Whittlesea town-ship as one of the four pilot sites for the new Pharmacist Chronic Disease Management pilot. Whittlesea Amcal Pharmacy and Whittlesea Medical Centre will work closely together to help patients manage their chronic illnesses and medication. Due..

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 fish stocks for Yarrambat Lake in time for school holidays

New stocks of rainbow trout have been released into Yarrambat Lake in June, in time for family fishing during the school holidays. Member for Yan Yean, Danielle Green, said 600 rainbow trout have been released into the lake as part of the Government’s fish re-stocking..

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..

Improving kinders and childcare centres in Melbourne’s north

The Andrews Government is making sure more families in the northern suburbs can access better local kindergartens and early childhood centres by building and upgrading facilities across Victoria. Labor MPs Danielle Green, Bronwyn Halfpenny and Lily D’Ambrosio today opened the 2017-18 Children’s Facilities Capital Program..

MAYOR’S LAME BLAME GAME

Yan Yean MP Danielle Green has defended the “amazing work” of the Level Crossing Removal Authority (LXRA) in Parliament this week, after Whittlesea Mayor Ricky Kirkham blamed the authority for delaying the Mernda Town Centre. Speaking in Parliament this week on public space opportunities stemming..

A stronger future for students in Melbourne’s north

The Andrews Government is providing support to make sure young people at risk of disadvantage in Melbourne’s north can continue their education and face a brighter future. Labor MPs Danielle Green, Lily D’Ambrosio and Bronwyn Halfpenny today announced applications are now open for a $1,100..

$34,000 boost for local emergency volunteers

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..

Crime Prevention Grants to support a safer Victoria

Grants of up to $10,000 are now available to help Melbourne’s northern suburbs tackle local crime as part of the State Government’s $19.4 million investment in the Community Crime Prevention Program. Labor MPs Danielle Green, Lily D’Ambrosio and Bronwyn Halfpenny today announced that applications were..

HONOURING THE SERVICE AND SACRIFICE OF DIAMOND VALLEY VETERANS

The Andrews Labor Government is giving the Diamond Valley community a new opportunity to honour and commemorate the service of their veterans. Local MPs, Vicki Ward and Danielle Green today announced a $6800 grant to upgrade the Diamond Creek War Memorial. The restoration will replace..

2017 VICTORIAN TRAINING AWARDS

Yan Yean MP, Danielle Green has today urged locals to nominate hardworking apprentices, trainees and vocational education and training teachers for this year’s Victorian Training Awards. The awards, which are now in their 63rd year, highlight collaboration and innovation in the training system. This year’s..

MORE FRONTLINE POLICE

From next month, local communities will begin to see the first 300 frontline police officers on their streets. These are the first of the 3,135 police the Andrews Labor Government is delivering over five years to make communities safer and drive down crime. Northern Melbourne’s..

Diamond Valley To Benefit More From Shade

Three community groups in Nillumbik Shire have shared in almost $27,000 for some much needed protection from the sun. Labor Members Danielle Green and Vicki Ward today announced the recipients of grants from the second round of the Andrews Government’s Community Shade Grants Program. Ms..