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The  Andrews  Labor  Government wants Plenty Valley residents to have their say  on  how  buses  can  best  connect  them to three new state-of-the-art stations as part of the $600 million Mernda Rail Extension. Local  MP’s  Lily  D’Ambrosio  and  Danielle  Green  today  called on local residents,..

$9,500 to Support Safety Improvements in Whittlesea

Whittlesea Scout and Guide Hall and Whittlesea Agricultural Society will both benefit from the latest round of Community Safety Fund (CSF) grants secured by Yan Yean MP, Danielle Green. Ms Green said 110 projects totalling $719,673 had been approved across Victoria through the 2017–18 round..

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,..

Work begins on new Whittlesea tech school for Melbourne’s north

Students in Melbourne’s north are a step closer to having a high-tech learning centre on their doorstep after construction started today on the Whittlesea Tech School. The Whittlesea Tech School, which will be hosted by Melbourne Polytechnic at its Epping campus, has been designed by..

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..


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..


  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..


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..


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..