Women and children fleeing family violence will have a safe place to call home with 20 affordable units being built in Newport, funded by the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Consumer Affairs Marlene Kairouz was joined today by Members for Western Metropolitan Cesar Melhem and..
The Main Road and Furlong Road level crossings have been removed, while work on the removal of two more crossings ramps up across town. The removal comes with the opening of two new stations, and the return of train services following a month-long construction blitz. The..
Work has commenced on strengthening and widening the EJ Whitten bridge. The upgrade will create more traffic lanes and fix the notorious traffic deadlock that exists on the M80 between Keilor Park Drive and Furlong Road. The upgrade includes new public safety barriers – which the community has..
On Sunday I attended the official opening of the new Brimbank City Council building on behalf of the Minister for Local Government Natalie Hutchins.
Fixing the notorious bottle neck between Sunshine Avenue and the Calder Freeway.
Today I had the pleasure to meet the grade 6 children of Seabrook Primary School Point Cook, witness the “Anzac Centenary – Victoria’s Journey of Remembrance” roadshow perform and formally launch “Messenger Dogs – Tales of WWI”.
My view now is that I support the majority report on the inquiry to provide Victorians with self‑determination. If a patient at the end of his or her life — and we are talking about the end of their life — wants to make the decision themself to end their life on their own terms, I think they should be given that right.
The last sitting of the 30th YMCA Victoria Youth Parliament was today... Congratulations to all of the young delegates who spent the week debating and discussing important state issues.
Western Health is facing a $4.973 million cut to its bottom-line budget as a result of Turnbull’s latest savage $73 million cut in health funding.
Thank you Jill Hennessy, the Minister for Health and Ambulance Services, for funding Newport Power Football Club and Western Athletics requests for community shade grants as I requested...
Today Infrastructure Victoria – an independent statutory authority created by the Labor Government – begun consultation on the preparation of the 30-year infrastructure strategy. Infrastructure Victoria will take short term politics out of infrastructure planning, and keep our pipeline of major projects full to grow..
The Report and its findings continue to be based largely on subjective assumptions... I welcome any investigation by a proper Authority and I will fully cooperate in this process. I continue to vehemently deny any wrongdoing.
On the 28th of August it was my pleasure to attend the El Telegraph 2015 Gala Dinner, which celebrated the 40th Anniversary of the Telegraph. It is an important piece of media in our community and I hope they continue to prosper. I was joined..
The Andrews Labor Government has made $1.3 million for extra support services to reduce the harm caused by ice in Melbourne's Western Suburbs.
The Andrews Labor Government announced the removal works this week and construction will start by the end of the year to lower the train line underground and rebuild Ginifer and St. Albans stations.
It was an honour to attend the official opening of the Victorian Assyrian Community’s new centre, Urmia House, yesterday on behalf of the Multicultural Affairs Minister Robin Scott. The VAC was established in 1983 to provide the Assyrian Community in Victoria with social and recreational..
Australia’s first Minister for the Prevention of Family Violence, Fiona Richardson released the Family Violence Index. In almost every other sphere of civic life and human wellbeing there are measures that tell us where we are at and where we are headed.
The Andrews Labor Government has handed down the first budget of its term, and it has shown that only Labor will deliver for families in Melbourne's West. It delivers Victoria’s biggest ever education budget, a huge boost for health and a record investment for public transport.