More patients will receive the care, treatment and surgeries they need sooner with the Andrews Labor Government spending a record $16.47 billion across the entire health system this year.
The Andrews Labor Government today announced that the 2016/17 Victorian Budget will provide $1.46 billion to fully fund the building of the Western Distributor Project.
The Andrews Labor Government has fulfilled its commitment to open 101 new beds and points of care through the $200 million Beds Rescue Fund, less than one year after they were promised.
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.
Western Health volunteer Milan Gluhak and the Hazeldean Transition Care Unit Volunteer Team have both received Awards for their work to support patients in Melbourne’s West. Announced during National Volunteer Week, the 2015 Minister for Health Volunteer Awards recognise the dedication and commitment of volunteers at Victoria's health services.
Families in Wyndham will be the beneficiary of a new $50 million Interface Councils Infrastructure Fund to support councils and communities on the edge of Melbourne.
Member for the Western Metropolitan Region, Cesar Melhem, said the $50 million fund will save TAFEs that are struggling financially and help institutes build partnerships with companies in the six growth sectors of the economy identified by the Labor Government’s Back to Work Plan to create at least 100,000 jobs.
ICE ACTION PLAN WILL HELP FAMILIES, SAVE LIVES IN MELBOURNE’S WEST The Andrews Labor Government will embark on a landmark, $45.5 million effort to reduce the supply, demand and harm of a drug that’s ruining lives in Melbourne’s Western Suburbs. Premier Daniel Andrews today released..
Requests for better safety measures such as electronic speed zone lights on Somerville Road have fallen on deaf ears.
The Napthine Government continues to claim they have prioritised Main Road St Albans, but the truth is the project is on a go slow, with only a tiny amount of planning funding being committed to it, and no capital works since 2010.
Budget cuts by the Napthine Liberal government have forced the axing of full-time staff and resources from the crime preventing Blue Light program across Victoria. The cuts specifically affect four locations across Melbourne’s West.
A damning report released by Victoria’s Auditor-General reveals the Napthine Liberal Government has no statewide plan to improve transport infrastructure in growth areas like Hume, Melton and Wyndham.
Liberal MP Andrew Elsbury claims that money has been allocated for the Main Road St Albans crossing to be separated from traffic, but the truth is, less than 4% of funding has been provided for the project.
Physiotherapy treatment for road accident victims is at risk because the Napthine Government won’t fix the gap between Transport Accident Commission fees and the market cost of consultations.
The Napthine Government has failed to assist vision impaired workers who will soon be out of work with Vision Australia Enterprises announcing that it will close their Melbourne operation.
The Victorian Freight Plan, released this week by the Napthine Government, demonstrates no new ideas and no real funding commitments to support the growing freight industry or increasing population in the West.
Motorists are thumbing their noses at the Napthine Government’s road safety strategy with speed camera fines spiralling to new highs.
It has been revealed in a report by environmental auditors released by the EPA that the surface of JC Madigan Reserve, Newport contains asbestos containing material (ACM).