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Recognising Monbulk’s Outstanding Volunteers

Nominations are now open for the 2021 Volunteering Awards, which celebrate the extraordinary efforts of Victoria’s hard-working volunteers. The awards are an opportunity to recognise the incredible support volunteers have given to others during a difficult year – whether it’s delivering essential food relief and..

Victoria’s Zero Emission Vehicle Charging Blitz

The Andrews Labor Government is supercharging the state’s zero emissions vehicle journey with $5 million for a fast-charging network and $3 million in new charging grants for local council and business fleets. Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio announced the funding along..

New Puffing Billy Visitor Centre Adds Steam To Tourism Revival

The Andrews Labor Government has ensured the future of one of Victoria’s most popular and iconic tourist attractions, Puffing Billy Railway, with a new $24.8 million Visitor Centre officially opened today. Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events Martin Pakula joined Member for Monbulk James..

Lysterfield To Host 2022 Pistol Australia National Titles

The Lysterfield area will be able to enjoy top shooting action, with Victorian Amateur Pistol Association receiving funding from the Victorian Government to host the 2022 Pistol Australia National Titles at the Yarra Pistol Club in Lysterfield. Member for Monbulk today announced the event will..

TWO MORE LEVEL CROSSINGS GONE FOR GOOD ON THE ROAD TO 50

Two more dangerous and congested level crossings in Melbourne’s outer-east have been removed months ahead of schedule this morning and two brand new train stations are now open – as Victoria gets closer to reaching the major milestone of 50 level crossings gone for good…

TUTOR PROGRAM TO CONTINUE IN DANDENONG RANGES SCHOOLS

The Victorian Government will make sure that not one school student in Monbulk is left behind in the wake of the pandemic, with the state’s extraordinarily successful tutor program to continue until the end of 2022. Member for Monbulk James Merlino MP today announced today..

WORK STARTS ON SASSAFRAS SCHOOL UPGRADE

Better facilities are on their way for students at Sassafras Primary School with works commencing on an important upgrade thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Monbulk James Merlino MP today announced works are underway at Sassafras Primary School to upgrade the playground and..

EXPANDED FREE TAFE TURBOCHARGES POST-COVID VICTORIA

The Andrew Labor Government’s signature Free TAFE initiative will grow to more than 60 courses in 2022 – giving more Victorians training for more jobs as the state moves through and beyond the coronavirus pandemic. Member for Monbulk James Merlino MP today announced Certificate IV..

BOOSTING SAFETY ALONG PUFFING BILLY ROUTE

Safety for passengers and motorists along the Puffing Billy tourist railway attraction has been increased following a rail crossing upgrade at Menzies Creek. The crossing at School Road along the 40-kilometre tourist railway route between Belgrave and Gembrook Stations is now safer following an upgrade..

DANDENONG RANGES SCHOOLS SUPPORTED TO TICK OFF MAINTENANCE PROJECTS

Schools in the Dandenong Ranges will receive a boost to undertake essential maintenance projects, with the Victorian Government funding hundreds of projects making the state’s schools better places to teach and learn. Member for Monbulk James Merlino MP today announced that four schools in the..

More Shade To Protect The Monbulk Community From Skin Cancer

People in the Dandenong Ranges will be better protected from the sun’s harmful UV rays, thanks to grants from the Andrews Labor Government to install more sunshades in schools, public areas and sports clubs. Member for Monbulk James Merlino MP today urged schools, community organisations..

Howzat! Community Cricket Program Now Open

Local cricket clubs and councils in Monbulk can now apply to develop or upgrade cricket facilities in the area, thanks to a funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Monbulk James Merlino MP today announced applications have opened for the third innings of..

MATER CHRISTI COLLEGE STUDENTS HONOURED IN PREMIER’S VCE AWARDS

Mater Christi College students have been recognised alongside the state’s best performing VCE students in the Premier’s VCE Awards. Member for Monbulk James Merlino MP today congratulated Lucy Fenton and Lillie Park Jenkinson on their outstanding achievement. • Lucy Fenton was recognised with an award..

FUNDING TO SUPPORT LANDCARE VOLUNTEERS IN MONBULK

The Victorian Government has announced more support for environmental volunteering and local communities by providing funding for vital Landcare jobs in Monbulk. The funding will deliver 80 Landcare facilitator jobs across the state for the next three years. Member for Monbulk James Merlino MP said..

Prize Encourages Students To Reflect On Service Of Veterans

Victorian students in Years 9-11 in Monbulk are eligible to win $2,500 as they learn about Australian service people and their history through the Premier’s Spirit of Anzac Prize. The annual competition run by the Victorian Government aims to build greater awareness of Australia’s war..

A Chance To Get More Electric Vehicle Chargers In The Dandenong Ranges

The Victorian Government is calling for businesses, councils and community organisations to install electric vehicle charging stations across the state, with $5 million in funding to expand Victoria’s network of fast chargers – including chargers that give electric vehicles enough power to drive 100km after..

Supporting Victorians After Storms And Flood

The Victorian Government is protecting and supporting Victorians after catastrophic storms that brought down trees, caused major flooding and damaged vital infrastructure. Acting Premier James Merlino visited Olinda today with Energy Minister Lily D’Ambrosio and Acting Emergency Services Minister Danny Pearson to announce more support..