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Building Communities In The Yarra Ranges

The Andrews Labor Government is helping Melbourne’s fastest growing outer suburbs build the infrastructure they need as part of the 2018/19 Growing Suburbs Fund. The Minister for Local Government Marlene Kairouz joined Member for Monbulk James Merlino in Kalorama today to announce $50 million in grants..

Building The Best School Facilities For Monbulk

Monbulk families are a step closer to getting the first-rate facilities they deserve, with construction of major upgrades on track at Monbulk College, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today visited Monbulk College to inspect progress on the $19 million..

FREE TAFE ON SHOW AT BOX HILL INSTITUTE OPEN DAY

Students from across Monbulk can find out more about the free courses being offered by Box Hill Institute at its Lilydale Lakeside campus Open Day on Sunday September 16 from 10am to 3pm. Member for Monbulk James Merlino encouraged anyone looking to gain new skills..

TOOL SHARE LIBRARY FUNDING BOOST

The Upwey Township group will receive a much needed funding boost to kickstart their own tool share library thanks to the Andrews Labor Government.   A $5000 investment from the Labor Government will help the Upwey Township Group expand their tool share service.   The..

New Fire Station Announced For Selby Volunteers

A new fire station will be constructed in Selby delivering a major boost to emergency services in the Dandenong Ranges thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Emergency Services James Merlino visited the volunteer Selby Fire Brigade today to announce the ageing station on..

New Community Pavilion more than a sporting venue

A new pavilion, complete with community meeting areas will be built to serve local sports clubs and groups across the Monbulk area. Member for Monbulk James Merlino today turned the first sod to mark the construction of the Monbulk Recreation Reserve pavilion.  The project received..

CIAO YARRA VALLEY CIAO RECEIVES A FUNDING BOOST

The Yarra Ranges has secured the Ciao Yarra Valley Ciao event thanks to funding from the Victorian Government’s Regional Events Fund, giving potential tourists another reason to visit the Yarra Ranges. Member for Monbulk, James Merlino MP, today announced that the Yarra Ranges will once..

VICTORIAN COMMUNITIES TAKING THE LEAD TO FIGHT FRUIT FLY

The Andrews Labor Government is continuing to help local communities and the horticultural industry to tackle Queensland fruit fly (QFF) head on with the approval of another $1.6 million in on-ground grants. The program supports a coordinated and collaborative approach to QFF management in Victoria,..

FUNDING BOOST FOR KALLISTA SCOUT GROUP

Member for Monbulk James Merlino has provided a much needed boost to the 1st Kallista Scout Group.   The Andrews Labor Government will contribute $40,000 to the redevelopment of the Kallista Scout Hall.   Due to the current state of the building at the Kallista..

Delivering A Great Local School For Monbulk

Monbulk families will get the world-class local school their kids deserve, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to deliver a massive upgrade to Monbulk Primary School. Labor will invest $7.1 million to build a brand-new library, a new grade 5 and 6 building and two..

HELPING MONBULK KIDS BECOME MATHS MASTERS

The Selby Netball, South Belgrave Football Netball and Belgrave Football Netball Clubs will be shooting more goals and growing its ranks with funding from the  Andrews Labor Government to provide a lighting upgrade at the Belgrave South Recreation Reserve Netball Facility. Member for Monbulk, James..

HELPING MONBULK KIDS BECOME MATHS MASTERS

The Andrews Labor Government is helping pre-schoolers and their families in Monbulk improve their maths skills through a new early years’ program. Member for Monbulk, James Merlino MP, today announced that early childhood educators at Lancaster, Monbulk and Sassafras Pre-school’s will participate in Let’s Count..

Statement on Puffing Billy Ombudsman’s Report

Puffing Billy has and always will be an important part of our community. But over a long period of time, some people associated with Puffing Billy committed horrific crimes – and for too long their crimes and their victims were ignored. As the local Member..

More Outdoor Play Space For Students In Ferny Creek

Students in Ferny Creek now have access to upgraded sporting facilities and sheltered play space, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education and Member for Monbulk James Merlino today visited Ferny Creek Primary School to open the new roof for the netball court..

New Classroom And Community Centre For Belgrave South Students

Students at Belgrave South Primary School will soon benefit from a new classroom and community centre, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education and Member for Monbulk James Merlino today announced Belgrave South Primary School, in Yarra Ranges, will receive $200,000 to build..

Building New School Facilities In Mooroolbark

The Andrews Labor Government is making sure students in Yarra Ranges have the classrooms and school facilities they need for a great education. Minister for Education James Merlino today toured Bimbadeen Heights Primary School in Mooroolbark to see the progress on its exciting upgrade firsthand…

SAVING LIVES – MORE DEFIBS FOR SPORTS CLUBS IN MONBULK

The Andrews Labor Government is giving more grassroots clubs in Monbulk another chance to own life-saving defibrillators and receive emergency training. James Merlino MP today announced sport and recreation clubs across Monbulk have one final opportunity to apply to the Defibrillators for Sporting Clubs and..

WANDIN RECREATION RESERVE TO SHARE IN RECORD SPORT INVESTMENT

Wandin Recreation Reserve will share in the biggest investment in women’s and community sport in Victoria’s history thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Wandin Recreation Reserve will receive $1 million to build a new multi-purpose sporting and community pavilion, which will cater for the growing..