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PUTTING PEOPLE FIRST IN MONBULK

When the Andrews Labor Government was elected, we promised to put people first. As our state begins its recovery from the global pandemic, people will continue to be our priority. The Victorian Budget 2020/21 delivers on the investments that will see our community recover –..

YARRA RANGES BUSINESSES GOING DIGITAL FOR COVID NORMAL

Businesses in the Yarra Ranges are being called on to build their digital capabilities as restrictions are eased with the launch of the Victorian Government’s Small Business Digital Adaptation Program. Member for Monbulk James Merlino MP welcomed the launch of the program which will help..

MONBULK FINALISTS ANNOUNCED FOR VICTORIAN EARLY YEARS AWARDS

Kristy Meese from the Belgrave Heights Christian School Early Learning Centre and the Alphabeenies Program at Pembroke Primary School have been named as a finalist in the Victorian Early Years Awards for their outstanding achievement in creating positive opportunities and educational outcomes. Member for Monbulk..

SURVEY SHOWS LOCAL SUPPORT FOR BELGRAVE STATION CAR PARK

An online community survey asking for feedback on a concept design for the new multi-deck car park at Belgrave Station shows that overall, local residents, traders and station users welcome the car park upgrade and want it delivered as soon as possible. The survey, which..

SPORTING CLUB IN MONBULK SET TO SCORE FROM VICHEALTH FUNDING

There are more opportunities for people living In Monbulk to get active and healthy with one local sporting club sharing in over $737,000 in funding from VicHealth for sports clubs across the state. The South Belgrave Junior Football Club has received a grant of $2,963..

BAG BAN BEGINS IN MONBULK

The Victorian Government has delivered on its promise to ban lightweight plastic shopping bags in Victoria to reduce plastic pollution and help protect the environment. From November 1, the ban will apply to bags being provided at point of sale by all retailers, including supermarkets,..

NEW FIRE STATION AT SELBY OFFICIALLY OPEN

A new state-of-the-art CFA station has officially opened in Selby, providing stronger emergency services for the community and better facilities for firefighters. Representing the Minister for Police and Emergency Services Lisa Neville, Deputy Premier and Member for Monbulk James Merlino joined firefighters and community members..

SOLAR HOMES DELIVERS BOOM IN NEW CLEAN ENERGY

The Victorian Government’s Solar Homes program is continuing to drive Victoria’s transition to more affordable household energy, with 46,000 installations of solar PV, solar hot water and solar batteries completed since the program’s launch. Member for Monbulk James Merlino MP today released new data showing..

HALF PRICE TRAVEL FOR CARERS IN MONBULK

Carers will now be able to enjoy more of what Victoria has to offer with half price weekday travel, free weekend travel and extra concessions, thanks to a massive funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Monbulk, James Merlino MP this week announced..

MONBULK ROAD MAINTENANCE BLITZ TO BEGIN

The Andrews Labor Government’s massive road maintenance blitz is getting underway throughout Monbulk to give drivers safer, smoother and stronger roads. It will kick off in October to coincide with the warmer spring and summer months. Member for Monbulk James Merlin MP said crews were..

KICKING GOALS FOR WOMEN AND GIRLS IN MONBULK

Applications are now open for the Andrews Labor Government’s 2019-20 Change Our Game Community Activation Grants Program, which provides women and girls with opportunities to participate in grassroots sport and active recreation – from the boardroom, to community events and beyond. The Change Our Game..

REDUCING STIGMA IN MENTAL HEALTH MONTH

October is Mental Health Month – an opportunity for Monbulk workplaces and community groups to to raise awareness of  the importance of social and emotional wellbeing. Events and activities across Victoria are aimed at opening up conversations about anxiety and depression to help reduce stigma..

LOCALS GIVE FEEDBACK ON BELGRAVE STATION CAR PARK UPGRADE

Residents, traders and passengers have provided their feedback on the new multi-deck car park being built at Belgrave Station, through an online survey and community drop in sessions held earlier this year. Locals support the construction of the new car park, with the majority citing..

MONBULK COMMUNITIES BENEFIT FROM $50 MILLION

Yarra Ranges Council can now apply for funding to fast-track community facility projects, with the opening of the Victorian Government’s 2019-20 Growing Suburbs Fund (GSF). Minister for Local Government Adem Somyurek today announced the opening of the latest funding round, with a further $50 million..

PAVILION SET TO BE THE HEART OF MONBULK SPORTING COMMUNITY

Local sports clubs will now have access to a new pavilion, complete with community meeting areas in Monbulk. Deputy Premier James Merlino today joined community members to officially open the newly completed Monbulk Community Sporting Pavilion. The $3.8 million project received $1 million from the..

WORK STARTS ON MONBULK PRIMARY SCHOOL UPGRADE

Students at Monbulk Primary School are a step closer to getting the facilities they need for a great start in life, with an architect appointed to design the school’s exciting upgrade. Member for Monbulk James Merlino today announced that Kosloff Architecture has been appointed to..