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 –..
Monbulk College students will be among those at 108 schools across the state to benefit from having maintenance works carried out at their school, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Monbulk James Merlino MP today announced that Monbulk College will share in $6.59..
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..
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..
Member for Monbulk James Merlino MP today announced 14 grants have so far been approved in the electorate under the second round of the Government’s Community Sport Sector COVID-19 Short-term Survival Package. The successful organisations are: Yarra Valley Fly Fishers, The Hoddles Creek Cricket Club,..
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..
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..
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,..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..