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Full Steam Ahead For Puffing Billy

Victoria’s iconic Puffing Billy will undergo major works to boost visitor numbers and bring more business to the region, thanks to funding from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Tourism and Major Events John Eren and Member for Monbulk James Merlino have announced $8.2 million..

Belgrave Families To Benefit From New School Facilities

The Dandenong Ranges community will soon have access to a new cutting-edge multi-media and presentation centre, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today visited Mater Christi College in Belgrave to announce an investment of $1 million to build a new..

First-Rate School Facilities For Mooroolbark Students

Mooroolbark families will benefit from brand new school facilities. Minister for Education James Merlino today visited Pembroke Primary School to mark the opening of two new buildings as well as upgrades to existing facilities as part of a $2.2 million investment. A new learning centre..

Pipeline Proposal A Step Closer For Yarra Valley Growers

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting a proposal to pipe recycled water to wine makers in the Coldstream and Gruyere area, to secure their water supply and help them produce more wine. Minister for Water Lisa Neville and Member for Monbulk James Merlino today met..

Expanding Kindergarten Places For Dandenong Ranges Families

Families in the Yarra Ranges will have access to bigger and better kindergartens, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Deputy Premier and Member for Monbulk James Merlino today visited Kallista Kindergarten to officially open the new expanded centre, cutting a special paper-chain celebratory ribbon created..

FINALISTS ANNOUNCED FOR 2017 LEARN LOCAL AWARDS

Member for Monbulk, James Merlino MP has today congratulated Leanne Fitzgerald who has been named a finalist in the outstanding practitioner category at this year’s Victorian Learn Local Awards. The awards recognise the contribution of the more than 300 Learn Local organisations and the staff..

MONBULK SCHOOLS TO PARTICIPATE IN MATH OLYMPIAD

Member for Monbulk James Merlino today met with local students who will participate in the 12th World Cup of World Mathematical Olympiad to be held in Beijing, China in August this year. The students from Billanook and Mooroolbark East Primary School will be challenged to..

Permanent height limits for Upper Ferntree Gully

The Andrews Labor Government has taken action to protect Upper Ferntree Gully’s stunning views of the Dandenong Foothills. State Member for Monbulk, James Merlino, today announced that Minister for Planning Richard Wynne has approved Amendment c162 to the Knox Planning Scheme that sets permanent, mandatory..

NEW FUND TO SHAPE VICTORIA’S CULTURAL LANDSCAPE

The Andrews Labor Government is funding new and improved cultural precincts to strengthen communities, attract visitors and support jobs. Member for Monbulk, James Merlino MP, welcomed the opening of the 2017 Community Infrastructure and Cultural Precincts (CICP) program, which will help build, restore and enhance..

MONBULK SPORTS CLUBS ENCOURAGED TO APPLY FOR NEW GRANTS

More Aboriginal Victorians will be able to play the sports they love in Monbulk with the Andrews Labor Government set to expand the popular Sporting Club Grants Program. State Member for Monbulk, James Merlino MP, today encouraged applications from local clubs and community organisations for..

A BETTER TOWN CENTRE FOR MONTROSE

The Andrews Labor Government is giving the residents of Montrose a better town centre with improved health and community services. Member for Monbulk James Merlino today officially opened the Montrose Town Centre project, a major community upgrade in the area. A Growing Suburbs Fund project,..

A STRONGER, BRIGHTER FUTURE FOR STUDENTS IN MONBULK

Member for Monbulk, James Merlino MP, today announced that the Andrews Labor Government is providing support to make sure young people at risk of disadvantage in Monbulk can continue their education and face a brighter future. Applications open today for a $1,100 Victorian Government scholarship,..

BUILDING THE EDUCATION STATE BRICK BY BRICK IN THE YARRA RANGES

Families in the Yarra Ranges will benefit from upgrades to local schools, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today visited Monbulk College and Upwey High School to announce an almost $18 million funding boost for school upgrades that will benefit..

MEN’S SHEDS HELPING LOCAL COMMUNITIES IN MONBULK

Communities around Victoria are set to benefit from more Men’s Sheds, thanks to $879,000 in funding from the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Monbulk, James Merlino MP said the grants will help communities provide a space for men to meet, reconnect and participate in their..

Building School Pride In Ferny Creek

Families in Ferny Creek are a step closer to getting the first-rate school facilities their children deserve, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today visited Ferny Creek Primary School to announce that the school will receive $285,000 from the School..

PUTTING PEOPLE FIRST WITH PROJECTS IN THE YARRA RANGES

Residents in the Yarra Ranges will gain $1.6 million in funding from the Andrews Labor Government to build and improve community projects as population in the area grows. The funding is part of the $50-million Growing Suburbs Fund (GSF), designed to provide crucial facilities to..