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FREE KINDER FOR FAMILIES IN TERM 3

All kinder in Victoria will be free for Term 3 thanks to a relief package to support early childhood services through the pandemic from the Victorian Government. The Members for Buninyong and Wendouree today welcomed an announcement from the Victorian Government of an extension to..

130 NEW JOBS TO BE CREATED AT BALLARAT CONTACT CENTRE

312 July 2020 A $350,000 grant from the Victorian Government will help create approximately 130 new jobs at Ballarat’s Concentrix customer experience contact centre as part of the ongoing commitment to support regional communities through the impacts of coronavirus. Member for Buninyong Michaela Settle and..

PRIMARY PRODUCERS BENEFIT FROM KEY ROAD UPGRADE

Friday, 6 March 2020 PRIMARY PRODUCERS BENEFIT FROM KEY ROAD UPGRADE Primary producers in the Golden Plains Shire now have better freight access to market for their heavy vehicles thanks to an important upgrade to a key access road as part of the Andrews Labor..

EARLY CHILDHOOD COURSES ADDED TO FREE TAFE AT FED UNI

20th January 2020 EARLY CHILDHOOD COURSES ADDED TO FREE TAFE AT FED UNI More learners in the Ballarat region will be supported to gain a rewarding career in early childhood education and care as Three-Year-Old Kindergarten becomes a reality, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government…

Haddon Stadium Upgrade

WORK COMMENCES ON HADDON STADIUM UPGRADE Michaela Settle MP is delivering on a key election commitment. Residents in Haddon are a step closer to seeing the Sports Stadium they love upgraded with a new playing surface, with work commenced on the upgrade project. Member for..

$2 Million Upgrade For St Francis Xavier Primary

$2 MILLION FOR ST FRANCIS XAVIER SCHOOL UPGRADE   St Francis Xavier School students will soon be learning in new facilities, thanks to a $2 million investment from the Andrews Labor Government.   Member for Buninyong, Michaela Settle today visited St Francis Xavier School to..

Ballarat Gambling Harm Project Funded

FUNDING FOR BALLARAT REGION GAMBLING HARM PROJECT The Andrews Labor Government is providing $100,000 for a project that will focus on preventing gambling harm in the Ballarat region. Member for Buninyong Michaela Settle congratulated Ballarat Community Health on their successful proposal to look at ways..

New Skate Park For Smythesdale

SMYTHESDALE SKATERS CARVING UP NEW PARK Smythesdale’s skatepark has been re-designed and upgraded, thanks to a funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Buninyong Michaela Settle today officially opened the new skatepark, made possible by a $100,000 grant from the Labor Government’s Community..

2019 State Budget Delivers For Buninyong

27th May 2019 DELIVERING FOR BUNINYONG The Andrews Labor Government is delivering on its promises and delivering for the people of Buninyong, with major investments in our community, health, local schools, roads and sporting clubs in the Victorian Budget 2019/20. The Labor Government will invest..

St Anne’s Winery Awarded A Wine Growth Grant Fund

24th May 2019 CHEERS TO THE WINE GROWTH FUND AND ST ANNE’S WINERY Member for Buninyong, Michaela Settle today announced that St Anne’s Winery in Myrniong will receive a grant of $10,000 as part of the $2 million, third round of the Labor Government’s Wine..

New Competition Lights For Rokewood Oval

29th March 2019 NEW LIGHTS FOR ROKEWOOD OVAL The Andrews Labor Government is supporting the Rokewood/Corindhap Hoppers Football and Netball Club to have their best season yet, with a boost to construct new lighting at Rokewood Oval. Member for Western Victoria Jaala Pulford today announced..

$650K Boost for Advanced Welding at Fed Uni

28th March 2019 $650,000 BOOST TO TRAIN THE NEXT GENERATION OF WELDERS Welding students in Ballarat now have access to state-of-the-art technology and training thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Buninyong Michaela Settle today announced more than $650,000 in funding for augmented reality..

Sebastopol Library

22nd March 2019 DELIVERING A GREAT LIBRARY FOR SEBASTOPOL The Sebastopol Library is now open to the public after undergoing a major makeover to update facilities and improve accessibility. Member for Buninyong Michaela Settle and Mayor of the City of Ballarat Samantha McIntosh today officially..

WESTERN FREEWAY USING RECYCLED GLASS

A WINDOW TO THE FUTURE ON THE WESTERN FREEWAY More than 500 tonnes of crushed glass is being used in repair works on the Western Freeway at Pykes Creek, in a first for regional Victoria. The $2.4 million project will use around 540 tonnes of..

Sebastopol Revitalisation Members Statement

Members Statement – Sebastopol Revitalisation Today Member for Buninyong Michaela Settle gave a Members Statement in the Victorian Parliament outlining the community consultation process and her plan for the revitalisation of Sebastopol. Her full statement is below: Ms SETTLE (Buninyong) (09:53): At the heart of my..

BUILDING A SAFER MIDLAND HIGHWAY AT BUNINYONG

BUILDING A SAFER MIDLAND HIGHWAY AT BUNINYONG The Andrews Labor Government will upgrade the Midland Highway between Buninyong and Meredith as part of its unprecedented investment in road safety. Michaela Settle, the Member for Buninyong today announced that the road had been selected for upgrades..