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BUNINYONG YOUTH ADVISORY COUNCIL RESOURCES BOOKLET LAUNCHED

16 October 2020 To coincide with Mental Health Week the Buninyong Youth Advisory Council launched its Youth Resources Booklet for Ballarat and the region at headspace Ballarat. Six members of the Buninyong Youth Council and the Member for Buninyong Michaela Settle met with members of..

BRINGING MORE CLEAN ENERGY TO BALLARAT

Wednesday 7 October 2020 The Victorian Government is helping Ballarat community organisations use renewable energy technologies to reduce electricity costs, create local jobs and support clean power. Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio, Member for Buninyong Michaela Settle and Member for Wendouree..

Ballarat’s Bigger Hearts Dementia Alliance digital inclusion project

22 September 2020 Member for Buninyong Michaela Settle and Member for Wendouree today announced a $20,000 grant for the Digital Inclusion Social Connection (DI-SC) Project, helping people living with dementia and their carers address social isolation through digital technology. With the closure of many formal..

BUILDING BETTER, SAFER LOCAL SCHOOLS

1 September 2020 BUILDING BETTER, SAFER LOCAL SCHOOLS The Victorian Government will deliver vital maintenance and bushfire readiness works at over 400 schools across Victoria, supporting jobs and local businesses through the coronavirus pandemic and improving facilities for students and staff, with $15.3 million in..

Local dog lovers to lap up new Buninyong dog park

Dog owners and their best friends are set to benefit from a new dog park to be established at James Reserve, Buninyong thanks to a $40,000 investment from the Victorian Government. The funding boost comes at a time when the benefits of public open space..

Protecting our health care heros

A big program of work is already underway to drive down coronavirus infections in our healthcare workers as new research released today confirms that most cases are acquiring the virus at work. Every single health service in Victoria will be checked to make sure it..

Federation TAFE announced as finalist in 66th Victorian training awards

Federation TAFE has been named as a finalist for the 2020 Victorian Training Awards. Member for Buninyong Michaela Settle and Member for Wendouree Juliana Addison said Federation TAFE was among 35 finalists for the awards statewide, which are now in their 66th year. The awards..

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..