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NEW KINDERGARTEN UPGRADE BENEFITS NORTH DANDENONG FAMILIES

Two local kindergartens in Dandenong North are set to benefit from the Victorian Government’s Minor Expansion Grants as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s promise to deliver new kindergarten infrastructure improvements.

DANDENONG AMBULANCE STATION TO BE UPGRADED

The Andrews Labor Government today announced that Dandenong Ambulance Station will be rebuilt as part of a $20 million investment to modernise and upgrade ambulance facilities across Victoria.

LABOR LOVES LOCAL LIBRARIES

In good news for local library lovers, the Andrews Labor Government will deliver $927,267 to Greater Dandenong libraries, as part of the Public Libraries Funding Program in 2015-16.

LOCAL WOMEN ENCOURAGED TO HAVE REGULAR BREAST SCREENS

Member for Dandenong Gabrielle Williams today encouraged woman in Dandenong, particularly those aged 50-74, to have a regular breast screen every two years. Finding breast cancer early before any symptoms are noticed, and when treatment is most likely to be successful, gives women the best chance of survival.

DANDENONG RECEIVES ROAD SAFETY GRANTS BOOST

Gabrielle Williams MP, State Member for Dandenong, this week congratulated Rotary Club of Dandenong South East after it was successful in securing funding for a project designed to save lives and prevent serious injuries on Dandenong roads.

GEOTECHNICAL INVESTIGATIONS START ON LEVEL CROSSINGS

Gabrielle Williams welcomed the Andrews Labor Government investment of $257 million in new regional rail carriages and infrastructure to significantly boost capacity across the regional network and create nearly 200 jobs.

NEW INSTITUTE TO STRENGTHEN SOCIAL COHESION AND MULTICULTURALISM

The Social Cohesion and Community Resilience Ministerial Taskforce, led by Deputy Premier James Merlino, met for the first time last Wednesday to discuss strategies to tackle all forms of violent extremism and strengthen our multiculturalism.

$12,678 INVESTMENT IN LOCAL CREATIVITY

Local creativity is set to go on show in Doveton with Kojo and the Ananse Stories among 106 artists and arts organisations across the state to share in more than $1.5 million in grants through the latest round of Creative Victoria’s Arts Grants program.

$257 MILLION FOR NEW REGIONAL TRAINS AND LOCAL JOBS

Gabrielle Williams welcomed the Andrews Labor Government investment of $257 million in new regional rail carriages and infrastructure to significantly boost capacity across the regional network and create nearly 200 jobs.

$2 BILLION FOR TRAINS, TRAMS AND JOBS IN VICTORIA

The Andrews Labor Government will invest $2 billion to kick start a long-term plan for train and tram manufacturing in Victoria, securing existing jobs in the industry and creating new jobs.

DANDENONG MP REACHES OUT TO YOUTH

Local Dandenong MP, Gabrielle Williams, has proposed a youth engagement program, seeking biannual visits to local secondary schools to hear the ideas, concerns, and insights of Dandenong’s youth.