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GREAT LOCAL IDEAS SECURE FUNDING THROUGH PICK MY PROJECT

The We Care Community Shed has secured vital funding through Pick My Project – the Andrews Labor Government’s ground-breaking program that gives locals the power to choose the projects their community needs.

MORE SUPPORT FOR YOUNG PEOPLE IN CASEY

A new program to support vulnerable young people in the City of Casey has received funding, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government.

NEW POLICE STARTING IN DANDENONG

People in Dandenong will see more police on the streets, with an additional 12 frontline police officers starting with local police stations this month, following record investment from the Andrews Labor Government for the biggest boost to resources in Victoria Police’s history.

$4,500 FUNDING FOR LOCAL LANDCARE VOLUNTEERS

The Andrews Labor Government is providing more than $2.8 million in funding to help support community volunteers and young people protecting Victoria’s biodiversity.

FUNDING BOOST FOR DANDENONG TREATMENT SERVICES

Dandenong will soon have access to better mental health, drug and alcohol support, close to home, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s Facilities Renewal Grants Fund to improve services across the state.

VICTORIAN BUSINESSES AWARDED ENERGY ASSESSMENT GRANTS

Bombardier Transportation in Dandenong South has recently been awarded a grant to help reduce its energy usage under the $6.1 million Victorian Government’s Boosting Business Productivity Program.

LOCAL VOLUNTEER CELEBRATED IN DANDENONG

The Andrews Labor Government is celebrating the outstanding volunteer efforts of Nika Suwarsih from Dandenong, who is among the nearly 60 incredible Victorians shortlisted for the 2018 Premier’s Volunteer Champion Awards.

FREE TAFE EXPANDED WITH 12 ADDITIONAL COURSES

Member for Dandenong, Gabrielle Williams, today welcomed Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews’ announcement that Free TAFE would be available for 10 additional non-apprenticeship courses in areas ranging from community services to construction and cyber security, as well as two additional pre-apprenticeship courses.

ROLLING OUT A BRIGHTER FUTURE FOR COPPER CABLE MAKER

A copper electrical cable manufacturer in Melbourne’s South East will boost its energy efficiency, increase production capacity and retain jobs, thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government.

IT’S TIME TO PICK MY PROJECT

Residents of Dandenong can now vote for their favourite local projects with 243 ideas across the Southern Region.

HELPING STUDENTS GET THE SKILLS TO WORK

High school students across the state will soon be able to finish school with an apprenticeship or traineeship, ready for work in high demand and high growth industries, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government.

CREATING JOBS AND INFRASTRUCTURE IN DANDENONG

The Andrews Labor Government is working to create jobs in Dandenong, with a $165,000 grant to kick-start planning for the Dandenong National Employment and Innovation Cluster.