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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Small business operators in the Dandenong area can access free mentoring, support and information about Victorian Government services when the Small Business Bus visits on Thursday 16 April 2015.