CELEBRATING OUR STUDENT VOLUNTEERS

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Secondary students from Berwick, Pakenham and Emerald have been recognised for their volunteering efforts as part of the Advance program to mark this week’s National Student Volunteer Week. Member for Gembrook Brad Battin said the Victorian Coalition Government’s Advance program...
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TERTIARY EDUCATION TO REMAIN AT LILYDALE

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The Victorian Coalition Government has repeated its commitment to have vocational and higher education delivered at the Swinburne Lilydale campus. Minister for Higher Education and Skills Peter Hall said the Coalition Government has been engaged in very productive discussions...
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OFFICER SPECIALIST SCHOOL ON TRACK TO OPEN ITS DOORS IN 2014

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Education Minister Martin Dixon today joined Member for Gembrook Brad Battin, Member for Eastern Victoria Edward O’Donohue and Member for Bass Ken Smith in Officer to inspect the progress of the $15 million Officer Specialist School. Minister Dixon said the school was rapidly...
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VICTORIA’S SCHOOL PROPOSAL – $3.5 BILLION ON THE TABLE

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Member for Gembrook Brad Battin has welcomed the Victorian Coalition Government’s substantial proposal to reform school funding in Victoria. The Coalition’s proposal includes $3.5 billion over six years, which would trigger a $7 billion contribution from the Federal Labor...
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COALITION DELIVERS ON PLANNING PROTECTION

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Communities across Casey and Cardinia now have the chance to be covered by Australia’s strongest planning zone to protect neighbourhood character with the commencement of operation of the Coalition Government’s Reformed Residential Zones. Member for Gembrook Brad Battin said the...
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INNOVATION AT THE HEART OF YARRA VALLEY & DANDENONG RANGES TOURISM INITIATIVE

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Free WiFi will soon be installed at key locations across the Yarra Valley and the Dandenong Ranges, ensuring tourists can engage with the region’s online marketing campaigns when it matters most. Member for Evelyn Christine Fyffe, Member for Gembrook Brad Battin and Member for...
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COMMONWEALTH RIPS $670,000 FROM LOCAL COUNCILS

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The Gillard Labor Government has cut $673,431 dollars from Commonwealth grants to Casey and Cardinia in 2013-14 whilst spending $55 million on its referendum for Constitutional recognition of local government. Member for Gembrook Brad Battin said the cuts are a major blow for the...
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PUFFING BILLY RAILWAY THE NEXT STOP FOR SAFER LEVEL CROSSING BLITZ

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Three hazardous level crossings on the Puffing Billy Railway have had boom barriers installed after being included in the Victorian Coalition Government’s safer level crossing blitz program, Minister for Public Transport Terry Mulder said today. Mr Mulder said $988,000 worth of...
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TEACH FOR AUSTRALIA, TEACH IN VICTORIA

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e Victorian Coalition Government has reaffirmed its commitment to high-quality teaching, with a $1 million contribution towards the Teach For Australia program. Speaking at Emerald Secondary College last week, Minister responsible for the Teaching Profession Peter Hall said Teach...
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