FINES DOUBLE FOR LITTERERS

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The fine for throwing a lit cigarette from a car window has been doubled to $564 under the Victorian Coalition Government’s new anti-litter campaign, Member for Gembrook Brad Battin said today. “A lit cigarette thrown from a window could easily start a bushfire – people who do...
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NEW LAWS TO COMBAT UNDERAGE DRINKING

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The Victorian Coalition Government has passed new laws this week to strengthen the power of Victoria Police in dealing with underage drinking. Member for Gembrook Brad Battin said the new laws where the latest in a suite of initiatives the Coalition has introduced to tackle...
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PRIMARY WELFARE OFFICERS FOR GLADYSDALE AND YELLINGBO

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Gladysdale and Yellingbo Primary Schools will be among 90 schools across Victoria to get Primary Welfare Officers in 2013. The Primary Welfare Officer program is part of a $124 million Coalition Government commitment to help stamp out bullying and provide additional support to...
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LANGUAGE ASSISTANT FOR BERWICK PRIMARY SCHOOL

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Berwick Primary School students are among the thousands of young Victorians who will learn a language alongside native speakers in 2013. Member for Gembrook Brad Battin said Berwick Primary School would welcome a native speaker of Spanish as part of the Victorian Coalition...
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SMARTER CHOICE HELPS KEEP COOLING COSTS DOWN

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Making a Smarter Choice on appliances could help Gembrook locals keep their cooling costs down as the mercury rises this summer. Member for Gembrook Brad Battin MP urged anyone in the market for a new home cooling system or other appliance to take advantage of the Victorian...
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NOMINATE YOUR TOWN FOR KEEP AUSTRALIA BEAUTIFUL AWARDS

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Entries for the 2013 Keep Australia Beautiful Victoria Awards are now open, Member for Gembrook Brad Battin announced today. Mr Battin is encouraging locals to enter their community in this year’s Tidy Towns – Sustainable Communities Awards or Sustainable Cities Awards. The...
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WORK COMPLETE AT UPPER BEACONSFIELD INTERSECTION

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Safety improvements at an Upper Beaconsfield intersection have been completed ahead of schedule. Work on the Beaconsfield-Emerald Road, Salisbury Road and St Georges Road intersection began in late October and was finished just before Christmas, well before the anticipated...
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HISTORY OF THE HILLS PRESERVED FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS

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The local stories, relics and memories that make up the history of hills will continue to captivate future generations thanks to two new Local History Grants. Member for Gembrook said the Coalition Victorian Government was committed to the preservation of local history, and...
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ONE STEP CLOSER TO A SAFER BELGRAVE-GEMBROOK ROAD

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Member for Gembrook Brad Battin today announced that Citywide Service Solutions Pty Ltd has been awarded the contract for two projects totalling $4.4 million for safety improvements on Belgrave-Gembrook Road between Clematis and Cockatoo. Mr Battin said the contract included a...
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