RECOGNITION AND SUPPORT FOR PALLIATIVE CARE VOLUNTEERS

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Member for Gembrook Brad Battin MP today met with local volunteer Helen Hartnell at Emerald’s Fernlea House to discuss the Victorian Coalition Government’s Palliative Care Volunteering Strategy. Launched on 16 May, the strategy will provide practical guidance for palliative care...
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CASEY, CARDINIA MPS WELCOME HOON INVESTIGATION TEAM

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Member for South Eastern Metropolitan Regional Inga Peulich MLC, Member for Gembrook Brad Battin MP and Member for Bass Ken Smith MP have welcomed the announcement that Victoria Police would trial a hoon investigation team to target dangerous drivers in Melbourne’s south-east....
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LAUNCHING PLACE PRIMARY SCHOOL TAKES A STAND AGAINST CYBER BULLIES

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Launching Place Primary School will receive $5000 to fight cyber-bullying under the Victorian Coalition Government’s Bully Stoppers program, Education Minister Martin Dixon said today. “We put out the challenge to Victorian schools to come up with programs and activities to...
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TAXI REFORMS TO ADDRESS ZONE ISSUES IN GEMBROOK

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The Victorian Coalition Government’s taxi industry overhaul will address the zoning issues that have affected passengers and drivers on Melbourne’s fringe, including Emerald, Wesburn and Warburton, Member for Gembrook Brad Battin said today. Under the reforms, an overlapping...
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COALITION SUPPORTS SMALL RETAIL -STREETLIFE GRANTS ROUND TWO OPEN

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Member for Gembrook Brad Battin has announced that applications for funding under Round Two of the Victorian Coalition Government’s Streetlife program are now open. Councils and trader or business associations in the Gembrook electorate are eligible to apply for funding under the...
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LOCAL GROUPS PICK UP HEALTHY PARKS HEALTHY PEOPLE GRANT

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Member for Gembrook Brad Battin today congratulated four local groups on receiving a 2013 Healthy Parks Healthy People community grant from the Victorian Coalition Government. Projects funded in the Gembrook electorate include: • Friends of Baluk William – $2,680 for...
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LOCAL CLUBS SHARE IN SPORT UNIFORM FUNDING

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Cockatoo Bowls Club and Lakeside Sailing Club can look forward to a share in more than $325,000 worth of Victorian Government funding towards rejuvenating their club colours courtesy of the Sporting Uniform Grants Program. Member for Gembrook Brad Battin said the clubs would be...
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COALITION FUNDS OFFICER SECONDARY COLLEGE

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The Victorian Coalition Government is today delivering on its election commitment by announcing $11.5 million in the 2013-14 State Budget to build stage one of the new Officer Secondary College. The funding in this year’s Budget builds on the $2 million for planning delivered by...
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COALITION FUNDS $9.4 MILLION CARDINIA ROAD UPGRADE

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The Victorian Coalition Government has delivered $9.4 million for the duplication and upgrade of Cardinia Road in its 2013-14 Budget. Member for Gembrook Brad Battin said the project would include the duplication of Cardinia Road between the Princes Highway and Shearwater Drive,...
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