PRINCIPAL APPOINTED AS SCHOOL TAKES SHAPE

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Minister for Education, Hon Martin Dixon, today announced that Ms Sue Campbell would be the inaugural principal of the new state-of-the-art $15 million Officer Specialist School and would formally begin her role in Term 3 this year. Minister Dixon said the announcement was an...
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FUNDING BOOST FOR LOCAL CLUBS

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Four local sports clubs have been awarded grants up to $2,500 from the Victorian Health Promotion Foundation (VicHealth) to encourage and increase participation in sport. Cockatoo and District Bowls Club, Warburton Bowls Club, Yarra Junction Bowling Club and Yarra Junction...
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UPPER YARRA SCHOOLS TO SHARE IN $41 MILLION FOR LITERACY AND NUMERACY

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Three Upper Yarra schools will be among 309 across Victoria to share in more than $41 million to help students who are falling behind to improve their literacy and numeracy. Upper Yarra Secondary College, Belgrave Heights Christian School, and St Joseph’s School will be...
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VICTORIAN COALITION INVESTS IN EMERALD ENVIRONMENT

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Member for Gembrook Brad Battin today congratulated the John Hills Landcare Group Inc, which will share in $800,000 in the latest round of Victorian Coalition Government environmental grants. Mr Battin said John Hills Landcare Group Inc was one of 86 Victorian community groups to...
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BUNYIP STATE PARK FLOOD RECOVERY COMPLETE

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Member for Gembrook Brad Battin today announced the completion the final stage of at $796,000 flood recovery works at Bunyip State Park. The 12 month project improved and made accessible 35 kilometres of park tracks for two and four wheel drivers, trail bike riders, cyclists,...
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SPORTS CLUBS PLAYING BY NEW RULES

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Member for Gembrook Brad Battin is reminding local sporting clubs that many will be playing by new rules after changes to the Victoria’s incorporated associations law in November last year. Mr Battin said many clubs were warming up for their annual general meetings, which must be...
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HELP SHAPE THE FUTURE OF YOUR LOCAL LIBRARY

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Written on the 20 March 2013 Local library lovers have until Thursday 16 May 2013 to have a say on the future of public libraries in Victoria, Member for Gembrook Brad Battin said today. Mr Battin said the Coalition Government is committed to supporting local councils to ensure...
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NEW FUNDING FOR CASEY-CARDINIA BUSINESS GROUP

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Member for Gembrook Brad Battin today announced that the City of Casey will be offered a $20,000 grant as part of the first round of funding under the Victorian Coalition Government’s $6 million four-year Streetlife program. “The City of Casey is one of 32 councils and trader...
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FUNDING TO SUPPORT BELGRAVE TRADERS

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The Belgrave Traders Association Incorporated will be offered a $4,940 grant as part of the first round of the Victorian Coalition Government’s $6 million four-year Streetlife program, Member for Gembrook Brad Battin announced today. “The Belgrave Traders Association Incorporated...
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