CASEY’S LITTLE ATHLETES OFF TO STATE CHAMPS

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Member for Gembrook Brad Battin has congratulated Casey Little Athletics on the end of a successful Track & Field season. The Championship Day on Saturday 10 March saw athletes aged 5-16 years old compete in a range of events and awarded medals and ribbons for their efforts....
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LOCAL STUDENT SPORTS STAR HONOURED

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Member for Gembrook Brad Battin today congratulated local Victorian School Sports Award winner Jackson Ross for his outstanding sporting achievements. Jackson, a former student of Belgrave South Primary School, this week attended a star-studded awards presentation ceremony at the...
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UPPER YARRA COMMUNITY HOUSE TO ‘IMAGINE.CREATE.INSPIRE’ DURING NATIONAL YOUTH WEEK

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Member for Gembrook Brad Battin today announced that Upper Yarra Community House will receive $2000 from the Victorian Coalition Government to celebrate National Youth Week from 13 to 22 April 2012. Mr Battin said the funding will assist Upper Yarra Community House in...
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Youth: suicide prevention

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Mr BATTIN (Gembrook) — On 28 November I had the pleasure of attending the opening of the Youth Affairs Council of Victoria local government forum and making a keynote address on behalf of the Minister for Youth Affairs. The event was targeted at communicating to local...
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Schools: primary welfare officers

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Mr BATTIN (Gembrook) — I rise today to call on the Minister for Education, who I note is at the table, to report on the progress of the provision of primary welfare officers for the Gembrook electorate. The government committed to delivering primary welfare officers to...
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Schools: maintenance

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Mr BATTIN — On Friday the Minister for Education visited Cockatoo, Emerald, Yarra Junction, Warburton and Wesburn primary schools. The principals of these schools raised a number of concerns with the minister, one of which was the lack of maintenance funding. We all know...
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PUBLIC INTEREST MONITOR BILL 2011 Second reading

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Debate resumed from earlier this day; motion of Mr McINTOSH (Minister responsible for the establishment of an anti-corruption commission). Mr BATTIN (Gembrook) — I rise to support the Public Interest Monitor Bill 2011. The main purpose of this bill is to establish a...
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STAY SAFE THIS WINTER

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Member for Gembrook Brad Battin is urging residents of the Gembrook electorate to keep their homes and families safe this winter. “Winter brings a higher risk of fires in the home and residents need to be prepared. During the months of June, July and August, the likelihood of a...
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BIKE CAGE FOR CARDINIA ROAD RAILWAY STATION

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Secretary for Transport and Member for Eastern Victoria Region Edward O’Donohue and Member for Gembrook Brad Battin have encouraged locals to dust off their bikes and take advantage of the Parkiteer bike cage soon to be open at the new Cardinia Road Railway Station. Mr O’Donohue...
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