COALITION GOVERNMENT FINALISES TEACHERS’ EBA

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Written on the 18 April 2013 The Victorian Coalition Government has today reached an in-principle agreement with principals, teachers and education support staff in Victorian government schools. Premier Denis Napthine said that, whilst the Enterprise Bargaining Agreement was...
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HOLM SWEET HOME FOR BEACONSFIELD

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Member for Gembrook Brad Battin today joined local celebrations to officially open the new Holm Park Reserve sports facilities prior to the Casey Cardinia Football Netball League opening-round clash between the Beaconsfield Football Club and traditional rivals Berwick....
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ROC KICKS OFF 2013 SEASON WITH NEW PAVILION

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More people in Officer will be getting more active, more often, following today’s official opening of the $310,000 pavilion at Officer Recreation Reserve by Member for Gembrook, Brad Battin. Representing the Minister for Sport and Recreation, Hugh Delahunty, Mr Battin joined...
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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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