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December 2015

LOCAL CLUBS IN MOUNT ALEXANDER REGION RECEIVE FUNDING BOOST

Wednesday, 16 December 2015

Sports and active recreation clubs across the Mount Alexander region will benefit from funding as part of the latest round of VicHealth’s Active Club Grants program...

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HISTORIC MALDON GOODS SHED TO BE RESTORED TO ITS FORMER GLORY

Tuesday, 15 December 2015

The historic Maldon Station goods shed will be restored to its former glory and become part of the day to day life of the local community once again...

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STATE GOVERNMENT 50 METRE POOL DEMAND PAYS OFF

Tuesday, 8 December 2015

The State government demand that the new Kangaroo Flat pool be 50 m long has paid off, with the Federal Government finally agreeing to contribute funds, Bendigo West MP Maree Edwards said today...

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November 2015

$30,000 GOLDFIELDS TOURIST RAILWAY UPGRADE COMPLETE

Friday, 20 November 2015

The $30,000 upgrade of the Victorian Goldfields Tourist Railway is now complete, Member for Bendigo West, Maree Edwards, announced today. The upgrade will provide a safer, smoother journey between Castlemaine and Maldon on the popular service, and reduce maintenance costs for both the track and the tourist trains that use it...

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GRANT BOOST FOR LOCAL WRITER

Thursday, 5 November 2015

Castlemaine poet and writer, Terence Jaensch, is among a group of Victorian artists and independent arts organisations that will share in $1.3 million in the latest round...

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June 2015

New Jobs, Investment And Growth For Regional Victoria

Monday, 29 June 2015

The Andrews Labor Government is putting rural and regional Victoria back at the heart of the state’s economy with the official launch of the new $500 million Regional Jobs and Infrastructure Fund (RJIF) in Castlemaine today...

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GRANTS HELP BENDIGO SCHOOLS BUILD A MORE RESILIENT COMMUNITY

Thursday, 25 June 2015

Member for Bendigo West, Maree Edwards, today announced that 4 local Bendigo schools had successfully received funding under a new grants program that will measure and strengthen student resilience...

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EDWARDS CALLS ON CITY TO FUND 50 METRE POOL

Wednesday, 24 June 2015

Member for Bendigo West, Maree Edwards, in Parliament today, has called on the City of Greater Bendigo councillors to ensure that tomorrow tonight’s (Wednesday, 24/6/15) council budget includes funding for the Bendigo Indoor Aquatic Leisure and Wellbeing Centre (Aquatic Centre), otherwise known as the Kangaroo Flat Aquatic Centre...

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BENDIGO FAMILY VIOLENCE COUNSELLING SERVICE RECEIVES FUNDING BOOST

Friday, 12 June 2015

Bendigo State Labor Members, Maree Edwards and Jacinta Allan have announced the Bendigo based Centre for Non-Violence (servicing the Loddon Campaspe region) has received additional funding from the Andrews Labor Government to boost the provision of family violence counselling services to women and children...

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SMALL BUSINESS BUS BRINGS ADVICE ON WHEELS TO MALDON

Tuesday, 9 June 2015

Small business operators in the Maldon area can access free mentoring, support and information about Victorian Government services when the Small Business Bus visits on Monday 29 June 2015...

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May 2015

LOCAL CLUBS IN CENTRAL VICTORIA RECEIVE FUNDING BOOST

Wednesday, 27 May 2015

Many sports and active recreation clubs across Castlemaine and district will benefit from funding as part of the second round of VicHealth’s Active Club Grants program...

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March 2015

COMMUNITY TO WIN SUPPORT FOR LOCAL ROAD SAFETY SOLUTIONS

Wednesday, 25 March 2015

Member for Bendigo West, Maree Edwards, has encouraged community groups to apply for grants of up to $25,000 to address local road safety issues...

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BENDIGO HOSTS 1,000 FIRE FIGHTERS FOR ANNUAL GAMES

Saturday, 7 March 2015

Normally out battling bushfires, CFA members will instead be battling each other this weekend at the 132nd Senior State Urban Fire Brigade Championships in Bendigo...

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ICE ACTION PLAN WILL HELP FAMILIES, SAVE LIVES IN CENTRAL VICTORIA

Friday, 6 March 2015

The Andrews Labor Government will embark on a landmark, $45.5 million effort to reduce the supply, demand and harm of a drug that’s ruining lives in Central Victoria...

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A NEW HOME FOR THE CASTLEMAINE STATE FESTIVAL

Tuesday, 3 March 2015

Local Labor MP for Bendigo West, Maree Edwards, has announced that the Castlemaine State Festival will soon have a new home in the town’s historic Railway Station Goods Shed...

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February 2015

THE TRUE COST OF PENALTY RATE CHANGES REVEALED

Thursday, 26 February 2015

The consequences of the Abbott Government's attack on penalty rates have been revealed, with workers in Castlemaine, Maldon and surrounding districts set to suffer...

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