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October 2016

BUILDING THE EDUCATION STATE IN CASTLEMAINE

Wednesday, 19 October 2016

The Andrews Labor Government’s work to rebuild Castlemaine Secondary College has hit another key milestone with the official opening of the school’s brand new hi-tech engineers’ precinct...

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MORE SHADE GRANTS PROVIDING PROTECTION FOR SCHOOL KIDS IN BENDIGO

Tuesday, 18 October 2016

California Gully Primary School in Bendigo has been awarded $27,500 in government funding to get some much needed protection from harmful UV radiation by installing sun shade around their school...

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BENDIGO HEALTH TO PROVIDE IMPROVED QUALITY CANCER SURVIVORSHIP CARE

Friday, 7 October 2016

Cancer survivors throughout the Loddon Mallee region will benefit from a new Cancer Survivorship Service...

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FUNDING BOOST FOR MOUNT ALEXANDER SUSTAINABILITY GROUP WASTE-TO-ENERGY PROJECT

Wednesday, 5 October 2016

The Andrews Labor Government has confirmed the first group of successful recipients of its $20 million New Energy Jobs Fund grants...

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September 2016

NEW MEN’S SHED FOR CASTLEMAINE

Friday, 23 September 2016

The Andrews Labor Government has announced a new Men’s shed for Castlemaine, thanks to a $60,000 grant...

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BENDIGO SERVES UP AN ACE FOR TOP TENNIS ACTION

Thursday, 22 September 2016

Australia’s top tennis stars and up-and-coming juniors will be serving up hot tennis action at the Bendigo Festival of Tennis next month...

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March 2016

BUILDING A BETTER SCHOOL AT CALIFORNIA GULLY PRIMARY SCHOOL

Friday, 18 March 2016

California Gully Primary School students will soon enjoy an upgraded outdoor area and a new vegetable garden thanks to Andrews Labor Government funding support...

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LABOR GOVERNMENT GIVING BENDIGO CLUBS A CHANCE TO SAVE LIVES

Thursday, 17 March 2016

Bendigo sports clubs can now apply for a life-saving defibrillator, so that players, spectators and parents can step in during an emergency until paramedics arrive....

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FUNDS TO HELP VICTORIANS PROTECT THREATENED SPECIES AND HABITAT

Thursday, 17 March 2016

State Labor Members for Bendigo, Maree Edwards and Jacinta Allan have today encouraged Bendigo community groups to apply for the Andrews Labor Government’s second round of grants for community groups and environmental organisations under the Andrews Labor Government’s Threatened Species Protection Initiative...

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HOSPITAL EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT OF THE FUTURE

Tuesday, 15 March 2016

Bendigo Health’s Emergency Department, one of the hospital’s most frequented entry points, will be located in Drought Street when the new Bendigo Hospital opens at the end of January next year...

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TURNBULL TARGETS LOCAL SCHOOLS IN BILLION DOLLAR CUT

Friday, 11 March 2016

The Andrews Labor Government released figures today that show how much funding each government school would miss out on unless the Turnbull Liberal Government commits to funding the final two years of the Gonski Agreement...

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SPEED LIMIT CHANGE TO IMPROVE SAFETY

Friday, 11 March 2016

From this week, VicRoads will reduce the speed limit from 100km/hour to 80km/hour along a four kilometre section of the Pyrenees Highway from Elphinstone to Chewton...

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February 2016

MORE TURNBULL CUTS HIT BENDIGO HOSPITAL PATIENTS

Thursday, 25 February 2016

Bendigo Health Care Group is facing a $1.771 million cut to its bottom-line budget as a result of the latest round of savage health funding cuts from the Federal Liberal Government...

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BENDIGO PRIMARY SCHOOL BECOMES A MORE INCLUSIVE SCHOOL THANKS TO STATE FUNDING

Monday, 22 February 2016

Bendigo Primary School is set to provide further support to students with special needs thanks to a $150,000 grant from the Andrews Labor Government...

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LABOR GOVERNMENT DELIVERING SHADE PROTECTION FOR MALDON NEIGHBOURHOOD CENTRE

Tuesday, 16 February 2016

The Maldon Neighbourhood Centre has been awarded $3184 by the Andrews Labor Government to provide much needed protection from harmful UV rays by increasing the provision of shade in the community...

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FUNDING FOR FARMERS’ MARKETS TO START UP AND EXPAND

Wednesday, 10 February 2016

Member for Bendigo West, Maree Edwards MP today announced grants of up to $30,000 are available to establish new farmers’ markets or to expand existing market activities in recognition of the valuable role they play in regional and rural communities...

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LABOR GOVERNMENT GETTING ON WITH THE JOB OF MAKING CHEWTON POOL SAFER

Tuesday, 2 February 2016

The Andrews Labor Government is getting on with the job of equipping the Chewton Pool with a life-saving defibrillator...

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January 2016

BENDIGO STUDENTS TO BENEFIT FROM EDUCATION STATE INITATIVES

Wednesday, 27 January 2016

The Andrews Labor Government is making Victoria the Education State by breaking the link between disadvantage and achievement. To help achieve this, the Government’s first Budget provided $566 million in needs based funding...

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