Funding for Bendigo Gambling Harm Project

The Andrews Labor Government is providing $100,000 for a project that will focus on preventing gambling harm in Bendigo. Member for Bendigo West, Maree Edwards MP congratulated Bendigo Community Health on their successful proposal to look at ways of preventing gambling harm in their community. Bendigo Community Health will receive the funding over two years…

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Conserving the Historic Buda Garden

The Andrews Labor Government has provided vital funding for conservation works to the historic gardens at the heritage listed Buda in Castlemaine.   Member for Bendigo West Maree Edwards today celebrated the end of initial conservation works for the historic site funded by the Labor Government’s Living Heritage Program. An additional $120,000 in funding will be provided…

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Helping Kids To Stay Safe In The Sun

Students and other Victorians will be better protected from the sun’s damaging rays thanks to new grants being made available by the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Bendigo West announced the latest round of the School Shade Grants Program – and encouraged local schools to apply. The Community Shade Grants Program is also returning, for…

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Weekend Works to Keep Bendigo Line Moving

Vital track maintenance will be completed under the new Melton Highway road bridge at Sydenham – helping to boost reliability for Bendigo line passengers. Coaches will replace Bendigo and Echuca trains between Southern Cross Station and Gisborne from the first service on Saturday 10 August through to last service on Sunday 11 August. Coaches will…

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Kicking Goals for Chewton Footballers under lights

Passionate footballers of Mount Alexander can now train into the evening, thanks to a funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Bendigo West Maree Edwards today officially launched the new lighting system at Chewton Soldiers Memorial Park, made possible with a $170,400 grant from the Labor Government’s The World Game Facilities Fund. The…

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Pallative Care at Home to Become Permanent

Bendigo West MP Maree Edwards today announced permanent funding for Bendigo Health’s Palliative Care at Home program, meaning more Central Victorians will be able to choose their preferred place of death. The Andrews Government will provide $250,000 annually for the program as part of its broader commitment to the state’s regional and rural palliative care…

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Designs For Bendigo TAFE Project Unveiled

Students in Bendigo are a step closer to having the state-of-the-art training facilities they deserve, with the release of artist impressions for the Bendigo TAFE’s Bendigo City Campus Revitalisation Project. The designs, by award-winning Victorian architects Architectus and Six Degrees, are the next step in the $60 million redevelopment, which will deliver an education precinct…

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