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BIKE LANES TO BUILD LINKS WITHIN INNER WEST COMMUNITY

Inner west communities from Footscray to Yarraville will soon be better connected to schools, shops, and work with new pop-up bike lanes as part of the Victorian Government’s Footscray Pop-up Links. Spanning 20 kilometres, the program is set to enhance and connect existing routes by..

TREE PLANTING UNDERWAY FOR COOLER, GREENER WEST

More trees will begin going into the ground in Braybrook, Footscray, West Footscray, and Maribyrnong this month, establishing green canopies and creating cooler spaces, thanks to the first phase of the Victorian Government’s More Trees for a Cooler, Greener West initiative. The Government is investing..

MORE MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT FOR INNER WEST STUDENTS

Monday, 4th October 2021 MORE MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT FOR INNER WEST STUDENTS Secondary students in the inner west will now have access to vital mental health support at school with the rollout of mental health practitioners to every Victorian government secondary and specialist school now..

BOOSTING KINDERGARTEN PLACES FOR INNER WEST FAMILIES

Thursday, 2 September 2021   BOOSTING KINDERGARTEN PLACES FOR INNER WEST FAMILIES   The Victorian Government is creating extra kinder places in the inner west with a boost to early education infrastructure ─ making sure young children in the area can access and enjoy Three-Year-Old..

POSITION VACANCY

POSITION VACANCY – ELECTORATE OFFICER (Part time) OFFICE OF KATIE HALL MP ABOUT THE FOOTSCRAY EO: Katie Hall MP, Labor Member for Footscray, represents and advocates for this community on State matters in the Victorian Government and Parliament. We are passionate about Melbourne’s inner-west! We..

BRINGING TOGETHER YOUNG PEOPLE THROUGH SPORT

The Victorian Government is using the power of community sport to engage and support African-Australian young people to help them reach their potential. The Member for Footscray Katie Hall today announced funding of $20,000 for Lor Shared Youth Services and $20,000 for Sunshine Longhorns Basketball..

CREATING JOBS AND CARING FOR FOOTSCRAY

The Andrews Labor Government is creating jobs and caring for the people of Footscray. The Victorian Budget 2021/22 will support an average of 38,000 jobs every year over the next four years, while also investing in the care and services our community needs. Footscray City Primary is one of 52 Victorian schools that..

BRAYBROOK DEVELOPMENT THE FUTURE OF HOUSING

The Andrews Government is delivering a new generation of sustainable public housing in the heart of Melbourne’s booming west. Minister for Housing Richard Wynne today announced the Future Homes design competition demonstration project in Braybrook – bringing to life the architectural vision of architects LIAN..

PROGRAM FUNDING A BOOST FOR FOOTSCRAY HIGH SCHOOL

Footscray High School will receive funding from the Accessible Buildings Program to improve school facilities and infrastructure that supports students and staff with disabilities, thanks to the Andrews Government. Member for Footscray Katie Hall has announced that Footscray High School’s Barkly Campus has been allocated..

ENRICHING FOOTSCRAY WITH COMMUNITY FUNDING

Community and sporting groups in Footscray will receive a financial boost with local projects chosen to receive funding from the Andrews Government’s West Gate Neighbourhood Fund. Among those to receive funding is the Footscray Community Arts Centre, for the re-imagining Henderson House project. This program..

PUTTING PEOPLE FIRST IN FOOTSCRAY

When the Andrews Government was elected, we promised to put people first. As our state begins its recovery from the global pandemic, people will continue to be our priority. The Victorian Budget 2020/21 delivers on the investments that will see our community recover – and..

HISTORIC FOOTSCRAY WHARF WATERFRONT WORKS HAVE COMMENCED

Work has started on the historic Footscray Wharf to revitalise the heritage precinct, bringing life to the waterfront and better connecting the community to the Maribyrnong River. At the centre of the upgrade is a new 230-metre-long timber boardwalk and wharf, with a fixed lower..

GROWING FOOTSCRAY PRIMARY SCHOOL FOR THE FUTURE

This year, Footscray families have done an incredible job in supporting students to learn from home. As kids get back into the classroom, we want to make sure they have the fantastic new learning spaces they deserve. The Andrews Government has built and upgraded more..

$2.249 MILLION TO PLAN FOR FUTURE WORKS AT FOOTSCRAY PRIMARY SCHOOL

The Victorian Government is investing $42 million into planning for school infrastructure projects to fast-track the state’s long-term economic recovery hit by the coronavirus pandemic. Katie Hall MP, Member for Footscray announced Footscray Primary School is one of 33 further schools given the green light..

DOG AND POCKET PARK TO GREEN OUR SUBURBS

Sunshine West is to get a new pocket park and Maribyrnong a new off-leash dog park as part of the Victorian Government’s $154 million investment in greening our growing suburbs. Member for Footscray Katie Hall said the Glengala Pocket Park at the intersection with Gum..

ENERGY EFFICIENCY UPGRADES FOR HIGH-RISE PUBLIC HOUSING

The Andrews Government is investing $4 million in energy efficiency upgrades for high-rise public housing estates to improve the amenity for tenants, lower greenhouse gas emissions and create jobs. This investment is part of a $15.3 million energy package unveiled today by Minister for Energy,..