A greener and cleaner Footscray is a major priority of mine – to improve our tree canopy, reduce waste and tackle climate change. That is why my intern, Emma, has prepared a report that researched our community’s views on issues such as planning, waste and..
The Andrews Labor Government is supporting local councils and community groups to create better public spaces and improved streetscapes across the state. Minister for Suburban Development Melissa Horne and Minister for Regional Development Harriet Shing today visited the Clarke Street Park in West Footscray to..
Tuesday, 3 May 2022 The Andrews Labor Government is putting patients first in Footscray. Across our nation – and around the world – the pandemic has put unprecedented pressure on health systems. From a sharp increase of critical COVID patients to disrupted care, resulting in longer..
Thursday, 21 April 2022 The Andrews Labor Government’s massive $1.5 billion new Footscray Hospital project is delivering jobs, community partnerships and opportunities for Melbourne’s west. Since construction started on the new hospital in early 2021, more than $48 million is expected to be invested through..
The Andrews Labor Government is investing more than $7.5 million into Victorian not-for-profit organisations to deliver innovative educational programs that enrich the learning experience of students across the state. Katie Hall MP today announced that Footscray Community Arts Centre, Western Chances and Western Edge Youth..
Victorians in the inner west who work in casual or other insecure jobs will no longer be forced to choose between a day’s pay and looking after their health, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s Victorian Sick Pay Guarantee. An Australian-first, the $245.6 million scheme..
The Andrews Labor Government is delivering a stronger and more sustainable social and affordable housing sector, while creating thousands of jobs and putting a roof over the head of people who need it most. Building on the landmark $5.3 billion Big Housing Build and delivering..
The Victorian Government is making sure families have every opportunity to get their children aged 5-11 vaccinated– with a mini-vaccination clinic starting close to home at Sunshine Special Developmental and Rosamond Special School in Footscray. More than 150 primary schools will have mini-vaccination clinics under a..
Community groups and organisations will share in almost $500,000 to help make the inner-west an even better place to live. 28 grants have been awarded for initiatives big and small through the West Gate Neighbourhood Fund. The $10 million fund is an initiative of the..
The Andrews Labor Government is boosting safety at one of Footscray’s busiest intersections with new traffic lights, crossings, and more space for turning trucks at Moore and Hopkins Streets. The $3.14 million upgrade is set to make the intersection safer and easier to navigate for..
Footscray’s transformation into a hub for business, innovation and creativity is advancing with the release of an Andrews Labor Government paper setting out a vision for the precinct as the gateway to Melbourne’s west. Minister for Business Precincts Martin Pakula released the Footscray Opportunity and..
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..
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..
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..
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 – 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..