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Lynch's Bridge Strengthening

The art-deco style of Lynch’s Bridge will be preserved as safety barriers are upgraded on both bridges, and footpaths and drainage will also be improved.

FUNDING BOOSTS LOCAL SPORTS CLUBS IN FOOTSCRAY

It will now be easier for Victorians living in Footscray to get active thanks to four local sporting clubs sharing in over $750,000 total funding from VicHealth. This funding will support local sports clubs to create more opportunities for women and girls to get active..

NO HITTING PAUSE ON KEEPING MUSIC LIVE AND LOCAL

Footscray’s Phoenix Youth Hub is preparing to let the music play thanks to a $25,000 grant through the Andrews Government’s Good Music Neighbours program. Local hotspot The Night Heron will also receive $1,174 through this funding. Member for Footscray Katie Hall MP announced the grant..

VICTORIAN GOVERNMENT BUDGET DELIVERING FOR FOOTSCRAY

The Andrews Labor Government is delivering on its promises and delivering for the people of Footscray. Because every Victorian should be able to get the care they need when they need it, this year’s Victorian Budget 2019/20 includes $1.5 billion to deliver a bigger and..

TECHNOLOGY TRANSFORMATION COMING TO DUKE STREET COMMUNITY HOUSE

Katie Hall MP, Member for Footscray, visited Duke Street Community House in Sunshine today to announce funding of $199,100 through the Community Support Fund as the centre celebrated the start of Neighbourhood House Week. The funding will be used to implement the “Create, Make, SHINE”..

FOOTSCRAY LEARNING PRECINCT’S PRINCIPAL ANNOUNCED

An inaugural executive principal has been appointed to lead Footscray Learning Precinct’s secondary school in Melbourne’s inner west. Member for Footscray Katie Hall and Member for Williamstown Melissa Horne today announced Frank Vetere will be the principal of the new secondary school. The precinct will..

WORKS START ON SHARED PATH FOR A BETTER, SAFER DYNON ROAD

Cyclists and pedestrians in Melbourne’s west are set for better and safer journeys thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Footscray Katie Hall MP today announced the start of works on a $4.8 million project which will include new shared paths for cyclists and..

WESTERN ROADS UPGRADE STRENGTHENING COMMUNITIES

The Andrews Labor Government’s massive investment in road upgrades in Melbourne’s west is not only getting people home safer and sooner, it’s supporting some of the region’s most disadvantaged. The Western Roads Upgrade Project is teaming up with the Western Bulldogs Community Foundation, Western Chances..

Developing The Next Generation Of Victorian Leaders

Young people aged 16 to 25 are encouraged to apply for the 2019 YMCA Victoria Youth Parliament to make their voices heard – and experience what it’s like to represent their peers in the Victorian Parliament.

Prep Bags Spark Learning On First Day Of School

Every prep student in a Victorian Government school will start their education with a new library bag and bundle of books to spark the joy of reading, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government.

Victoria’s Booming Economy Leads The Way

Surging job numbers, a thriving construction industry and buoyant retail trade have underpinned Victoria’s number one spot in CommSec’s State of the States report.

Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards Winners Announced

The year’s best literary works have been celebrated at the Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards, with Behrouz Boochani’s No Friend But the Mountains: Writing from Manus Prison winning the major award.