PUTTING PATIENTS FIRST IN FOOTSCRAY 

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PUTTING PATIENTS FIRST IN FOOTSCRAY 

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..

NEW FOOTSCRAY HOSPITAL DELIVERING FOR THE WEST

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..

RECIPIENTS ANNOUNCED FOR STUDENT ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS

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..

AUSTRALIAN-FIRST SICK PAY GUARANTEE FOR CASUAL WORKER

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..

Building A Secure Future For Social Housing In Victoria

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..

Mini-vaccination clinic coming to Footscray

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..

MAJOR SAFETY UPGRADE FOR FOOTSCRAY INTERSECTION

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 Plan Points To New Growth For Business, Jobs

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..

Statement from the Premier

I am pleased to confirm that today, Anthony Carbines has been sworn in as a member of our Cabinet. Since being elected in 2010, Anthony has been a staunch advocate for the people of Ivanhoe – delivering record investment in schools, the completion of the..

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..