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Archives for April, 2016

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MODERN BUILDINGS ON THE WAY FOR DROUIN SECONDARY COLLEGE

The Member for Eastern Victoria Region Harriet Shing MP today announced $4.5 million from the 2016/17 Victorian Budget will go towards an upgrade to the Drouin Secondary College's ageing facilities, ensuring students have the modern spaces they need to learn.

MODERN BUILDINGS ON THE WAY FOR MORWELL PARK PRIMARY SCHOOL

Students at Morwell Park Primary School will enjoy more modern buildings, as the Andrews Labor Government continues to make Victoria the Education State. Harriet Shing MP, Member for Eastern Victoria Region today announced $7.8 million from the 2016/17 Victorian Budget will go towards an upgrade to the school’s ageing facilities, ensuring students have the modern spaces they need to learn.

MODERN BUILDINGS ON THE WAY FOR YARRAM PRIMARY SCHOOL

Students at Yarram Primary School will enjoy more modern buildings, as the Andrews Labor Government continues to make Victoria the Education State. Harriet Shing MP, Member for Eastern Victoria Region today announced $4 million from the 2016/17 Victorian Budget will go towards an upgrade to the school’s ageing facilities, ensuring students have the modern spaces they need to learn.

GIVING YARRAM PLAYERS AND THEIR FAMILIES THE BEST FACILITIES

The Andrews Labor Government is getting on with the job of giving the Yarram community the great sports facilities it deserves. Member for Eastern Victoria, Harriet Shing today joined Wellington Shire Council Mayor, Darren McCubbin to open the new $2.6 million Yarram Recreation Reserve pavilion, made possible by an Andrews Labor Government grant.

INVESTMENTS TO REPLACE AND UPGRADE GIPPSLAND POLICE STATIONS

The Andrews Labor Government has delivered on its commitment to ensure safer communities in country Victoria, with a package to upgrade police facilities across Gippsland, including a new police station in Mallacoota. The Government will spend $36.8 million to replace or refurbish regional and rural police stations and residences, so that police officers in country Victoria have safe and modern facilities.

SHING ANNOUNCES $3 MILLION FOR BARINGA SPECIAL SCHOOL

Baringa Special School is one of twenty specialist schools across Victoria that will have their classrooms upgraded and there will be more support for its students, as the Andrews Labor Government continues to make Victoria the Education State. Harriet Shing, Member for Eastern Victoria, today announced $3 million from the 2016/17 Victorian Budget will go to upgrading the school’s ageing buildings, ensuring students have the modern classrooms and spaces they need to learn.

ANDREWS LABOR GOVERNMENT GIVING THE LATROBE VALLEY THE BEST SPORTS FACILITIES

The Andrews Labor Government has given the Traralgon community the safe, modern grassroots sports facilities it deserves. Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing today opened the newly-refurbished Harold Preston Reserve Pavilion, made possible by a $50,000 Andrews Labor Government grant from the 2014/2015 Community Facility Funding Program - Minor Facilities.

OPENING OF THE LOCH SPORT SKATE PARK

6 April 2016 Residents and visitors to Loch Sport are now perfecting their finest skate board tricks at the town’s new skate park, which was officially opened today by the Member for Eastern Victoria, Harriet Shing. Building a skate park has been a long-standing priority..

$3.8 MILLION FOR FEDERATION TRAINING TO BOOST LEARNING SUPPORT

The Andrews Labor Government is restoring Federation Training’s Community Service funding, with a $3.79 million boost to support vulnerable students. Member for Eastern Victoria, Harriet Shing visited Federation Training’s Warragul campus to announce the Community Service funding, which is part of the Labor Government’s $320 million TAFE Rescue Fund.

LABOR TO DELIVER $12.8M BOOST TO VOLUNTEER GROUPS

Member for Eastern Victoria Region, Harriet Shing announced applications have opened for the 2016-17 Volunteer Emergency Services Equipment Program (VESEP). Ms Shing said the grants program would help local volunteer groups in Gippsland to boost their resources.