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Caroline Springs Passengers Set For Bus Boost

Caroline Springs Passengers Set For Bus Boost

September 11, 2017

The Andrews Labor Government is giving passengers in Caroline Springs more choice and better access to trains by upgrading local bus services, including a new service that links the town centre with Albion and Sunshine Stations.

Labor Reinstates Bus Service For Northern Deer Park

Labor Reinstates Bus Service For Northern Deer Park

September 11, 2017

The Andrews Labor Government is reinstating bus services between Sunshine Station and Brimbank Shopping Centre via northern Deer Park, after the former Liberal Government scrapped services for locals.

Major Service Boost For Deer Park And Caroline Springs

Major Service Boost For Deer Park And Caroline Springs

July 25, 2017

New V/Line timetables are now available from www.vline.com.au/27august

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children

July 3, 2017

Koorie Kids Shine at Kindergarten - 15 hours a week FREE kindergarten is available. Enrol today.

Backing Our SES Volunteers in Kororoit

Backing Our SES Volunteers in Kororoit

May 2, 2017

State Emergency Service volunteers in Kororoit will benefit from a new station in Caroline Springs, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government.

Building the Education State Brick by Brick in Kororoit

Building the Education State Brick by Brick in Kororoit

May 2, 2017

Families in Kororoit will benefit from a new school in Burnside, giving local students the access to first-rate facilities they deserve.

Nominations for the 2017 Victorian Senior of the Year Awards are open.

Nominations for the 2017 Victorian Senior of the Year Awards are open.

April 26, 2017

Celebrate older Victorians who make a valuable difference to your community by nominating them for the 2017 #VicSenioroftheYearAwards

Applications open for the 2017-18 Children’s Facilities Capital Program Minor grants round

Applications open for the 2017-18 Children’s Facilities Capital Program Minor grants round

April 26, 2017

The Minister for Families and Children announced that applications were open for the 2017-18 Children's Facilities Capital Program Minor grants round, helping kindergarten across Victoria refurbish their facilities and improving IT capabilities.

Start of Flu Season

Start of Flu Season

April 12, 2017

Flu vaccination season has come around again and it’s time for everyone to get their flu shot.

Unlocking New Communities and Affordable Housing

Unlocking New Communities and Affordable Housing

March 1, 2017

The rezoning of 100,000 lots within two years in key growth corridors spread in seven of Melbourne’s growth councils will help tackle housing affordability head on.

New Funding for World Class Cancer research

February 22, 2017

The Minister for Health announced a further $20 million over four years for the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre alliance to deliver new clinical trials for cancer patients.

First medicinal cannabis crop harvested

February 22, 2017

The medicinal cannabis crop, grown by government scientists at an undisclosed secure location, is now being tested and formulated before health officials seek certification to treat the first patient cohort – children suffering from severe epilepsy.

Essendon Air Tragedy

February 22, 2017

Yesterday morning a chartered flight taking off from Essendon Airport crashed into the rear of the DFO shopping centre in Essendon Fields. Tragically, the Victorian pilot and four US nationals were killed.

Meningococcal W vaccine

February 8, 2017

We're taking immediate action to protect Victorian kids and teenagers from the deadly Meningococcal W strain, while Malcolm Turnbull continues to shirk his responsibility and put people at risk.

Banning Fracking Once And For All

February 8, 2017

The Andrews Labor Government promised to ban fracking and today we're getting it done.

Ballarat Line Update

February 1, 2017

The $518 million Ballarat Line Upgrade will increase the frequency of services for Melbourne’s outer western suburbs, Melton, Bacchus Marsh, Ballan and Ballarat.

2017 Victorian fish stocking program

February 1, 2017

The Andrews Labor Government is delivering our $46 million Target One Million plan for recreational fishing, which aims to grow participation to one million anglers by 2020.

Reminder: Victoria Remembers Grants and Anzac Centenary Grants

February 1, 2017

Reminder: Victoria Remembers Grants and Anzac Centenary Grants

Victorian Climate Change Framework

February 1, 2017

Victoria has returned to leadership on climate change with the release of the Victorian Climate Change Framework.

Police Recruitment

February 1, 2017

The Andrews Labor Government is working with police to bolster their ranks and build a diverse workforce that represents the community it serves.

Mr Turnbull, don’t cut our kids’ kinder!

January 31, 2017

Please sign the petition to tell the Liberals not to cut our children's future: www.thismatters.org.au/kindercuts

Beat The Bite

January 25, 2017

Recent rainfall and floods across the state has led to ideal breeding conditions for mosquitoes that can spread disease.

I urge local businesses and charities from Kororoit to nominate for the 2017 Telstra Business Awards

January 18, 2017

Do you know a deserving business or charity in the Kororoit area? Nominate them now for the 2017 #TelstraBizAwards!

Andrews Labor Government Response to the Independent Inquiry into the EPA

January 18, 2017

The Government has committed an immediate injection of $45.5 million to kick-start a five year reform program and commence priority reforms that will provide Victorians with a stronger, better equipped, and more effective EPA which can address Victoria's current and future environment protection challenges, and meet community and industry expectations of an effective environmental regulator.

New Organ Donation data

January 17, 2017

New data released today shows that Victoria had the highest number of deceased organ donors nationally in 2016, with Victorian donors contributing 28% of the total donor pool.

Labor Will Find Napthine’s Lost Hospital Beds

September 24, 2014

An Andrews Labor Government will appoint an independent expert to find the missing beds in Denis Napthine’s health system.

Labor Will Provide 1000 Defibs To Victorian Sports Clubs

September 24, 2014

An Andrews Labor Government will provide 1000 defibrillators to Victorian sporting clubs and facilities to improve survival rates for people who enter cardiac arrest.

Homesafe: 24-Hour Public Transport

September 24, 2014

Under Labor, getting home will be safer, cheaper and easier for everyone with 24-Hour Public transport on weekends.