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MORE OUTSIDE SCHOOL HOURS CARE OPTIONS IN YUROKE

Member for Yuroke Ros Spence today announced Gilgai Plains Primary School in Yuroke is among 145 school sites across the state to share in almost $10.7 million to establish a new outside school hours care service at their school from the beginning of 2022.

VACCINE ELIGIBILITY EXPANDING FOR ANYONE 16 AND OVER

Every Victorian aged 16 years and over will be eligible to access a coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine at state-run vaccination centres from tomorrow, under an expansion of the state vaccine program that will further help Victoria reach its goal of one million doses over five weeks.

Construction Tenders Out For 10 New Government Schools

Tenders for construction have been put out as part of a $491.6 million investment to build 10 of the 13 new schools, contributing to the Labor Government’s promise to opening 100 new schools across the state by 2026. This includes Merrifield West Secondary School (interim name).

DELIVERING A NEW MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLBEING ACT FOR YUROKE

Member for Yuroke, Ros Spence today welcomed the announcement from the Minister for Mental Health that Victorians can have their say on a new Mental Health and Wellbeing Act, which will be the cornerstone for the redesigned mental health and wellbeing system that Victorians deserve.

CREATING JOBS AND CARING FOR YUROKE

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, services and infrastructure our community needs.