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GROWING KINDERGARTENS FOR GROWING COMMUNITIE

Member for Yuroke Ros Spence today announced that Merrifield South Integrated Child, Family and Community Centre in Mickleham will receive $2 million from the Labor Government’s Building Blocks Capacity Grants program to help build a new early childhood service.

NEW RESERVE PROTECTS CRITICALLY ENDANGERED BIODIVERSITY

Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio officially opened the Banda Bail Reserve in Mickleham today, which will be managed by Hume City Council and Wurundjeri Woi-wurrung Aboriginal Corporation.

A BIG BOOST FOR INCLUSION IN YUROKE

Member for Yuroke Ros Spence today announced Aitken Hill Primary School in Yuroke will share in more than $6.6 million through Round 7 of the Inclusive Schools Fund.

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.

RENTAL REBATES TO HELP KEEP HOMES COMFY AND HEALTHY

Member for Yuroke Ros Spence today announced that rental properties are now eligible for a $1000 rebate to replace old inefficient wood and gas heaters as part of the Home Heating and Cooling Upgrades Program.

MORE SUPPORT FOR STUDENT MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLBEING

Member for Yuroke Ros Spence today revealed the interim menu of resources and initiatives to be available to government schools in Yuroke as part of the $200 million Fund, designed to better support students’ mental health.

EXPANDED FREE TAFE TURBOCHARGES POST-COVID VICTORIA

The Andrew Labor Government’s signature Free TAFE initiative will grow to more than 60 courses in 2022 – giving more Victorians training for more jobs as the state moves through and beyond the coronavirus pandem

CELEBRATING CHILDREN’S WEEK WITH COMMUNITY GRANTS

The Victorian Government is helping thousands of children celebrate Children’s Week in October by supporting local councils and not-for-profit organisations with grants for fun and free educational activities.

SUPPORTING MULTICULTURAL VICTORIANS IN YUROKE

The Victorian Government is helping Victorians from multicultural backgrounds in Yuroke continue putting healthy and culturally appropriate food on the table as Victorians do their bit by staying home.

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.

MORE THAN 1200 PARKING SPACES FOR CRAIGIEBURN COMMUTERS

A new 745 space car park has opened at Craigieburn Station, boosting the total number of parking spaces at the station to more than 1,200 and making it easier for commuters to find a car park and catch the train.

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).

New School Names Revealed Ahead Of 2022 Launches

Our community's newest schools have been named: Gilgai Plains Primary School (formerly Kalkallo Common Primary School) and Greenvale Secondary College (formerly Greenvale Secondary School)

SUPPORTING STUDENTS WITH DISABILITY IN YUROKE

Ros Spence today announced that Keelonith Primary School in Greenvale and Elevation Secondary College in Craigieburn will receive further funding support to make their school more inclusive for all students.