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TOUGH NEW LAWS FOR CARJACKING AND HOME INVASIONS

Local  Member  for  Cranbourne District, Jude Perera MP has  welcomed  action  by  the  Andrews Labor  Government  to  introduce legislation to create tough new offences for carjacking and home invasion. Mr Perera MP said the legislation, introduced in Parliament this week, will give police the laws..

SKILLS FIRST: REAL TRAINING FOR REAL JOBS IN OUR LOCAL AREA

Guaranteed funding to secure the future of Chisholm TAFE, quality training and training to ensure Victorians have the right skills   for the jobs of the future, will underpin Victoria’s overhauled training and TAFE system. State Member for Cranbourne District, Jude Perera MP today welcomed the..

Cranbourne Gets A Synthetic Oval

Cranbourne is now home to Victoria’s second ever full-sized synthetic sports oval. Minister for Sport John Eren today officially opened the Carlisle Park football and cricket ground, complete with new netball courts. It’s made possible by a $650,000 Andrews Labor Government grant. The project includes..

Improved Kinder Educator to Child Ratios

New jobs are being created and kids across our local area are receiving better care thanks to improved educator-to-child ratios, introduced on 1 January 2016. The new ratio of one educator for every 11 children – down from one per 15 – means improved levels..

SETTING UP OUR LOCAL AREA’s KIDS TO BECOME MATHS MASTERS

Families in our local area are set to benefit from the roll out of a program to boost the maths skills of young children. Local area educators across Casey local kindergartens will participate in a specialist Let’s Count program, it was announced today. The program,..

GRANTS TO HELP LOCALS GET HEALTHY AND ACTIVE

Sporting clubs in our local area looking to open more doors for women and girls to play the sports they love are being urged to apply for a VicHealth funding grant. Member for Cranbourne District, Jude Perera MP, today announced applications for VicHealth’s Active Club..

Victoria Leads The Nation In Jobs Growth

Victoria is leading the nation in total and full-time job creation, according to employment figures released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). The ABS labour force figures for July show sustained job growth in Victoria, with employment increasing for the sixth consecutive month…

BUILDING THE EDUCATION STATE AND CREATING JOBS IN OUR LOCAL AREA

Local families will be more involved in the building and upgrading of local schools and early childhood centres than ever before, with the launch of the Victorian School Building Authority. The Andrews Labor Government today launched the Authority to deliver school building projects faster and..

Construction Starts At Clyde North Community Centre

Work is underway on a much needed family and community centre in Clyde North that will provide a new central hub to deliver key services to local residents. Minister for Suburban Development Lily D’Ambrosio today visited the site of the Selandra Integrated Community Centre to..

ALL NIGHT PUBLIC TRANSPORT EXTENDED FOR SIX MONTHS

The Andrews Labor Government is extending its hugely popular trial of all night public transport on weekends until June next year. Member for Cranbourne District, Jude Perera MP, welcomed the six month extension, which means passengers in our local area will continue to have access..

CRANBOURNE LEADS AS HOSPITAL WAITING LISTS HIT A SIX-YEAR LOW

The number of Victorian patients waiting for elective surgery is at its lowest level since June 2010. The latest Victorian Health Services Performance data, released today, shows the state’s hospitals admitted and treated 48,222 patients from the elective surgery waiting list in the June quarter..