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Kids across Fitzroy and Collingwood will get the world-class schools they deserve, as the Andrews Labor Government gets on with the job of building brand...

Kids across Fitzroy and Collingwood will get the world-class schools they deserve, as the Andrews Labor Government gets on with the job of building brand...

FIRE SAFETY BLITZ AT RICHMOND’S PUBLIC HOUSING ESTATES

Public housing tenants in Richmond will be better protected from fire emergencies, thanks to a new safety blitz announced by the Andrews Labor Government.

LOCAL RICHMOND WOMEN OFFERED A BOOST TO CHANGE THE GAME

Applications are now open for the Victorian Government’s game changing $220,000 women in sport leadership scholarships.

INCLUSIVE KINDERS WELCOME KIDS OF ALL ABILITIES

Even more Victorian kinders will get new equipment to be more inclusive for children with extra needs, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government.

 

UPGRADES FOR WOMEN’S FOOTY AT THE HOME OF THE MAGPIES

Victoria Park in Abbotsford will be upgraded as part of the biggest investment in women's and community sport in the state's history. Member for Richmond Richard Wynne announced today that the Andrews Labor Government will invest $2 million to upgrade facilities for women's footy at the historic ground – the spiritual home of the Collingwood Football Club. The funding will deliver female-friendly changerooms, boost security and upgrade seating – to improve Victoria Park for both players and fans. Women's footy is booming with more than 950 new female footy teams joining competitions across Australia since the inaugural AFLW season. The upgrades are part of a $241.6 million boost for women's and community sport in the Victorian Budget 2018/19, which includes: $67 million for elite women's facilities, including a $20 million to redevelop Ikon Park into the home of AFLW $64.6 million for the redevelopment of the State Netball and Hockey Centre $15 million boost for the Female Friendly Facilities Fund The Victorian Budget will also provide $15.4 million for upgrades at key suburban sporting precincts, including Ryan’s Reserve in Richmond and Yarra Bend in Fairfield, as well as $5 million for Community Sports Infrastructure Loans that will unlock up to $100 million for local clubs to upgrade their facilities. The Labor Government has also signed a landmark deal with the AFL that will deliver major redevelopments of the MCG and Etihad Stadium Precinct, and guarantee the AFL Grand Final will be played in Victoria for the next 40 years. Quotes attributable to Member for Richmond Richard Wynne "This is a win for players, fans and our community that will bring more footy to Victoria Park." "Victoria Park has an incredible past – this is about ensuring it also has a bright future as a home for women's and men's football." "We're upgrading local grounds, change rooms and pavilions right across Victoria – so everyone has the facilities they need to play and watch the sport they love."

UPGRADES FOR WOMEN’S FOOTY AT THE HOME OF THE MAGPIES

Victoria Park in Abbotsford will be upgraded as part of the biggest investment in women's and community sport in the state's history. Member for Richmond Richard Wynne announced today that the Andrews Labor Government will invest $2 million to upgrade facilities for women's footy at the historic ground – the spiritual home of the Collingwood Football Club. The funding will deliver female-friendly changerooms, boost security and upgrade seating – to improve Victoria Park for both players and fans. Women's footy is booming with more than 950 new female footy teams joining competitions across Australia since the inaugural AFLW season. The upgrades are part of a $241.6 million boost for women's and community sport in the Victorian Budget 2018/19, which includes: $67 million for elite women's facilities, including a $20 million to redevelop Ikon Park into the home of AFLW $64.6 million for the redevelopment of the State Netball and Hockey Centre $15 million boost for the Female Friendly Facilities Fund The Victorian Budget will also provide $15.4 million for upgrades at key suburban sporting precincts, including Ryan’s Reserve in Richmond and Yarra Bend in Fairfield, as well as $5 million for Community Sports Infrastructure Loans that will unlock up to $100 million for local clubs to upgrade their facilities. The Labor Government has also signed a landmark deal with the AFL that will deliver major redevelopments of the MCG and Etihad Stadium Precinct, and guarantee the AFL Grand Final will be played in Victoria for the next 40 years. Quotes attributable to Member for Richmond Richard Wynne "This is a win for players, fans and our community that will bring more footy to Victoria Park." "Victoria Park has an incredible past – this is about ensuring it also has a bright future as a home for women's and men's football." "We're upgrading local grounds, change rooms and pavilions right across Victoria – so everyone has the facilities they need to play and watch the sport they love."

ACMI Revamp To Drive Jobs, Tourism And Creativity

Melbourne’s Australian Centre for the Moving Image will be transformed to become one of the world’s leading museums for screen culture – attracting more visitors, creating jobs and inspiring creative talent. Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley today announced the Andrews Labor Government will provide $31.6 million in the Victorian Budget 2018/19 for the biggest transformation of the Centre in its 16-year history. This funding is on top of $5 million already allocated by the Labor Government, and an additional $5 million to be raised from philanthropic sources. The more than $40 million project will revamp ACMI’s permanent exhibition, improve the visitor experience, support cutting-edge technology and educational programs for young creatives. The project includes: redeveloping ACMI’s permanent exhibition expanding the Learning Centre to cater for double the number of students a new Audience Lab where the screen industry can prototype and test ideas a Digital Preservation Lab to showcase the very best film and digital content new interactive and immersive technologies embedded across the Centre. The redevelopment will create around 100 jobs during construction and is expected to increase visitors by 50 per cent to around two million each year. The project is due to be finished by late next year. ACMI is Australia’s only museum of film, television, video games, digital culture and art, and the most visited attraction at Melbourne’s Federation Square. Quotes attributable to Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley “This renewal project will only strengthen ACMI’s reputation as one of the world’s best creative experiences.” “With revamped exhibitions and ground-breaking new technology for visitors to enjoy – the new-look ACMI will be bigger, better and bolder.” Quote attributable to ACMI CEO Katrina Sedgwick “The renewal will transform ACMI into a leading global museum of the 21st century – expanding its reach and impact, and matching visitor experiences to the very best museums around the world.”

ACMI Revamp To Drive Jobs, Tourism And Creativity

Melbourne’s Australian Centre for the Moving Image will be transformed to become one of the world’s leading museums for screen culture – attracting more visitors, creating jobs and inspiring creative talent. Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley today announced the Andrews Labor Government will provide $31.6 million in the Victorian Budget 2018/19 for the biggest transformation of the Centre in its 16-year history. This funding is on top of $5 million already allocated by the Labor Government, and an additional $5 million to be raised from philanthropic sources. The more than $40 million project will revamp ACMI’s permanent exhibition, improve the visitor experience, support cutting-edge technology and educational programs for young creatives. The project includes: redeveloping ACMI’s permanent exhibition expanding the Learning Centre to cater for double the number of students a new Audience Lab where the screen industry can prototype and test ideas a Digital Preservation Lab to showcase the very best film and digital content new interactive and immersive technologies embedded across the Centre. The redevelopment will create around 100 jobs during construction and is expected to increase visitors by 50 per cent to around two million each year. The project is due to be finished by late next year. ACMI is Australia’s only museum of film, television, video games, digital culture and art, and the most visited attraction at Melbourne’s Federation Square. Quotes attributable to Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley “This renewal project will only strengthen ACMI’s reputation as one of the world’s best creative experiences.” “With revamped exhibitions and ground-breaking new technology for visitors to enjoy – the new-look ACMI will be bigger, better and bolder.” Quote attributable to ACMI CEO Katrina Sedgwick “The renewal will transform ACMI into a leading global museum of the 21st century – expanding its reach and impact, and matching visitor experiences to the very best museums around the world.”

CELEBRATING THE FIRST EVER VICTORIAN YOUTH WEEK IN RICHMOND

Young people from the Electorate of Richmond will be celebrated and recognised during the inaugural Victorian Youth Week in April, with more than 100 activities...

Protecting And Growing The Great Ocean Road

An expert taskforce charged with the job of protecting and growing Victoria’s iconic Great Ocean Road has released an issues paper for public feedback.