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BUILDING AND STRENGTHENING COMMUNITIES THROUGH MEN’S SHEDS

The Andrews Labor Government is investing in stronger and healthier communities through $1 million in Men’s Sheds grants. Josh Bull MP member for Sunbury welcomed the new round of funding and encouraged local council and community groups to apply for new Men’s Sheds and refurbishments..

MORE THAN 80 EXTRA TRAIN SERVICES FOR SUNBURY EVERY WEEK

The Andrews Labor Government will add 83 Metro train services for Diggers Rest and Sunbury each week at the end of the year, and ensure local passengers retain access to most V/Line services. Minister for Public Transport, Jacinta Allan, joined local Member Josh Bull in..

ENTRIES OPEN FOR VIETNAM WAR HISTORY STUDY COMPETITION

Sunbury students can now apply for a once-in-a-generation opportunity to visit Vietnam as part of a study tour to mark the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan. Josh Bull, Member for Sunbury is encouraging students to consider applying for a spot on the..

NEW $10 MILLION FUND TO MAKE SCHOOLS MORE INCLUSIVE IN SUNBURY

Government schools in Sunbury will now be able to apply for funding to build more inclusive and equitable facilities under a new $10 million Fund unveiled by the Andrews Labor Government. The new $10 million Inclusive Schools Fund has been established to help government schools..

PLAYGROUP FUNDING GIVES SUNBURY KIDS A GREAT START

Families in Sunbury will benefit from a new grant to help establish a community playgroup as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s $50,000 Great Start Community Playgroup Fund. Sunbury West Primary School and Young Mums Playgroups have each received $1000 to help get the resources..

HAVE YOUR SAY ON PUBLIC TRANSPORT FOR SUNBURY

UPDATE: “Due to an overwhelming number of people registering for the upcoming Sunbury public transport forum, Public Transport Victoria (PTV) have decided to change the venue to ensure that everybody who wants to come along and have their say will have the opportunity. The new..

NEW KINDERGARTEN UPGRADES BENEFIT SUNBURY & DIGGERS REST FAMILIES

Local kindergartens will be upgraded as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s promise to deliver new kindergarten infrastructure improvements, with two grants to help increase playroom sizes for local families. Josh Bull MP said that every local kindergarten that had applied for a minor expansion..

BRINGING THE CALDER FREEWAY UP TO SPEED

The Andrews Labor Government is reinstating a 100km/h speed limit on an outbound section of the Calder Freeway from Keilor to Taylors Lakes. Member for Sydenham, Natalie Hutchins and Member for Sunbury, Josh Bull welcomed the increase that will come into place on the freeway,..

VICTORIA SETS COURSE FOR JOBS AND GROWTH IN RENEWABLES

The Andrews Labor Government is rebuilding Victoria’s reputation as the nation’s leader for renewable energy, today unveiling its Renewable Energy Roadmap. Labor member for Sunbury Josh Bull said the Renewable Energy Roadmap is the first to announce the Government’s plan to attract Victoria’s share of..

LABOR LOVES LOCAL LIBRARIES

In good news for local library lovers, the Andrews Labor Government will deliver $1,144,622 to Hume libraries, as part of the Public Libraries Funding Program in 2015-16. Member for Sunbury Josh Bull today announced the funding for Hume Libraries. Funds can be used towards all aspects..

STRENGTHENING THE EDUCATION STATE IN SUNBURY

The Andrews Labor Government will inject $1.19 million into local schools throughout Sunbury, to ensure each student can thrive in a safe, modern and comfortable environment. Sunbury College, Sunbury Downs College, Sunbury Heights Primary School & Sunbury West Primary School will be the beneficiaries of..

BreastScreen Mobile Screening Service coming to Sunbury

The BreastScreen Mobile Screening Service (MSS) bus – ‘Nina’ is coming to Sunbury in the near future. ‘Nina’ and ‘Marjorie’ are BreastScreen Victoria’s state-of-the-art mobile breast screening vans and will be in Sunbury August 11 till December 10 2015. The bright pink vans are fitted..