MEMBERS STATEMENT: LEGACY HOUSE, SHEPPARTON

Finally, President, it was a pleasure to recently visit Shepparton and officially reopen Legacy House, which has been refurbished with funding provided in part through the government’s veterans major capital works grant program. Congratulations to Legacy secretary Leonie Wilson, president Bob Mathieson and all Legatees on their refurbished facility.

MOTION: MURRAY BASIN RAIL PROJECT

I thank Ms Maxwell for, I know, her interest in this matter. Of course the heart of this project is in our shared electorate, and I know that she is very, very interested, as we all are, in the completion of all the infrastructure projects that the Andrews Labor government has undertaken in Northern Victoria…

MEMBERS STATEMENT: SEA LAKE KINDERGARTEN

In a similar vein, I was thrilled to be in the Mallee recently and particularly in Sea Lake to announce that the local kinder will receive $1.152 million in funding to undertake a major refurbishment of Tyrrell College and extension through the children’s facilities capital program. The upgrade includes a refurbishment of two existing classrooms…

MEMBERS STATEMENT: MOOROOPNA TRAIN STATION

On another matter, I was pleased to join representatives of the Historical Society of Mooroopna, including president Barry Campbell, to unveil a plaque commemorating the Mooroopna railway station’s journey from original construction in 1881 to now. After a fire destroyed the more than 100-year-old station building last year and following extensive community consultation, heritage-style shelters…

MEMBERS STATEMENT: ARDMONA PRIMARY SCHOOL

I want to congratulate the wonderful school community at Ardmona Primary School, led by the fantastic principal, Jean Varty, and the firm 1:1 Architects, on being announced as finalists in the 2019 Victorian School Design Awards. I was delighted to join the Deputy Premier and Minister for Education, James Merlino, in July to officially open…