Archives: December 2017

$750,000 for Ivanhoe Library

December 14, 2017

The Andrews Labor Government is backing local libraries, with $4.5 million in grants to help them flourish.

Minister for Local Government Marlene Kairouz visited Ivanhoe Library today, with Member for Ivanhoe Anthony Carbines, to announce a $750,000 Living Libraries Infrastructure Program (LLIP) grant toward the development of the Ivanhoe Library and Cultural Hub.


Funding to Help Commemorate the Service of Veterans

December 7, 2017

Anthony Carbines, Member for Ivanhoe announced that Austin Health will receive $80,000 under the Victoria Remembers Grant Program. The funding will go towards the Colour Patch Museum at the Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital.  It will enable consolidation of the history collection at the hospital into an effective storage, display and resource centre.


Important Funding for our Community Legal Service   

December 6, 2017

Anthony Carbines, Member for Ivanhoe today announced Banyule Community Health (formerly known as West Heidelberg Community Legal Service) will receive a $199,000 funding boost as part of a grants program under the Andrews Labor Government. The funding will include $100,000 to maintain and consolidate a part-time position for a dedicated family violence lawyer over two years. The remaining $99,000 will enable employment of an experienced family lawyer, to establish a Family Law Service, and will complement their family violence work.