Media Releases

HEIDELBERG HISTORICAL SOCIETY RECEIVES LOCAL HISTORY GRANT

May 30, 2018

Heidelberg Historical Society’s work to preserve our community history for generations to come has been recognised as part of the 2018 Local History Grants Program.

Member for Ivanhoe Anthony Carbines MP congratulated Heidelberg Historical Society on receiving $5,346 for their specialist work in conservation of framed paintings and historic photographs.

STATE GOVERNMENT DELIVERS FREE TAFE COURSES

May 29, 2018

People can now get the skills they need with the biggest change to TAFE and skills training in Victoria’s history.
Member for Ivanhoe Anthony Carbines welcomed the announcement in the State Budget that, from 2019, TAFE courses in priority areas will be free for students across Victoria.

VICTORIAN FIRST FOR OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN CENTRE TO FIGHT CANCER

May 8, 2018

More Victorian cancer patients will be able to access the world’s best ‘game-changing’ technology at the Olivia Newton-John (ONJ) Cancer Wellness and Research Centre to target and treat the deadly disease, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government.

GETTING THINGS DONE FOR IVANHOE

May 2, 2018

The Victorian Budget 2018/19 will deliver new skills, good jobs, more schools and better roads for every Victorian.
This is a Labor Budget that delivers on the things that matter most to our state.
This is a Budget that gets things done.

Giving Kids in Banyule the School they Deserve

May 1, 2018

Member for Ivanhoe, Anthony Carbines today announced Banyule Primary School will get a $3.47 million funding boost in the Victorian Budget 2018/19 for the development of a new gymnasium, canteen, outdoor learning and site infrastructure upgrades.

VIEWBANK TENNIS CLUB TO SHARE IN RECORD SPORT INVESTMENT

May 1, 2018

Viewbank Tennis Club will share in the biggest investment in women's and community sport in Victoria's history thanks to the Andrews Labor Government.

The club will receive $100,000 to upgrade courts 7 & 8 and install LED lighting on the refurbished courts. The works will allow tennis players to play at night in modern facilities.   

IVANHOE PRIMARY SCHOOL FUNDING

May 1, 2018

Member for Ivanhoe, Anthony Carbines today announced Ivanhoe Primary School will receive $4.5 million in the 2018/19 State Budget to upgrade and modernise facilities.
The funds will progress the delivery of the school's masterplan, including replacing four relocatable buildings with fit-for-purpose new permanent buildings addressing under-entitlement in permanent spaces.
Works will also include a complete reconfiguration of the main classroom and administration building.
This funding is in addition to the $2 million provided in the 2016/17 State Budget

MORE TRAINS, LESS LEVEL CROSSINGS FOR HURSTBRIDGE LINE

April 27, 2018

The Andrews Labor Government is ready to deliver more trains for the Hurstbridge line, helping passengers get where they need to go sooner.
A massive construction blitz has been underway to remove two dangerous and congested level crossings, duplicate the track and run more trains, more often on the Hurstbridge line.
Once the notorious section of single track between Heidelberg and Rosanna is duplicated it will remove a major bottleneck for train services, reduce delays and allow for extra services to be added to this busy line. 

BOOST FOR LOCAL SPORTS CLUBS IN IVANHOE

April 26, 2018

Grassroots sports clubs in the area are getting the equipment, skills and expertise they need to grow and be more competitive.  
Member for Ivanhoe Anthony Carbines MP today announced four local clubs would share in more than $750,000 from the latest round of the Andrews Labor Government’s Sporting Club Grants Program.

BANYULE NETS STADIUM AT MACLEOD TO SHARE IN RECORD SPORT INVESTMENT

April 23, 2018

Banyule Nets Stadium in Macleod will share in the biggest investment in women's and community sport in Victoria's history thanks to the Andrews Labor Government.
The stadium, located at Macleod College, will receive $1.5 million to upgrade its outdoor netball courts and lights allowing netballers to play at night in modern facilities. 

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