New green rolled out at Ivanhoe Bowling Club

Playgroup funding gives Ivanhoe kids a great start

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Families in Ivanhoe 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. Rosanna Fire Station Community House has received $500 to help get the resources needed like books, toys and play equipment as well as mentoring support to ensure a successfully run playgroup. Playgroup… Read More »Playgroup funding gives Ivanhoe kids a great start

New kindergarten upgrade benefits Ivanhoe families

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Morobe Street Children’s Centre in Heidelberg West will benefit from a $10,000 grant as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s promise to deliver new kindergarten infrastructure improvements.  State Member for Ivanhoe Anthony Carbines said the grant would fund the construction of an outdoor deck.  The grant forms part of the Labor Government’s $50 million investment in the early childhood sector… Read More »New kindergarten upgrade benefits Ivanhoe families

Families to benefit from new community hub

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The Member for Ivanhoe, Mr Anthony Carbines, was today joined by the Banyule City Mayor to open the $2.09 million Olympic Village Child and Family Centre in Heidelberg West.  The centre will offer local families 66 four-year-old kindergarten places, Maternal and Child Health services, long day care, and a space for playgroups and other community activities.  Integrating these services with… Read More »Families to benefit from new community hub

Stronger Councillor conduct standards to be introduced

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Wednesday 26 August 2015 The Member for Ivanhoe, Mr Anthony Carbines, has today reinforced the importance of the Andrews Labor Government’s plan to strengthen councillor conduct standards. “The proposed Local Government (Improved Governance) Bill 2015, to be presented to Parliament in the next month, will clarify expectations of councillors, provide tougher standards against councillors doing the wrong thing and ensure… Read More »Stronger Councillor conduct standards to be introduced

Ivanhoe Penalty Rates

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Thursday 20 August 2015  Member for Ivanhoe Anthony Carbines on Tuesday spoke out on behalf of local residents who would be unfairly impacted by an Abbott Government cut to penalty rates. Speaking in Parliament, Mr Carbines said that were 29,000 retail workers and 17,000 hospitality workers in the north east region who would potentially be affected if penalty rates on… Read More »Ivanhoe Penalty Rates

Labor’s Funding Boost for Austin Health

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Tuesday 28 July 2015 Minister for Health Jill Hennessy today announced the 2015-16 budget allocations for Victorian hospitals, including $578.4 million for Austin Health. This is $21.5 million more than Austin Health was provided in last year’s State Budget. In 2015-16, the Andrews Labor Government is spending a total of $15.85 billion across the entire health system; in hospitals, ambulance… Read More »Labor’s Funding Boost for Austin Health

Redeveloped Bell St Mall offically opened

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Friday 24 July 2015 The Member for Ivanhoe, Mr Anthony Carbines, advises that the Bell St Mall has undergone a complete transformation thanks to a Victorian Government public safety grant.  The proceedings for the official opening will take place tomorrow, 25 July, from 12:30 pm to 1 pm. Accompanying Police Minister Wade Noonan, Mr Carbines congratulated Banyule City Council on… Read More »Redeveloped Bell St Mall offically opened

Extra Buses for Viewbank

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Friday 24 July 2015 The Member for Ivanhoe, Mr Anthony Carbines, advises that as a result of his lobbying of Public Transport Victoria (PTV) additional bus services have now been introduced to Viewbank College. “The extra buses, from the Dyson Group of Companies, include an additional afternoonschool bus service to Greensborough Station, and the Shopping Centre, on route 517.  There… Read More »Extra Buses for Viewbank

Melbourne Polytechnic Gets A Boost To Secure Jobs And Growth

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An innovative program at Melbourne Polytechnic will receive $2.5 million in Andrews Labor Government funding to get 1200 people skilled up for jobs in the growing health care sector. Minister for Training and Skills, Steve Herbert, announced the grant from the Labor Government’s $50 million TAFE Back to Work Fund during a visit to the institute’s Heidelberg campus today with… Read More »Melbourne Polytechnic Gets A Boost To Secure Jobs And Growth

Ivanhoe set for Sustainable and Vibrant Growth

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28 May 2015 Minister for Planning Richard Wynne, has approved the implementation of the   Ivanhoe Structure Plan, delivering council and the local community certainty and guidance on the future development of housing and economic activity in the Ivanhoe area. Amendment C93 rezones land to a range of commercial, mixed use, general residential and public and recreation zones. In addition, the… Read More »Ivanhoe set for Sustainable and Vibrant Growth

$4 Million Rescue Fund for NMIT

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Today the Andrews Government announced that Melbourne Polytechnic or Northern Melbourne Institute of TAFE (NMIT) would receive $4 million in emergency funding to help this TAFE work towards getting back on its feet. This $4 million is a part of a $20 million TAFE Rescue Fund and will be used to support the Institute to rebuild its operations and training… Read More »$4 Million Rescue Fund for NMIT

LABOR TO IMPOSE IMMEDIATE TRUCK CURFEW ON ROSANNA ROAD

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Luke Donnellan | November 5, 2014 Victorian Labor will impose a truck curfew on Rosanna Rd and Greensborough Rd, between Grimshaw Street and Banksia St, Shadow Minister for Roads, Luke Donnellan, announced today. Mr Donnellan, who joined Labor Member for Ivanhoe, Anthony Carbines, to make the announcement, said the curfew would run between 10pm and 6am, seven days a week.… Read More »LABOR TO IMPOSE IMMEDIATE TRUCK CURFEW ON ROSANNA ROAD

ONLY LABOR WILL DELIVER MORE TRAINS ON THE HURSTBRIDGE LINE

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Victorian Labor will deliver three additional train services during the morning peak on the Hurstbridge Line, Shadow Minister for Public Transport, Jill Hennessy, announced today. The additional peak services will be delivered by adding two new services onto the line, one originating at Eltham and one originating at Hurstbridge. Labor will also shift one service currently starting from Greensborough back… Read More »ONLY LABOR WILL DELIVER MORE TRAINS ON THE HURSTBRIDGE LINE