Electorate Press Releases

 

Entries for October 2013

Smoking at playgrounds, pools and skate parks banned under tobacco reforms

31 October, 2013
South Eastern Metropolitan Region MP Gordon Rich-Phillips has today welcomed legislation amending the Tobacco Act passed through the Victorian Parliament which ... Read more

Victoria’s pre-commitment legislation an Australian first

31 October, 2013
The Victorian Coalition Government has moved a step closer to fulfilling an important election commitment, introducing legislation to require voluntary pre-comm... Read more

Local communities encouraged to apply for $20m in children’s capital grants

31 October, 2013
The Victorian Government has announced $20 million in grants to build and upgrade children’s services across the state. Member for South Eastern Metrop... Read more

Councils invited to apply for funding to improve safety at taxi ranks

31 October, 2013
Applications are now open for the next round of the Taxi Rank Safety Program (TRSP), which provides grants to councils throughout Victoria to improve the safety... Read more

Victorians urged to keep talking 'Plan Melbourne'

29 October, 2013
Member for South Eastern Metropolitan Region Gordon Rich-Phillips is urging local residents to provide feedback on the blueprint for the city’s future, in... Read more

Cutting red tape burden on councils

24 October, 2013
The Victorian Coalition Government is cutting the red tape burden on councils so local government can focus on delivering services important to their communitie... Read more

Grant to wipe out graffiti at Hemmings Park in Dandenong

24 October, 2013
Greater Dandenong City Council will share in grants worth $312,000 to wipe out and help prevent unsightly graffiti under the latest round of the Victorian Coali... Read more

High praise for local councils at 2013 Early Years Awards

23 October, 2013
Vulnerable children living in Melbourne’s south-eastern suburbs are receiving more developmental health checks and greater support thanks to a collaborati... Read more

Rookie reporters now wanted for 2014 season

23 October, 2013
Gordon Rich-Phillips, Member for South Eastern Metropolitan Region, is urging aspiring young journalists with a passion for footy to now apply for a highly cove... Read more

Road safety upgrade for Stud Road in Dandenong

23 October, 2013
Member for South Eastern Metropolitan Region Gordon Rich-Phillips today announced a $947,000 Victorian Coalition Government investment to improve safety at two ... Read more

Local historical connection to WWI uncovered

22 October, 2013
Historical research released by the Victorian Coalition Government has revealed the south-east region’s close connection to the First World War. Ninety... Read more

South-east students debate Australia’s democratic process

22 October, 2013
Students representing schools from Melbourne’s south east were among 100 young people who packed the Legislative Assembly this week to debate Australia&rs... Read more

Commuters feel safer with PSOs at railway stations

21 October, 2013
An independent evaluation of Protective Services Officers at railway stations shows that safety perceptions of night-time train commuters has significantly impr... Read more

Dandenong South company commended for export performance

17 October, 2013
Gordon Rich-Phillips, Member for South Eastern Metropolitan Region, has congratulated electronic manufacturing company SRX Global (Australia) located in Dandeno... Read more

Making it easy for older residents to ‘keep in touch’

17 October, 2013
South Eastern Metropolitan Region MP Gordon Rich-Phillips is urging older public housing tenants in the region who live alone to sign up to the free monitoring ... Read more

Grants to help shine a spotlight on local young people

16 October, 2013
Young people living in the south-eastern suburbs and looking to organise events for National Youth Week 2014 can apply for grants to help kick start their plans... Read more

Informing new migrants of their consumer rights

16 October, 2013
Victoria’s newest migrants now have greater access to information on their consumer rights with the launch of a collection of multilingual videos. My C... Read more

Legislation to ban commercial tanning units passed

16 October, 2013
Commerical tanning units operating at 10 sites across Melbourne’s south east will be banned from 2015, following legislation passed through Parliament thi... Read more

New recycled water supply to flow to Dandenong South estates

16 October, 2013
Member for South Eastern Metropolitan Region Gordon Rich-Phillips has welcomed the final stage of a $6.7 million pipeline that will feed new industrial and resi... Read more

Options for a third airport for Melbourne’s south east

09 October, 2013
An airport in Melbourne’s south east would complement the new Port of Hastings and would be a key part of a planned ‘integrated economic triangle&rs... Read more
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