Electorate Press Releases

 

Entries for August 2013

New Frankston youth mental health hub opens

28 August, 2013
The health and wellbeing of young people living in Frankston and wider south-east region will benefit from the Victorian Coalition Government’s $4 million... Read more

Bully Stoppers grants for Dandenong school

28 August, 2013
Gordon Rich-Phillips, Member for South Eastern Metropolitan Region, today announced that local schools will receive up to $10,000 as part of the second round of... Read more

Cutting council red tape for south-east community volunteers

28 August, 2013
The Victorian Coalition Government will cut unnecessary red tape imposed by local councils on volunteers who manage community facilities such as public halls an... Read more

Victoria bans commercial tanning units from 2015

27 August, 2013
Commercial tanning units operating at 10 sites across Melbourne’s south east will be banned from 2015, as part of tough statewide measures to reduce the r... Read more

New system to help set limits on gaming machine spending

21 August, 2013
Member for South Eastern Metropolitan Region Gordon Rich-Phillips has welcomed the next step in the introduction of a new system that will allow players to set ... Read more

CALD communities to gain better access to palliative care

20 August, 2013
People from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds (CALD) living in Greater Dandenong are being engaged as part of a new initiative to help raise awa... Read more

Late-night commuters to be escorted to vehicles by PSOs

15 August, 2013
Late-night train travellers can have further peace of mind knowing Protective Services Officers will be keeping an eye on commuters as they return to their vehi... Read more

New mental health service opens in Frankston

15 August, 2013
The Member for South Eastern Metropolitan Region, Gordon Rich-Phillips, has welcomed news of a new 10-bed short-stay residential prevention and recovery service... Read more

Springvale South youngsters join ‘triple-zero heroes’

14 August, 2013
The State Member for South Eastern Metropolitan Region has praised the quick thinking of two youngsters whose call to triple zero helped reunite a lost child wi... Read more

Water projects to revitalise Frankston foreshore

14 August, 2013
Member for South Eastern Metropolitan Region Gordon Rich-Phillips has today welcomed the start of works on two projects in Frankston that will deliver hundreds ... Read more

First ever review of local council electoral system

14 August, 2013
The first ever comprehensive review of Victoria’s local government electoral system was today announced by Minister for Local Government Jeanette Powell. ... Read more

South-east properties removed from ‘bushfire risk’ list

13 August, 2013
Thousands of properties in Melbourne’s south east will be removed from Victoria’s high bushfire risk list, in a move that will reduce costs and red ... Read more

$466,000 for Dandenong South recycling project

07 August, 2013
Member for South Eastern Metropolitan Region Gordon Rich-Phillips has congratulated Waste Converters Recycling which has been awarded $466,000 to expand its Dan... Read more

New ‘Holme’ for Glen Waverley students

07 August, 2013
A ground-breaking project in Melbourne’s south east is providing homeless and disadvantaged young people with a safe, secure and affordable place to live ... Read more

Dandenong public housing waiting list drops

02 August, 2013
State Member for South Eastern Metropolitan Region Gordon Rich-Phillips commended news of figures released today showing a continued drop in the number of peopl... Read more