Electorate Press Releases

 

Entries for September 2013

70 mental health beds opened at Dandenong

26 September, 2013
Mental health treatment and recovery in the south east has been given a boost with the official opening today of the second stage of the Dandenong Hospital&rsqu... Read more

Next step for world-class children’s hospital in south-east

26 September, 2013
The Victorian Coalition Government is putting the final pieces in place as it prepares to build another world-class children’s hospital, t... Read more

Countdown on to 2013 Australian Masters Games

24 September, 2013
South Eastern Metropolitan Region MP Gordon Rich-Phillips is encouraging local sporting enthusiasts to sign up to the nation’s largest multi-sport event, ... Read more

Local anglers reeling in benefits of improvements to fishing

24 September, 2013
Fishing enthusiasts are continuing to reap the benefits of the Victorian Government’s man-made recreational fishing reef for shore-based anglers at Franks... Read more

Shoppers urged to support local small business on Oct 19

19 September, 2013
South Eastern Metropolitan Region MP Gordon Rich-Phillips has called on local small businesses, traders’ associations, tourism operators and consumers to ... Read more

Dandenong graffiti hot spots tagged with project grant

19 September, 2013
Nineteen councils will receive up to $25,000 as part of a concerted effort to wipe out and prevent graffiti vandalism under the latest round of the Victorian Co... Read more

Local companies win technology grants to stay competitive

18 September, 2013
South Eastern Metropolitan Region MP Gordon Rich-Phillips has congratulated three local manufacturing businesses on their success in receiving grants in the mos... Read more

Getting into right 'headspace' with $750,000 funding support

18 September, 2013
Students across the south-east region will receive more mental health support after a commitment of funding from the Victorian Coalition Government to National ... Read more

Frankston pool progress going swimmingly

13 September, 2013
Gordon Rich-Phillips, Member for South Eastern Metropolitan Region, says he looks forward to the mid-2014 opening date of the $49.7 million Frankston Regional A... Read more

Nominations open for 2014 Victorian Young Achiever Awards

13 September, 2013
The Member for South Eastern Metropolitan Region, Gordon Rich-Phillips, is encouraging local young people who are achieving in their field of interest or servin... Read more

Grants to help local schools go ‘green’

12 September, 2013
Gordon Rich-Phillips, Member for South Eastern Metropolitan Region, today congratulated 20 schools across his electorate that will benefit from grants of up to ... Read more

Springvale level crossing removal a step closer

12 September, 2013
South-east motorists and public transport users can soon look forward to smoother traffic conditions and more reliable travel times with works to remove the lev... Read more

Local history grants available to help preserve, share community stories

11 September, 2013
Member for South Eastern Metropolitan Region Gordon Rich-Phillips is encouraging local community groups to apply for grants of up to $15,000 for projects that p... Read more

Seniors encouraged to step out for week-long festival of fun

11 September, 2013
Residents across the south-east region are being encouraged to step out and join in the fun of activities during the 2013 Victorian Seniors Festival from Octobe... Read more

Federal election results show strong support for East West Link

09 September, 2013
The large voter swing to the Coalition in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs shows strong support for the East West Link project, says Minister for Roads Terry M... Read more

Cash grants up for grabs for animal welfare groups

05 September, 2013
Not-for-profit and non-government organisations improving the welfare of animals are encouraged to apply for grants under Round 2 of the Victorian Government&rs... Read more

Shortlist announced for $156 million Dingley Bypass

04 September, 2013
Construction of a key section of the Dingley corridor, which will provide motorists in Melbourne’s south-east with safer and easier travel, is one step cl... Read more

Greater Dandenong Council hit hard by Commonwealth grant cuts

04 September, 2013
Local councils in Melbourne’s south east will be stripped of an additional $1.4 million in Commonwealth grants under further cuts by the Rudd Government, ... Read more

Nominations open for school sports awards

03 September, 2013
Gordon Rich-Phillips, Member for South Eastern Metropolitan Region, is encouraging local nominations for the 2013 Victorian School Sports Awards, which celebrat... Read more