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State Budget 2014: Improving health services

New hospitals and better health To support a growing population and increased demand for services the Napthine Government has a clear plan to provide quality health care for all Victorians. Building better hospitals The Budget delivers an additional $1.4 billion over four years...
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State Budget 2014: Making our communities safer

  Protecting our communities Building a safer Victoria remains a key priority for the Napthine Government. Expanding our prison capacity ensures that if you do the crime, you do the time. More police and better police stations The Napthine Government is completing the...
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Victorian Coalition Government building a better Knox

The Victorian Coalition Government’s 2014-2015 State Budget is great news for Victoria and for Knox. For families and businesses in Knox, there are a number of measures to strengthen our local community. These include $392,000 to upgrade Scoresby Primary School. This announcement...
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$1.2 billion invested in skills, education and training

• Investing in Victoria’s future by boosting skills, education and training • $30 million reskilling package for automotive supply chain workers • Building a better training system for job seekers and industry The Victorian Coalition Government is committing $1.2 billion per...
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Minister urges councils to apply for anit-graffiti grants

 Local councils can apply for grants of up to $25,000 to prevent and remove graffiti from their neighbourhoods, Minister for Crime Prevention Edward O’Donohue announced today. Visiting a graffiti removal site in Frankston with the Liberal candidate for Frankston Sean Armistead,...
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Four Knox Clubs to each receive $1000 for Sports Uniforms

Eastern Raptors Rugby League Club, Rowville Netball Club, Boronia Junior Soccer Club and Knox Triathlon Club receive funding from Victorian Coalition Government 311 clubs share in over $300,000 statewide Funding to keep sport accessible to all and build a more active Victoria...
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Knox City to jump start learner drivers’ on road exprience

Member for Ferntree Gully, Nick Wakeling MP was in Wantirna today to launch the Knox L2P Learner Driver Mentor Program. Mr Wakeling said the L2P Program was developed to support Victoria’s Graduated Licensing System (GLS), which requires learner drivers under 21 to record at...
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Applications now open to enhance existing Men’s Sheds across Victoria

Grants of up to $30,000 are now available to help local communities redevelop and modify existing Men’s Sheds in Knox, local MP Nick Wakeling announced today. Mr Wakeling encourages local community groups with existing Men’s Sheds in Knox to apply for the latest round of grants...
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Commissioner gets new powers to help small business

Small businesses in Knox and government will now operate on a more level playing field with Victoria’s Small Business Commissioner receiving enhanced authority to help small businesses resolve disputes with government bodies. Member for Ferntree Gully, Nick Wakeling MP said the...
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Safety upgrade work underway on dangerous section of Stud Road

The safety of drivers using dangerous sections of Stud Road, between Kelletts Road and Centre Road at Rowville, will be improved when work gets underway on the $415,000 project. The contract for the project was awarded to Bitu-Mill Civil Pty Ltd today. State Member for Ferntree...
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