Posts tagged "Community"

Shade grant funding now available to be Sun Smart

The Member for Melton, Don Nardella MLA is urging  local organisations  to  apply  for  the  second round of the Community Shade Grants Program to help provide shade in public areas around their community. The  Andrews  Labor  Government  has  provided  $10  million  for  shade  development  in  public  places  to  provide some much needed shade in areas such […]

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Fundraiser for Hope St Youth and Family Services – 26 May

On Thursday 26th May a breakfast event will be held to support Hope Street Youth and Family Services. Where: Tabcorp Park When: 7:30 – 9:00am, Thursday May 26 Cost: $35 per person; tables of 10 are available MC Mike Brady, with guest speaker Campbell Brown, Hawthorn FC Premiership Player. Hear Campbell discuss his 205 game AFL […]

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Nardella seeks out inspiring seniors in Melton and Moorabool

The 2016 Victorian Senior of the Year Awards will feature a new award to celebrate and honour the outstanding work that organisations and business are doing to create age-friendly communities. Member for Melton, Don Nardella MLA is encouraging people in both Melton & Moorabool to nominate older volunteers for the 2016 awards, which will be […]

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Premiers’ Reading Challenge & Jimmy Giggle

The Member for Melton, Don Nardella MLA today said parents and carers who sign up to the challenge of reading to their children every day could win a visit from ABC Kids’ Jimmy Giggle for their local kinder or childcare centre. Mr Nardella said: Marking the kick-off of the Premiers’ Reading Challenge for the Early […]

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Local MP & Council welcome playground funding for Melton

Minister for Local Government Natalie Hutchins and Member for Melton Don Nardella today announced a $271,000 boost to upgrade one of Melton’s largest parks, Fraser Street Reserve. Ms Hutchins said this project will help ensure Melton has the facilities and services the community needs. The works seek to improve the natural features and will include […]

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Community encouraged to apply for veterans grants

Melton MP, Don Nardella today reminded and encouraged the community to consider applying for Victorian Government veteran grants that will help preserve the service and sacrifice of local veterans. Mr Nardella said: The Victorian Government supports ex-service organisations, local councils, schools and community groups with grants to apply for projects honour and commemorate the service […]

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Victorian Labor Government giving clubs a chance to save lives

Melton MP, Don Nardella said Sports Clubs can now apply for a life-saving defibrillator, so that players, spectators and parents can step in during an emergency until paramedics arrive. Mr Nardella said: Clubs are advised that a new round of applications is open for them to secure one of the life-saving devices. The Andrews Labor […]

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Recognising Sports Stars – Melton has Sporting BLUE Award winner!

The Member for Melton, Don Nardella MLA congratulates young AFL Football star Madison Lister on her success as a Victorian Schools Sporting BLUE Award winner. Melton Secondary College student Madison Lister was awarded a Sporting Blue Award at the Victorian School Sports Awards. Madison was recognised for playing Australian Rules at state and national level […]

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Melton & Moorabool dance to the beat of Cultural Diversity Week

Following its success over the last 13 years, Cultural Diversity Week is returning bigger and better than ever. This year Victoria’s leading multicultural celebration runs from March 12 – 20, 2016 to coincide with the United Nations Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination on March 21. Coordinated by the Victorian Multicultural Commission, Cultural Diversity […]

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Labor government delivers shade protection

The Bacchus Marsh Golf Club has been awarded $19,990 by the Andrews Labor Government to provide much needed protection from harmful UV rays by increasing the provision of shade in the community. Member for Melton Mr Don Nardella MLA today announced the recipients of grants from the first round of the Andrews Labor Government’s Community […]

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Andrews Labor government getting on with the job of making Victoria safer

The Andrews Labor Government is getting on with the job of equipping Sports Clubs with life-saving defibrillators. The Member for Melton, Don Nardella MLA announced the Bacchus Marsh Basketball Association was one of 100 clubs across the state receiving the life-saving device. Minister for Sport, John Eren said: We promised 1000 life-saving defibrillators at grassroots […]

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Melton & Moorabool sport and recreation clubs invited to apply for VicHealth Grants

Sports and active recreation clubs throughout Melton and Moorabool are encouraged to apply for funding as part of the second round of VicHealth’s 2015-16 Active Club Grants program, announced on 1 February. Melton MP, Mr Don Nardella is encouraging local sports clubs to apply for grants which aim to get more people involved in physical […]

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Upgraded community hall opened in Bacchus Marsh

The Member for Melton, Don Nardella, today represented the Minister for Regional Development, Jaala Pulford, at the official opening of the improved Bacchus Marsh community hall. The project upgrade included new kitchen facilities, improved accessibility, a new kitchenette in the main hall, as well as upgrade other amenities and storage facilities. The Bacchus Marsh Public […]

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Labor Government giving local clubs a chance to save lives

Melton & Moorabool sports clubs can now apply for a life-saving defibrillator, so that players, spectators and parents can step in during an emergency until paramedics arrive. Don Nardella MP today advised clubs applications are open for them to secure one of the life-saving devices. The Andrews Labor Government is rolling out 1000 defibrillators to […]

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Moorabool & Melton receive emergency management funds

Member for Melton, Don Nardella MLA today announced funding for Moorabool & Melton Councils to help prepare and protect the local community for emergency events. Shire of Moorabool received $120,000, whilst Melton (and its partner Council, Wyndham) also received $120,000. Funded as part of the Municipal Emergency Resourcing Program, $4.6 million will be provided yearly […]

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Tackling crime grants

The Member for Melton, Don Nardella MP has welcome grants designed to reduce crime in local communities. Mr Nardella said: Youth at risk of offending and local sports and community clubs are among those to benefit from 109 grants announced today to help locals tackle crime in the community. The Andrews Labor Government has given […]

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Guides & Melton South Community receive community safety grants

Community safety is set to be improved after the Andrews Labor Government provided $1,400 for the local Melton Girl Guides and $10,000 to the Linking Melton South programme. Both programmes are designed to reduce local crime. Member for Melton, Don Nardella MP today congratulated both groups on receiving the funding. Local crime is set to […]

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Ice action plan to save lives in Melton and Moorabool

The Andrews Labor Government will embark on a landmark, $45.5 million effort to reduce the supply, demand and harm of a drug that’s ruining lives in Victoria. Premier Daniel Andrews today released Victoria’s Ice Action Plan. Member for Melton, Don Nardella MLA, said: While ice use is a complex problem, the Ice Action Plan deals […]

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Funding recognises young people in Melton and Moorabool

Local MP, Don Nardella MLA today announced that two local organisations has received a $2,000 grant to participate in National Youth Week celebrations. The successful organisations were: Melton City Council – Beatz on the Streetz, High Street, Melton Moorabool Shire Council – AFL Youth Clinic, 182 Hallets Way, Darley With the theme this year of […]

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Nardella joins growing organ donor list

The Member for Melton, Don Nardella MLA is asking residents to consider becoming organ donors. I decided to become a donor to ensure others could survive should the worst occur.  There is no doubt that thousands are alive today because of the decision of selfless individuals and or their families made at a time of […]

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Melton & Moorabool Sporting Clubs to get boost from Labor defibs

The Member for Melton, Mr Don Nardella MLA has welcomed an Andrews Labor Government commitment to provide 1000 defibrillators to Victorian sporting clubs and facilities to improve survival rates for people who enter cardiac arrest. Sporting clubs in Melton & Moorabool will be able to apply for a government funded defibrillator thanks to this life […]

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