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Portarlington Primary School

A couple of weeks ago I was able to visit Portarlington Primary School. We committed $5 million to rebuild that school, and what a great school it is. It is an amazing, beautiful building with incredible learning spaces. I would go as far as to say..

Barwon Heads Cricket Club

Last week I had the pleasure of opening new facilities at the Barwon Heads Cricket Club — I joined club president Paul Summers and a number of junior players to open a new shade shelter. The shelter is the result of a $100 000 election commitment from the..

HITTING SIXES FOR BARWON HEADS CRICKET CLUB

Cricket just got a whole lot more comfortable at Barwon Heads, with the construction of a new shade structure for spectators and players at Barwon Heads Village Park. Member for Bellarine Lisa Neville today formally opened the shelter, an election promise made possible thanks to..

SAFE BERTHING FOR VESSELS AT PORTARLINGTON

Member for Bellarine Lisa Neville MP today officially opened the newly completed Portarlington Safe Harbour, paving the way for more boats to dock at the pier, and more visitors to the Peninsula. The Victorian Government invested $15 million in the project to improve recreational and..

NEW LIGHT TANKER ROLLS INTO MANNERIM FIRE BRIGADE

A new light tanker is helping Mannerim Fire Brigade keep the Bellarine Peninsula safe thanks to a $200,000 Victorian Government grant. Member for Bellarine Lisa Neville officially recently handed over the 1400-litre tanker and she congratulated the volunteer brigade for their dedicated service to the..

PALLIATIVE CARE BOOST FOR TERMINALLY ILL ON BELLARINE

More people with a terminal illness living on the Bellarine Peninsula will be able to get the compassionate in-home palliative care and support they need, thanks to an Andrews Labor Government funding boost. Member for Bellarine Lisa Neville today announced Bellarine Community Health would share..

DRYSDALE SPORTS PRECINCT OPENED

The new home of sport in Drysdale is taking shape, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Bellarine Lisa Neville today opened stage one of the $6.7 million project. The Drysdale Sports Precinct will be the new home for local soccer, football and cricket,..

IMPROVEMENT WORKS CONTINUE ON BARWON HEADS ROAD

The Andrews Labor Government is making the trip between Geelong and Barwon Heads safer, with major improvement works currently underway on Barwon Heads Road. The Labor Government has invested $1 million to resurface and widen two kilometres of Barwon Heads Road to provide drivers with..

NEXT ACTIONS TO MANAGE POINT LONSDALE FRONT BEACH

Member for Bellarine Lisa Neville today announced the next steps that will be taken to address issues facing the Point Lonsdale front beach. This follows a recent report, released last year, which addressed the best ways to manage the front beach. After assessing the options,..

WORK BEGINS ON NEW FIRE STATION AT PORTARLINGTON

Construction is officially underway on the new CFA fire station at Portarlington, delivering a significant boost to fire services in Victoria’s Bellarine Peninsula. Member for Bellarine Lisa Neville recently turned the first sod of what will be a state-of-the-art station, with completion set for July..

BUILDING AN INTEGRATED CHILDREN’S HUB IN DRYSDALE

Member for Bellarine Lisa Neville recently announced that the State Government is investing $1.3 million for the City of Greater Geelong to build an integrated children’s centre in Drysdale as part of a total of $18 million in capital funding provided through the Children’s Facilities..

CONSTRUCTION OF NEW SPORTS FACILITIES KICK OFF AT LEOPOLD

Member for Bellarine Lisa Neville today officially turned the first sod on stages 2 and 3 of the Leopold Memorial Recreation Reserve new sporting facilities. The facilities will include change rooms, a modern gym, new kitchen and a significant community space that will accommodate up..

FUNDING TO HELP COMMEMORATE THE SERVICE OF VETERANS IN GEELONG AND REGION.

The Andrews Labor Government has provided a funding boost to help Geelong and surrounding regions commemorate the sacrifice of local veterans, and educate the wider community about their service. Lisa Neville MP today said that Geelong Heritage Centre will receive $76,000 under the “Geelong Honours..

BARWON HEADS PRIMARY SCHOOL UPGRADE

Barwon Heads students now have bigger, better classrooms and school facilities, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Bellarine Lisa Neville today visited Barwon Heads Primary School to open its $3.4 million upgrade, which includes a new learning studio with acoustic sliding doors to..

FUNDING BOOST FOR BELLARINE VOLUNTEERS

Volunteers in the Bellarine Region are receiving a welcome funding boost, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Emergency Services James Merlino recently announced the outcome of the 2017-18 Volunteer Emergency Services Equipment Program, delivering grants to 300 successful applicants. Lisa Neville MP said..

Queenscliff Music Festival

Last Thursday night (23rd November) I had the pleasure of launching the 2017 Queenscliff Music Festival, which was a great success over the weekend. At the launch I was pleased to join, amongst others, festival chairman Geoff Mutton, festival director Andrew Orvis, councillors and community..

Remembrance Day

On Saturday we again took time to commemorate the end of World War I and to remember those in our community who have made the ultimate sacrifice for us all during wars since World War I. On Remembrance Day I was once again pleased to..

Mannerim Memorial Indigenous Garden

On Remembrance Day I was proud to open the newly established Mannerim Memorial Indigenous Garden. The garden and memorial is on the site of the former memorial hall built in 1923 to commemorate those from that community who fell in World War I. The Bellarine..