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NEVILLE CALLS FOR PLANE COLLISION INVESTIGATION

Member for Bellarine Lisa Neville has called on the Australian Transport Safety Bureau   (ATSB) as a matter of urgency to investigate an incident where an aeroplane struck a truck while landing at the Barwon Heads airport on March 29. Ms Neville said given the seriousness..

HIGH STREET NOW SAFER FOR THE COMMUNITY

The Andrews Labor Government has upgraded High Street in Drysdale, making it safer and easier to use for drivers, cyclists and pedestrians. Member for Bellarine Lisa Neville today announced the completion of work to install new designated bike lanes, pedestrian crossing points and flashing 40km/h..

MAKING MELALUKA ROAD SAFER FOR DRIVERS AND PEDESTRIANS

Member for Bellarine, Lisa Neville, has announced the start of geotechnical work as part of a $1.2 million safety upgrade. The upgrade will see new traffic and pedestrian lights installed to ensure local school students can cross Geelong-Portarlington Road to catch the bus without needing..

HENKEL SCORES A $750 ATHLETE PATHWAYS TRAVEL GRANT

Ben Henkel will be able to compete against the best of best thanks to a $750 Andrews Labor Government funding boost. Member for Bellarine Lisa Neville today announced that Ben was one of 179 successful applicants from 50 different sports to share in $269,000 from..

LIGHTS ON FOR QUEENSCLIFF SPORTS PRECINCT

Queenscliff Football, Netball and Cricket Clubs and their growing ranks can look forward to a brighter future thanks to new lighting at the Queenscliff Sports and Recreation Precinct. Member for Bellarine Lisa Neville joined the mighty Queenscliff Coutas before training today to officially announce the..

LOCAL BUILDER APPOINTED FOR LEOPOLD HUB DEVELOPMENT

The development of Leopold’s central facility for community services has taken a step forward today with local company, Lyons Construction, named the successful building contractor for the Leopold Community Hub – Stage 2 project. Member for Bellarine, Lisa Neville, made the announcement today in Leopold..

BUDGET BRINGS IMPORTANT BENEFITS FOR BELLARINE

Lisa Neville, the Member for Bellarine, today highlighted the significant investments being delivered by the Andrews Labor Government’s 2017-18 Budget.   Ms Neville said, “This budget provides important benefits to the Bellarine and Geelong communities.   “The Budget includes:   $3.22m for Leopold Primary School..

POINT LONSDALE SURF LIFE SAVING CLUB TO GET NEW CLUBHOUSE

The Point Lonsdale Surf Life Saving Club (PLSLSC) will soon be providing critical lifesaving skills from more modern facilities thanks to Victorian Government funding. Member for Bellarine Lisa Neville visited Point Lonsdale today to announce $1.5 million from the Victorian Budget 2017-18 will be available..

BACKING OUR LIFESAVING VOLUNTEERS AT OCEAN GROVE SLSC

The Ocean Grove Surf Lifesaving Club will soon have the modern and safe facilities they need to help protect the community, thanks to funding from the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Bellarine Lisa Neville attended the Club’s annual presentation night to congratulate lifesaving volunteers on..

TAKING ACTION ON ICE AND OTHER DRUGS IN BARWON

The Andrews Labor Government is stepping up the fight against ice and drug addiction, across the state with Barwon to be one step closer to another drug rehabilitation service. As part of the Victorian Budget 2017/18, $81.1 million will be invested in stage three of..

QUEENSCLIFF SETS SIGHTS ON NATIONAL CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE

The Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources’ Queenscliff facility will welcome more Deakin University staff shortly under a new agreement that aims to establish the site as a Victorian National Centre of Excellence for fisheries and aquaculture sciences in temperate waters. Member for..

SEAGULLS SOAR THANKS TO HOWARD HAMMER OVAL UPGRADE

The mighty Barwon Heads ‘Seagulls’ are set to soar to new heights in 2017 thanks to a revamp of their football oval and netball courts at the Howard Hammer Oval precinct. Member for Bellarine Lisa Neville joined the festivities during the club’s round three clash..

REVITALISING HABITAT ALONG BELLARINE RAIL TRAIL

The Andrews Labor Government and Landcare Australia are restoring and protecting habitat along the Bellarine Rail Trail. Member for Bellarine Lisa Neville announced the completion of $30,000 worth of habitat improvement and restoration works along the 30 kilometre bike trail between Queenscliff and Geelong. The works were carried out by Friends of Bellarine Rail Trail, Bellarine Landcare..

PARAMEDICS AND AMBULANCES FAST-TRACKED TO SAVE LIVES

The Andrews Labor Government has fast-tracked 12 new paramedic teams and 13 new vehicles across Victoria, as part of its record $500 million plan to improve ambulance response times and save lives. Minister for Ambulance Services Jill Hennessy joined Member for Bellarine Lisa Neville at..

PLANNING FOR BELLARINE LINK AND BARWON HEADS ROAD UNDERWAY

Extending the Geelong Ring Road and duplicating Barwon Heads Road is a step closer with contracts for planning work on the two projects awarded today. Member for Bellarine Lisa Neville today announced Jacobs Australia has been awarded the contract to complete a planning study for..

TARGETING CRIME ON THE BELLARINE

The Andrews Labor Government continue to work closely with police as they crack down on crime across the Bellarine, following the release of the latest crime statistics today. Minister for Police Lisa Neville said the 2016 Crime Statistics Agency figures released today continued to show..

ANGLERS WELCOME NEW JETTY AT CLIFTON SPRINGS

Recreational anglers can now safely wet a line from a new jetty at Clifton Springs thanks to $250,000 in funding from the Andrews Labor Government’s Target One Million plan. Previously there had been 2 wooden piers at the Clifton Springs boat ramp that were in..