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Icebreaker competition extended

A competition that gives students in the electorate of McMillan the chance to win a trip to Antarctica has been extended until Friday July 7. The ‘Name our Icebreaker’ competition will see up to 12 students fly to Antarctica for a day and become the first children to...

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Preschool funding guaranteed

The Turnbull Government will ensure all McMillan children can access 15 hours of preschool a week under a new agreement for early childhood education. Member for McMillan Russell Broadbent said more than 3000 children in McMillan were set to reap the benefits of the...

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Volunteer Grants for McMillan

Volunteers in McMillan are among nearly 100, 000 volunteers across Australia benefiting from $10 million in Australian Government grants to support community organisations. Minister for Social Services, Christian Porter, announced that almost 2,700 community...

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Willow Grove bridge complete

New bridge for Daveys Road, Willow Grove New unlimited tonnage concrete bridge for Daveys Road delivered under the Bridges Renewal Programme The new bridge will provide a safer and quicker link between farms and town   Willow Grove residents and businesses will...

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NDIS roll out in McMillan

Member for McMillan Russell Broadbent today welcomed an announcement from Assistant Minister for Disability Services Jane Prentice that the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) would be rolled out across the region. Mr Broadbent, who attended the official...

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$40,000 for alcohol education

Member for McMillan Russell Broadbent has announced $40,000 in funding for a Local Drug Action Team to educate young people on the appropriate use of alcohol. “The project will be implemented by Cardinia Shire Council, using aspects of the Communities that Care (CTC)...

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ANZAC resources for schools

Member for McMillan Russell Broadbent said schools in McMillan would receive books and posters to educate students about Australia’s wartime history and commemorate Anzac Day. Mr Broadbent said schools would receive two books: Decision: Stories of leadership in the...

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Longwarry interchange opens

Joint Media Statement 22 February 2017 A major safety upgrade to the Princes Freeway and Sand Road intersection at Longwarry has been completed ahead of schedule and under budget. Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester said the $28.7 million...

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Festivals Australia applications open

Senator the Hon Mitch Fifield, Minister for the Arts and Russell Broadbent, Member for McMillan have encouraged regional artists and organisations to apply for the Festivals Australia program. The program provides around $1.2 million each year for high quality arts...

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Funding for McMillan RSLs

Member for McMillan Russell Broadbent said two Government grants totaling more than $59,000 would support veterans and their families in the Moe and Leongatha communities. Mr Broadbent said the Moe RSL would receive $23,300 to undertake a series of bus trips to reduce...

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