Homes For The Homeless

July 30, 2020 -

At the start of this pandemic, the Victorian Government acted swiftly to support over 2000 Victorians off the streets and into accommodation in vacant hotels – because you can’t “stay home” if you don’t have one and you can’t “stay safe” if you have nowhere...

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Free Pads And Tampons In All Government Schools

July 30, 2020 -

The Andrews Labor government is celebrating the completion of another Australian-first election commitment: free pads and tampons in Victorian government schools. Free pads and tampons are now available in every government school in Victoria – reducing the discomfort and embarrassment around periods for girls and...

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Free TAFE For Early Childhood Education Courses

July 27, 2020 -

Have you ever thought about becoming an early childhood educator? Now is a great time to study early childhood education, with two courses now available tuition fee-free for eligible students through the Andrews Labor Government’s Free TAFE initiative – the Certificate III in Early Childhood...

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Hawthorn’s Longest Serving Educators Recognised

July 23, 2020 -

Hawthorn teachers and staff are among more than 400 Victorians being recognised for their commitment and dedication to public education, at a ceremony for Department of Education and Training employees who have reached 40, 45, 50 and 55 years of service in 2019. Minister for...

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Hawthorn West Primary School’s Century Old Bell Shines Again

July 23, 2020 -

We are thrilled that students at Hawthorn West Primary School are one step closer to having their much-loved bell tower restored to its former glory following emergency removal works in June. The original bell from the century-old tower is now back at the school and...

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Recognising And Supporting Veterans Grants Open

July 23, 2020 -

Our Veterans simply deserve the best support we can provide. The Andrews Labor Government is making sure veterans get the support they need and that their stories and sacrifice are remembered for future generations. Minister for Veterans Shaun Leane today opened three funding streams that...

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Where To Find The Member For Hawthorn

July 23, 2020 -

Throughout COVID your Hawthorn Electorate Office (EO) has remained open during business hours (9-5) for emails (John.Kennedy@parliament.vic.gov.au), phone calls (9882 4088) and mail delivery (325 Camberwell Rd, Camberwell VIC 3124).  Unfortunately, until we return to normal onsite staffing, we are unable to take personal walk-ins. The...

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Adjournment Matter: Mr Kennedy To Ask The Minister

July 14, 2020 -

My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Education, and the action I seek is for the minister to provide me with an update on the rollout of the government’s mobile phone ban at schools in my electorate of Hawthorn. Last year I visited Auburn...

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Latest Round Of Grants To Fund Hawthorn’s Community Clubs During COVID-19

July 13, 2020 -

Thirteen more of our local sports clubs and scout groups have received grants as part most recent round of the Victorian Community Sport Sector Short-term Survival Package. This $40 million community package is helping 12,000 clubs and community groups state wide with basic running costs and supporting a return to...

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