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August 2014

Liberal Party Election - Candidates

Wednesday, 6 August 2014

-- It is with a deep sense of frustration with the never-ending discrimination within the ranks of the Liberal Party that I rise to grieve for the people of Bendigo, especially the people of Bendigo West, who have been exposed to the disgusting, vile, outrageous and inappropriate commentary of a Liberal Party member and a man who was the Liberal Party's first choice as a candidate for Bendigo West at the November state election. The comments made by Jack Lyons were an affront to the people of Bendigo, to every woman, to every person from a different culture and to the people of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (GLBTIQ) communities...

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July 2014

NEW KITCHEN FOR GUILDFORD PRIMARY SCHOOL

Thursday, 31 July 2014

“The Guildford Primary School’s Parents Club has a lot to be proud of,” Member for Bendigo West, Maree Edwards said today, “with the fantastic fundraising effort for the renovation of the school’s kitchen.”

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CHEWTON PINES PROPOSAL SENT TO MINISTER

Thursday, 17 July 2014

Member for Bendigo West, Maree Edwards said today she had referred a proposal by Homesglen TAFE to remove the Chewton Pines to the Minister for the Environment...

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May 2014

TARRAN VALLEY RAISED IN PARLIAMENT PETITION TABLED

Thursday, 8 May 2014

Member for Bendigo West, Maree Edwards has raised concerns about the proposed Tarran Valley housing development at Maldon in Parliament this week and tabled a petition containing 426 signatures on behalf of concerned residents...

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April 2014

FEARS MORE BENDIGO TAFE JOBS AND COURSES CUT WITH KANGAN TAKE OVER

Tuesday, 22 April 2014

The mooted take-over of Bendigo TAFE by Melbourne based Kangan TAFE, forced by Denis Napthine’s $1.2 billion TAFE cuts, would lead to even more Bendigo staff losses and course cuts...

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PLANNING MINISTER HAS POWER TO HALT TARRAN VALLEY

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Member for Bendigo West, Maree Edwards today slammed the Minister for Planning for his indifference to the Maldon community’s request to halt further progress on the Tarran Valley Estate Development...

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Further V/Line Pain For Bendigo Commuters Under Napthine

Tuesday, 15 April 2014

Commuters on the Bendigo to Melbourne V/Line service suffered yet another month of V/Line pain as services failed the Napthine Government’s own benchmarks, Member for Bendigo West, Maree Edwards said today...

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CALLS FOR HALT ON MALDON HOUSING DEVELOPMENT

Friday, 11 April 2014

Member for Bendigo West, Maree Edwards met today with concerned Maldon residents to call for a halt on further progress of the Tarran Valley housing development until the community of Maldon has been consulted and had an opportunity to put in submissions regarding the proposal...

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FUTURE OF JOCK COMINI RESERVE GUARANTEED

Tuesday, 8 April 2014

Member for Bendigo West, Maree Edwards today revisited the Jock Comini Reserve with Pam Comini to inspect the completed clean-up of the reserve, including new seating and the new memorial plaque dedicated to Jock Comini...

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February 2014

NAPTHINE RISKS CASTLEMAINE PROJECTS

Wednesday, 26 February 2014

Denis Napthine needs to put regional Victoria first and take a stand against Tony Abbott’s cuts to Mount Alexander Shire projects...

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