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THE TRUE COST OF PENALTY RATE CHANGES REVEALED

Thursday, 26 February 2015

The consequences of the Abbott Government's attack on penalty rates have been revealed, with workers in Castlemaine, Maldon and surrounding districts set to suffer...

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VICTORIAN GOVERNMENT BOOSTS FUNDING FOR KEY PYRENESS HIGHWAY BRIDGE

Friday, 20 February 2015

The Andrews Labor Government will strengthen bridges along major regional freight corridors through the Stronger Country Bridges Program.

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LIBERALS ACCUSED OF TREACHERY OVER POOL

Wednesday, 18 February 2015

State Member for Bendigo West, Maree Edwards MP, has accused the Bendigo Liberal Party of treachery over revelations they dumped any plans to support funds for a new indoor pool at Kangaroo Flat prior to the Federal election held on 7/9/2013.

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$1.35M TO BE SPENT TO IMPROVE THE PYRENEES HIGHWAY

Monday, 16 February 2015

“Drivers are the big winners in the latest funding boost to improve road safety along the Pyrenees Highway in between Castlemaine and Newstead,” State Member for Bendigo West, Maree Edwards said today.

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PUBLIC WANT POOL TO GO AHEAD

Monday, 16 February 2015

The Kangaroo Flat public want the Council’s planned aquatic centre to go ahead, given that the Council has always told the community to their face it is their number one priority, Member for Bendigo West, Maree Edwards, said today.

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WORK BEGINS ON NEW KANGAROO FLAT CFA STATION

Friday, 13 February 2015

Work has officially begun on the new $1.8 million Kangaroo Flat Fire Station following a sod turn ceremony at the future site today.

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EDWARDS CALLS FOR ANSWERS FROM FORMER MAYOR BARRY LYONS OVER POOL

Wednesday, 11 February 2015

Bendigo West MP Maree Edwards today called on former mayor Cr Barry Lyons to publicly spell out why he did not make an application for Federal funds for the new Kangaroo Flat pool, even though he had declared the funds were needed after last year’s State Budget.

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WAR VETERANS’ ASHES TO BE PROTECTED FOREVER

Wednesday, 11 February 2015

State Members for Bendigo, Maree Edwards MP and Jacinta Allan MP said today that the Andrews Labor Government will protect the ashes of Victoria’s war veterans.

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Have your say on Bendigo’s historical groundwater issue

Tuesday, 10 February 2015

Member for Bendigo West, Maree Edwards today invited Bendigo residents to have their say about possible long-term solutions for managing the city's rising groundwater levels from old mine shafts.

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LABOR GOVERNMENT FUNDING BOOST FOR BENDIGO TAFE

Thursday, 5 February 2015

The Andrews Labor Government is rebuilding Victoria’s struggling TAFE system, with Bendigo Kangan TAFE receiving a $2.2 million boost from the first $20 million of the emergency TAFE Rescue Fund.

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MINISTER VISITS 24-HOUR CASTLEMAINE POLICE STATION

Tuesday, 3 February 2015

Police and Corrections Minister Wade Noonan has praised Castlemaine’s new 24-hour police station on a visit to the area today.

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COST STILL UNKNOWN OF FORMER LIBERAL GOVERNMENT HARCOURT WATER BUNGLE

Tuesday, 3 February 2015

The total cost to Coliban Water of the former State Government's botched Harcourt Water Modernisation project is still unknown, Bendigo West MP, Maree Edwards said today.

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