Tag Archives: Media Release

Local schools encouraged to enter sustainability awards

Media Release – Monday, 22nd May, 2017.
Labor Member for Western Victoria, Jaala Pulford, is encouraging local schools to enter the 2017 ResourceSmart Schools Awards.
Run by Sustainability Victoria, the ResourceSmart Schools Awards recognise the sustainability work being done by Victorian schools.
“Schools […]

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Grants Open To Revamp Western Victoria’s Football And Netball Facilities

Media Release – Tuesday, 16th May, 2017.
The Andrews Government is providing growing football and netball clubs in Western Victoria another chance to secure funding to upgrade grounds, courts and pavilions, and welcome more members than ever before.
Labor Member for Western […]

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Check today – Is your blood pressure okay?

 

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Media Release –  May 17
Today marks World Hypertension Day and local residents are being urged to know their blood pressure and take action to protect themselves from stroke.
Stroke Foundation is launching Australia’s Biggest Blood Pressure Check to coincide with the […]

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Victorians unwilling to protect against fatal lung infection

Media Release – 16 May 2017
Lung Foundation Australia urging adults to ‘Know Pneumonia’ to curb infection rates on Know Pneumonia Day
 Three-in-four Victorian adults do not consider ‘life-threatening consequences’ as sufficient motivation to vaccinate against pneumococcal pneumonia. This is according to Lung […]

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Female board representation numbers continue to grow in Grampians Central West

Monday, 15th May, 2017.
 Member for Western Victoria, Jaala Pulford, today welcomed the appointment of a new Chairman and two directors to the Grampians Central West Waste and Resource Recovery Group board.
In a boost for diversity, two of the new director […]

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Nominations open for the 2017 Victorian Training Awards

Media Release – Monday, 15th May, 2017.
Labor MP for Western Victoria, Jaala Pulford, today urged locals to nominate hardworking apprentices, trainees and vocational education and training teachers for this year’s Victorian Training Awards.
The awards, which are now in their 63rd […]

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The Soldiers Hill Artist Collective presenting its 2017 Art Walk

Media Release – 9th May 2017
The Soldiers Hill Artist Collective (SHAC) will be presenting its 2017 Art Walk from Saturday May 13 – Sunday 28 May 2017.
SHAC is a diverse group of artists who all live within the Soldiers Hill […]

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Labor Government announces 10 new services to Ararat and Beaufort

Media Release – Tuesday, 9th May, 2017.
The Andrews Government will introduce 10 extra train services for Ararat and Beaufort every week from late August as part of a new V/Line timetable that will add more than 140 regional services across Victoria.
Labor Member […]

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Rural and Regional Councils under the spotlight

Media Release – Tuesday 9th May, 2017
A joint Victorian Parliamentary Inquiry looking into the sustainability and challenges facing local councils will visit South West Victoria later this year.
Already, written submissions to the Inquiry have raised the possibility of council amalgamations.
Deputy Chair […]

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Roll-your-own on the rise, prompting reality check for smokers

Victorians are consuming fewer cigarettes overall but use of roll-your-own tobacco is increasing, prompting a warning for smokers not to be fooled about its devastating health impact.
Quit Victoria Director Dr Sarah White said there was evidence that smokers using roll-your-own […]

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