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ANZAC Day 2017

Posted on 25. Apr, 2017 by .

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🌹We live in a free, peaceful, and democratic country.We owe that largely due to the brave women and men of the Australian Defence Forces who would give their life to defend us. To those who have given the ultimate sacrifice for Australia, Lest We Forget.

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HEALTHY BOOST FOR MONASH HEALTH

Posted on 23. Mar, 2017 by .

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Monash health service will share in a $60 million boost from the Andrews Labor Government to secure the latest advances in medical equipment and modernise vital engineering infrastructure. Member for Clarinda Hong Lim today announced 11 hospitals to receive funding from the $35 million Medical Equipment Replacement Program and 10 hospitals to receive funding from […]

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HELPING CLAYTON COMPANY CHANGE GEAR

Posted on 08. Sep, 2016 by .

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The Andrews Labor Government will provide $16,000 for Clayton-based automotive supply chain company with the support they need to plan for their future. Member for Clarinda, Hong Lim said that Premoso – Holden Special Vehicles will use the funding to develop a transition plan that will identify new opportunities and new markets to target. Labor […]

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VICTORIAN MILK AND BAKED BEANS FOR SCHOOL STUDENTS

Posted on 24. Aug, 2016 by .

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Students in the Clarinda electorate will be served up Victorian milk from next year, under a new deal to boost the state’s struggling dairy industry and help support regional jobs. The Andrews Labor Government has announced that Pactum Dairy Group in Shepparton will exclusively supply milk to the School Breakfast Clubs program from 2017. School […]

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WORK BEGINS ON HUNTINGDALE STATION PRECINCT UPGRADE

Posted on 15. Jun, 2016 by .

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Early works on the Andrews Labor Government’s $7.6 million Huntingdale Station precinct upgrade have begun. Local Labor member Hong Lim welcomed the start of works on the transformation of the transport hub, where geotechnical and site investigations are now underway. These investigations will provide valuable information about the ground conditions in the area, which will […]

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VICTORIAN BUDGET 2016 – HELPING CLARINA ELECTORATE’S YOUNG PEOPLE ACCESS HEALTH CARE

Posted on 27. Apr, 2016 by .

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Doctors will regularly visit 100 Victorian government secondary schools as part of a $43.7 million program to help ensure young people get the healthcare they need. Minister for Education James Merlino today invited the three secondary schools across the Clarinda electorate to apply to participate in the Doctors in Secondary Schools program, which will commence […]

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VICTORIAN BUDGET 2016 – MORE TRAINS AND METRO TUNNEL FULLY FUNDED

Posted on 27. Apr, 2016 by .

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The Andrews Labor Government is building Melbourne’s new Metro Tunnel and ordering 70 new trains to transform Melbourne’s rail network, run more trains and carry more passengers, particularly along Melbourne’s busiest rail line, the Cranbourne, Pakenham line. The Victorian Budget 2016/17 fully funds the Melbourne’s new Metro Tunnel – the biggest rail project in Australia. […]

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VICTORIAN BUDGET 2016 – PLANNING AN EXCITING FUTURE FOR THE WESTALL SCHOOLS REGENERATION

Posted on 27. Apr, 2016 by .

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The Andrews Labor Government has again delivered for students, announcing planning funding for a potential new education precinct. Member for Clarinda Hong Lim MP today announced the funds, which will go towards assessing the potential to create a new Westall Education Precinct. This could include the combination of the Westall Primary School and Secondary College. […]

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VICTORIAN BUDGET 2016 – MODERN BUILDINGS ON THE WAY FOR CHELTENHAM SECONDARY COLLEGE

Posted on 27. Apr, 2016 by .

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Students at Cheltenham Secondary College will enjoy more modern buildings, as the Andrews Labor Government continues to make Victoria the Education State. The Member for Clarinda Hong Lim MP today announced $6.3 million from the 2016/17 Victorian Budget will go  towards an upgrade to the school’s ageing facilities, ensuring students have the modern spaces they need […]

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SUPPORTING THE SOUTH-EAST’S AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY TO SECURE LOCAL JOBS

Posted on 10. Dec, 2015 by .

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The Andrews Labor Government is helping automotive businesses and workers in Melbourne’s South-East transition to capitalise on opportunities in high-value industries and secure local jobs. Premier Daniel Andrews was joined by Minister for Industry Lily D’Ambrosio to launch the Towards Future Industries: Victoria’s Automotive Transition Plan at the Bosch manufacturing factory in Clayton on Monday 7 […]

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COMMUNITY FEEDBACK ON LOCAL LEVEL CROSSING REMOVALS

Posted on 25. Nov, 2015 by .

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The Andrews Labor Government today released a snapshot of feedback from the first round of community consultation on the removal of nine level crossings on the Dandenong Rail corridor – Melbourne’s busiest. Member for Clarinda, Hong Lim welcomed the release of the Consultation Report for the Caulfield to Dandenong package of the Level Crossing Removal […]

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Remembrance Day – Lest we forget

Posted on 11. Nov, 2015 by .

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At 11 am on 11 November 1918 the guns of the Western Front fell silent after more than four years continuous warfare. The allied armies had driven the German invaders back, having inflicted heavy defeats upon them over the preceding four months. In November the Germans called for an armistice (suspension of fighting) in order […]

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LABOR GOVERNMENT SECURES KINGSTON’S GREEN WEDGE – ELECTION COMMITMENT FULFILLED

Posted on 14. Oct, 2015 by .

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Minister for Planning Richard Wynne has rezoned land in Melbourne’s southeast to green wedge, getting on with a promise to protect green spaces and make communities more liveable. The planning change means almost 366 hectares of land, which is currently used for rubbish tips, recycling and waste management, will be rehabilitated and used for parkland, […]

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EDUCATION STATE: SUPPORTING PARENTS AND KIDS IN CLARINDA

Posted on 14. Sep, 2015 by .

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Schools in Clarinda will share in more than $550,000 of extra funding in 2016 as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s plan to make Victoria the Education State. It’s all part of our plan to help kids learn, give parents confidence and provide the resources that teachers need. Under the plan, every single student in […]

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MONASH CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL CELEBRATES SPECIAL MILESTONE

Posted on 07. Sep, 2015 by .

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Construction of the new $250 million Monash Children’s Hospital has reached a significant milestone, with the building reaching its full height. Premier Daniel Andrews, Minister for Health Jill Hennessy, and local Members of Parliament today celebrated the building’s ‘topping out’ milestone by signing a beam which will be installed in the state-of-the-art hospital in Melbourne’s […]

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NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR PRESTIGIOUS AMBULANCE SERVICE AWARD

Posted on 20. Jul, 2015 by .

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Nominations are underway for the prestigious Ambulance Service Medal, which is awarded every year by the Governor General as part of the Australia Day Honours List. The medal was established in 1999 to recognise meritorious and distinguished service of Australia’s ambulance organisations, volunteers and auxiliary members. “Our local paramedics really are heroes,” Member for Clarinda, […]

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SHORTLIST ANNOUNCED FOR NINE LEVEL CROSSING REMOVALS

Posted on 07. Jul, 2015 by .

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The Andrews Labor Government’s plan to nearly double capacity on Melbourne’s busiest rail line has taken another major step forward with the shortlisted bidders for the Cranbourne Pakenham package of level crossing removals announced today. The successful bidders are: Excelerate, a consortium including John Holland, Kellogg Brown and Root, McConnell Dowell Constructors and Jacobs; and […]

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NEXT GENERATION HIGH CAPACITY TRAINS FOR THE CRANBOURNE-PAKENHAM LINE

Posted on 29. Jun, 2015 by .

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Member for Clarinda, Hong Lim welcomes the Andrews Labor Government’s announcement of the release of expressions of interest for the design, construction and maintenance of a next generation, high-capacity train for Melbourne, which will be built in Victoria and said that the release of the Expression of Interest (EOI) invitation was a significant milestone in […]

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GEOTECHNICAL INVESTIGATIONS START ON CLAYTON ROAD AND CENTRE ROAD LEVEL CROSSINGS

Posted on 23. Jun, 2015 by .

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The Andrews Labor Government is getting on with removing the dangerous and congested level crossings at Clayton Road and Centre Road Clayton, with geotechnical investigations beginning on the nine level crossing removals on the Cranbourne Pakenham line. Member for Clarinda, Hong Lim, said the start of geotechnical investigations was a critical milestone in the Level […]

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RAMADAN MUBARAK

Posted on 18. Jun, 2015 by .

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On behalf of the Premier, it gives me great pleasure to wish all Muslims a Ramadan Mubarak during this holy month. Ramadan is a time when Muslims around the world honour the traditions of Islam. It is a time to reflect on the universal themes of charity, empathy, selflessness and compassion. Ramadan reaffirms the commitment […]

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CLAYTON SOUTH KINDER A WINNER FOR LOCAL FAMILIES

Posted on 18. Jun, 2015 by .

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Today I joined the Minister for Families and Children, Jenny Mikakos and the Kingston City Mayor Geoff Gledhill, to officially open the Clayton South Kindergarten. The $1.69 million centre has been built on the same site as Clayton South Primary School, which will support seamless early years education for local children and provide an additional […]

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NINE MORE LEVEL CROSSING REMOVALS RELEASED TO MARKET

Posted on 27. May, 2015 by .

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Member for Clarinda, Hong Lim, has welcomed the release of the Expression of Interest for the Caulfield to Dandenong package of level crossing removals today. Mr Lim said on top of removing nine of Melbourne’s worst level crossings, including Clayton and Centre Roads Clayton, the package would also rebuild Clayton station and roll out power […]

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AUSTRALIAN AMBASSADOR TO CAMBODIA VISITS CAMBODIAN COMMUNITY IN SPRINGVALE

Posted on 01. May, 2015 by .

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On Thursday 30 April, the Cambodian community in Victoria was honoured by the visit of H.E. Allison Burrows, the Australian Ambassador to Cambodia, to the Cambodian Association of Victoria in Springvale to provide the community with her mid-term briefing – a tradition that has been held by successive Australian Ambassadors to Cambodia. Normally newly appointed […]

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ANZAC DAY – LEST WE FORGET

Posted on 25. Apr, 2015 by .

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Lest We Forget IN GALLIPOLI, Billy Sing was known as the “assassin”, with 150 confirmed kills and claims of twice that number with his Lee-Enfield rifle. He was a decorated war hero who died in a Brisbane boarding house at the age of 57, still suffering from the wounds he suffered in the Dardanelles and […]

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SMALL BUSINESS BUS TO BRING ADVICE ON WHEELS TO CLAYTON & SPRINGVALE

Posted on 04. Apr, 2015 by .

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Small business operators in the Clayton and Springvale areas can access free mentoring, support and information about Victorian Government services when the Small Business Bus visits Clayton on Tuesday 14 April and Springvale on Wednesday 15 April 2015. Minister for Small Business, Adem Somyurek, said the Andrews Labor Government is doubling its mobile support for […]

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TWO LEVEL CROSSING REMOVALS, A REBUILT CLAYTON STATION AND 37 NEW TRAINS

Posted on 31. Mar, 2015 by .

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The Andrews Labor Government will remove Clayton and Centre Road level crossings, rebuild Clayton station and purchase 37 new, high capacity trains for the Cranbourne-Pakenham line. Local Labor MP Hong Lim welcomed the investment in the Clayton area saying it would ease congestion, reduce travel times and improve public transport for local residents. Mr Lim […]

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The Rt Hon John Malcolm Fraser AC, 1930 – 2015

Posted on 20. Mar, 2015 by .

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I was honoured to have met former Prime Minister Fraser in November 1981 to discuss Cambodian and Vietnamese refugees arriving in Australia and to gain funding support to assist them over coming language barriers. He stood up and gave great support to people fleeing their homelands during terrible times and needs to be remembered for […]

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WISHING EVERYONE A PROSPEROUS & HAPPY LUNAR NEW YEAR

Posted on 19. Feb, 2015 by .

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Wishing everyone a prosperous and happy Lunar New Year. 新年快乐 ! Chúc Mừng Nǎm Mới ! There are lots of activities happening in the city. Check them out @ http://www.thatsmelbourne.com.au/Whatson/cny/Pages/cny.aspx

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PREMIER ANNOUNCES STRONG TEAM TO ASSIST MINISTERS

Posted on 23. Dec, 2014 by .

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It has been a great honour to be appointed the Parliamentary Secretary for Multicultural Affairs and Asia Engagement in the Andrews Labor Government. I am truly humbled by my appointment and look forward to the challenge. Media Release by the Premier:- The Parliamentary Secretaries were chosen by the Premier. The team, which includes returning Members […]

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LABOR TO SUPPORT YOUNG DRIVERS AND PROTECT YOUNG LIVES

Posted on 10. Nov, 2014 by .

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An Andrews Labor Government will make the largest ever investment in driver training and education for our kids, Calyton MP and Labor candidate for Clarinda Hong Lim said today.   Mr Lim said Labor’s Road Safety Starts Early, a $146 million plan to arm kids with the skills and support they need to become safe […]

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LIBERAL RAIL PLAN QUIETLY DISAPPEARS FROM VIEW

Posted on 06. Nov, 2014 by .

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“The Napthine Liberal government’s grand plan for improvements on the Cranbourne / Pakenham rail line has collapsed and the ‘spare no expense’ signs trumpeting their credentials have been removed to avoid embarrassment,” Hong Lim MP, Labor candidate for Clarinda said today. “Last year the Victorian Liberal government accepted an unsolicited bid by a rail consortium […]

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NO MORE PLUNDERING: LABOR WILL PRESERVE GREEN WEDGES

Posted on 28. Oct, 2014 by .

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An Andrews Labor Government will lock down the boundaries of Melbourne’s green wedges, ending the Napthine Government’s incursions into our open landscapes.   Labor’s Shadow Planning Minister, Brian Tee, made the announcement at the Green Wedge Coalition Annual General Meeting at Parliament House today. Green wedge boundaries will be preserved for the life of a […]

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ONLY LABOR WILL REBUILD CHELTENHAM SECONDARY COLLEGE

Posted on 09. Oct, 2014 by .

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Victorian Labor will upgrade the Cheltenham Secondary College, Deputy Leader of the Opposition and Shadow Minister for Education, James Merlino, announced.   Mr Merlino joined Labor Member for Clayton, Hong Lim, Labor Candidate for Mordialloc, Tim Richardson and Labor Candidate for Bentleigh, Nick Staikos, to deliver the good news to parents and teachers.   Labor’s […]

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NAPTHINE’S AMBULANCE FEE HIKE HURTS CLAYTON ELECTORATE PENSIONERS

Posted on 18. Sep, 2014 by .

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Pensioners in the Clayton electorate may be hit with thousand dollar ambulance bills under the Napthine Government. Previously, the Victorian Government provided pensioners and health care card holders with free non-emergency ambulance patient transport in clinically necessary cases. Under the changes, pensioners who don’t have ambulance cover will have to foot the bill for transfer […]

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LABOR TO FUND WOMEN’S SPORTS CHANGE ROOMS

Posted on 08. Sep, 2014 by .

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Victorian Labor will establish a $10 million grant fund to build and upgrade women change rooms and facilities at sports clubs, around the State. For too long, women’s change rooms have been an afterthought when developing sports facilities. Labor will work with local clubs, sports organisations and Local Government to make them a priority. Many […]

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LABOR TO BUILD HUNTINGDALE BUS INTERCHANGE

Posted on 08. Sep, 2014 by .

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Labor will build the Huntingdale Bus Interchange and make commuting safer and easier for Monash students and staff, Leader of the Opposition, Daniel Andrews announced today. Mr Andrews joined Labor Member for Oakleigh, Ann Barker, Labor Candidate for Oakleigh, Steve Dimopoulos, and Shadow Minister for Public Transport, Jill Hennessy, to announce Labor’s $5 million plan. […]

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CRIME UP IN THE CLAYTON ELECTORATE – ANOTHER NAPTHINE FAILURE

Posted on 27. Aug, 2014 by .

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Crime has risen again in Clayton electorate under Denis Napthine. Denis Napthine and the Liberals are making it harder for local police to do their job. Crime rates have increased every year since the Napthine Government was elected and the drugs crisis has worsened. Labor’s Ice Intervention will include an Ice Action Taskforce to deliver […]

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LOCAL POLICE STATIONS UNDER THREAT FROM NAPTHINE

Posted on 03. Jun, 2014 by .

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Local communities are outraged as Denis Napthine plans to take more police off the streets and close local police stations. The release of the Victoria Police Blue Paper signals a significant reduction of frontline services. Police are struggling under Denis Napthine. He broke his promise to increase the number of local police officers and crime […]

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MONASH MEDICAL CENTRE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT FAILING UNDER NAPTHINE

Posted on 02. Jun, 2014 by .

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Monash Medical Centre Clayton has failed on its key emergency department treatment target. National Health Performance data shows that at Monash Medical Centre only 65% of patients were treated and discharged from the emergency department within four hours of arrival, failing the nationally agreed target of 75%. But Monash Medical Centre is not alone – […]

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