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$7.3 Million for Western Autistic School

$7.3 Million for Western Autistic School

April 24, 2018

Thousands of students across Victoria who need extra help will benefit from record funding in next week’s state budget.

$10 Million Essendon Keilor College development

$10 Million Essendon Keilor College development

February 23, 2018

The new STEM building at EKC Niddrie Campus is under construction.

Avondale Heights Community Garden

Avondale Heights Community Garden

March 3, 2018

Ben was proud to unveil the mosaic created by children at Avondale Primary School, at the Avondale Heights Community Garden Open Day.

Brimbank Female Football Festival

Brimbank Female Football Festival

March 4, 2018

Ben and Cr Margaret Giudice, Mayor of Brimbank Council and players from Keilor Park Soccer Club officially open the new female-friendly change-rooms at Keilor Park Recreation Reserve.

COMAC

COMAC

April 2, 2018

The local manufacturing industry invests more into research and development than any other sector in Victoria.

Shanghai Pharma

Shanghai Pharma

April 4, 2018

My first official trip to China as Victorian Minister for Industry and Employment.

New job turns life around

New job turns life around

November 15, 2017

Employment program gives chef a chance after treatment for cancer sapped his confidence

Crackdown on puppy farming

Crackdown on puppy farming

August 25, 2014

Labor has announced it will push for legislation to protect animal welfare.

$10 million for Essendon Keilor College

$10 million for Essendon Keilor College

July 13, 2014

Labor will deliver the funding that is needed at this great local school.

Safety at the Newman Street Intersection, Niddrie

Safety at the Newman Street Intersection, Niddrie

July 7, 2014

Ben calls for safety measures to be introduced at the dangerous intersection between Keilor Road and Newman Street, Niddrie.

Albion rail line noise

July 2, 2014

Ben joins with locals to tackle a noisy issue in Keilor East.

Project 10,000: Labor’s Transport Alternative

March 11, 2014

Victorian Labor's transport alternative will remove the state's 50 worst level crossings.

Improved safety at Fullarton Rd

March 11, 2014

Campaigning gets results with a dangerous bus stop moved in Airport West.

What does your school need?

March 11, 2014

Funding for schools is a top priority and Labor wants to hear what your school needs.

Victorian Labor’s Plan for Jobs and Growth

March 8, 2013

Victorian Labor’s Plan for Jobs and Growth will return Victoria to an economic powerhouse by creating jobs for Victorian families, investing in skills and training and providing an infrastructure pipeline. The plan provides 67 practical and affordable initiatives that will secure Victoria’s economic future and undo the damage of the Baillieu Government’s failure to act.

North-West Community Survey

September 4, 2012

Please take a few minutes to complete the North-West Community Survey online.

Help Students Fight TAFE Cuts

August 31, 2012

When Ted Baillieu made the decision to cut $290 million from the TAFE sector, he either didn’t understand or didn’t care how it would impact on Victorians.

Mr Baillieu, Make Victoria Count

August 23, 2012

Ted Baillieu's refusal to sign up to the trial of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is yet another example of the Premier either doing nothing or getting it completely wrong.

Inaugural Speech

May 30, 2012

Read Ben Carroll's inaugural speech to the Victorian Parliament on 18 April 2012.

Essendon Keilor College master plan

May 30, 2012

During the 2010 state election campaign, Labor pledged $10 million to fund an upgrade to Essendon Keilor College. The Baillieu government has consistently refused to match this commitment.

Backwards Under Baillieu

May 30, 2012

The Baillieu Government’s second budget is a horror budget for Victorian families who were hoping for a government with a plan to save jobs.