Health promotion foundation VicHealth is aiming to get more Ripon locals taking part in community sport with around $400,000 in new Active Club Grants funding announced today.
Community sport clubs in Ripon are encouraged to apply for the grants to start up new social programs and women and girls’ teams in a bid to make it easier and more attractive for less active locals to play sport.Read more
Member for Ripon Louise Staley today joined Victorian Liberal Leader Matthew Guy to meet with farmers affected by the recent devastating frosts.
The frosts which hit in early November killed over $180 million worth of crops in Western Victoria.Read more
Member for Ripon Louise Staley has congratulated the Charlton community on its lengthy and successful campaign to attract funding for the Charlton 2020 project.Read more
Member for Ripon Louise Staley has hailed the Liberals on Shore Gas Policy as a win for farmers, and those struggling to pay high gas bills.
A Liberal Government will legislate to allow onshore conventional gas exploration and production in Victoria on a case-by-case basis while maintaining the current ban on fracking.Read more
Ripon crime tsunami rolls on under Daniel Andrews
Daniel Andrews’ irresponsible approach to law and order is putting residents at risk in Ripon, says Ripon MP Louise Staley.
The latest figures from the Crime Statistics Agency have shown that the rise of crime in Ripon has continued.Read more
Ripon MP Louise Staley says it is wrong of the Andrews Government to celebrate rising jobs in regional Victoria while the employment situation in North West Victoria is so poor.
This month’s ABS regional jobs figures in North West region (including Ararat, Stawell, St Arnaud, Charlton and Donald) shows that the unemployment rate has risen 1.5 since August 2016.Read more
Ripon MP Louise Staley will be hosting a community forum looking at the best way to manage Ararat and Stawell’s population growth opportunities heading towards 2050.
Victorian Liberal Leader Matthew Guy launched the Victorian Population Taskforce in 2016 and an interim report was published earlier this year.Read more
Ripon MP Louise Staley has welcomed news that a Parliamentary Committee has recommended the Department of Premier and Cabinet (DPC) be referred for investigation for interfering in an inquiry into Victoria’s fire services.Read more
Member for Ripon Louise Staley has welcomed an announcement by Opposition Leader Matthew Guy that an elected Liberal Government would commit $1.2 million to fund the long awaited upgrade of the Donald Community Precinct.Read more
Ripon MP, Louise Staley has welcomed the beginning of rail upgrades as part of stage 2 of the $440 Million Murray Basin Rail Project.Read more