Media Releases 2017

Grants available for Supporting Younger Veterans

– 11 July 2017 –

“$1 million is available in the second round for projects that build community support and service the unique needs of younger veterans transitioning to civilian life.” Jason Wood MP

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Government investment in AFP to protect Victorians from gang crime

– 25 June 2017 –

“These violent youth gangs are terrorising our community, and I’m proud to say that after pushing so hard for a Joint Taskforce on these matter we now have the AFP working with VicPol so that we can use VicPol’s extensive on the ground knowledge with the AFP superior resources and intelligence to most effectively tackle these criminals.” Jason Wood MP

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Drinking Fountains for 1,000 Steps to be delivered

– 5 June 2017 –

“The 1,000 steps in the Dandenong Ranges have been an icon and a huge driving force for tourism in since its creation in the early 1900’s. We have seen exponential growth in the amount of locals and tourists using this track with roughly 700,000 people visiting every year, but unfortunately much of the debris created around the area comes from discarded water bottles.” Jason Wood MP

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15 hours of preschool a week for all La Trobe children

–4 May 2017 –

“We know that a quality preschool education is essential for laying the foundations for successful learning, including transition to full-time school and future school success. That’s why we’re delivering $3.3M for the 2,656 pre-schoolers in La Trobe.” Jason Wood MP

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Visions of Australia funding round open

–10 February 2017 –

“The Visions of Australia program gives Australians the opportunity to experience quality art and culture exhibitions that might not otherwise be able to travel to regional areas. I encourage organisations with the capacity to tour to apply for the program.” Jason Wood MP

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