Category: Northern Metropolitan Region

Getting It Done: New Lanes Open On Citylink

Drivers will be able to access nearly nine kilometres of new lanes from 1 April 2017 as part of the widening CityLink Tulla project. From the early hours of Saturday morning, drivers heading to or from the CBD on CityLink between Flemington Road and the West Gate Freeway will now have an additional traffic lane […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Roads and Road Safety, Northern Metropolitan Region

Boosting Education And Training In Greensborough

The Andrews Labor Government’s promise to reopen Melbourne Polytechnic’s Greensborough Campus has been celebrated at a community open day today. The TAFE reopened last month, returning higher education and training to the people of Greensborough and north-east Melbourne after it closed in 2013 because of Liberal budget cuts. Thanks to $10 million from the Labor […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Training and Skills, Northern Metropolitan Region

Expanding Kindergarten Places For Brunswick Families

The Andrews Labor Government is helping families in Brunswick access expanded kindergarten services at Hartnett House Integrated Children’s Centre. The completion of stage 1 has increased the licensed capacity from 94 to 126 places, including creating 11 new four-year-old kindergarten places. The $600,000 upgrade includes two new children’s rooms, a community room, an undercover courtyard, […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Families and Children, Northern Metropolitan Region

A Super Saturday For Grazing Racegoers

Racegoers will enjoy a Super Saturday at the Flemington Racecourse today for the 2017 Grazing Trail & Cellar Door race meeting. The food and wine event forms part of the Super Saturday race meeting, which is being supported by a joint funding package of almost $440,000 from the Andrews Labor Government and the Victoria Racing […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Racing, Northern Metropolitan Region

Labor Scores For Darebin Netballers

The Andrews Labor Government’s first new netball courts for Melbourne’s inner suburbs are now ready for action in Darebin. Minister for Sport John Eren joined Member for Preston Robin Scott today to officially open three new outdoor netball courts at the Darebin Community Sports Stadium in Reservoir. Netball is booming in Victoria, but more court […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Sport, Northern Metropolitan Region

Chandler Highway Bottlenecks To Go

Works to remove two notorious bottlenecks along the Chandler Highway will start within months, with Seymour Whyte Constructions announced today as the successful tenderer for the project. The $110 million Chandler Highway Upgrade will slash travel times, improve reliability and increase access for pedestrians and cyclists. It will include: Removing two major bottlenecks between Heidelberg […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Roads and Road Safety, Northern Metropolitan Region

A Sustainable And Diverse Community In Flemington

A new development that caters for population growth, protects the appeal of the iconic Flemington Racecourse and delivers more affordable housing is now one step closer. Minister for Planning Richard Wynne has approved planning scheme amendments to allow the development of two new residential precincts at the edges of the Flemington Racecourse. The community told […]

Categories: Media Release, Northern Metropolitan Region

Have Your Say On The New Preston High School

Families can now have their say on plans for the new Preston High School. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Preston Robin Scott today opened community consultation on the new school, which will see the former Preston Girls’ Secondary College site re-opened as a new co-educational secondary school. The consultation period will run […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Education, Northern Metropolitan Region

New Schools Officially Open In Melbourne’s North

Students in Melbourne’s north have started the 2017 school year in three brand new schools. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Yan Yean Danielle Green today visited Mernda Central P-12 College and Mernda Park Primary to welcome staff and students as part of the official school openings. The schools feature first class sporting […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Education, Northern Metropolitan Region

Moonee Valley Racing Club Celebrates Chinese New Year

Patrons at the Moonee Valley racecourse will mark the Chinese New Year with a special celebration race meeting tonight. The Andrews Labor Government is contributing more than $82,000 through the Victorian Racing Industry Fund Raceday Attraction Program, and the Moonee Valley Racing Club (MVRC) is providing more than $89,000. The MVRC will use the partnership […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Racing, Northern Metropolitan Region