Category: Southern Metropolitan Region

Girls Night Out At Cranbourne Greyhounds

Cranbourne Greyhound Racing Centre will host a Girls Night Out event this Friday thanks to a joint funding package of more than $17,000. The Andrews Labor Government and the Cranbourne Greyhound Racing Club are providing more than $8700 towards the 2017 event, which aims to attract more women to the track for a night of […]

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

More Island Services With New Ferry

The Andrews Labor Government is delivering more frequent, reliable ferry services between the mainland and French and Phillip Islands. Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan announced today that Searoad Ferries (trading as Western Port Ferries) has been awarded the contract to run the Western Port Ferry Service between French Island, Phillip Island and Stony Point. […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Public Transport, Southern Metropolitan Region

Supporting our growing suburbs

The Andrews Labor Government is working to meet the needs of Victorians living in Melbourne’s growing suburbs. The Growing Suburbs Fund will receive $50 million over two years to help build important community projects across Melbourne’s outer suburbs. The Fund is vital in delivering long-term projects and will give councils more time to plan and […]

Categories: Eastern Metropolitan Region, Media Release, Northern Metropolitan Region, South Eastern Metropolitan Region, Southern Metropolitan Region, Western Metropolitan Region

Giving Students More Opportunities In The South East

A new performing arts centre at Mordialloc College was officially opened today providing more opportunities for students in the South East to excel at school. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Mordialloc Tim Richardson toured the state-of-the-art facility today which includes specialist drama performance spaces, music teaching areas and a canteen. The arts […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Education, Ministers, Southern Metropolitan Region

Pride Centre Coming To St Kilda

The Australian first Pride Centre is another step closer to becoming reality, with the Andrews Labor Government announcing it will be based at 79-81 Fitzroy Street in St Kilda. Extensive consultation period was conducted with the LGBTI community to identify what was the important elements of a successful Pride Centre, particularly around location, and this […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Equality, Southern Metropolitan Region

Major Upgrades For Box Hill And Brighton Libraries

Two Melbourne libraries will undergo refurbishments thanks to a funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government. The Box Hill Library will benefit from a grant of $258,000 to help create new reading and study facilities and make the library easier to use including the provision of a new flexible space for library programs. As the […]

Categories: Eastern Metropolitan Region, Media Release, Minister for Local Government, Southern Metropolitan Region

St Kilda’s New Accessible Life-Saving Clubhouse

The St Kilda Life Saving Club has a new $5.6 million clubhouse with accessible facilities for every beach goer to share and enjoy. Minister for Housing, Disability and Ageing Martin Foley today joined representatives from the St Kilda Life Saving Club to open the clubhouse. The fit-for-purpose clubhouse is a significant upgrade for the club […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Housing, Disability and Ageing, Southern Metropolitan Region

Relax On The Lawn At Caulfield This Summer

Victorians looking for a relaxing day at the races are flocking to the Caulfield Racecourse to attend the Melbourne Racing Club’s Summer of Racing campaign. The campaign has a ‘Summer on the Lawn’ theme and kicked off on Australia Day on 26 January. The next event – Family Day – is on this Saturday, 11 […]

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

Help Shape The Future Of Albert Park

Locals are encouraged to help shape the future of Albert Park by participating in the second phase of consultation for the development of a master plan. This phase of consultation asks people to respond to a number of key directions and proposals to improve the experience for visitors and the sustainability of the park. Proposals […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Energy, Environment & Climate Change, Southern Metropolitan Region

Punt Road 24/7 Clearways Slash Travel Times

The results are in – 24/7 clearways on Punt Road have slashed travel times and reduced congestion. Introduced by the Andrews Labor Government in August, 24/7 clearways along Punt Road have already helped one of Melbourne’s most critical north-south city bypasses get moving again. As promised, the most significant improvements have been seen outside of […]

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