Category: Western Metropolitan Region

Building The Education State In The Western Suburbs

Students across Wyndham are a step closer to a high-tech, innovative learning centre that will equip them with the skills they need for the jobs of the future. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today turned the first sod of the new Wyndham Tech School on Victoria University’s Werribee Campus. […]

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

New Fire Stations For Truganina And Wyndham Vale

The Andrews Labor Government will secure permanent homes for CFA branches in two of Melbourne’s fastest growing outer suburbs. Minister for Emergency Services James Merlino today announced $7.5 million in funding to acquire land and build permanent, modern fire stations for the Truganina and Wyndham Vale fire brigades. The funding will be split between the […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Emergency Services, Western Metropolitan Region

Men’s Shed Goes West

The Andrews Labor Government is helping one of Melbourne’s most multicultural municipalities open its doors to a new men’s shed. Minister for Families and Children Jenny Mikakos toured the new $44,000 Western Suburbs Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Men’s Shed, which will become a hub for programs that engage men of different ages. A welfare coordinator […]

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

Bang On Target For More Jobs In Melbourne’s West

Jobs and opportunities in Melbourne’s west continue to grow, with construction underway on an exciting new Target Australia development in Melbourne’s west. Treasurer and Member for Werribee Tim Pallas and the Member for Tarneit Telmo Languiller today broke ground on Target’s new national headquarters in Williams Landing, which will accommodate 850 employees. Target’s move reflects […]

Categories: Media Release, Treasurer, Western Metropolitan Region

L2P Launches In Wyndham And Hobsons Bay

The Andrews Labor Government is helping learner drivers in Wyndham and Hobsons Bay to get the driving practice they need. The Minister for Roads and Road Safety Luke Donnellan today launched the WynBay L2P program – a community-based initiative that recruits volunteers to help disadvantaged young people get their P’s. Volunteers will supervise learner drivers […]

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

Have Your Say On The West Gate Tunnel

An Environment Effects Statement (EES) for the West Gate Tunnel Project has been released today, giving residents throughout the west  a chance to have their say. The Andrews Labor Government’s West Gate Tunnel will slash travel times, take trucks off residential streets and create 6,000 new jobs. The 10,000 page EES comprehensively assesses the environmental […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Roads and Road Safety, Western 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

Better And Safer Cycling Paths For Melbourne’s West

The West Gate Tunnel Project will make it easier and safer for pedestrians and cyclists to get around Melbourne, with over 14km of new and upgraded cycling and walking paths, including a new 2.5km veloway above Footscray Road. For the first time, cyclists and pedestrians will be separated from cars and trucks for the entire […]

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

Victoria, meet the West Gate Tunnel.

It’s happening. Victoria, meet the West Gate Tunnel. Work starts early next year.

Categories: Facebook, Video, Western Metropolitan Region, Western Victoria Region

Win For The West – New Tunnel To Deliver 24/7 Truck Bans

The Andrews Labor Government’s West Gate Tunnel Project will deliver a massive win for communities in the inner west, with 24/7 truck bans to improve safety, reduce noise, and greatly improve air quality for local families. By building the project, the Labor Government will ban trucks day and night on Francis Street and Somerville Road […]

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