Category: Minister for Suburban Development

It’s Time For The East To Have Its Say

The Andrews Labor Government is encouraging locals in Melbourne’s east have their say, as community consultation kicks off in the lead-up to the first Eastern Metropolitan Partnership assembly on 31 August 2017. The annual Metropolitan Partnerships give people across Melbourne the chance to come together as a community and advise the Andrews Labor Government on […]

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It’s Time For The Inner South East To Have Its Say

The Andrews Labor Government is encouraging locals in Melbourne’s inner south east have their say, as consultation kicks off in the lead-up to the first Inner South East Partnership assembly on 30 August. The annual Metropolitan Partnerships give people across Melbourne’s regions the chance to come together as a community and advise the Andrews Labor […]

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Original Inn And Artefacts Uncovered

Bottles, crockery and the original hearth of the Old Bridge Inn are just some of the items found by archaeologists at Plenty Gorge Park as part of the Mernda Rail Extension Project over the past three weeks. The team has been digging near the bank of the Plenty River, south of Bridge Inn Road, in […]

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A New Era Of Cooperation Across Melbourne’s Suburbs

The Andrews Labor Government has appointed members to Melbourne’s six Metropolitan Partnerships – a new platform for cooperative engagement between governments, business and communities. These Partnerships will identify the opportunities and priorities that exist across government, business and community sectors so that all Melburnians have access to the jobs, services and local infrastructure they need. […]

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Delivering For Melbourne’s Suburbs

The Andrews Labor Government is ensuring sustainable growth in Melbourne’s suburbs with the creation of the Suburban Development portfolio – marking a significant change in the way government delivers services and infrastructure. The portfolio will oversee the establishment of the Metropolitan Partnerships – one for each of the 6 metro regions of Melbourne – that bring together local government, industry and […]

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$7.4 Million Boost For Mernda Rail Project

The Andrews Labor Government has added a pedestrian overpass to the design of the brand new Mernda station that will be built as part of the extension of the South Morang line. Minister for Suburban Development Lily D’Ambrosio announced today that $7.4 million from the Growth Areas Infrastructure Contribution (GAIC) fund will go towards a […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Suburban Development, Northern Metropolitan Region

Melbourne Cable Park To Boost South-Eastern Suburbs

The new $6-million Melbourne Cable Park will generate tourism, create jobs and increase liveability in the fast-growing south-eastern suburbs. The Bangholme community will benefit from improved facility which is located on 11.63 hectares of Crown land managed by the Department of Environment, Land Water and Planning (DELWP). It’s a practical example of how the Andrews […]

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$1.7 Million Upgrade To Merri Creek Park

Merri Creek Park will benefit from a $1.7 million upgrade to develop visitor infrastructure – including 6km of bike and walking paths. The investment, from the Growth Areas Infrastructure Contribution (GAIC) fund, will improve community access to the 650 hectare green space in Campbellfield, protecting the state and nationally significant native grasses. The upgrade includes: […]

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Revitalising Valuable Green Space In Melbourne’s North

An upgrade of the Greenvale Reservoir Park in Melbourne’s north will improve liveability and revitalise a valuable recreational area for generations to come. The $1.4 million Melbourne Water upgrade will help better meet the needs of communities in the fast-growing outer suburbs of Melbourne. Parks, schools, ambulance sites and public transport are all important pieces […]

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Six New Ambulance Sites On The Way

The Andrews Labor Government will buy land for six new ambulance stations in some of Melbourne’s fastest-growing outer suburbs to meet the needs of an expanding population. Minister for Suburban Development Lily D’Ambrosio has announced that $8.5 million from the Growth Areas Infrastructure Contributions (GAIC) fund will be used to buy the land, including $1.1 […]

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