Category: South Eastern Metropolitan Region

Cranbourne Racing Celebrates Historic Milestone

The Cranbourne Turf Club will celebrate its 150th anniversary this Friday with a night of racing and entertainment, thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government. The Labor Government is contributing more than $5700 towards the April 21 event through the Victorian Racing Industry Fund Raceday Attraction Program. The Club is matching the contribution. Racing […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Racing, South Eastern Metropolitan Region

Monash Emergency Expansion To Treat Kids Quicker

The Andrews Labor Government will expand the Monash Medical Centre emergency department, with an exclusive area just for children so our sickest kids get the care they need sooner. As the first young patients move into the new co-located Monash Children’s Hospital, Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Health Jill Hennessy today announced the $63.2 […]

Categories: Media Release, Premier, South Eastern Metropolitan Region

LEGOLAND Builds A New Home In Melbourne

Australia’s first ever LEGO attraction will create more than 100 new jobs and bring more visitors to Victoria. Minister for Tourism and Major Events John Eren officially opened the LEGOLAND Discovery Centre in Melbourne at Chadstone Shopping Centre today. The first of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere – the Centre once again puts Victoria […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Tourism and Major Events, South Eastern Metropolitan Region

Possible Indian Hub For Monash

Monash in Melbourne’s south east could be home to Victoria’s next Indian cultural centre. Monash City Council has been granted $50,000 for a feasibility study to examine the needs of the local Indian community, identify service gaps and assess the viability of a community centre for the area. With sites already earmarked for Dandenong and […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Multicultural Affairs, South Eastern Metropolitan Region

How are we getting rid of nine level crossings without shutting down our busiest train line?

How are we getting rid of nine level crossings without shutting down our busiest train line? With really big cranes.

Categories: Facebook, South Eastern Metropolitan Region, Video

Hundreds Of Jobs At New Home For Victorian-Built Trains

Work is underway to build a massive new, state-of-the-art train depot for Melbourne’s new bigger trains, creating hundreds of local jobs in Pakenham. Premier Daniel Andrews joined Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan in Pakenham East today, where the Andrews Labor Government is building a cutting-edge facility to house and maintain its new fleet of […]

Categories: Media Release, Premier, South Eastern Metropolitan Region

Unlike NSW, we’re building new trains in our own state – not in South Korea.

Unlike NSW, we’re building new trains in our own state – not in South Korea. And we’re building so many of them that we don’t have anywhere to park them, let alone maintain them. So here’s our solution.

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World-Class Monash Children’s Officially Opens Its Doors

The new world-class Monash Children’s Hospital has officially opened its doors and is ready to care for up to 7000 more sick children every year. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Health Jill Hennessy today officially opened the $250 million new hospital that will change the lives of sick babies, children and adolescents needing specialist […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Health, Premier, South Eastern Metropolitan Region

The Royal Children’s Hospital is one of the most special places in the whole country.

The Royal Children’s Hospital is one of the most special places in the whole country. Now, Victoria has another one – and it’s opening today. Watch.

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What should we do with 11 MCGs worth of new open space?

We’re ‘unlocking’ the equivalent of 11 MCGs worth of open space by elevating the Cranbourne-Pakenham line. The question is, what should we put there? Futsal pitches? Car parks? Rock climbing walls? Outdoor gyms? Dog parks? Community veggie patches? BBQ areas with built-in Eskys? It’s your call. Let me know your ideas in the comments…then visit […]

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