Category: South Eastern Metropolitan Region

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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Two more level crossings on their way to the scrap heap.

Two more level crossings on their way to the scrap heap.

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Three More Dangerous Frankston Line Level Crossings To Go

The Andrews Labor Government has revealed how it will get rid of three more dangerous and congested level crossings on the Frankston line. Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan joined local Members Sonya Kilkenny and Tim Richardson in Bonbeach today, where the rail line will be lowered under Bondi Road to safely separate trains and […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Public Transport, South Eastern 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 […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Suburban Development, South Eastern Metropolitan Region

Attention Cheltenham and Mentone.

Attention Cheltenham and Mentone. Here’s what Charman Rd, Park Rd and Balcombe Rd will look like once the level crossings are gone. New stations, new jobs, no more bottlenecks – and construction starts in 2018.

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More Dangerous Crossings To Go On The Frankston Line

The Andrews Labor Government is removing three more dangerous and congested level crossings on the Frankston line and building two new stations. Public Transport Minister Jacinta Allan announced today that the Labor Government will lower the Frankston line under Charman Road and Park Road in Cheltenham, and Balcombe Road in Mentone, removing the three level […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Public Transport, South Eastern Metropolitan Region

Thompsons Road Upgrade One Step Closer To Completion

The Andrews Labor Government is a step closer to fixing the notorious Thompsons Road in Melbourne’s south-east with four companies now shortlisted for the second stage of works. BMD, CPB, Cut and Fill and Winslow have been shortlisted to submit tenders for the $175 million upgrade, with the contract due to be awarded by mid-year and […]

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

Weekend Construction Blitz To Widen Monash Freeway

Construction on the Andrews Labor Government’s Monash Freeway Upgrade is ramping up this weekend with the freeway closing overnight to allow for critical works to be done. Drivers are being urged to plan ahead with the Monash Freeway closed outbound between Heatherton Road and Belgrave Hallam Road each night from midnight to 7am from Saturday […]

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

Five Finalists Vie To Shape New Frankston Station

Frankston is one step closer to its new look station, with five architects chosen to present their vision for its transformation. Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan and Member for Frankston Paul Edbrooke joined the finalists today at the Frankston Revitalisation Hub to view their designs. The Frankston Station design competition has generated a lot […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Public Transport, South Eastern Metropolitan Region

Putting People First: Thompsons Road Upgrade Starts

The Andrews Labor Government has started construction of Stage 1 of the Thompsons Road Upgrade in Melbourne’s south east. The $175 million upgrade will remove the level crossing on the Cranbourne line in Lyndhurst with a six lane bridge to be built over the railway line. Marriott Boulevard to the South Gippsland Highway will also […]

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