Category: Northern Metropolitan Region

Major Works To Keep Route 86 Trams On Track

The Andrews Labor Government is carrying out major works on Route 86 along Plenty Road to deliver a smoother and more reliable ride for passengers. Yarra Trams will carry out more than $3 million worth of work from Saturday 21 March until Monday 30 March, with crews working around the clock to replace more than […]

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

Works Begin On Hurstbridge Station Car Park

Peak hour parking for motorists in Melbourne’s north-east will soon be faster and easier with works beginning to build up to 120 new and upgraded commuter car parks at Hurstbridge Station. The successful builder, Ace Infrastructure, who has extensive experience constructing station car parks across both regional Victoria and metropolitan Melbourne, has started construction on […]

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

Melville Road Upgrade Gives Locals Accessible Tram Hub

Route 58 passengers will benefit from more reliable services and improved accessibility along Melville Road, thanks to upgrades by the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Public Transport Melissa Horne and Member for Pascoe Vale Lizzie Blandthorn today inspected the newly re-opened upgraded tram terminus, which will make it easier for passengers who need assistance to […]

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

100 New Homes Through New Rentals Development Program

Tenants once at risk of homelessness have begun moving into 100 new and affordable homes thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Housing Richard Wynne today visited some of the new properties in Moonee Ponds and met residents. The vast majority of tenants are women aged over 55 – and many have fled family […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Housing, Northern Metropolitan Region

Latest Grants Support Local Northside Creativity

From international performances to community collaborations, the creative minds of Northcote will be supported through the latest round of the Andrews Labor Government’s arts grants. Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley joined Member for Northcote Kat Theophanous at Gertrude Contemporary art gallery today to congratulate the local artists who have received grants through the VicArts […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Creative Industries, Northern Metropolitan Region

Giving Young People A Voice In Melbourne’s North

A weekend forum in Northcote will provide a platform for young people in Melbourne’s north to have their say on matters that are important to them. Improving transport links, finding work and staying healthy will be on the agenda when the Northern Metropolitan Partnership’s youth forum kicks off at 9.30am on Saturday. Minister for Suburban […]

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

Delivering Leading Edge Facilities For Coburg

Coburg High School students now have the state-of-the-art facilities they need to achieve their best, thanks to a $1.9 million investment by the Andrews Labor Government. Education Minister James Merlino and Member for Pascoe Vale Lizzie Blandthorn today visited Coburg High School to officially open the school’s facilities upgrade, featuring modernised classrooms and a brand […]

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

12 Months Of Trains On The Mernda Line

It’s been one year since the Andrews Labor Government returned rail services to Mernda, with passengers making more than 1.8 million trips on the line in 12 months. The Mernda line extension opening marked the return of the first passenger train to Mernda in almost 60 years, since the last diesel train ran to Whittlesea […]

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

Congestion Busting In Melbourne’s North With Stage 2 O’Herns Road Upgrade

Tens of thousands of drivers in Melbourne’s north are a step closer to safer and quicker travel following the contract award for the second stage of the O’Herns Road Upgrade in Epping. VEC Civil Engineering has been awarded the contract to build new intersections at Edgars Road, Gateway Boulevard and Koukoura Drive with traffic lights. […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Transport Infrastructure, Northern Metropolitan Region

New School Facilities For Northcote Students

The Andrews Labor Government is making sure students in Northcote have the school facilities they deserve for a great education. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Northcote Kat Theophanous today visited Northcote High School to officially open its new state-of-the-art $5.2 million performance hub, with the Labor Government contributing $4.5 million towards the […]

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