Category: Northern Metropolitan Region

Hurstbridge Line Construction Blitz Begins Tonight

The Andrews Labor Government is fast tracking work on the Hurstbridge Line Upgrade, with a massive nine-day construction blitz beginning tonight. Premier Daniel Andrews joined local community representatives and construction workers at the Grange Road level crossing in Alphington today, where a 37 tonne beam will be craned into place over the weekend. The large […]

Categories: Media Release, Northern Metropolitan Region, Premier

More Broadmeadows Patients To Get Surgery Sooner

More patients in Melbourne’s growing northern suburbs will get the elective surgery they need faster with the completion of the Andrews Labor Government’s state-of-the-art expansion of Broadmeadows Hospital. Minister for Health Jill Hennessy today joined Member for Broadmeadows Frank McGuire to officially open the $17.3 million redevelopment that includes a first class and bigger elective […]

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

Work Begins On New Banyule-Nillumbik Tech School

Construction has begun on the new Tech School in Melbourne’s outer North East, fully funded by the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino, Member for Eltham Vicki Ward and Member for Ivanhoe Anthony Carbines  today turned the first sod on the new Banyule-Nillumbik Tech School. The Tech School will give nearly 14,000 students […]

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

Security Upgrade On Cards For Flemington Estate

Residents of the public housing estate in Flemington are not only going to benefit from a $30 million upgrade project but will soon see improved security and safety initiatives implemented on the Estate. Meeting with residents today, Minister for Housing Disability and Ageing Martin Foley joined by Member for Essendon Danny Pearson announced revamped lighting […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Housing, Disability and Ageing, Northern Metropolitan Region

Major Construction Begins On Chandler Highway

Major work is underway on the new Chandler Highway bridge that will slash travel times, improve reliability and remove one of Melbourne’s most notorious bottlenecks. The Andrews Labor Government’s Chandler Highway Upgrade will build a brand new bridge over the Yarra River at Alphington, widening the Chandler Highway to six lanes to get people through […]

Categories: Media Release, Northern Metropolitan Region, Premier

Giving Mernda Families More Kinder Places

The Victorian Government is giving more Mernda families access to local kindergarten and childcare places through a new early learning centre. Minister for Families and Children Jenny Mikakos today officially opened the Mernda YMCA Early Learning Centre and Childcare – a $2.4 million centre offering three and four-year-old kinder sessions, long day care places, school […]

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

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 […]

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

Christmas Comes Early At The Meadows

The Meadows is helping bring a touch of festive cheer this winter with nine Christmas in July themed greyhound race meetings, thanks to almost $94,000 in funding. The Andrews Labor Government is contributing more than $46,000 from its Victorian Racing Industry Fund Raceday Attraction Program and the Melbourne Greyhound Racing Association is providing more than […]

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

Planning For Success At Flemington Estate

The Andrews Labor Government’s renewal of the Flemington public housing estate reached an important milestone today with the release of the proposed Planning Scheme Amendment (PSA) after seven months of planning and community engagement. The Labor Government’s $30 million plan will rebuild the run down and inaccessible concrete walk-ups at Flemington and replace them with […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Housing, Disability and Ageing, Northern Metropolitan Region

Building A New Epping North School Brick By Brick

The Andrews Labor Government is giving families in Epping North the first-rate classrooms and facilities they deserve. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Thomastown Bronwyn Halfpenny today turned the first sod on the brand new Edgars Creek Secondary College. The $12 million project will build a state-of-the art science, technology, engineering and maths […]

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