Category: South Eastern Metropolitan Region

Municipal Monitor Appointed To Frankston City Council

The Andrews Labor Government has appointed a municipal monitor to investigate and report on the governance of Frankston City Council. Minister for Local Government Marlene Kairouz today announced the appointment of Prue Digby for an 18 month term, ending in June 2019. The Labor Government flagged the need to appoint a monitor in September, following […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Local Government, South Eastern Metropolitan Region

Celebrating The Festive Season At Sandown

Sandown Greyhound Racing Club is celebrating the Christmas season with two big nights of racing thanks to almost $43,000 in funding supported by the Andrews Labor Government. The Labor Government is contributing more than $18,000 through the Victorian Racing Industry Fund to the ‘Santa Rocks the Dogs’ Christmas race nights starting tonight, 7 December, and […]

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

Protecting Lives And Property In Clyde North

The Andrews Labor Government will build a new fire station at Clyde North to improve incident response times and keep the community safe. Clyde North will benefit from the $3 million land purchase for the new station – to provide better fire protection, suppression and education in the area, and protect the lives and property […]

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

Guy Tries To Block Frankston Level Crossings Removal

Matthew Guy and the Liberals are trying to stop the Andrews Labor Government removing dangerous and congested level crossings on the Frankston line. In a dangerous political stunt, the Liberals today will move to revoke the Planning Scheme Amendment that will enable extra train stabling to be built at Kananook and more frequent, reliable services […]

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

Getting More Cancer Services In Melbourne’s South

An extra 50,000 people a year in Melbourne’s south will have access to state-of-the-art screening in detecting cancer earlier and more accurately with new medical imaging equipment and expansion at Moorabbin Hospital, following a major Andrews Labor Government upgrade. Minister for Health Jill Hennessy and Member for Bentleigh Nick Staikos today officially opened the new […]

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

Students Impress With Beacon Of Learning

Year nine students in Melbourne’s east will soon enjoy brand new facilities, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino visited Beaconhills College in Pakenham on Friday to see how its new purpose-built year nine centre was progressing following a Labor Government investment of $2.865 million. Beaconhills College is an independent, co-educational […]

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

Australian-First Technology To Remove Nine Level Crossings

A massive 60 metre-long wheeled carrier is about to start work on the Andrews Labor Government’s Caulfield to Dandenong project, which will remove nine of Victoria’s most dangerous and congested level crossings. Premier Daniel Andrews joined Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan today to inspect the ‘straddle carrier’ – a high-tech machine that will pick […]

Categories: Media Release, Premier, South Eastern Metropolitan Region, Southern Metropolitan Region

Creating A Stronger TAFE In Frankston

The Andrews Labor Government is ensuring all Victorians have access to high quality training no matter their background, through the Skills First TAFE Community Service Fund. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney joined Member for Frankston Paul Edbrooke and apprentices at Chisholm Institute in Frankston this morning to announce the TAFE would receive $2.6 […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Training and Skills, South Eastern Metropolitan Region

Doors Open On New Pakenham Ambulance Station

Local paramedics now have the facilities they need to quickly respond to local medical emergencies with the opening of a state-of-the-art ambulance station in Pakenham. Minister for Ambulance Services Jill Hennessy today officially opened the new $1.1 million Pakenham Ambulance Branch on Main Street, funded by the Andrews Labor Government. The previous branch was more […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Ambulance Services, South Eastern Metropolitan Region

Start Of Construction On Victoria’s Next Tech School

Construction has begun on a new Tech School in Melbourne’s south east, fully funded by the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino, Parliamentary Secretary for Education Judith Graley, Member for Narre Warren Luke Donnellan, Member for Cranbourne Jude Perera and Member for Dandenong Gabrielle Williams today turned the first sod on the new […]

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