Category: Southern Metropolitan Region

Brand New School Facilities For Carnegie Families

Carnegie Primary School students are a step closer to having the first-rate classrooms and facilities they deserve, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Oakleigh Steve Dimopoulos visited Carnegie Primary School today to view the final designs for the school’s $5.5 million upgrade. The project will provide students […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Education, Southern 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

Girls Night Out At Cranbourne Greyhounds

Cranbourne Greyhound Racing Centre will host a Girls Night Out event this Friday thanks to a joint funding package of more than $17,000. The Andrews Labor Government and the Cranbourne Greyhound Racing Club are providing more than $8700 towards the 2017 event, which aims to attract more women to the track for a night of […]

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

More Island Services With New Ferry

The Andrews Labor Government is delivering more frequent, reliable ferry services between the mainland and French and Phillip Islands. Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan announced today that Searoad Ferries (trading as Western Port Ferries) has been awarded the contract to run the Western Port Ferry Service between French Island, Phillip Island and Stony Point. […]

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

Supporting our growing suburbs

The Andrews Labor Government is working to meet the needs of Victorians living in Melbourne’s growing suburbs. The Growing Suburbs Fund will receive $50 million over two years to help build important community projects across Melbourne’s outer suburbs. The Fund is vital in delivering long-term projects and will give councils more time to plan and […]

Categories: Eastern Metropolitan Region, Media Release, Northern Metropolitan Region, South Eastern Metropolitan Region, Southern Metropolitan Region, Western Metropolitan Region

Giving Students More Opportunities In The South East

A new performing arts centre at Mordialloc College was officially opened today providing more opportunities for students in the South East to excel at school. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Mordialloc Tim Richardson toured the state-of-the-art facility today which includes specialist drama performance spaces, music teaching areas and a canteen. The arts […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Education, Ministers, Southern 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, Southern Metropolitan Region

Pride Centre Coming To St Kilda

The Australian first Pride Centre is another step closer to becoming reality, with the Andrews Labor Government announcing it will be based at 79-81 Fitzroy Street in St Kilda. Extensive consultation period was conducted with the LGBTI community to identify what was the important elements of a successful Pride Centre, particularly around location, and this […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Equality, Southern Metropolitan Region

A Stronger TAFE For Melbourne’s South-East

Locals living in Melbourne’s south-east will have access to more opportunities to get the skills they need to get a job thanks to $12 million for Holmesglen Institute from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney visited Holmesglen’s Chadstone Campus today to announce the funding from the Stronger TAFE Fund, part […]

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

Major Upgrades For Box Hill And Brighton Libraries

Two Melbourne libraries will undergo refurbishments thanks to a funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government. The Box Hill Library will benefit from a grant of $258,000 to help create new reading and study facilities and make the library easier to use including the provision of a new flexible space for library programs. As the […]

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