Category: Southern Metropolitan Region

Burgess Ignores Exploitation Of Vulnerable Workers

Member for Hastings Neale Burgess must explain why mobsters’ mate Matthew Guy and his Liberal and National colleagues voted to abandon some of the state’s most vulnerable workers, opposing ground-breaking Andrews Labor Government legislation to stop exploitation in the Victorian labour hire industry. Minister for Industrial Relations Natalie Hutchins slammed the Liberal and National parties […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Industrial Relations, Southern Metropolitan Region

New School And Kinder Opens For Cardinia Families

Officer’s newest primary school and kindergarten opened their doors today, giving families in the fast-growing community access to first-rate local education and early years services. Minister for Education James Merlino and Minister for Early Childhood Education Jenny Mikakos today officially opened the Bridgewood Primary School and Integrated Child and Family Centre for the 2018 school […]

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

Giving Rough Sleepers In St Kilda A Helping Hand

The Andrews Labor Government is tackling homelessness in the City of Port Phillip by funding extra outreach workers to connect rough sleepers with housing and other support services. Minister for Housing Martin Foley today announced $280,000 to support Sacred Heart Mission in partnership with Launch Housing to create a skilled assertive outreach and engagement team. […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Housing, Disability and Ageing, Southern 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

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