Category: Western Metropolitan Region

More Sexual Health Support For Women In The West

More women in Melbourne’s rapidly growing western suburbs will have better access to timely information and support for sexual and reproductive health issues as part of a new action plan. Minister for Health Jill Hennessy was in Altona today to officially launch Action for Equity: a sexual and reproductive health plan for Melbourne’s west 2018-2022, […]

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

Inner West Secondary Schools: Next Steps Announced

The Andrews Labor Government is getting it done for inner west parents, as another major milestone is reached on the new Footscray Learning Precinct. A new secondary school will be established as part of the Footscray Learning Precinct to provide better learning opportunities for students.  Minister for Education James Merlino today announced the new school […]

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

Accessible Sports Facility A Win For Williams Landing

The Andrews Labor Government will deliver $1.9 million towards the construction of the Williams Landing Reserve Integrated Sports and Community Hub. Minister for Local Government Marlene Kairouz announced the Growing Suburbs Fund (GSF) grant today, which will provide an integrated sports and community pavilion that is accessible for the whole community. The pavilion will include […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Local Government, Western Metropolitan Region

Environmental Effects Assessed For West Gate Tunnel

Minister for Planning Richard Wynne has signed off on the rigorous Environmental Effects Statement (EES) for the Andrews Labor Government’s landmark West Gate Tunnel. The West Gate Tunnel will keep Melbourne moving — because with no alternative, when the West Gate Bridge stops, Melbourne stops. The project will slash congestion, reduce travel times and create […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Planning, Western Metropolitan Region

Better Roads And 1,200 New Jobs For Melbourne’s West

Apprentices, trainees and former autoworkers are among those that will benefit from the Andrews Labor Government’s Western Roads Upgrade, which will slash congestion and create more than 1,200 jobs. Premier Daniel Andrews joined Minister for Roads and Road Safety Luke Donnellan and Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll today to tour Victoria Polytechnic, where […]

Categories: Media Release, Premier, Western Metropolitan Region

Victorian First Technology To Make Napier Street Safer

The Andrews Labor Government will install a new high-tech detection system to stop trucks and other tall vehicles hitting Footscray’s Napier Street Bridge. Minister for Roads and Road Safety Luke Donnellan joined Member for Footscray Marsha Thomson today to announce $1.2 million to build new warning systems at the notorious bridge. Automatic detection systems will […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Roads and Road Safety, Western Metropolitan Region

Better Sports Facilities For Caroline Springs

The Andrews Labor Government is improving sport and recreation activities for Caroline Springs families, with works now underway on the Caroline Springs Leisure Centre expansion. Minister for Local Government Marlene Kairouz today turned the first sod on the $5.8 million project, which will see the addition of two indoor multi-purpose high ball courts, unisex change […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Local Government, Ministers, Western Metropolitan Region

West Gate Tunnel To Deliver More 24/7 Truck Bans

The Andrews Labor Government’s West Gate Tunnel will deliver two more truck bans in the inner west, to stop rat runs through local streets. Building the project will allow the Labor Government to ban trucks day and night on Blackshaws Road in Altona North and Hudsons Road in Spotswood. Bans will apply 24 hours a […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Roads and Road Safety, Western Metropolitan Region

New Community For Melbourne’s West A Big Boost To Affordable Housing

The Andrews Labor Government is building a new community in Melbourne’s west to boost housing affordability and create local jobs. Minister for Planning Richard Wynne today approved the detailed precinct structure plan for Mt Atkinson, a new suburb just south west of Caroline Springs. In a ground-breaking move, the arrangements for delivery of two schools, […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Planning, Western Metropolitan Region

Building The Education State In The Western Suburbs

Students across Wyndham are a step closer to a high-tech, innovative learning centre that will equip them with the skills they need for the jobs of the future. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today turned the first sod of the new Wyndham Tech School on Victoria University’s Werribee Campus. […]

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