Category: Western Metropolitan Region

Delivering Kinder Upgrades In Diggers Rest

More kinders and upgraded early years facilities are on the way for Victorian families and their children – including in Diggers Rest – thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Early Childhood Education Jenny Mikakos and Member for Sunbury Josh Bull today announced a major boost for the Diggers Rest Kindergarten, which is getting […]

Categories: Media Release, Western Metropolitan Region

Work Underway To Build A Better Footscray Road

Work is underway to transform Footscray Road and connect the Andrews Labor Government’s West Gate Tunnel to the Port of Melbourne, the CBD and CityLink. Minister for Roads and Ports Luke Donnellan and Member for Footscray Marsha Thomson visited he worksite today where workers are shifting the road south so construction can start to the […]

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

Construction Blitz To Transform More Western Roads

Work is ramping up on the Andrews Labor Government’s massive Suburban Roads upgrade, the biggest ever investment in Melbourne’s arterial road network. Major upgrades are getting underway on Leakes Road, Derrimut Road and Dunnings and Palmers Roads to slash congestion, improve access and safety and boost traffic flow for drivers from Point Cook to Tarneit. […]

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

Delivering A Great Local School For St Albans

Victoria University Secondary College students will have world-class facilities, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to build the first stage of the school’s masterplan. Funding of $23.9 million will be provided to Victoria University Secondary College for the construction of the Science Tech Engineering Arts Maths (STEAM) Building, the Learning Village Building, and the Performing […]

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

Delivering A Great Local School For Exford

Exford families will get the world-class local school their kids deserve, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to deliver a massive upgrade to Exford Primary School, near Melton. Exford Primary School has grown from a small country school into a much larger school with more than 400 students, but the facilities have not grown with […]

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

Stopping Family Violence Before It Starts In The West

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting local organisations to deliver primary prevention in Melbourne’s West. Minister for the Prevention of Family Violence Natalie Hutchins announced a $400,000 funding package for family violence prevention programs today at the Victoria University (VU) Footscray campus. VU has secured a grant of $110,000 to ensure women living on university […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Prevention of Family Violence, 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