Category: 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

New Fire Stations For Truganina And Wyndham Vale

The Andrews Labor Government will secure permanent homes for CFA branches in two of Melbourne’s fastest growing outer suburbs. Minister for Emergency Services James Merlino today announced $7.5 million in funding to acquire land and build permanent, modern fire stations for the Truganina and Wyndham Vale fire brigades. The funding will be split between the […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Emergency Services, Western Metropolitan Region

Men’s Shed Goes West

The Andrews Labor Government is helping one of Melbourne’s most multicultural municipalities open its doors to a new men’s shed. Minister for Families and Children Jenny Mikakos toured the new $44,000 Western Suburbs Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Men’s Shed, which will become a hub for programs that engage men of different ages. A welfare coordinator […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Families and Children, Western Metropolitan Region

Bang On Target For More Jobs In Melbourne’s West

Jobs and opportunities in Melbourne’s west continue to grow, with construction underway on an exciting new Target Australia development in Melbourne’s west. Treasurer and Member for Werribee Tim Pallas and the Member for Tarneit Telmo Languiller today broke ground on Target’s new national headquarters in Williams Landing, which will accommodate 850 employees. Target’s move reflects […]

Categories: Media Release, Treasurer, Western Metropolitan Region

L2P Launches In Wyndham And Hobsons Bay

The Andrews Labor Government is helping learner drivers in Wyndham and Hobsons Bay to get the driving practice they need. The Minister for Roads and Road Safety Luke Donnellan today launched the WynBay L2P program – a community-based initiative that recruits volunteers to help disadvantaged young people get their P’s. Volunteers will supervise learner drivers […]

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