Category: Minister for Priority Precincts

Booming Footscray Our Newest Priority Precinct

Footscray’s status as a key cultural, commercial and educational hub has been recognised with the Andrews Labor Government today confirming that the fast-evolving suburb would become Melbourne’s sixth priority precinct. Minister for Priority Precincts Gavin Jennings said Footscray has been endorsed because of its strategic importance not only to the west, but to Victoria. The […]

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Next Step For The New Central Dandenong

There has been strong interest from the private sector in a mixed-use development worth up to $300 million under the Andrews Labor Government’s Revitalising Central Dandenong project. Following a competitive Expression of Interest process to transform the site in the heart of Dandenong, four companies have been shortlisted to progress to the next phase: Capital […]

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Wodonga’s Growth Continues With Junction Opportunity

The Andrews Labor Government has called for proposals to develop a key site in the heart of Wodonga, as part of the landmark Junction Place project. Junction Place is Australia’s largest regional urban renewal project, rejuvenating the historic railway station and yards in central Wodonga. The proposed new development is the final piece of puzzle […]

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Major CSL Move Bolsters World-Leading Parkville Precinct

Global biotech giant CSL will move its headquarters to a purpose-built facility in the heart of the nation’s premier biomedical precinct at Parkville, securing the company’s future in Victoria. Minister for Priority Precincts Gavin Jennings today confirmed CSL would establish a major presence in the Parkville biomedical hub, adding to the world-leading concentration of research […]

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Boosting Education In Melbourne’s West

The Andrews Labor Government is helping Victoria University investigate options for its Werribee campus – to help people who live in the western suburbs also study and work in the west. Minister for Priority Precincts Gavin Jennings today confirmed that the Labor Government had signed an agreement that invests $250,000 with Victoria University for work […]

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Expression Of Interest For Werribee Land Concludes

The Victorian Government has decided to conclude the Expression of Interest process for the sale of East Werribee Employment Precinct land. Following careful examination, the Australian Education City proposal for the East Werribee Employment Precinct will not proceed. The Government thanks the Australian Education City group, including local and international partners, for its time and […]

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Next Step For The New Central Dandenong

The Andrews Labor Government is calling for expressions of interest from developers to transform a significant site in Dandenong, as part of the Revitalising Central Dandenong urban renewal project. The land, next to Dandenong Railway Station, presents an opportunity to create a vibrant mixed-use precinct, further enhancing the city’s reputation as a great place to […]

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Victoria Strengthens Biomedical Ties With Israel

Victoria will continue to build global connections and international research collaboration after the Andrews Labor Government announced an Israel liaison officer would be based at Parkville’s Melbourne Biomedical Precinct. Minister for Priority Precincts Gavin Jennings confirmed today that as part of a new grant agreement with the University of Melbourne, the liaison officer will support […]

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More Jobs, New Housing And Better Transport For Key Precincts

A new focus on the detailed planning, development and delivery of key urban precincts around Melbourne will mean more jobs, new housing options and better transport connections for residents, workers and visitors. The Victorian Budget 2019/20 invests $25 million to develop priority precincts including Parkville, Arden, Fishermans Bend, Sunshine and the Richmond to Docklands corridor. […]

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New Park In The Heart Of The Aurora Community

Families in Melbourne’s north can now enjoy a new park at the Aurora Town Centre that will include picnic tables, community BBQs, exercise and play equipment and shared paths for pedestrians and cyclists – all thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Priority Precincts, Gavin Jennings and Member for Thomastown, Bronwyn Halfpenny joined locals […]

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