Category: Eastern Metropolitan Region

Major Construction Underway At Cheltenham And Mentone

Works are underway to remove three dangerous level crossings and build two new stations in Cheltenham and Mentone – with a one-week rail closure beginning today as construction ramps up. Buses will replace trains from today until Friday 27 March between Moorabbin and Mordialloc during weekdays – which will be extended between Moorabbin and Frankston […]

Categories: Eastern Metropolitan Region, Media Release, Minister for Transport Infrastructure

Impressive New Sporting And Arts Facilities For Upwey High

Students and the wider community can now enjoy new first-rate performing arts and sports facilities at Upwey High School, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today visited the school to officially open its new multipurpose building, which includes a competition-grade gymnasium featuring four basketball courts, impressive new performing arts spaces […]

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

Improving Safety Through Burwood Village

The Andrews Labor Government is making Burwood Village safer for drivers, pedestrians and cyclists with a 40km/h speed limit and new electronic speed signs. Minister for Roads, Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford today joined Member for Burwood Will Fowles to introduce the safer speed limit and switch on of the electronic speed signs […]

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

Work Begins On Lilydale Plan To Transform High Schools

Students in Lilydale and the Upper Yarra region are a step closer to having the first-rate facilities they deserve, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Acting Premier and Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing today visited Lilydale High School, Lilydale Heights College and Upper Yarra Secondary College to turn […]

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

Upgrades On The Way For The Basin Primary School

Significant upgrades will soon get underway at The Basin Primary School, thanks to a funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today visited school to announce $1.44 million for upgrade works on the school’s oval, to reinstate natural turf, address stormwater drainage, and landscape. This is in addition to more […]

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

Delivering For Students In The Yarra Ranges

Students at Yarra Ranges Special Developmental School will get the facilities they deserve thanks to a $3.45 million investment to deliver brand new, architecturally designed learning spaces. Minister for Education James Merlino today visited Yarra Ranges Special Developmental School to announce the investment which will provide new junior school facilities as part of the 2019-20 […]

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

New Fire Station At Bayswater Officially Open

The Andrews Labor Government has officially opened the new state-of-the-art fire station in Bayswater, providing improved emergency services for the community and better facilities for volunteers. Minister for Police and Emergency Services Lisa Neville and Member for Bayswater Jackson Taylor today toured the new $2.84 million facility, as part of the Labor Government’s CFA capital […]

Categories: Eastern Metropolitan Region, Media Release, Minister for Police and Emergency Services

Delivering A Great Local School For Mount Evelyn

Mount Evelyn families will get the world-class local school their kids deserve, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to deliver a massive upgrade to Yarra Ranges Special Developmental School. Labor will invest $3.4 million to refurbish and modernise facilities at the school, including new administration facilities. This builds on the $500,000 already provided by the […]

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

Angus Votes For Exploitation Of Vulnerable Workers

Member for Forest Hill Neil Angus has joined mobsters’ mate Matthew Guy and his Liberal and National colleagues 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 Neil Angus and the Opposition for […]

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

Clark Votes For Exploitation Of Vulnerable Workers

Member for Box Hill Robert Clark has joined mobsters’ mate Matthew Guy and his Liberal and National colleagues 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 Robert Clark and the Opposition for […]

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