Category: Eastern Metropolitan Region

Neighbourhood Justice Centre Celebrates 10 Years

The Neighbourhood Justice Centre today celebrated its 10th anniversary of supporting the local community at a special event at the Melba Speigeltent in Collingwood. Since the centre opened its doors a decade ago, it has worked with local organisations and community members to tackle justice, crime and safety issues in the City of Yarra. Opened […]

Categories: Eastern Metropolitan Region, Location, Media Release

Building School Pride In Ferny Creek

Families in Ferny Creek are a step closer to getting the first-rate school facilities their children deserve, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today visited Ferny Creek Primary School to announce that the school will receive $285,000 from the School Pride and Sports Fund to build a roof for the […]

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

Major Upgrades For Box Hill And Brighton Libraries

Two Melbourne libraries will undergo refurbishments thanks to a funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government. The Box Hill Library will benefit from a grant of $258,000 to help create new reading and study facilities and make the library easier to use including the provision of a new flexible space for library programs. As the […]

Categories: Eastern Metropolitan Region, Media Release, Minister for Local Government, Southern Metropolitan Region

The level crossings at Blackburn Road and Heatherdale Road are now gone.

The level crossings at Blackburn Road and Heatherdale Road are now gone. That’s 10 down, and 40 to go. This is what progress looks like.

Categories: Eastern Metropolitan Region, Facebook, Video

Warrandyte Bridge Upgrade Expressions Of Interest Open

The Andrews Labor Government is calling for expressions of interest to widen Warrandyte Bridge and relieve pressure on one Melbourne’s most dangerous and congested bottlenecks. Minister for Roads Luke Donnellan and VicRoads are seeking applications from construction companies for the $5.1 million upgrade, which will expand the bridge to three lanes. The upgrade includes the […]

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

Semi-Autonomous Cars To Be Trialled On EastLink

The Andrews Labor Government is working with the Australian Road Research Board in conjunction with La Trobe University and ConnectEast to test cars with driver-assistance technology on the motorway as part of an 18-month trial. The first of its kind research project will assess the use of semi-autonomous cars with safety features such as lane […]

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

Brand New Bayswater Station Now Taking Passengers

The brand new Bayswater station built by the Andrews Labor Government is now taking passengers. Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan joined Member for Eastern Metropolitan Shaun Leane at Bayswater Station today to celebrate the official opening, following a massive 37 day construction blitz. For more than five weeks, hundreds of staff have worked around […]

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

Putting People First: Finishing The M80 Ring Road

The 165,000 motorists using the M80 Ring Road daily will see a more reliable, smoother and safer drive with more than $1 billion being invested to upgrade and widen the remaining sections of the freeway. The Andrews Labor Government has announced $350 million to complete the M80 Ring Road all the way from Laverton to […]

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

Scoresby Road level crossing: gone.

Categories: Eastern Metropolitan Region, Facebook, Video

Putting People First: Labor’s Seventh Level Crossing Gone

The Scoresby Road level crossing in Bayswater is gone – the seventh removed by the Andrews Labor Government. In less than two years, the Labor Government has removed as many crossings as were removed in the 10 years prior to it coming to office. Scoresby Road re-opened yesterday after being closed for nearly three weeks. […]

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