Category: Eastern Metropolitan Region

This is what the new Bayswater station will look like.

Lifts and ramps. A new bus interchange. A bigger commuter car park. Better pedestrian and bike access. This is what the new Bayswater station will look like.

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Next month, we’ll start fast tracking the removal of four level crossings on the Belgrave/Lilydale line.

Well, we’re at it again. Next month, we’ll start fast tracking the removal of four level crossings on the Belgrave/Lilydale line. They’ll all be gone by the end of this summer. 800 workers will be on the job around the clock to get rid of level crossings at Blackburn, Heatherdale and Bayswater. I won’t mince […]

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Another day of getting it done. The new Heatherdale Station is now taking shape.

Another day of getting it done. The new Heatherdale Station is now taking shape.

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Better Care With New Waverley Ambulance Station

The Andrews Labor Government will build a new state-of-the-art home for Waverley ambulance service, giving local paramedics the larger and modern facilities they need and deserve. Minister for Ambulance Services, Jill Hennessy, today announced $1.2 million to rebuild the Waverley ambulance station, supporting paramedics to quickly respond to local emergencies and save lives. Despite growing […]

Categories: Eastern Metropolitan Region, Media Release, Minister for Ambulance Services

New Ferntree Gully Ambulance Station Works Full Steam Ahead

Paramedics in Ferntree Gully will soon have the facilities they need to quickly respond to local medical emergencies with construction underway on a new state-of-the-art ambulance station. Minister for Ambulance Services, Jill Hennessy, today toured the construction site of the massive new $1.4 million ambulance station on Dobson St that will eventually be home to […]

Categories: Eastern Metropolitan Region, Media Release, Minister for Ambulance Services

Jobs And Manufacturing Boost For Melbourne’s East

The Andrews Labor Government is boosting manufacturing in Melbourne’s East with three local manufacturers sharing in $764,000 in funding to create new jobs and grow the economy. Parliamentary Secretary for Industry and Employment, Gabrielle Williams, announced the funding at IDT Australia in Boronia today – part of the Future Industries Manufacturing Program which supports high […]

Categories: Eastern Metropolitan Region, Media Release, Minister for Jobs, Innovation and Trade

Breast Cancer Treatment Boost For Women In The East

Around 25,000 women will be able to receive breast cancer treatment closer to home with work now underway on a new one-stop shop for breast cancer screening and treatment in Melbourne’s East. Minister for Health Jill Hennessy today joined Member for Eastern Metropolitan Region Shaun Leane to announce the Maroondah Breast Cancer Centre will be […]

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New 24-Hour Police Hub Opens In Melbourne’s East

Victoria’s newest 24-hour police station at Forest Hill will provide a state-of-the-art crime fighting hub for police in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs to help keep the community safe. Acting Minister for Police Robin Scott today joined Chief Commissioner Graham Ashton to officially open the new $12 million Forest Hill police station. It will provide a 24-hour […]

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

Planning For Melbourne’s Rapid Population Growth

The Andrews Labor Government is planning for Melbourne’s rapid population growth, as the latest ABS figures again show Melbourne is the nation’s fastest growing capital city. An average of 1760 people are added to our population each week, totalling 91,600 in the 2014-15, compared to 1600 per week and 83,300 last financial year in Sydney. […]

Categories: Eastern Metropolitan Region, Media Release, Minister for Planning, Northern Metropolitan Region, South Eastern Metropolitan Region, Southern Metropolitan Region, Western Metropolitan Region

$6.9 Million For Box Hill Institute To Support Apprentices And Trainees

The Andrews Labor Government is continuing its support of TAFE with a $50 million package to bolster training as the VET-FEE Help debacle impacts training levels. Minister for Training and Skills Steve Herbert announced today that Box Hill Institute will receive $6.9 million from the package. The money will help support the TAFE to drive […]

Categories: Eastern Metropolitan Region, Media Release, Minister for Training and Skills