Category: Eastern Metropolitan Region

Monash Freeway Widening

The South East is one of our fastest growing regions and this upgrade will give 200,000 motorists a safer and more reliable trip. The upgrade will increase capacity during peak periods between EastLink and the South Gippsland Freeway by up to 25 per cent and on the Hallam Bypass by up to 50 per cent.

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Monash Widening To Make Journeys Faster And Safer

More than 200,000 motorists will experience a safer and more reliable drive with a $400 million upgrade to the Monash Freeway. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Roads Luke Donnellan announced the widening of the Monash Freeway from four to five lanes each way between the EastLink interchange and South Gippsland Highway, and from two […]

Categories: Eastern Metropolitan Region, Media Release, Premier, South Eastern Metropolitan Region

The two level crossings at Bayswater in Melbourne’s east put lives at risk, stop us running more trains and hold 65,000 cars, trucks and buses hostage every day

The two level crossings at Bayswater in Melbourne’s east put lives at risk, stop us running more trains and hold 65,000 cars, trucks and buses hostage every day. We’re removing the Scoresby Rd and Mountain Hwy level crossings and totally rebuilding Bayswater station. And the best news is works will begin this year and be […]

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Bayswater Crossings Next To Go In Labor Government Blitz

Level crossings on Scoresby Rd and Mountain Hwy in Bayswater will be the next to go as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s removal of dangerous and congested crossings across Melbourne. Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan joined local Member Shaun Leane in Bayswater today to announce that early works would begin this year and […]

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New Green Rolled Out At Ivanhoe Bowling Club

The Andrews Labor Government is helping the Ivanhoe Bowling Club to attract more members and grow. Minister for Sport John Eren today joined Member for Ivanhoe Anthony Carbines to open the new artificial grass green at the popular club, made possible by a $50,000 Labor Government grant. Grassroots sports clubs want modern facilities to cope […]

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Minister Visits Education Providers In Ferntree Gully

Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Eastern Metropolitan Region Shaun Leane today visited the Mountain District Learning Centre (MDLC), a Learn Local organisation in Ferntree Gully, to tour the site and meet staff. MDLC, which has been running for more than 40 years, offers many learning opportunities to the local community. Among programs […]

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Building The Education State In Ringwood And Bayswater

Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Eastern Metropolitan Region Shaun Leane today visited schools in Ringwood and Bayswater where the Andrews Labor Government is funding school upgrades and giving students the best chance in life. Mr Merlino visited Norwood College which is sharing in a $10m 2015/16 Victorian Budget commitment to provide new […]

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$1 Million To Establish Skills And Jobs Centre In Melbourne’s East

Box Hill locals will benefit from a $15 million Andrews Labor Government commitment to establish one-stop-shop Skills and Jobs Centres across Victoria. Minister for Training and Skills Steve Herbert visited Box Hill’s Elgar Road campus this morning, where he announced the organisation will receive $1 million towards its Skills and Jobs Centre. The new hub, […]

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Eltham Ambulance Station To Be Upgraded

The Andrews Labor Government today announced that Eltham Ambulance Station will be rebuilt as part of a $20 million investment to modernise and upgrade ambulance facilities across Victoria. Eltham Ambulance Station has been identified as one of Victoria’s worst ambulance branches and in need of urgent upgrade. Over 40 years old, the station is too […]

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Minister Visits Belgrave South Primary School

Minister for Education and Member for Monbulk, James Merlino, today visited Belgrave South Primary to give students an insight into life in the Andrews Labor Government. Mr Merlino spoke to Year 6 students about the Government’s areas of responsibility – including education, health, transport, housing and community services – as well as his role as […]

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