Category: Eastern Metropolitan Region

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 Innovation, Medical Research and the Digital Economy

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 […]

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

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 Skills and Training

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.

Categories: Eastern Metropolitan Region, Minister for Roads and Road Safety, Premier, South Eastern Metropolitan Region, Video

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 […]

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