Category: Minister for Suburban Development

Making A Wheel Difference In The Lives Of Lonely Older Victorians

A new-age rickshaw imported from Copenhagen is one driving force behind a revolutionary program that is tackling loneliness and social isolation amongst our elderly residents. The Andrews Labor Government has backed One Good Street, a grassroots organisation that is connecting neighbours with older people to help keep them involved with the communities where they live. […]

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New Farmers Market Launches In Mount Martha

Visitors and residents of the Mornington Peninsula will enjoy more seasonal produce from local farms with the launch of a new farmers market in Mount Martha, thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government’s Pick My Project initiative. Member for Nepean Chris Brayne joined the market’s first twilight event on Friday to officially launch the […]

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Chadstone Hotel Coup Underscores Strength Of Suburbs

Melbourne has bolstered its position as the nation’s capital for fashion, retail and luxury accommodation with the opening of Hotel Chadstone Melbourne ­– the first five-star hotel built outside the CBD. Minister for Suburban Development Marlene Kairouz said the $130 million, 250-room hotel would attract more visitors to the state and drive jobs and investment […]

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Melbourne’s West Sets Vison For Strong Jobs Future

Andrews Labor Government ministers will join business leaders and community representatives at a special forum in Werribee on Thursday to develop ideas and strategies to continue strong jobs growth in Melbourne’s West. Minister for Suburban Development and Member for Kororoit Marlene Kairouz said Melbourne’s West was experiencing significant change as traditional industry transitions and adapts, […]

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Building Bonds To Combat Loneliness In Melbourne’s East

The Andrews Labor Government is helping to tackle loneliness and social isolation among senior Victorians through a forum hosted by key advisory group, the Eastern Metropolitan Partnership. Minister for Suburban Development Marlene Kairouz said the event at Doncaster today would help to improve the health and well-being of Victorians by investigating strategies to improve social […]

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Giving Young People A Voice In Melbourne’s North

A weekend forum in Northcote will provide a platform for young people in Melbourne’s north to have their say on matters that are important to them. Improving transport links, finding work and staying healthy will be on the agenda when the Northern Metropolitan Partnership’s youth forum kicks off at 9.30am on Saturday. Minister for Suburban […]

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Locals To Help Shape The Future Of South East Melbourne

Locals in Melbourne’s south are being encouraged to share their ideas on how to improve their community in the first of three forums to be hosted by the Andrews Labor Government’s Southern Metropolitan Partnership. Minister for Suburban Development Marlene Kairouz said the forum will build on conversations from last year’s assembly where transport, jobs for […]

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Metro Partnerships Working For All Of Melbourne

The Andrews Labor Government has welcomed the work of Melbourne’s Metropolitan Partnerships, which have provided invaluable advice on key issues affecting local people. Minister for Suburban Development Marlene Kairouz said the work of the six Metropolitan Partnerships over two years had brought together residents, businesses, community groups and councils to provide input on priorities within […]

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Providing Necessities For Families Facing Hardship

Families fleeing violence in the Frankston region will now have the support they deserve with funding announced today from the Andrews Labor Government Pick my Project Initiative. Minister for Suburban Development Marlene Kairouz today announced $40,000 in funding for the Essentials for Fleeing Families project which will provide comprehensive relief packages to alleviate the financial […]

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Getting On With Revitalising The Frankston CBD

More jobs, services and new public spaces will be created thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s investment in suburban revitalisation projects including the Frankston Station Precinct revitalisation and Broadmeadows Town Centre. Minister for Suburban Development Marlene Kairouz joined Member for Frankston Paul Edbrooke today to announce the $3.5 million investment as part of the Victorian […]

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