Category: Northern Metropolitan Region

Hoddle Street Shuts To Kick Off Massive Construction Blitz

Victoria’s busiest arterial road will be closed for eight days in January as part of a massive summer construction blitz to reduce congestion, remove level crossings and deliver the major transport projects Victoria needs. Hoddle Street will be closed in both directions between the Eastern Freeway and Victoria Parade from 12:30am Sunday 7 January 2018 […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Roads and Road Safety, Northern Metropolitan Region

Getting Things Done – Camp Road Gone For Good

From this Wednesday, trains will run beneath Campbellfield’s Camp Road for the first time, completing a month-long construction blitz five days ahead of schedule. Upfield line trains will now travel through a new underpass that has replaced the dangerous and congested Camp Road level crossing for good. The rail line will open five days ahead […]

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

Getting It Done: Early Work Underway On Plenty Road

Drivers on Plenty Road can look forward to a safer and less congested drive home, with early works on the Plenty Road upgrade set to get underway. Minister for Roads and Road Safety Luke Donnellan today announced the start of detailed design and relocation of utilities, ahead of the start of major works early next […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Roads and Road Safety, Northern Metropolitan Region

Getting It Done: Yan Yean Road Upgrade Underway

Early works on the Andrews Labor Government’s Yan Yean Road Upgrade are now underway, bringing the community closer to a safer and less congested connection between Diamond Creek Road and Kurrak Road. Minister for Roads Luke Donnellan and Member for Yan Yean Danielle Green today announced the start of works on the $131 million upgrade. […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Roads and Road Safety, Northern Metropolitan Region

Digital Tech Jobs Boost For Melbourne’s North

The Andrews Labor Government is helping more innovative tech businesses establish themselves in Victoria, with Elenium Automation officially opening its global headquarters in Tullamarine. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll today visited Elenium’s new offices and celebrated an investment that will create 25 new jobs for Melbourne’s north. Elenium provides self-service and automation technologies […]

Categories: Media Release, Northern Metropolitan Region

Getting It Done: Eleventh Level Crossing Gone For Good

The dangerous and congested level crossing at Camp Road in Campbellfield is now history – the eleventh crossing removed by the Andrews Labor Government. The dangerous boom gates in Campbellfield have seen seven vehicle accidents in the last year alone. Now they’re gone, the 30,000 drivers who rely on the road every day will be […]

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

New Pavilion A Game Changer For Nillumbik Shire

The Andrews Labor Government will deliver $7.7 million in grants for community infrastructure projects across Nillumbik Shire through its Growing Suburbs Fund (GSF). Minister for Local Government Marlene Kairouz joined Member for Eltham Vicki Ward and Member for Yan Yean Danielle Green to announce a $2.8 million grant to upgrade the Diamond Valley Netball Club […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Local Government, Northern Metropolitan Region

Getting It Done: New Home For Hockey And Lacrosse In Hume

The Andrews Labor Government is getting things done, with works complete on the new Hume Hockey and Lacrosse Centre at Newbury Park in Craigieburn. Minister for Sport John Eren joined Member for Yuroke Ros Spence and representatives from Hume City Council met today to officially open the new pavilion, made possible by a $600,000 grant […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Sport, Northern Metropolitan Region

$15 Million Mernda Police Station Now Open

The new $15 million Mernda Police Station – funded by the Andrews Labor Government – opened its doors today, bolstering frontline police numbers in the area and providing local police with the state-of-the-art facilities they need to keep the community safe. Minister for Police Lisa Neville and Member for Yan Yean Danielle Green met with […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Police, Northern Metropolitan Region

Connecting Alphington To The Darebin Trail

The Andrews Labor Government will build a new link to give cyclists and walkers in Alphington a safe and smooth connection to the Darebin-Yarra Trail. Minister for Roads and Road Safety Luke Donnellan today announced the Farm Road Link – a local extension of the Darebin Trail to be built as part of the Labor […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Roads and Road Safety, Northern Metropolitan Region