Category: Southern Metropolitan Region

Supporting our growing suburbs

The Andrews Labor Government is working to meet the needs of Victorians living in Melbourne’s growing suburbs. The Growing Suburbs Fund will receive $50 million over two years to help build important community projects across Melbourne’s outer suburbs. The Fund is vital in delivering long-term projects and will give councils more time to plan and […]

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

Giving Students More Opportunities In The South East

A new performing arts centre at Mordialloc College was officially opened today providing more opportunities for students in the South East to excel at school. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Mordialloc Tim Richardson toured the state-of-the-art facility today which includes specialist drama performance spaces, music teaching areas and a canteen. The arts […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Education, Ministers, Southern Metropolitan Region

Possible Indian Hub For Monash

Monash in Melbourne’s south east could be home to Victoria’s next Indian cultural centre. Monash City Council has been granted $50,000 for a feasibility study to examine the needs of the local Indian community, identify service gaps and assess the viability of a community centre for the area. With sites already earmarked for Dandenong and […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Multicultural Affairs, South Eastern Metropolitan Region, Southern Metropolitan Region

Pride Centre Coming To St Kilda

The Australian first Pride Centre is another step closer to becoming reality, with the Andrews Labor Government announcing it will be based at 79-81 Fitzroy Street in St Kilda. Extensive consultation period was conducted with the LGBTI community to identify what was the important elements of a successful Pride Centre, particularly around location, and this […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Equality, Southern Metropolitan Region

A Stronger TAFE For Melbourne’s South-East

Locals living in Melbourne’s south-east will have access to more opportunities to get the skills they need to get a job thanks to $12 million for Holmesglen Institute from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney visited Holmesglen’s Chadstone Campus today to announce the funding from the Stronger TAFE Fund, part […]

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

Major Upgrades For Box Hill And Brighton Libraries

Two Melbourne libraries will undergo refurbishments thanks to a funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government. The Box Hill Library will benefit from a grant of $258,000 to help create new reading and study facilities and make the library easier to use including the provision of a new flexible space for library programs. As the […]

Categories: Eastern Metropolitan Region, Media Release, Minister for Local Government, Southern Metropolitan Region

St Kilda’s New Accessible Life-Saving Clubhouse

The St Kilda Life Saving Club has a new $5.6 million clubhouse with accessible facilities for every beach goer to share and enjoy. Minister for Housing, Disability and Ageing Martin Foley today joined representatives from the St Kilda Life Saving Club to open the clubhouse. The fit-for-purpose clubhouse is a significant upgrade for the club […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Housing, Southern Metropolitan Region

Relax On The Lawn At Caulfield This Summer

Victorians looking for a relaxing day at the races are flocking to the Caulfield Racecourse to attend the Melbourne Racing Club’s Summer of Racing campaign. The campaign has a ‘Summer on the Lawn’ theme and kicked off on Australia Day on 26 January. The next event – Family Day – is on this Saturday, 11 […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Racing, Southern Metropolitan Region

Foundations For New Carnegie Station To Start Next Month

Construction of the foundations for the brand new Carnegie Station will start in January as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s $1.6 billion Caulfield to Dandenong Level Crossing Removal Project. From mid-January, construction crews will begin building the foundations of the new elevated station and rail line that will remove nine of Victoria’s worst level […]

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

Putting Oakleigh Athletes First

The Andrews Labor Government is putting families first by building a new sports stadium and gymnastics hall in Oakleigh. Minister for Sport John Eren today joined Member for Oakleigh Steve Dimopoulos to announce the Labor Government would make the Oakleigh Recreation Centre Indoor Stadium and Gymnastics Centre a reality. We will provide $3 million to […]

Categories: Media Release, Southern Metropolitan Region