Children at kinder aren’t just getting ‘looked after’. They’re learning. And the devoted professionals who teach them aren’t just ‘childcare workers’. They’re early childcare educators. Kinder matters. Some Governments may take a different view – but this one never will.
We’re ‘unlocking’ the equivalent of 11 MCGs worth of open space by elevating the Cranbourne-Pakenham line. The question is, what should we put there? Futsal pitches? Car parks? Rock climbing walls? Outdoor gyms? Dog parks? Community veggie patches? BBQ areas with built-in Eskys? It’s your call. Let me know your ideas in the comments…then visit […]
Melbourne has a fair few nightmare bridges, and we’re fixing them one-by-one. – Chandler Hwy: We’re building a new, six lane bridge next to it. – The West Gate: We’re building a second river crossing. – The EJ Whitten Bridge on the M80: We’re adding new lanes. What’s next? Watch this video to find out. […]
Two more level crossings on their way to the scrap heap.
Attention Cheltenham and Mentone. Here’s what Charman Rd, Park Rd and Balcombe Rd will look like once the level crossings are gone. New stations, new jobs, no more bottlenecks – and construction starts in 2018.
We’ve all squeezed into a busy carriage at some stage and thought: “…why can’t they just make the trains bigger?” Well, I can tell you that our new trains are going to be so big that we have to extend the platforms at 18 stations. We literally have to replace 70 kms of overhead wires […]
It’s a world-first. A road safety education centre designed to teach young people about the consequences of their actions behind the wheel. The fact is, people aged 18 to 25 make up one fifth of deaths on our roads. Parents and teachers out there – what advice do you have for young drivers?
A few weeks before the 2014 State Election – when there were padlocks and chains outside Lilydale TAFE – I said these words at our campaign launch: “Gough Whitlam built our TAFE system and I refuse to sit back and watch it die.” I meant it. Today, TAFEs around the state are back on their […]
One more level crossing is on its way to the scrap heap. Work will begin at Lower Plenty Road in Rosanna within months. We said we wouldn’t waste a second. We haven’t – and we won’t.
The level crossings at Blackburn Road and Heatherdale Road are now gone. That’s 10 down, and 40 to go. This is what progress looks like.