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 Budget 2019/20 that will breathe new life into public spaces and enhance the community for all to enjoy.
As part of this investment, the Labor Government will continue the infrastructure and community projects already underway as part of the Government’s revitalisation program in Frankston and Broadmeadows.
This includes planning and upgrading pedestrian and cycling access to Frankston Station and public space improvements to Station Street Mall.
New community development initiatives that build on successful programs around youth engagement, response to substance abuse and place making events are also being developed.
The revitalisation program for Broadmeadows will deliver on key recommendations of the Broadmeadows Revitalisation Board, including master planning for the Broadmeadows city centre and completion of the second stage of the Meadowlink shared use path.
The Government will be looking for opportunities across other parts of metropolitan Melbourne to partner with local stakeholders on revitalisation projects that create vibrant spaces, improve infrastructure and facilitate access to community services.
Quotes attributable to Minister for Suburban Development Marlene Kairouz
“As Melbourne’s population continues to grow, we’re getting on with the job of revitalising our suburbs, creating jobs for locals and creating vibrant and appealing public spaces for all to enjoy – including right here in Frankston.”
“A new and improved Frankston Station, better and more efficient flow of traffic on Young Street and significant investments like the Frankston Foundry hub are all part of our revilistation project to breathe new life into the City.”
Quotes attributable to Member for Frankston Paul Edbrooke
“This is another proud moment for our Frankston community with investments that will benefit all well into the future – from our transformed Frankston Station to The Big Picture Fest - the first large-scale street art festival to be held on the Mornington Peninsula – we’re getting on with delivering for our thriving City.”
“It just keeps getting better in Frankston and these projects are a perfect example of both State and local government working collaboratively to deliver for our community.”
Reviewed 19 August 2020