Local news

Celebrating Lunar New Year

Happy Lunar New Year! It was a pleasure to be at the 26th annual Springvale Lunar New Year Festival on the weekend.

ALL ABOARD NEW ELEVATED RAIL

Noble Park's new station & elevated rail opened this morning, and I joined the Premier and the Minister for Public Transport to take on of the first rides.

SUPPORTING LOCAL MANUFACTURER

Local food manufacturer and distributor Chef's Pantry is ramping up production and hiring 12 new staff, thanks to a grant from the Andrews Labor Government.

UPDATE ON LOCAL PROJECTS

I recently sent out a newsletter containing an update on 28 local projects the Andrews Labor Government is delivering in our area. 

IMPROVING HEALTHCARE FOR THE SOUTH-EAST

The new $250 million Monash Children’s Hospital opened in March. The Andrews Labor Government is also investing in an emergency department at Monash Medical Centre and a new 24-hour pharmacy in Parkmore Shopping Centre.

NEW TATTERSON PARK PAVILION

I recently received an update on the progress of the magnificent new pavilion being built at Tatterson Park in Keysborough.

GETTING ON WITH REMOVING OUR LOCAL LEVEL CROSSINGS

If you’ve been to Noble Park Station or travelled into the city on the Cranbourne/Pakenham line recently, you can already see some of the major works underway to remove the level crossings in Noble Park.

BUDGET DELIVERS $300 MILLION FOR MORDIALLOC BYPASS

The Andrews Labor Government has committed $300 million in this year’s 2017/18 Victorian Budget to build a 9 kilometre road between Springvale Road in Aspendale Gardens and the Dingley Bypass.