Local news

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.

Keysborough College gets a new in-school health service

Keysborough College Acacia Campus students will soon have regular access to a doctor at school, with the school chosen to be one of 100 taking part in the Andrews Government’s new Doctors in Secondary Schools program.

Supporting our local CFA

The Andrews Government has recently announced a $35 million funding boost for new CFA facilities across the state.

A new bus for Keysborough South

From Sunday 28 August 2016, the new Route 709 will run from Noble Park Station to Mordialloc Station via Keylana Drive, Westwood Boulevard and Perry Road in Keysborough South, and Bloomfield Road in Noble Park.

Athol Road Primary School receives music grant

Athol Road Primary School recently received a Musical Instrument Grant to purchase some new ukuleles, and I visited the school to have a look at their music program and try out some of the new equipment. The Andrews Government is making Victoria the Education State,..