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New And Improved Bus Services For The South-East

Residents in Melbourne’s south-east will benefit from new and improved bus services to connect them to local shopping centres and schools. The Andrews Labor Government is delivering on its election commitment with a new bus route 816 from Keysborough South to Noble Park Station, providing..

LIKE A BOSCH: NEW CENTRE ADVANCES MANUFACTURING JOBS

Victoria’s status as the advanced manufacturing capital of Australia has received a boost with the opening of an automation centre that will help businesses embrace digital technologies in their quest to make better products. Backed by support from the Victorian Government, Bosch Australia’s new $17..

DEMONS, COMMUNITY TO WIN FROM GOSCH’S PADDOCK UPGRADE

Melbourne Football Club’s training oval at Gosch’s Paddock will be transformed in line with standards at other AFL clubs, with the Andrews Labor Government joining with the AFL and Melbourne to fund the project. Larger dimensions and a new surface will also benefit the wider..

Commissioners To Boost Trade, Investment With Americas

Victoria’s strong focus on export recovery and international investment attraction continues with the appointment of new senior trade executives to drive growth in the crucial United States, Canadian and Latin American markets. Minister for Trade Martin Pakula today announced the appointment of Ms Caroline Edwards..

“J CURVE” CHARTS RISE OF NEW TRARALGON GREYHOUND TRACK

The first single-turn greyhound race track in Australia is on course for completion in Traralgon by the end of the year – with majority funding contributed by the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Racing Martin Pakula confirmed a $3 million investment from the Victorian Racing..

Business Support Package

The Victorian Government is backing businesses most affected by the seven-day circuit breaker action, including operators in the hospitality, retail, events, and creative industries with further targeted support. Victorians and Victorian businesses are doing the hard thing, but the right thing – keeping their doors..

SUPPORTING COMMUNITY SPORT

Our local sporting clubs and leagues are the heart and soul of the Keysborough community. I know COVID-19 has made things challenging, with the necessary cancellation of training, development programs and competition this year. That’s why I was so pleased when a number of our..

UPGRADES TO YARRAMAN AND SANDOWN PARK STATION CAR PARKS

Early feasibility and site assessment are underway for construction of up to 55 new and upgraded car parking spaces, improved lighting and CCTV at Yarraman Station. This will make it easier and safer for residents to catch the train. Works on the Sandown Park Car..

GETTING ON WITH VICTORIA’S BIG BUILD

Across Victoria we have shovels in the ground. Our Road Maintenance Blitz has resurfaced more than 1,800 kilometres of road across the state, including Cheltenham Road in Keysborough. We’ve past the half-way mark in tunnelling for the ground-breaking Metro Tunnel Project, connecting the Sunbury Line..

$5.3 BILLION PUBLIC AND COMMUNITY HOUSING BUILD

The Victorian Government recently announced Victoria’s (and Australia’s) biggest ever investment in public and community housing. The Victorian Budget will deliver the $5.3 billion Big Housing Build to construct more than 12,000 new homes throughout metro and regional Victoria, as well as supporting around 10,000..

KESYBOROUGH KIDS START KINDER STRONG

Australian research shows that one in five Victorian children start school developmentally vulnerable and once behind, they tend to stay behind. That’s why the State Government’s needs-based School Readiness Funding is so vital. This program aims to reduce the impact of educational disadvantage on children’s..

$250 POWER SAVING BONUS

The Andrews Government is making a one-off $250 Power Saving Bonus available to all Victorian households with at least one JobSeeker, youth allowance recipient or pensioner. Households will need to visit Victorian Energy Compare and apply for the $250 payment through the website. While you’re..

BIG WIN FOR NOBLE PARK

The City of Greater Dandenong received $500,000 for the Noble Park Revitalisation Project from the State Government’s $2.7 billion Building Works Stimulus Package.  This project will revitalise the activity centre and complement the elevated rail line and station, gardens and meeting places in Noble Park…

MORDIALLOC FREEWAY UPDATE

We’re getting on with the job of building the new Mordialloc Freeway, connecting the Mornington Peninsula Freeway to the Dingley Bypass. It is on track for completion in 2021, creating a continuous freeway from Frankston to Clayton and cutting travel times.As part of the Mordialloc..

$6.249 MILLION FOR KINGSWOOD PRIMARY SCHOOL

Congratulations to Kingswood Primary School which has received $6.249 million in last year’s Victorian Budget to upgrade and modernise the school. This is in addition to the $694,000 previously announced through the Infrastructure Planning and Acceleration Fund. Families in Dingley Village have done a phenomenal..

TACKLING INSECURE WORK

  The Andrews Government is doing what no other government has done by developing a new Secure Work pilot scheme.  This will provide up to five days of sick and carer’s pay at the national minimum wage for casual or insecure workers in priority industries…

FUNDING BOOST FOR KEYSBOROUGH SCHOOLS

Victorian schools will receive a funding boost to deliver small but important upgrades thanks to the Andrews Government’s $70 million Minor Capital works fund. Under this fund, Keysborough Primary School and Keysborough Gardens primary school have been allocated approximately $320,000 (combined total) as part of..

CLICK FOR VIC

Victoria is home to some of the best fresh food, wine, galleries and homewares in the world – but the coronavirus pandemic has hit many small producers hard. That’s why we’re encouraging Victorians to experience some of our state’s best produce and products by Clicking for..