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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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…
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..
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..
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..
The Andrews State Government recently awarded $400,000 to the City of Greater Dandenong to improve community safety and provide an economic boost to local companies and workers affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The City of Greater Dandenong will receive funding for the installation of..
Every animal deserves to live a happy and healthy life. That’s why organisations like Keysborough’s Australian Animal Protection Society (AAPS) are so important. Last year, I was proud to announce that AAPS received $150,000 under the Victorian Government’s Animal Welfare Fund Grant Program. The funding..
This year, Dingley Village families have done an incredible job in supporting students to learn from home. As kids get back into the classroom, we want to make sure they have the fantastic new learning spaces they deserve. The Andrews Labor Government has built and..
Every Victorian child attending a funded kindergarten program in the Keysborough electorate will get the most out of their learning and development with the final stage of the $160 million Australian-first School Readiness Funding rolling out. Member for Keysborough Martin Pakula has announced that 23..
More students in the Keysborough electorate will be protected from the sun’s harmful UV rays, thanks to the Victorian Government installing more sunshades in school playgrounds and outdoor areas. Member for Keysborough, the Hon. Martin Pakula MP, announced today that two schools in the Keysborough..