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WORLD CLASS NORTHERN HOSPITAL EXPANSION STARTS

More patients in Melbourne’s north will access care and surgery faster and closer to home thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s world-class expansion of the Northern Hospital in Epping, with early works kick starting today. Minister for Health Jill Hennessy today joined Member for Thomastown..

GIVING LALOR KIDS THE SCHOOL THEY DESERVE

Students in Lalor will have the modern classrooms and school facilities they need to get the great education they deserve, thanks to a major upgrade by the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Thomastown Bronwyn Halfpenny today announced that Lalor Gardens Primary School will get a..

POLICE BODY-WORN CAMERAS TO BOOST COMMUNITY SAFETY

Police in Melbourne’s north will be patrolling with body-worn cameras to better respond to and investigate crime thanks to a multi-million-dollar investment from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Police Lisa Neville launched the first stage of the Victoria Police state-wide roll out of body..

MORE STATION CAR PARKING FOR EPPING

The Andrews Labor Government will build more than 70 new car parking spaces at Epping Station as part of the biggest one-off boost to train station parking in Victoria’s history. The Victorian Budget 2018/19 will provide $60 million to build more than 2,000 new parking spaces, deliver more secure storage facilities for cyclists and improve access for pedestrians at key stations across Melbourne…

NEW SITES FOR NEW WOLLERT SCHOOLS

The new Wollert Central P6, Wollert East P6 and Wollert East 7-12 are a step closer, with three sites in Wollert being acquired as part of a $236.8 million investment by the Andrews Labor Government to buy the land needed to meet the future needs..

NORTHERN HEALTH FUNDING SLASHED UNDER TURNBULL’S HEALTH CUTS

Northern patients are missing out under the Federal Liberal Government’s health cuts. Northern Health stands to lose over $4 million dollars in next year’s funding because the Federal Liberal Government is refusing to pay more than $100 million it owes to Victorians. Despite conceding late..

BERTOCCHI EXPANSION TO CREATE MORE THAN 700 LOCAL JOBS

The Andrews Labor Government is backing a major expansion of Bertocchi Smallgoods that will create more than 700 new jobs in Victoria. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll visited Bertocchi’s Thomastown factory today to announce support for its $46.7 million expansion to increase sales..

GETTING ON WITH BUILDING A SAFER COMMUNITY IN LALOR

The Andrews Labor Government is investing in upgrades to improve safety, cut down on crime and encourage more people to visit the May Road shopping centre. Member for Thomastown Bronwyn Halfpenny today announced $200,000 in funding for the Whittlesea City Council’s Lalor CCTV Pilot. This..

GETTING IT DONE: REVITALISING THE THOMASTOWN PAVILION

The Andrews Labor Government will help redevelop the Thomastown Main Street Community Pavilion through a $2 million Growing Suburbs Fund (GSF) grant. Member for Thomastown Bronwyn Halfpenny announced today that a new multi-faceted community facility will be constructed to provide additional club space for better..

EDGARS CREEK SECONDARY COLLEGE GETS FIRST PRINCIPAL

A principal has been appointed to lead Edgars Creek Secondary College as construction continues at the new school in Epping North. Member for Thomastown Bronwyn Halfpenny today announced Joanne Camozzato as the first principal of the new $16.7 million school. Scheduled to open in 2018,..

MAJOR UPGRADES FOR LALOR NORTH AND THOMASTOWN EAST PRIMARY SCHOOLS

The Andrews Labor Government will invest $2.84 million in Lalor North Primary School and $2.1 million in Thomastown East Primary School as part of its program to remove asbestos from old school buildings, and replace them with brand new ones. Member for Thomastown Bronwyn Halfpenny..

WORK READY TO BEGIN ON O’HERNS ROAD UPGRADE

Drivers in Melbourne’s north are a step closer to a safer and less congested trip home, with work set to begin on the O’Herns Road Upgrade. Member for Thomastown Bronwyn Halfpenny has announced that Maca Civil Pty Ltd has been awarded the contract to build..

FLU FUNDING BOOST TO TREAT MORE PATIENTS WITH $7.5 MILLION FOR NORTHERN HEALTH

The Andrews Labor Government is delivering a $115 million boost to give Victoria’s busy hospitals relief from a massive surge in demand following one of Victoria’s worst-ever flu seasons. Today, Member for Thomastown Bronwyn Halfpenny and Member for Yuroke Ros Spence announced that local health..

GREEN LIGHT FOR IMPROVED SAFETY AT BUSY LALOR INTERSECTION

Drivers in Lalor can look forward to safer and less congested journeys, with the Andrews Labor Government today switching on new traffic lights at the intersection of Dalton Road and Childs Road. Member for Mill Park, Lily D’Ambrosio joined Member for Thomastown Bronwyn Halfpenny today..

WORK BEGINS ON NEW WHITTLESEA TECH SCHOOL

Students in Whittlesea are a step closer to having a high-tech learning centre on their doorstep after construction started today on the Whittlesea Tech School. The Whittlesea Tech School, which will be hosted by Melbourne Polytechnic at its Epping campus, has been designed by ClarkeHopkinsClarke..