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WHITTLESEA SCHOOLS TO SHARE IN $515M MAINTENANCE BLITZ

Schools across the Whittlesea municipality will share in a $515 million in the single largest boost to school maintenance ever undertaken, thanks to an unprecedented investment by the Andrews Labor Government. The investment will more than double funding for maintenance at Victoria’s state schools over..

NEW BUILDINGS FOR DOREEN AND EPPING SCHOOLS

Local students will soon be learning in new first-rate classrooms and facilities they deserve, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. State Members of Parliament, Danielle Green and Bronwyn Halfpenny today announced that Hazel Glen College and Harvest Home Primary will receive new architecturally designed double..

BUS BOOST FOR WOLLERT FAMILIES

The Andrews Labor Government is making it easier for families to get around Wollert with a brand-new school special bus service and an extension to a current route. Member for Thomastown Bronwyn Halfpenny today announced that Route 357 will be extended to run closer to..

DITCHING THE DREADED DOUBLE-DROP OFF IN WOLLERT

Thursday, 05 August, 2019 Families living in Wollert will soon be able to ditch the dreaded ‘double-drop off’ as the Andrews Labor Government gets on with building kindergartens at all new primary schools. Member for Thomastown Bronwyn Halfpenny today visited the site of the new..

LIGHTING UP EPPING’S NEWEST INTERSECTION

Drivers travelling through the upgraded O’Herns Road and High Street intersection in Epping will now benefit from new overhead street lights which have been switched on today. Member for Thomastown Bronwyn Halfpenny visited the site of the new intersection to switch on the street lighting..

MORE FUNDING TO PREVENT FAMILY VIOLENCE

The Andrews Labor Government will provide $470,000 in funding for 15 community organisations working to prevent family violence within Victoria’s African communities. Minister for Multicultural Affairs Richard Wynne today announced funding from the Capacity Building and Participation Program to help communities recognise family violence when..

DELIVERING FOR WHITTLESEA

The Andrews Labor Government is delivering on its promises and delivering for the City of Whittlesea with major investments in local schools and health in the Victorian Budget 2019/20. As part of a massive $1.8 billion investment in schools around the state, this year’s Budget..

FIGHTING FOR THE NORTH’S FAIR SHARE

The Andrews Labor Government is standing up for patients in the North who are being hit hard by Canberra’s cuts to Victoria’s hospitals. Canberra has clawed back $305 million from Victoria’s hospitals – cuts that are hurting patients, nurses and doctors across the state. Locally,..

LOCALS HELP SHAPE VITAL EPPING ROAD UPGRADE

Drivers in Melbourne’s north are a step closer to a better and safer Epping Road as the Andrews Labor Government’s Suburban Roads Upgrade hits a major new milestone. The Labor Government released the Request for Proposal (RFP) to deliver the $2.2 billion north and south-eastern..

NEW PARK IN THE HEART OF THE AURORA COMMUNITY

Families in Melbourne’s north can now enjoy a new park at the Aurora Town Centre that will include picnic tables, community BBQs, exercise and play equipment and shared paths for pedestrians and cyclists – all thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Priority Precincts,..

RESERVOIR STATION GONE AS LEVEL CROSSING REMOVAL RAMPS UP

Reservoir’s outdated station will be demolished to make way for a modern transport hub as the Andrews Labor Government’s removal of the notorious level crossing at High Street in Reservoir ramps up. The project will rebuild the station – used by 4,000 people each day..

DUFFY STREET RESERVE SCORES FEMALE FRIENDLY FACILITIES

The growing female ranks of Epping City Football Club can say goodbye to outdated change rooms, with the Andrews Labor Government supporting the construction of female friendly facilities at the club. Member for Thomastown Bronwyn Halfpenny today announced that Duffy Street Recreation Reserve’s facilities will..

GET ON YOUR BIKE TO THE LOCAL STATION

Locals in Melbourne’s northern suburbs are finding it easier to cycle to the station with secure bike cages at more stations. New data has revealed the number of people riding a bike to stations is growing, with over 1000 people a day now using Parkiteer..

New ICU Paves Way For Major Expansion At Northern Hospital

The Andrews Labor Government’s expansion of the Northern Hospital in Epping has taken a major step forward with the opening of the new Intensive Care Unit. Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos today joined northern suburbs MPs to open the cutting edge ICU, which will care..

FUNDING BOOST FOR RECYCLING RECOVERY PROJECTS

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting Victorian businesses and councils to improve their recycling practices and expand their operations to recover valuable products and reduce waste going to landfill. Minister for Environment Lily D’Ambrosio today officially launched Repurpose It’s new $8.5 million washing plant facility..

MORE HELP FOR WHITTLESEA MUMS AND DADS

Mums and dads in Whittlesea will get access to the information, support and care they and their baby needs, with new parenting centres, more maternal child health nurses and round-the-clock support to help get their babies to sleep. Bringing a newborn home for the first..

SUPPORTING THOMASTOWN’S NEXT GENERATION OF SCOUTS

More young Victorians will get the chance to develop their leadership skills and give back to their local community with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to help build a new Scout Hall for the Epping North Scout Group. The whole community will benefit with Scouts..