Archives: November 2017

Viewbank Silos Receive Facelift

November 20, 2017

Anthony Carbines visited the Viewbank Silos today to view the important restoration work being carried out on these heritage listed structures. The silos, which were severely damaged by storms in July 2016, are undergoing a $150,000 restoration thanks to an Andrews Labor Government Living Heritage grant.

The restoration works include the reconstruction of all three roofs and doors and renewing the timber fittings in the silos.  This will ensure the preservation and protection of the silos against the elements.


Connecting Alphington To The Darebin Trail

November 15, 2017

The Andrews Labor Government will build a new link to give cyclists and walkers in Alphington a safe and smooth connection to the Darebin-Yarra Trail.

Minister for Roads and Road Safety Luke Donnellan today announced the Farm Road Link – a local extension of the Darebin Trail to be built as part of the Labor Government’s $18m Darebin Trail Link


Brand New Home for Northcote SES

November 14, 2017

Northcote SES volunteers will swap their flood-prone base for a modern operational hub, thanks to $3 million in funding from the Andrews Labor Government.
Minister for Emergency Services James Merlino joined Member for Ivanhoe Anthony Carbines to announce the Northcote unit will relocate to the site previously occupied by the Heidelberg West Police.