Media Releases

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.

Strengthening Family Capability

October 24, 2017

The Children’s Protection Society, based in Heidelberg West and Berry Street Victoria (Northern) will each receive an additional $116,130 to deliver integrated family services that build capacity and work with more families at risk of becoming involved with child protection and out-of-home care.

Rosanna Families to Benefit from Brand New Classrooms

October 23, 2017

Students in Rosanna will enjoy a new suite of classrooms featuring modern facilities, thanks in part to the Andrews Labor Government.

Light Up Macleod Village Shops and Ivanhoe Sea Scouts

October 16, 2017

Macleod Village Shopping Centre and Ivanhoe Sea Scouts will benefit from Community Safety Fund grants to enable installation of improved security lighting.

New Life for Public Housing in Heidelberg West

September 15, 2017

The next stage in the Olympia Housing Initiative is about to reap rewards with tenants about to take up residency in brand new homes.

Refurbishing Bat-boxes in Wilson’s Reserve

September 14, 2017

The Friends of Wilson’s Reserve will receive $14,000 for refurbishing of bat-boxes to maintain habitat restoration, long-term environmental monitoring, community engagement and education.

Work Begins On New Banyule-Nillumbik Tech School

August 17, 2017

Construction has begun on the new Tech School in Melbourne’s outer North East, fully funded by the Andrews Labor Government.

Major Construction Begins On Chandler Highway

July 26, 2017

Major work is underway on the new Chandler Highway bridge that will slash travel times, improve reliability and remove one of Melbourne’s most notorious bottlenecks.

Victoria Trials Successful Anti-Violence Program For Dads

June 28, 2017

The Andrews Labor Government is intervening early to help fathers who have committed, or are at risk of committing family violence to understand the impact of family violence and develop positive parenting skills.

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