In the lead up to the 2018 state election on November 24, pork barrelling by both major parties continues with sitting member for Eildon, Cindy McLeish this week announcing $300,000 to help Alexandra Football Netball Club redevelop the Alexandra Showgrounds and Recreation Reserve.
The Labor Government’s local jobs policies tonight became law with the Victorian Industry Participation Policy (Local Jobs First) Amendment Bill passing State Parliament.
Commuters on the Hurstbridge line will have more trains, more seats and fewer delays with the Andrews Labor Government promising to continue upgrading the Hurstbridge line.
Rail passengers at Donnybrook and Wallan will soon see improvements to train stations, with the Labor Party promising upgrades to support these growing communities.
The state government today announced four new fish habitat projects worth $267,000 to make fishing better across Victorian rivers.
The Andrews Labor Government proposes investing $50 million across the Yarra Ranges upgrading six secondary schools.
A $100 million Fixing Country Roads fund is proposed providing grants to rural and regional councils to fix local roads.
The State Government has announced $110 million for the North-East Link , also known as the Metropolitan Ring Road’s ‘missing link’, as part of the 2018-19 budget. A construction design will be released later this year.
Premier Daniel Andrews and Member for Eltham, Vicki Ward, this morning announced $30m in funding for community group-driven projects that would cost between $20,000 and $200,000 which could be completed within a year at Eltham’s Frank St Reserve.
Opposition Leader Matthew Guy today announced that if elected a Victorian Liberal Nationals’ Coalition Government will spend over $300 million to duplicate the Hurstbridge railway line between Greensborough and Eltham.