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NEW STATION FOR PLENTY FIRE BRIGADE

Construction is officially underway on the new Plenty fire station, delivering a significant boost to fire services in the fast-growing area on the north eastern edge of Greater Melbourne.

PARAMEDIC BOOST FOR MERNDA

The Andrews Labor Government is ensuring the Mernda area has greater access to paramedics and timely medical services thanks to a $14.8 million funding investment in Ambulance Victoria. As part of the 2020/21 Budget commitment, a Peak Period Unit will be deployed at the Mernda Station..

PUTTING PEOPLE FIRST IN YAN YEAN

When the Andrews Labor Government was elected, we promised to put people first. As our state begins its recovery from the global pandemic, people will continue to be our priority.

SCHOOL UPGRADES FUNDED TO BOOST ECONOMY

The Victorian Government will fast-track funding for upgrades to Catholic and Independent schools across Victoria to give students and staff the best facilities sooner, and to support local jobs, businesses and Victoria’s economic recovery.

Delivering The Diamond Creek Trail Extension

Residents of Melbourne’s north eastern suburbs can look forward to enjoying extended cycling and walking trails thanks to $5 million from the Victorian Government that will create local jobs and boost the economy.

MAJOR INVESTMENTS FOR WHITTLESEA

Five vital new community projects in Whittlesea – including a new centre for older people’s services, upgrades to playgrounds and outdoor spaces, to Mill Park library and an energy efficiency program – will receive more than $2.45 million from the Andrews Labor Government’s Growing Suburbs Fund, now approved by Local Government Minister Shaun Leane.

GROWING SUBURBS FUND DELIVERS FOR MITCHELL SHIRE

A major multi-million upgrade of Kilmore’s main street, rejuvenating public spaces in Broadford including the Memorial Park playground and a new connecting path in Wallan will be made possible thanks to a funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government.