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Locals will get another chance to have their say on critical elements of the Mernda rail extension, and an opportunity to provide feedback on a new bus network for the South Morang, Whittlesea, Mernda and Doreen areas.  Local Labor Member and Chair of the Mernda..


Member for Yan Yean, Danielle Green has opened the new Bassetts Road Early Learning Centre, with local families benefiting from better access to quality early childhood services and family programs. The new Integrated Children’s Centre will deliver high quality kindergarten and long day care, as..

Minister To Host Whittlesea Forum On NDIS

The Whittlesea community is invited to a forum to hear about the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) on Friday, 20 November, 2015. Minister for Disability Martin Foley is hosting the forum. He will join with Member for Yan Yean Danielle Green and the National Disability..


Two new school bus services for students in Doreen, South Morang and Diamond Valley will start next year, the Andrews Labor Government announced today. One service will run from South Morang to Diamond Valley, while the other will run from South Morang to St Helena..

Building Underway On $291m Project For 15 New Schools

Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Yan Yean Danielle Green have turned the first sod on one of the new school building projects that will provide the outstanding education and opportunities that local kids need to be their best. Getting building underway at..


The Andrews Labor Government is giving growing clubs who call Laurimar Town Park home a base they can be proud of. Member for Yan Yean Danielle Green today unveiled the new pavilion that brings local clubs together under one roof, giving the community more opportunities..

Toorourrong Reservoir Park reopens after major rebuild

Six years after Black Saturday, Toorourrong Reservoir Park has re-opened its gates to visitors with a $5.1 million re-build of the popular reservoir park. Member for Yan Yean, Danielle Green officially re-opened the 12 hectare park today with rangers from Parks Victoria, Melbourne Water staff,..

New Kindergarten Upgrades Benefit Local Families

Diamond Creek Occasional Care Centre will be upgraded as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s promise to deliver new kindergarten infrastructure improvements. Up to $25,000 will go towards assisting the kindergarten ahead of the introduction of improved staff-to-child ratios in 2016.  The changes will enclose..

Billion Dollar Business Park To Bring More Jobs To Melbourne’s North

Premier Daniel Andrews has launched a $1.2 billion business park in Melbourne’s north, welcoming more jobs and investment to our thriving northern suburbs. The Merrifield Project, which includes the business park, is a joint venture between Melbourne-based MAB Corporation and Gibson Property Corporation, and will..

Whittlesea Winning Under Interface Fund

Minister for Local Government Natalie Hutchins today visited Whittlesea Council to discuss the community’s priorities for the $50 million Interface Councils Infrastructure Fund. Ms Hutchins met with the Council’s representatives, ahead of the final selection of funded projects due to be announced in October. The..

Nothing Plain About Year-Round Adventure

Dinner Plain will now be home to year-round adventure activities, with the official opening of the new Dinner Plain Adventure Park today. Unveiling the Park, Parliamentary Secretary for Regional Victoria, Danielle Green, said the Park would set Dinner Plain apart from other Australian ski resorts..

Work Begins on Yan Yean Road Duplication

Member for Yan Yean, Danielle Green welcomed the start of survey works for the duplication of Yan Yean Rd – one of the most crucial roads in Melbourne’s rapidly growing outer northern suburbs. The Andrews Labor Government fast tracked $900,000 to immediately begin the planning..

Mitchell Shire To Benefit From Interface Fund

Mitchell residents will be the beneficiary of a new $50 million Interface Councils Infrastructure Fund to support councils and communities in Interface areas. Minister for Local Government, Natalie Hutchins, today visited the area with Member for Yan Yean, Danielle Green, to meet with council and..

$5 Million Upgrade For Wallan Secondary College

The Andrews Labor Government is upgrading Wallan Secondary College to give local students a better start in the fast-growing outer north. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Education, James Merlino, today joined Member for Yan Yean, Danielle Green, to visit the school and officially announce..

Building The Education State At Hazel Glen College

The Andrews Labor Government’s first Education State Budget is funding the completion of Hazel Glen College and giving its students the best start in life. Minister for Education, James Merlino, today visited the college in Doreen to officially announce the $7.8 million funding, secured in..

Mernda Families Join Together At New Community Centre

Minister for Families and Children, Jenny Mikakos today joined Whittlesea Mayor, Cr Ricky Kirkham and Member for Yan Yean, Danielle Green to open the Jindi Family and Community Centre in Mernda. The Jindi Family and Community Centre takes its name from the Woiwurrung word Jindi,..

New Mernda School: More Classrooms, More Choices

The Andrews Labor Government is keeping its word, building a new school in Mernda from the ground up and providing certainty for parents in the fast growing outer-north suburb. Premier Daniel Andrews joined Deputy Premier and Minister for Education, James Merlino, at the nearby Hazel..