Commuters in Melbourne’s north-east will benefit from more frequent and reliable services as works ramp up on the second stage of the Victorian Government’s half-a-billion dollar Hurstbridge Line Upgrade.
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.
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.
Works have commenced on a new Youth Services Hub which will provide essential mental health, substance abuse and housing support services to the Wallan community, thanks to a funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government.
Passengers at Wallan are now enjoying easier access around the station as a result of car park upgrades and a new bus interchange completed last week.
More Victorians will be storing cheaper, cleaner energy from their rooftop, with the Andrews Labor Government expanding its Solar Homes battery rebates to 104 postcodes.
Beveridge Primary School has been successful in receiving $25,000 in funding to deliver strong, sustainable and meaningful connections with Victoria’s Indian community.
Residents in Whittlesea will have access to an upgraded swim centre, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government.
Pedestrians and cyclists in Wallan now have a new thoroughfare that connects nearby residential areas to Wallan’s thriving central business district, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government.
Wallan’s former police station will become a multi-purpose facility connecting emergency relief services with other vital community resources and projects.