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Upgrading The Cranbourne, Pakenham And Sunbury Lines

Passengers on the Cranbourne, Pakenham and Sunbury lines will have more comfortable and reliable trains, more often thanks to the biggest rail corridor upgrade in Victoria’s history. The Victorian Budget 2018/19 will provide $572 million to deliver further upgrades to Melbourne’s busiest rail corridor –..

Best Ambulance Response Time In Nine Years

Ambulance response times are the best in nine years thanks to record Andrews Labor Government investment into our ambulance services. Minister for Health and Ambulance Services today released the Victorian Health Services and Ambulance Victoria Performance Data for the March quarter, which also showed improved..

More Trains, Less Level Crossings

The Andrews Labor Government will deliver more trains, more often on three metropolitan lines while it gets on with removing the remaining level crossings between Caulfield and Dandenong. The Labor Government is undertaking the biggest public transport overhaul in Victoria’s history and with previous infrastructure..

28 New Schools For Growing School Communities

Twenty-eight new schools accommodating more than 15,000 students will be built and planned for in the fastest growing parts of the state, giving families peace of mind that their kids will be able to go to a great local school, close to home. The Victorian..

Helping Victorians Bust Their Energy Bills

All Victorian households will receive a $50 bill busting bonus if they seek out a better electricity deal on Victoria’s Energy Compare website, potentially saving them hundreds of dollars. The Victorian Budget 2018/19 will invest $48 million in the Power Saving Bonus – which is..

Victorian Jobs Growth Leads The Nation

Victoria’s employment growth is the strongest in the nation, with 333,900 jobs created since the Andrews Labor Government was elected. New data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics released today shows that in March alone, 26,400 jobs were created in Victoria – compared to just..


Locals in Cranbourne will be given the chance to nominate and decide on their own funding under a new community building fund, announced today by the Andrews Labor Government. The new grassroots democracy program, Pick My Project, will be backed by $30 million from the..

Barton Primary School leads on sustainability

The Member for Cranbourne District, Jude Perera MP has congratulated Barton Primary School for reducing its environmental impact through the Victorian Government’s ResourceSmart Schools program. The ResourceSmart Schools program has helped more than 1,300 Victorian schools save more than $21 million through energy, waste and..


Casey Fields will be upgraded as part of the biggest investment in women’s and community sport in Victoria’s history. The Andrews Labor Government will invest $5 million to upgrade facilities for women’s footy at the ground – the home of the AFLW Melbourne Demons. The..

Extra Protection For Police And Emergency Workers

Tough new laws to protect our dedicated police and emergency service workers from harm and violence and crack down on offenders who use their cars as a weapon come into effect this week. Minister for Police Lisa Neville today joined Victoria Police and The Police..