Projects

City of Whittlesea bridges to receive safety upgrades

FIVE bridges in the City of Whittlesea will be replaced and strengthened to provide safe traffic access for years to come.   The locations to receive bridge upgrades include Donnybrook Road near Donnybrook, Plenty Road over Barbers...

Mitchell Shire projects receive funding boost

Four projects in the Mitchell Shire received funding through the State Government’s 2021-22 Local Sports Infrastructure Fund. The government announced $800,000 for a Wallan Secondary College pavilion project, with $553,000 from Sport and Recreation Victoria...

Macedon Ranges sports precinct: construction underway

CONSTRUCTION on the long-awaited Macedon Ranges Regional Sports Precinct, MRRSP, got underway last week with a sod-turning ceremony for stage one of the project. Macedon Ranges Shire Council announced Lloyd Group as the contractor for...

Sod turning for new Mitchell Shire rubbish centre

THE benefits of the new Seymour Resource Recovery Centre, RRC were highlighted at a sod turning event for the facility earlier this month. Reusing resources and resource recovery will be the priority of the upgraded...

Wallan quarry detractors stage highway protest

By Colin MacGillivray PROTESTERS from the No Quarry for Beveridge/Wallan community group braved the cold on the side of the Northern Highway south of Wallan for more than two hours on Thursday morning, brandishing signs...

Assumption College opens Neale Daniher Community and Sports Pavilion

ASSUMPTION College Kilmore officially opened the Neale Daniher Community and Sports Pavilion at a formal gathering on Friday. The pavilion is named in honour of admired former college student Neale Daniher, class of 1978, who...

Inclusive change rooms for Wallan’s Greenhill Reserve

By Tricia Mifsud GREENHILL Reserve has become a more inclusive environment for its players, with a refurbishment allowing its change rooms to be more female-friendly. The new space allows for separation between male and female athletes,...

Wallan’s Greenhill Reserve oval gets drainage upgrade

STATE Minister for Community Sport Ros Spence visited Wallan on Saturday to announce more than $100,000 to upgrade drainage at the Greenhill Reserve oval. Ms Spence announced the State Government would contribute $106,666 to the...

Josh Frydenberg makes $8 million Greenhill pledge in Wallan

FEDERAL Treasurer Josh Frydenberg was in Wallan on Thursday to announce an $8 million kickstart for a planned Greenhill Recreation Precinct. The recreation precinct is planned to provide sporting facilities for a rapidly growing Wallan...

Sydney Street Kilmore rejuvenation works underway

WORK on Mitchell Shire Council’s $4.65 million rejuvenation of Kilmore’s Sydney Street have commenced, with the project expected to take the rest of the year to complete. The rejuvenation, one of council’s largest capital works...