Projects

Hanging Rock Cricket Club’s fate gains more parliamentary support

Hanging Rock Cricket Club and other sporting groups at Hanging Rock Reserve are gaining support to preserve their history at the grounds in a fight to change a proposal to demolish their facilities. The draft...

DPV Health project to tackle family violence

A NEW community-led project has been produced with the aim of highlighting the issue of family violence and encouraging people to seek help and talk about it. ‘Let’s Bring Change Together’ is a video that...

$15 million for Macedon Ranges Regional Sports Precinct secures project’s future

By Colin MacGillivray MACEDON Ranges sporting groups are overjoyed at news the Macedon Ranges Regional Sports Precinct will be built regardless of who wins next month’s federal election. Last week, Labor Member for McEwen Rob Mitchell...

Rob Mitchell labels BIFT funding as ‘all announcement, no delivery’

By Colin MacGillivray MEMBER for McEwen Rob Mitchell has criticised the Federal Government’s $1.62 billion budget pledge for a Beveridge Interstate Freight Terminal, BIFT, claiming the project would likely not be completed for a decade. Mr...

Beveridge Interstate Freight Terminal, Camerons Lane interchange funded in Federal Budget

By Colin MacGillivray LIBERAL candidate for McEwen Richard Welch has hailed a $1.9 billion Federal Government commitment to build a Beveridge Interstate Freight Terminal, BIFT, and Hume Freeway interchange at Camerons Lane as a ‘once-in-a-generation...

Roundabout removed for lights on Craigieburn Road

One of Craigieburn Road’s busiest intersections will soon be less congested for drivers following the demolition of an existing roundabout.  Construction crews are working at the Mickleham Road-Craigieburn Road intersection to install underground equipment and...

Wallan quarry second directions hearing: dates set

By Colin MacGillivray THE stage is set for a 24-day ministerial advisory committee hearing to decide the future of a proposed quarry south of Wallan following a second directions hearing last week. Legal representatives for proposed...

Sewer upgrade completed to assist growing communities

YARRA Valley Water has completed the $34 million Doreen to Diamond Creek Sewerage Project to upgrade the sewer network supporting Melbourne’s fast-growing northern suburbs. Almost 10 kilometres of new sewer pipe was built under parks...

City of Whittlesea receives grants for projects

The City of Whittlesea welcomes an injection of funding from the State Government’s Growing Suburbs Fund grants program to build and upgrade critical infrastructure. The $3.5 million State Government investment will help council deliver more...

Big Group Hug launches clothes campaign for vulnerable children

Big Group Hug in calling on people to help make sure children don’t go without pyjamas, socks and underwear. Throughout March, Big Group Hug's annual PJs, Socks, Singlets and Jocks campaign aims to help supplement...