Projects

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...

Mitchell Shire councillors lash out in quarry submission

MITCHELL Shire councillors labelled a proposed quarry south of Wallan a ‘planning monstrosity’ during last week’s council meeting as they approved a submission to a ministerial advisory committee considering the issue. Councillors were unanimous in...

Mickleham quarantine facility opens its doors

By Colin MacGillivray A MULTIMILLION dollar quarantine facility at Mickleham opened its doors yesterday, allowing Victoria to begin a transition away from its COVID-19 hotel quarantine program. Since the pandemic reached Australia in 2020, many overseas...

Epping ambulance station moves a step closer

A NEW multi-million-dollar ambulance station on McDonald’s Road, Epping is one step closer to being built after Bowden Corporation was announced last week as the construction company to lead the project. Minister for Health Martin...

Community hub on the way for Donnybrook

Donnybrook residents will enjoy a new community centre thanks to $2.7 million in State Government grants. Member for Yan Yean Danielle Green announced last week, on behalf of Local Government Minister Shaun Leane, funding for...

Four outdoor spaces set for rejuvenation boost

OPEN spaces in Kilmore, Wallan and Seymour will be the major beneficiaries of more than $2.5 million in State Government funding announced last week. The government has pledged $2.56 million for four projects in Mitchell...

Priority projects outlined for Macedon Ranges

STAGE two of the Macedon Ranges Regional Sports Precinct and a shared trail have been listed among Macedon Ranges Shire Council's priority projects for 2022. The second stage of the sports precinct construction will see...

Date set for Wallan quarry hearing

By Colin MacGillivray A RESOLUTION to a contentious quarry proposed near Wallan is on the horizon after a directions hearing set a May start date for ministerial advisory committee proceedings. The final decision on Conundrum Holdings’...