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FIGHTING FOR DANDENONG’S FAIR SHARE

The Andrews Labor Government is standing up for Dandenong patients who are being hit hard by Canberra’s cuts to Victoria’s hospitals. Canberra has clawed back $305 million from Victoria’s hospitals – cuts that are hurting patients, nurses and doctors across the state.

VICTORIA’S PUBLIC HOUSING GARDENING TALENT IN FULL BLOOM

The gardening skills of public housing tenants were recognised this week in a special awards ceremony for Victoria’s most outstanding public and community housing gardens. Member for Dandenong, Gabrielle Williams MP, congratulated Dandenong resident, Neriman Ali, for winning the Best Creative Garden category of the 2018-19 Victoria in Bloom awards.

DANDENONG MPs PREPARE FOR FLU SEASON WITH ANNUAL VACCINE

State Member for Dandenong, Gabrielle Williams MP, and Federal Member for Bruce, Julian Hill MP, today received their annual flu shot at the Autumn Place Pharmacy in Doveton. The local Dandenong MPs are both strongly committed to promoting the health and safety of the community throughout the 2019 flu season.

ANOTHER BOOST FOR DANDENONG’S RECYCLYING SECTOR

Member for Dandenong, Gabrielle Williams, today visited Smart Recycling in Dandenong South to turn the first sod on a new Commercial and Industrial Waste Sortation Facility. The new $3.1 million facility is supported by the Andrews Labor Government who provided a $500,000 grant for the project through the Resource Recovery Infrastructure Fund.

LOCALS HELP SHAPE VITAL POUND ROAD WEST UPGRADE

Drivers in Melbourne’s south-east are a step closer to a better and safer Pound Road West as the Andrews Labor Government’s Suburban Roads Upgrade hits a major new milestone. The Labor Government today released the Request for Proposal (RFP) to deliver the $2.2 billion north and south-eastern road upgrade packages, allowing bidders to submit their plans for the projects.

GETTING RID OF GIPPSLAND HIGHWAY LEVEL CROSSING

The Andrews Labor Government is improving safety and the movement of vehicles in the manufacturing heart of Victoria by removing the level crossing on South Gippsland Highway in Dandenong and building a new intersection where it meets the Princes Highway.

ANOTHER FUNDING BOOST FOR VICTORIA’S RECYCLYING SECTOR

The Andrews Labor Government is delivering another major boost to support the development of infrastructure across Victoria’s recycling sector. Member for Dandenong, Gabrielle Williams MP announced a $500,000 grant for Dandenong South company, Commercial Tippers Pty Ltd, to establish a new recycling and resource recovery facility.

INDIAN CULTURAL HUB IN DANDENONG ONE STEP CLOSER

An Indian Cultural Hub in central Dandenong is one step closer with the Andrews Labor Government announcing that a permanent location will be found as part of the ongoing development of Victoria’s first Indian Cultural Precinct.

JOB BOOST FOR DANDENONG

Manufacturers, precision component makers and food testing laboratories are just some of the businesses creating over 150 jobs in Dandenong, thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government.