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GETTING ON WITH REMOVING SOUTH GIPPSLAND HIGHWAY LEVEL CROSSING

The South Gippsland Highway level crossing removal is nearing completion as construction crews prepare to connect the new road bridge and Princes Highway intersection. A 22-day construction blitz will ensure the level crossing is gone for good, months ahead of schedule, providing one of Melbourne’s..

NEW SCHOOL NAMES REVEALED AHEAD OF 2022 LAUNCHES

The names of nine new 2022 Victorian government schools have been unveiled as more than 1 million students across the state returned to schools for the start of term 3. Member for Dandenong Gabrielle Williams and Member for Narre Warren North Luke Donnellan today announced..

A BETTER STATION FOR DANDENONG, SUPPORTING ITS VIBRANT FUTURE

Planning for a future upgrade of Dandenong Station will soon get underway, supporting the Victorian Government’s $290 million vision to transform Central Dandenong into a thriving economic hub. Member for Dandenong, Gabrielle Williams, today announced $200,000 would go towards exploring options for accessibility and safety..

$219,000 AWARDED TO BOOST HEMMINGS STREET PRECINCT COMMUNITY SAFETY

Member for Dandenong, Gabrielle Williams, today announced $219,000 in funding to the City of Greater Dandenong to improve community safety in the Hemmings Street Precinct of Dandenong. The project will see a community-led infrastructure and activation project in the Hemmings Street Precinct, incorporating CCTV, improved..

BACKING COMMUNITIES TO TACKLE RACISM

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting multicultural and multifaith communities to tackle racism through funding for local anti-racism initiatives and the establishment of a new Anti-Racism Taskforce. Across the state, 42 community organisations will share in $3.8 million to respond to local challenges to social..

LOCAL COMMUNITY TO HAVE A SAY ON NEW SCHOOL NAME

The local community is being invited to have their say in naming the new specialist school opening in Endeavour Hills in 2022, as consultation on naming 11 government schools gets under way across the state. Member for Dandenong, Gabrielle Williams, announced that the Victorian Government..

DANDENONG GROUPS RECEIVE FURTHER SUPPORT TO PROMOTE GENDER EQUALITY

Community sporting organisations across the state will benefit from further funding to help level the playing field for women and girls, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s Change Our Game initiative. 86 community sport and recreation organisations from across Victoria have been successful in receiving..

CREATING JOBS AND CARING FOR DANDENONG

The Andrews Labor Government is creating jobs and caring for the people of Dandenong.   The Victorian Budget 2021/22 will support an average of 38,000 jobs every year over the next four years, while also investing in the care and services our community needs.   Dandenong North Primary School is..

SUPPORTING DANDENONG FAMILIES IN FINANCIAL STRESS

The Andrews Labor Government is helping families experiencing financial stress in Dandenong with the expansion of the Good Money program, which delivers no-interest loans and financial advice – providing a safe alternative to dodgy payday lenders and loan sharks. Member for Dandenong, Gabrielle Williams, today..

DOGGIE DELIGHT AS UPGRADED PARK RE-OPENS IN DANDENONG

Tirhatuan Dog Park in Dandenong North has reopened following major upgrades funded by the Andrews Labor Government. The Labor Government provided $153,500 to the City of Greater Dandenong to carry out upgrades, which have delivered a new dedicated small dog area, agility equipment, and shelters..

MORE OUTSIDE SCHOOL HOURS CARE OPTIONS FOR DANDENONG FAMILIES

Another Dandenong school will soon establish outside school hours care services, to further facilitate workforce participation while ensuring our children are cared for, thanks to the Victorian Government. Member for Dandenong, Gabrielle Williams, today announced that Rosewood Downs Primary School in Dandenong will be among..

FIRST STEP FOR SECOND TRACK AS CRANBOURNE WORKS GATHER PACE

Trains every ten minutes from Cranbourne are one step closer, with the first section of a second track installed as part of a $1 billion project to duplicate the line and remove the last four level crossings. Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan today announced..

BEAM LIFTS RAISE DANDENONG PROJECTS TO A NEW LEVEL

It was a big week – and an even bigger weekend – for massive bridge beams in Dandenong South. An epic total 39 bridge beams have now been installed at two level crossing removal sites at South Gippsland Highway and Greens Road, bringing faster freight..