BUILDING BOOM SET TO DELIVER NEW HOMES IN DOVETON AND ENDEAVOUR HILLS

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BUILDING BOOM SET TO DELIVER NEW HOMES IN DOVETON AND ENDEAVOUR HILLS

The Victorian Government is ramping up delivery of the Big Housing Build across the state with the first allocation of funds to community housing projects – with more than $1 billion in projects to commence this year. The Government is investing $5,757,672 million in Doveton..

DANDENONG SCHOOLS SUPPORTED TO TICK OFF MAINTENANCE PROJECTS

Schools in Dandenong will receive a boost to undertake essential maintenance projects, with the Victorian Government funding hundreds of projects making the state’s schools better places to teach and learn. Member for Dandenong, Gabrielle Williams, today announced three schools in the area were among 207..

BRINGING TOGETHER YOUNG PEOPLE THROUGH SPORT

The Victorian Government is using the power of community sport to engage and support African-Australian young people to help them reach their potential. Member for Dandenong, Gabrielle Williams, today announced funding of $20,000 for Cleeland United Soccer Club through the Sports Alliance for Crime Prevention…

NEW AND IMPROVED BUS SERVICES FOR THE SOUTH-EAST

Residents in Melbourne’s south-east will benefit from new and improved bus services to connect them to local shopping centres and schools. The Andrews Labor Government is delivering on its election commitment with a new bus route 816 from Keysborough South to Noble Park Station, providing..

DITCHING THE DOUBLE DROP-OFF WITH NEW KINDER FOR ROSEWOOD DOWNS

The Victorian Government is making kinder education more accessible for children and their families, investing in more kindergartens on school sites and helping parents ditch the dreaded “double drop-off.” Member for Dandenong, Gabrielle Williams, today announced that a new kindergarten will be built on site..

Backing Multicultural Communities To Prevent Family Violence

The Victorian Government is working with multicultural and faith communities to promote equal, respectful relationships and stop family violence before it starts. Minister for the Prevention of Family Violence Gabrielle Williams today announced 33 organisations would share in nearly $7 million to deliver family violence..

ARCHITECTS APPOINTED FOR MORE DANDENONG SCHOOL UPGRADES

Better facilities are on their way for students at Chalcot Lodge Primary School and Yarraman Oaks Primary School, with the appointment of architects to design these schools’ important upgrades thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Dandenong, Gabrielle Williams, today announced Haskell Architects would design upgrades to be undertaken at Chalcot Lodge Primary School and Watson Young Architects Pty Ltd would design the works at Yarraman Oaks Primary School…

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..

GETTING DANDENONG READY FOR NEW FOUR BIN RECYCLING SYSTEM

The Victorian Government is one step closer to a comprehensive four bin recycling system, with $127 million available to support all 79 Victorian councils, including City of Greater Dandenong and City of Casey, to buy new bins, improve drop-off facilities, deliver education campaigns and ensure..

SUPPORT FOR CULTURALLY DIVERSE JOBSEEKERS IN DANDENONG

The Victorian Government is helping multicultural Victorians in Dandenong to overcome barriers to work with 27 new dedicated staff to link up jobseekers with employers. Member for Dandenong, Gabrielle Williams, today announced $520,000 funding for South East Community Links (SECL) to address the increased needs of culturally..

SUPPORTING AFRICAN-VICTORIAN STUDENTS AND JOB-SEEKERS

Hundreds more Victorian students of African heritage will receive extra support to stay engaged in school and work towards their goals thanks to the extension of Victoria’s ground-breaking Homework Club program. Minister for Multicultural Affairs Ros Spence and Chair of the Victorian African Communities Action..

$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..

PRINCIPAL APPOINTED FOR NEW ENDEAVOUR HILLS SPECIALIST SCHOOL

Endeavour Hills families are one step closer to accessing the education they deserve with the appointment of Susan Coull as principal of Endeavour Hills Specialist School (interim name), which is set to open in 2022. Susan Coull has over 30 years of experience in working..

SUPPORTING LOCALS IN DANDENONG TO EAT WELL, MOVE MORE AND STAY CONNECTED

Eight local organisations, clubs and groups in Dandenong will share in $3 million of VicHealth funding to help their communities reconnect and improve their health following the impacts of coronavirus and the Victorian bushfires. The Small Sided Football Association, City of Greater Dandenong Council, Athletico..

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..