Puffing Billy has and always will be an important part of our community. But over a long period of time, some people associated with Puffing Billy committed horrific crimes – and for too long their crimes and their victims were ignored. As the local Member..
Students in Ferny Creek now have access to upgraded sporting facilities and sheltered play space, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education and Member for Monbulk James Merlino today visited Ferny Creek Primary School to open the new roof for the netball court..
Students at Belgrave South Primary School will soon benefit from a new classroom and community centre, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education and Member for Monbulk James Merlino today announced Belgrave South Primary School, in Yarra Ranges, will receive $200,000 to build..
The Andrews Labor Government is making sure students in Yarra Ranges have the classrooms and school facilities they need for a great education. Minister for Education James Merlino today toured Bimbadeen Heights Primary School in Mooroolbark to see the progress on its exciting upgrade firsthand…
The Andrews Labor Government is giving more grassroots clubs in Monbulk another chance to own life-saving defibrillators and receive emergency training. James Merlino MP today announced sport and recreation clubs across Monbulk have one final opportunity to apply to the Defibrillators for Sporting Clubs and..
Wandin Recreation Reserve will share in the biggest investment in women’s and community sport in Victoria’s history thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Wandin Recreation Reserve will receive $1 million to build a new multi-purpose sporting and community pavilion, which will cater for the growing..
Member for Monbulk, James Merlino MP, today announced that small business operators in the Belgrave area will be able to access support and government business services when the Small Business Bus visits on Tuesday, 22 May 2018. The Andrews Labor Government doubled its mobile support..
New facilities will be built at Olinda Precinct as part of a major $2.95 million upgrade of the former Olinda Golf Course announced today by the Andrews Labor Government. The Victorian Budget 2018/19 will provide $2.95 million for the next stage of the Olinda Precinct,..
Families in Belgrave can have peace of mind knowing local paramedics now have the facilities they need to respond to emergencies faster with the opening of a state-of-the-art ambulance branch. Deputy Premier and Member for Monbulk James Merlino today officially opened the new $1.7 million..
Member for Monbulk James Merlino today opened the Belgrave Community Hub, thanks to $1.723 million from the Andrews Labor Government. The $9.4 million project has delivered a focal point for essential services in the Dandenong Ranges, including allied health, family and children services, youth..
Locals in Monbulk will be given the chance to nominate and decide on their own funding under a new community building fund, announced today by the Andrews Labor Government. The new grassroots democracy program, Pick My Project, will be backed by $30 million from the..
Students in Monbulk will have the modern classrooms and school facilities they need to get the great education they deserve, thanks to a major upgrade by the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced Monbulk College will get $8.5 million in the..
The Andrews Labor Government has delivered a brand new sports and recreation hub for Upwey Tecoma. Minister for Local Government Marlene Kairouz joined Member for Monbulk James Merlino to open the Upwey Tecoma Recreational Sporting Hub (UTCRASH), which was funded with $1.5 million from the..
The Andrews Labor Government is helping Monbulk kindergartens expand and refurbish their centres and giving them access to the latest technology. State Member for Monbulk, James Merlino MP, today encouraged local kindergartens that need minor infrastructure improvements or a boost to their IT capabilities to..
The government is helping Sherbrooke Archers stay on target with a bullseye of a grant. Member for Monbulk, James Merlino MP today announced the club would receive $1995 from the Government’s Sport and Recreation Emergency Equipment Grants program. The grant allows the club to replace..
The Andrews Labor Government has delivered a further $2.75 million for community infrastructure projects across the Yarra Ranges Shire through the Growing Suburbs Fund (GSF). Member for Monbulk James Merlino visited Upwey today to announce a $1.25 million GSF grant for a redevelopment of the..
The Andrews Labor Government has landed another election commitment, with the opening of a new sports pavilion in Belgrave. Member for Monbulk James Merlino today announced the completion of the Belgrave South Community Sports pavilion at an official opening. The pavilion will be able to..
The Andrews Labor Government is giving Olinda families and visitors the community parkland they deserve, transforming a former golf course into a new public precinct. Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio and Member for Monbulk James Merlino today announced more than $4.72..