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FOOTSCRAY HOSPITAL

Families in Melbourne’s western suburbs will be able to access world class healthcare close to home with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to build a massive new public hospital at Footscray.

Solar Panels for 650,000 homes

This policy will not only help Victoria reach our emissions targets, it will put money back in household budgets through significant cuts to power bills.

WESTERN ROADS UPGRADE

The Andrews Labor Government has invested $1.8 billion for a comprehensive program of road upgrades and maintenance in the west, to cater for Melbourne's rapid growth.

Elective Surgery Waiting List

“By the end of June, the state’s elective surgery waiting list sat at 36,096 patients, the lowest number on record and a 28 per cent drop on five years ago.”

Victoria E-Waste Ban

This ban will mean the valuable metals on these devices can be used for newer generation items, while also ensuring that they do not end up in landfill.

2017 MELBOURNE WEST JOBS FAIR

Earlier this month, on behalf of the Andrews Labor Government, I had the pleasure of opening the 2017 Melbourne West Jobs Fair at Victoria University Sunshine.

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

On the 8th of March I had the opportunity to stand up in Parliament and wish Victoria a happy International Women's Day.

SESQUICENTENNIAL SCULPTURE PARK OPENING

I had the pleasure of celebrating Westbourne Grammar’s sesquicentennial sculpture park opening... Congratulations to the staff of Westbourne Grammar for this lifetime achievement and milestone and I wish the school and class of 2017 all the best.

MAJOR WORKS SET TO TRANSFORM OUTER-WESTERN ROADS

Local residents and commuters out west will benefit from a huge package of road upgrade and maintenance works that will cut travel times, improve road safety and better connect communities in key growth corridors.

MORE HOUSING FOR FAMILY VIOLENCE VICTIMS

Women and children fleeing family violence will have a safe place to call home with 20 affordable units being built in Newport, funded by the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Consumer Affairs Marlene Kairouz was joined today by Members for Western Metropolitan Cesar Melhem and..

DANGEROUS AND CONGESTED ST ALBANS LEVEL CROSSINGS GONE

The Main Road and Furlong Road level crossings have been removed, while work on the removal of two more crossings ramps up across town. The removal comes with the opening of two new stations, and the return of train services following a month-long construction blitz. The..