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Footscray Hospital Building Starts

On March 26th 2021 I joined the Minister for Health Martin Foley MP and my colleagues Katie Hall MP and Jill Hennessy MP to get construction underway on the new Footscray Hospital. This new state of the art hospital will provide over 500 beds allowing the treatment of an..

Council leading way on recycling

Campaspe Shire Council is among regional councils leading by example in the recycling and waste crisis, according to the Victorian Legislative Council’s Environment and Planning Committee.

Stony Creek Funding Optimism

“A Western suburbs MP says he is confident more funding will be found to complete the Upper Stony Creek Transformation Project. As reported by Star Weekly, Brimbank council last month said it could be left with an $11.3 million hole in the ground after work..


Victoria is growing and we must begin building new schools to ensure every child has access to a quality education, no matter where they live.


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.


A re-elected Andrews Labor Government will start work on the biggest transformation of public transport in Australian history – a new underground rail network circling Melbourne’s suburbs. This project will link up with the new Airport Rail Link and the western section will also connect..

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.


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.