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PLANNING FOR A FUTURE SOMERTON ROAD UPGRADE

Planning is underway for a future Somerton Road Upgrade to improve traffic flow, safety, and travel times for road users throughout Melbourne’s northern suburbs. The Andrews Labor Government is seeking feedback from our community to help inform planning and shape the development of design options..

MULTICULTURAL HUB FEASIBILITY STUDY

Member for Yuroke Ros Spence MP today announced that up to $200,000 has been provided in the Victorian Budget 2022/23 for a feasibility study into the development of a multicultural hub in our local community. The feasibility study is to determine the level of need,..

MULTICULTURAL FESTIVALS AND EVENTS PROGRAM

The Victorian Government is supporting multicultural communities and organisations to hold cultural events and festivals for their local communities through round one of the Multicultural Festivals and Events Program. Member for Yuroke, Ros Spence MP today announced local recipients in her electorate through the program…

KALKALLO’S FIRST SPORTS AND RECREATION FACILITIES OPEN

The community of Kalkallo now has its first permanent recreation facility thanks to a new multi-purpose pavilion built to meet the needs of Kalkallo’s growing and diverse community. On Saturday member for Yuroke, Ros Spence MP attended the opening of the Kalkallo Recreation Reserve Pavilion..

BUILDER APPOINTED FOR CRAIGIEBURN COMMUNITY HOSPITAL

Families in the outer north are one step closer to accessing integrated healthcare closer to home, with a builder appointed for the construction of the Craigieburn Community Hospital. Member for Yuroke, Ros Spence MP today announced that Lendlease Building Contractors has been appointed to lead..

BREAST SCREENING BOOST IN CRAIGIEBURN TO SAVE LIVES

Thousands more Victorians in Yuroke will have better access to life-saving breast cancer screening and specialist care close to home under a multi-million-dollar investment from the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Yuroke Ros Spence MP today announced a permanent breast screening service in Craigieburn –..

MORE OPEN SPACE FOR FAMILIES AND THEIR PUPS IN MICKLEHAM

Mickleham residents and their fury friends can now enjoy a fenced dog park thanks to funding from the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Yuroke, Ros Spence MP and the Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio MP recently had the opportunity to visit..

OVER $22 MILLION TO EXPAND LOCAL SCHOOLS WITH FIVE MORE ON THE WAY

The Victorian Budget 2022/23 provides $11.20 million each to Aitken Hill Primary School and Gaayip-Yagila Primary School to expand their permanent capacity by 300 places and to reduce the need for temporary, relocatable facilities, so more kids in our growing community can learn at these wonderful local schools.

ONE YEAR ON: HUGE PROGRESS ON MENTAL HEALTH REFORM

The Labor Government today also announced the locations for the next 21 Local Adult and Older Adult Mental Health and Wellbeing Services, with a service to open in Craigieburn – a brand-new model of care that will see Victorians get the mental health support they need, as soon as they need it, close to home.

Kalkallo North Integrated Child, Family and Community Centre

The Andrews Labor Government will upgrade and improve kindergartens across Victoria under the rollout of the latest round of the Building Blocks grant program. Member for Yuroke, Ros Spence MP today announced $3 million to help deliver the Kalkallo North Integrated Child, Family and Community Centre in..