The 2017-18 Victorian State Budget continues the work of building the Education State. As part of the Budget, Moonee Ponds West Primary School will receive $502,000 to assist with upgrades to school facilities.
The contract to remove the Buckley Street Level Crossing has been awarded. The project is due to commence later this year and will be completed by 2019. The Level Crossing Removal Authority will be setting up an information hub at 22 Russell Street in the coming..
Stamp duty will be abolished for first home buyers, for purchases below $600,000, helping first home buyers in Essendon find their first home.
The Andrews Labor Government today announced that up to $300,000 will be provided for immediate stabilisation works, including the construction of a temporary roof, at the Moonee Ponds Courthouse.
Project fact sheets will be distributed in the local area over the coming days, with more details about the project and how to get involved. The Level Crossing Removal Authority will begin engaging with traders in October and community drop-in sessions will follow in November…
Local residents and businesses are being invited to have their say on the removal of the dangerous and congested level crossing on Buckley Street in Essendon.
I am pleased to announce that removal of the Buckley Street Level Crossing will commence in 2017. Community consultation with residents, Council, local traders and the local schools will commence shortly. This is an absolutely fantastic outcome for our community and I am so pleased..
The Deputy Premier, James Merlino and the Minister for Public Transport, Jacinta Allan have joined the State Member for Essendon, Danny Pearson, and the State Member for Niddire, Ben Carroll to announce that the removal of the Buckley Street Level Crossing will be fasttracked to 2017.
Danny Pearson said that State Revenue Office data revealed that in the 2015-16 financial year, 261 local businesses hired disadvantaged workers as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s Back to Work scheme.
The Andrews Labor Government has made it easier for Essendon locals to access housing with the launch of an Australian first housing register.