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Celebrating International Women’s Day

On Monday 7 March 2016, Essendon locals gathered to celebrate International Women’s Day. This event was hosted by Danny Pearson MP with the aim to raise funds for Women’s Health West. Thank you to all who participated, with your support, we were able to raise..

Flemington Hill and Epsom Road Submission

The Victoria Racing Club is proposing a major redevelopment of their facility. You can read Danny’s submission to the Flemington Hill and Epsom Road Advisory Committee by clicking on this link: Advisory Panel Submission- VRC March 1 2016

More Frequent, Comfortable Trains from Essendon

The Melbourne Metro project will enable more frequent train services for local passengers. The project unclogs the centre of Melbourne’s train network, creating capacity to run more services across the network, including on the Upfield and Craigieburn lines. To support these extra services, the ‘turnback’ facility..

MORE FREQUENT, COMFORTABLE TRAINS FROM ESSENDON

Essendon will be a major winner from the Andrews Labor Government’s 10.9 billion Melbourne Metro project. The project will deliver more frequent services for local passengers and, by upgrading the turnback facility, enable some trains to originate from Essendon Station. This means passengers will be able to..

Inclusive Schools Funding for Ascot Vale Primary School

Ascot Vale Primary School is set to provide further support to students with special needs thanks to a $30,000 grant from the Andrews Labor Government. The grant forms part of the Labor Government’s new Inclusive Schools Fund. Ascot Vale Primary School will use the grant..

Extra bus services for Route 505

Additional bus services will be added to Route 505 – from Moonee Ponds to Melbourne University from 21 February 2016. The An extra four trips being added on weekdays will see the 505 move from an hourly service to a 20 minute service between 8am..

Car Park Audit at Essendon Railway Stations

VicTrack and Public Transport Victoria have commenced an audit of car parking spaces at railway stations across the Essendon electorate. The audit follows a request from Labor candidate for Melbourne, Sophie Ismail, and Danny Pearson who asked that an audit be conducted in order to identify additional..

Grant Awarded to Strathmore Cricket Club

Congratulations to Strathmore Cricket Club on being awarded a $5000 grant for the installation of a second cricket pitch at Strathnaver Reserve, Strathmore. The funding is part of the Community Cricket Program: On Common Ground, a partnership between the Andrews Government, Cricket Victoria and Cricket Australia.