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FIRST TIME FISH STOCKING INTO THE MARIBYRNONG

The Maribyrnong River will be stocked with estuary perch for the first time next summer to improve recreational fishing opportunities and get more people fishing, more often

MORE PUNCTUAL BUSES FOR ESSENDON

A new bus timetable has been introduced for route 503 to make journeys more punctual and reliable for locals.

SOLAR POWERED TRAMS

Member for Essendon, Danny Pearson MP, today welcomed the Victorian Government’s announcement that a new largescale solar farm will power Melbourne’s tram network – the world’s largest operating tram network.

HELPING ESSENDON BOWLS CLUB GROW

Essendon Bowls Club will receive $1000 to purchase four sets of smaller-sized lawn bowls for use in their afterschool and school holiday programs, as part of the Labor Government’s Sporting Club Grants Program.

BUCKLEY STREET LEVEL CROSSING REMOVAL TO BE FAST-TRACKED TO 2017

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.

SOCIAL HOUSING PIPELINE TO PROVIDE MORE HOMES

Minister for Housing, Disability and Ageing Martin Foley joined Member for Essendon Danny Pearson to announce $30 million to kick-start the Flemington public housing estate’s redevelopment and a regeneration of Flemington’s 22 walk up buildings.