Electorate Press Releases

 

Entries for July 2014

Dandenong dental service enlisted to help patients tackle smoking

31 July, 2014
A Dandenong dental clinic will be among the first experts in oral health care in Victoria to take part in a new project aimed at increasing quitting rates among... Read more

$40 million redevelopment by Clayton manufacturer to create 89 jobs

31 July, 2014
Eighty-nine jobs will be created by a Victorian advanced manufacturer following the announcement that the Victorian Coalition Government is supporting Robert Bo... Read more

$10.1 million to fix Sladen Street in Cranbourne

31 July, 2014
Member for South Eastern Metropolitan Region Gordon Rich-Phillips has welcomed a $10.1 million investment from the Victorian Coalition Government to fix congest... Read more

Condolence book in support and sympathy of those tragically killed on flight MH-17

24 July, 2014
The Victorian Government has made available condolence books for anyone wishing to pay their respects to the victims of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH-17. A c... Read more

Contract awarded for $156 million Dingley Bypass

23 July, 2014
Construction of the highly anticipated Dingley Bypass has taken another major step forward with the contract for the $156 million project awarded to Thiess Pty ... Read more

Coalition Government supports leading manufacturers in Dandenong

22 July, 2014
Minister for Manufacturing David Hodgett today visited three leading manufacturers based in Dandenong South to see how businesses were benefiting from Victorian... Read more

‘AAA Play’ website to boost sporting access for all

22 July, 2014
Victorians with a disability will have greater access to sport from today following the launch of a new website that connects families to a range of all-abiliti... Read more

Emergency services volunteer grants to enhance community protection

16 July, 2014
Volunteer emergency services organisations across the south-eastern region will receive a share of $12.23 million in Victorian Coalition Government grants for n... Read more

Work begins on $250 million Monash Children’s Hospital, creating more than 700 jobs

15 July, 2014
Premier Denis Napthine today joined Minister for Health David Davis and Minister for Mental Health Mary Wooldridge in Clayton to mark the start of major constru... Read more

Napthine Government ensures more local frontline police

15 July, 2014
The Napthine Government today marked a major law enforcement milestone, delivering on its $602 million election commitment to recruit 1700 extra frontline polic... Read more

Commuters to benefit from extra peak-hour trains along Dandenong corridor

10 July, 2014
The Liberal Member for South Eastern Metropolitan Region, Gordon Rich-Phillips MP, confirmed Dandenong and Clayton public transport users will benefit from extr... Read more

Sneek peek at $156 million Dingley Bypass

09 July, 2014
Minister for Roads Terry Mulder has released a video animation of the Dingley Bypass which provides a first-hand look at the finished product. “The ani... Read more

Coalition’s investment in new trams, trains and maintenance = punctuality

08 July, 2014
Member for South Eastern Metropolitan Region Gordon Rich-Phillips has welcomed latest figures showing record performance results for on-time trains for the mont... Read more

South-east cyclists and pedestrians could be winners in new $1 million grants program

08 July, 2014
Victorian local governments are invited to seek funding from a new Transport Accident Commission (TAC) grants program designed to reduce deaths and injuries on ... Read more

Thousands of dollars to support delivery of quality programs and services at Learn Local organisations

08 July, 2014
Gordon Rich-Phillips, Member for South Eastern Metropolitan Region, today announced thousands of dollars in Training Delivery Support Grants for a number of Lea... Read more

Labor to rip $1.1 billion out of council budgets

03 July, 2014
Almost 1.3 million Victorians living in Melbourne’s outer suburban areas would face severe cutbacks to local services and deteriorating infrastructure und... Read more

July timetable boost takes Coalition’s extra public transport services to more than 10,000 every week

03 July, 2014
Public transport across the state will receive a massive boost this July, with almost 4000 extra train, tram and bus services every week, bringing the total of ... Read more

South-east communities to benefit from $20 million kindergarten investment

02 July, 2014
Four south-east region schools are among 10 Victorian schools that will soon be home to new children’s early years centres as part of a $20 million invest... Read more

Fire services levy rates to fall from 1 July

02 July, 2014
South-east residents and businesses are benefitting from the Victorian Coalition Government’s slashing of Fire Services Levy rates from 1 July, the Member... Read more

Taking the scissors to hairdresser red tape

01 July, 2014
The Victorian hairdressing industry will save up to $240,000 a year under proposals to cut registration red tape, the member for South Eastern Metropolitan Regi... Read more