Issued: Wednesday, 1 February, 2017 MAROONDAH HOSPITAL RISES TO THE CHALLENGE UNDER RECORD DEMAND Victorian hospitals have experienced unprecedented demand with 443,084 patients presenting at emergency departments across Victoria over the summer months the latest health performance data shows. This is a 24 per cent..
Issued: Wednesday, 1 February, 2017 Victorian hospitals have experienced unprecedented demand with 443,084 patients presenting at emergency departments across Victoria over the summer months the latest health performance data shows. This is a 24 per cent increase in the last six years, with more than..
The Andrews Labor Government will deliver Eastern Health a $500,000 funding boost to reopen a specialist eye surgery clinic at Yarra Ranges Health in Lilydale after it closed under the former Liberal Government. The funding boost will buy the specialist equipment needed to restore the..
Victorian families can catch a new hobby these June school holidays thanks to a state-wide trout stocking program funded by recreational fishing licence fees and the State Government’s Target One Million plan, which aims to get more people fishing, more often. Member for Eastern..
The removal of some of Victoria’s most dangerous and congested level crossings is closer than ever with the completion of a massive winter construction blitz on four level crossings along the Belgrave/Lilydale line. From 2-10 July, 800 staff worked around the clock, carrying out piling,..
The new bus stop at Thompsons and Bulleen Road is taking passengers, Member for Eastern Metropolitan Shaun Leane announced today. The bigger, better bus stop has two extra bus bays, new shelters and a new entry to the car park for passengers using SmartBus services…
April 21, 2016 Around 25,000 women will be able to receive breast cancer treatment closer to home with work now underway on a new one-stop shop for breast cancer screening and treatment in Melbourne’s East. Minister for Health Jill Hennessy today joined Member for Eastern..
Tuesday, 17 May, 2016 The Andrews Labor Government has announced that road works will this week begin to reduce delays and improve traffic flow at a busy Maroondah Highway intersection in Ringwood. The Maroondah Highway/Oban Road/Old Lilydale Road intersection will receive a $1.3 million upgrade..
Construction ramps up this month to remove two dangerous level crossings on Mountain Highway and Scoresby Road in Bayswater. These level crossings are among Melbourne’s busiest with the boom gates down for up to 29 minutes during the weekday peak causing delays and congestion for..
Friday, 13 May 2016 The Andrews Government is honouring its commitment to preserve the Healesville Freeway Reserve as public open space for the enjoyment of the local community. The process to transfer the 35 hectares of undeveloped VicRoads land to the Crown, so it can..
The Member for Eastern Metropolitan Region, Shaun Leane, today announced a big win for the community with lifts now included in the station enhancements as part of the Blackburn Road Level Crossing Removal Project. The lift investigations were advocated by the Stakeholder Liaison Group (SLG)..