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  • In this term the Andrews Labor government has invested over $93 million in schools locally so that every child can get the best start in life.

  • We’re building the critical infrastructure needed to help you get home safer and sooner every day.

  • We’ve lifted spending in health by 35% since the last year of the former Government. Providing more care to more Victorians – closer to home.

Local Achievements

Education

  • Two brand new primary schools: South Melbourne Primary School and South Melbourne Park Primary School
  • Two new campuses for Albert Park College
  • Rebuild of Elwood College
  • Planning for a new high school in Fishermans Bend
  • Funding to renovate the historic church hall at Albert Park Primary School
  • Upgrade of facilities for St Kilda Primary School

Supporting our unique culture

  • Restored the Palais
  • Building Australia’s first Pride Centre
  • $200 million to reimagine the Southbank Arts Precinct into a new NGV and Arts Centre Melbourne complex
  • Record investment in live music & promotion of Australian contemporary music to make Melbourne the Live Music Capital of the world
  • Delivered a new VCA / Conservatorium of Music facility in Southbank

Transport

  • 40 new E-Class trams on our grid
  • 96 Route Upgrade makes it the first fully accessible tram route in the city.
  • Metro Tunnel underway and one year ahead of schedule
  • Anzac Metro station in our community to ease pressure on St Kilda Road / Swanston Street tram corridor
  • Trucks off Beaconsfield Parade and Beach Road, commencing 2019

Fishermans Bend

  • Built South Melbourne Primary School, and planning a secondary school
  • Built Montague Park
  • Recalled 26 developer applications until a proper, community lead framework was developed
  • Revised height controls
  • A six per cent affordable housing target, which enlists developers to provide social housing
  • 26 developments sent to an independent authority for a final ruling
  • Plans for public transport, bike paths, walkways and open space
  • $1 million funding for a business case for a tram route to Fishermans Bend

Community Safety

  • Redeveloped Little Grey Street rooming house, converting it into apartments for women over 55 years of age at risk of homelessness
  • Funded CCTV in the Grey Street area, Acland Street and Carlisle Street precincts, which will be linked to St Kilda Police Station
  • Increased local police patrols at night
  • $1.5 million upgrade to the Beach House rooming house
  • Funded the biggest boost to police recruitment ever, with 25 additional officers in our are