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$2 MILLION SUNBURY & BULLA NEIGHBOURHOOD FUND

Community groups in Sunbury and Bulla are set to benefit with a new fund to support local projects during construction of the West Gate Tunnel. The $2 million Sunbury & Bulla Neighbourhood Fund has been established by the Andrews Labor Government. Funding will be offered in two categories – partnerships and grants, and allows not-for-profit groups access to money for projects that bring lasting benefits to the area. The Transforming Neighbourhoods Partnerships are for projects over $50,000, and will be available for improvements to community, sporting and recreation facilities and the local environment. The Celebrating Neighbourhoods Grants will have two opportunities. Up to $20,000 will be available for festivals, events and installations that bring local people together, while the Connecting Neighbourhoods grants will offer up to $50,000 for one-off projects or activities that aim to improve community facilities, amenity and participation. The program has been set up in acknowledgement of the temporary disruption to the Sunbury and Bulla area while soil is being transported during boring of the West Gate Tunnel. Digging of both the outbound and citybound tunnels is well underway, with tunnel boring machines working their way under Melbourne’s western suburbs to build the alternative to the West Gate Bridge with soil being transported to the purpose-built facility at Bulla The West Gate Tunnel Project is an essential project for all of Victoria to provide an alternative to the West Gate Bridge, take trucks off local roads and slash travel times from the western suburbs, when the project is complete in late 2025. The Labor Government is transforming the way people move around Sunbury with the Gap Road level crossing gone for good later this year, and the Sunbury Road upgrade to provide more capacity on one of the area’s most important roads. Applications for the Sunbury & Bulla Neighbourhood Fund open on July 1. For more details go to - www.westgatetunnelproject.vic.gov.au/sunbury-bulla-fund Quotes attributable to Member for Sunbury Josh Bull “Sunbury and Bulla are playing a crucial role in the West Gate Tunnel Project, and we want local communities and neighbourhoods to share in the benefits.” “This is a wonderful opportunity for groups in Sunbury and Bulla to have a project funded and make a real difference to their community.”

$2 MILLION SUNBURY & BULLA NEIGHBOURHOOD FUND

Community groups in Sunbury and Bulla are set to benefit with a new fund to support local projects during construction of the West Gate Tunnel. The $2 million Sunbury & Bulla Neighbourhood Fund has been established by the Andrews Labor Government. Funding will be offered in two categories – partnerships and grants, and allows not-for-profit groups access to money for projects that bring lasting benefits to the area. The Transforming Neighbourhoods Partnerships are for projects over $50,000, and will be available for improvements to community, sporting and recreation facilities and the local environment. The Celebrating Neighbourhoods Grants will have two opportunities. Up to $20,000 will be available for festivals, events and installations that bring local people together, while the Connecting Neighbourhoods grants will offer up to $50,000 for one-off projects or activities that aim to improve community facilities, amenity and participation. The program has been set up in acknowledgement of the temporary disruption to the Sunbury and Bulla area while soil is being transported during boring of the West Gate Tunnel. Digging of both the outbound and citybound tunnels is well underway, with tunnel boring machines working their way under Melbourne’s western suburbs to build the alternative to the West Gate Bridge with soil being transported to the purpose-built facility at Bulla The West Gate Tunnel Project is an essential project for all of Victoria to provide an alternative to the West Gate Bridge, take trucks off local roads and slash travel times from the western suburbs, when the project is complete in late 2025. The Labor Government is transforming the way people move around Sunbury with the Gap Road level crossing gone for good later this year, and the Sunbury Road upgrade to provide more capacity on one of the area’s most important roads. Applications for the Sunbury & Bulla Neighbourhood Fund open on July 1. For more details go to - www.westgatetunnelproject.vic.gov.au/sunbury-bulla-fund Quotes attributable to Member for Sunbury Josh Bull “Sunbury and Bulla are playing a crucial role in the West Gate Tunnel Project, and we want local communities and neighbourhoods to share in the benefits.” “This is a wonderful opportunity for groups in Sunbury and Bulla to have a project funded and make a real difference to their community.”

UPGRADED CLASSROOMS AND FACILITIES FOR SUNBURY PRIMARY SCHOOL

Sunbury students now have bigger, better classrooms and school facilities to learn in, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Sunbury Josh Bull today visited Sunbury Primary School to open its $3.5 million upgrade promised in the Victorian Budget 2018/19. This investment is part of a plan to reinvigorate Jacksons Hill. The Andrews Labor Government understands the local significance of Jacksons Hill – that is why we are preserving its history and heritage but also giving the Jacksons Hill and wider community the flagship facilities and services they deserve. The school upgrade includes renovated and modernised heritage buildings, and a new multipurpose building, a library building and canteen. The project also delivered associated landscaping and site works. The new library is named ‘Julie’s Place’ in honour of Mrs Julie Kostas, one of Sunbury Primary School’s longest-standing and much-loved teachers. Julie passed away in August 2021. She had a profound impact on the school community and to honour Julie’s legacy the school unveiled a commemorative plaque designed by the school in collaboration with Pmdl Architects. In the past eight years, the Labor Government has invested more than $12.8 billion in building new schools and more than 1,850 school upgrades – creating around 17,400 local jobs in construction and associated industries. The Labor Government is building the Education State so that every student can access a great local school and a quality education. Quotes attributable to Member for Sunbury Josh Bull “This investment was not only for the school, but it’s an investment in every Sunbury Primary School student.” “Now the school have the facilities they need to match the quality of teaching.” “We’re getting on with building the Education State and ensuring local students are given every chance to succeed.”

UPGRADED CLASSROOMS AND FACILITIES FOR SUNBURY PRIMARY SCHOOL

Sunbury students now have bigger, better classrooms and school facilities to learn in, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Sunbury Josh Bull today visited Sunbury Primary School to open its $3.5 million upgrade promised in the Victorian Budget 2018/19. This investment is part of a plan to reinvigorate Jacksons Hill. The Andrews Labor Government understands the local significance of Jacksons Hill – that is why we are preserving its history and heritage but also giving the Jacksons Hill and wider community the flagship facilities and services they deserve. The school upgrade includes renovated and modernised heritage buildings, and a new multipurpose building, a library building and canteen. The project also delivered associated landscaping and site works. The new library is named ‘Julie’s Place’ in honour of Mrs Julie Kostas, one of Sunbury Primary School’s longest-standing and much-loved teachers. Julie passed away in August 2021. She had a profound impact on the school community and to honour Julie’s legacy the school unveiled a commemorative plaque designed by the school in collaboration with Pmdl Architects. In the past eight years, the Labor Government has invested more than $12.8 billion in building new schools and more than 1,850 school upgrades – creating around 17,400 local jobs in construction and associated industries. The Labor Government is building the Education State so that every student can access a great local school and a quality education. Quotes attributable to Member for Sunbury Josh Bull “This investment was not only for the school, but it’s an investment in every Sunbury Primary School student.” “Now the school have the facilities they need to match the quality of teaching.” “We’re getting on with building the Education State and ensuring local students are given every chance to succeed.”

UPGRADED CLASSROOMS AND FACILITIES FOR HOLY TRINITY CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOL

Sunbury students now have bigger, better classrooms and school facilities to learn in, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Sunbury Josh Bull today visited Holy Trinity Catholic Primary School to open its $4.95 million upgrade. The Andrews Labor Government’s Non-Government Schools Capital Fund supported Holy Trinity Catholic Primary School to construct Stage 2 of their new school. This impressive upgrade includes six general learning areas, plus breakout spaces; a community hub; two basketball courts; large synthetic court and landscaping. Principal Krystine Hocking took Mr Bull on a tour of the school’s brand-new facilities accompanied by the school’s proud student leaders. In the past eight years, the Labor Government has invested more than $12.8 billion in building new schools and more than 1,850 school upgrades – creating around 17,400 local jobs in construction and associated industries. The Labor Government is building the Education State so that every student can access a great local school and a quality education. Quotes attributable to Member for Sunbury Josh Bull “We’re ensuring local students have the best facilities, our classrooms have the best teachers and every child is given every chance to succeed.” “Local families can now enjoy great new facilities at Holy Trinity Primary School Sunbury.”

UPGRADED CLASSROOMS AND FACILITIES FOR HOLY TRINITY CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOL

Sunbury students now have bigger, better classrooms and school facilities to learn in, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Sunbury Josh Bull today visited Holy Trinity Catholic Primary School to open its $4.95 million upgrade. The Andrews Labor Government’s Non-Government Schools Capital Fund supported Holy Trinity Catholic Primary School to construct Stage 2 of their new school. This impressive upgrade includes six general learning areas, plus breakout spaces; a community hub; two basketball courts; large synthetic court and landscaping. Principal Krystine Hocking took Mr Bull on a tour of the school’s brand-new facilities accompanied by the school’s proud student leaders. In the past eight years, the Labor Government has invested more than $12.8 billion in building new schools and more than 1,850 school upgrades – creating around 17,400 local jobs in construction and associated industries. The Labor Government is building the Education State so that every student can access a great local school and a quality education. Quotes attributable to Member for Sunbury Josh Bull “We’re ensuring local students have the best facilities, our classrooms have the best teachers and every child is given every chance to succeed.” “Local families can now enjoy great new facilities at Holy Trinity Primary School Sunbury.”

DELIVERING BETTER PLAYSPACES FOR THE KIDS OF SUNBURY

Works have begun to upgrade two playspaces in Sunbury, thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Sunbury Josh Bull represented the Minister for Local Government Shaun Leane today to officially break ground on upgrades to the playspaces at Forrest Street and the Village Green in Rolling Meadows. Both projects are supported by the Growing Suburbs Fund (GSF), which helps councils in the fastest-growing communities around Melbourne to deliver important infrastructure projects. The Forrest Street Playspace project received $260,000 from the GSF. It will provide an upgraded play area, with new paths and landscaping and an exercise space. It will be more inclusive and accessible for everyone. A ninja course and a basketball half court will ensure kids of all ages stay active and have fun. The Village Green project received $256,000 from the GSF and will give locals a better playspace, with seating and new paths to enjoy. These upgrades at Forrest Street and the Village Green in Rolling Meadows will be delivered by the Hume City Council, which has also contributed $250,000 and $200,000 for each project respectively. The Growing Suburbs Fund is a $425 million investment over eight years into the fastest-growing municipalities around Melbourne. In the City of Hume alone, it has provided close to $31.5 million in grants to support 35 projects, including the Cloverton Recreation Reserve Pavilion, Hume Tennis and Community Centre and Sunbury Warm Water Pool. In the 2022-23 Victorian Budget, the Andrews Labor Government announced an additional $50 million in funding for the GSF to continue supporting infrastructure projects in fast-growing areas like Hume. More information on the Growing Suburbs Fund is available at: https://www.localgovernment.vic.gov.au/grants/growing-suburbs-fund To find out more about the projects helping communities and businesses thrive in your local area, visit www.delivering.vic.gov.au. Quotes attributable to Minister for Local Government Shaun Leane “We're helping fast-growing communities like Sunbury get the vital community facilities they need so they can continue to thrive as the population increases.” Quotes attributable to Member for Sunbury Josh Bull “Sunbury is home to many young families and it's great to see the State Government working with Council to provide them with amazing places to play and grow.”

DELIVERING BETTER PLAYSPACES FOR THE KIDS OF SUNBURY

Works have begun to upgrade two playspaces in Sunbury, thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Sunbury Josh Bull represented the Minister for Local Government Shaun Leane today to officially break ground on upgrades to the playspaces at Forrest Street and the Village Green in Rolling Meadows. Both projects are supported by the Growing Suburbs Fund (GSF), which helps councils in the fastest-growing communities around Melbourne to deliver important infrastructure projects. The Forrest Street Playspace project received $260,000 from the GSF. It will provide an upgraded play area, with new paths and landscaping and an exercise space. It will be more inclusive and accessible for everyone. A ninja course and a basketball half court will ensure kids of all ages stay active and have fun. The Village Green project received $256,000 from the GSF and will give locals a better playspace, with seating and new paths to enjoy. These upgrades at Forrest Street and the Village Green in Rolling Meadows will be delivered by the Hume City Council, which has also contributed $250,000 and $200,000 for each project respectively. The Growing Suburbs Fund is a $425 million investment over eight years into the fastest-growing municipalities around Melbourne. In the City of Hume alone, it has provided close to $31.5 million in grants to support 35 projects, including the Cloverton Recreation Reserve Pavilion, Hume Tennis and Community Centre and Sunbury Warm Water Pool. In the 2022-23 Victorian Budget, the Andrews Labor Government announced an additional $50 million in funding for the GSF to continue supporting infrastructure projects in fast-growing areas like Hume. More information on the Growing Suburbs Fund is available at: https://www.localgovernment.vic.gov.au/grants/growing-suburbs-fund To find out more about the projects helping communities and businesses thrive in your local area, visit www.delivering.vic.gov.au. Quotes attributable to Minister for Local Government Shaun Leane “We're helping fast-growing communities like Sunbury get the vital community facilities they need so they can continue to thrive as the population increases.” Quotes attributable to Member for Sunbury Josh Bull “Sunbury is home to many young families and it's great to see the State Government working with Council to provide them with amazing places to play and grow.”

Campaigns

Sunbury Station Bus Interchange Redevelopment – Community Survey (Closed)

As part of the 2021/22 Victorian State Budget $3.22 million has been allocated towards the Redevelopment of the Sunbury Station Bus Interchange. Now I’d like to hear from you on what you think that redevelopment should look like. Your feedback will be instrumental in deciding how this money is spent, and what improvements will be made. I’m incredibly proud to be part of a Government that is willing to invest in a public transport project that means so much to so many in our community. Thank you to my Youth Advisory Council for putting this survey together, and for all the work they have done in organising an online community campaign to better understand exactly what people in Sunbury along with surrounding suburbs and townships want in the redevelopment of the Sunbury Station Bus Interchange. Survey Now Closed

Sunbury Station Bus Interchange Redevelopment – Community Survey (Closed)

As part of the 2021/22 Victorian State Budget $3.22 million has been allocated towards the Redevelopment of the Sunbury Station Bus Interchange. Now I’d like to hear from you on what you think that redevelopment should look like. Your feedback will be instrumental in deciding how this money is spent, and what improvements will be made. I’m incredibly proud to be part of a Government that is willing to invest in a public transport project that means so much to so many in our community. Thank you to my Youth Advisory Council for putting this survey together, and for all the work they have done in organising an online community campaign to better understand exactly what people in Sunbury along with surrounding suburbs and townships want in the redevelopment of the Sunbury Station Bus Interchange. Survey Now Closed