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Members Statement – SOLAR HOMES PACKAGE

Mr J BULL: It is terrific to see that rebates are now available for solar hot‑water systems as part of this government’s Solar Homes package, a terrific package that puts the power back in the hands of Victorians whilst being good for the planet. Households can..

Adjournment debate – DIGGERS REST RAILWAY STATION

Mr J BULL (Sunbury) (19:06:28): (79) My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Public Transport. The action I seek is for the minister to visit Diggers Rest railway station in my electorate and discuss options for improved facilities. This government has a strong record of..

Members Statements – SRI LANKA INDEPENDENCE DAY

Mr J BULL (Sunbury) (10:00:45): It was wonderful to represent the Premier and the Minister for Multicultural Affairs at a 71st anniversary celebration of the independence of Sri Lanka on Monday night. Sri Lanka’s independence day is celebrated on 4 February and commemorates its political independence..

Members Statements – AUSTRALIA DAY

Mr J BULL: It was terrific to attend the Hume City Council citizenship ceremony on Australia Day to welcome our newest citizens and recognise some outstanding contributors in our local community. I was thrilled to see the Sunbury Agricultural Society Sunbury Show awarded the Hume Community..

RETURNING JACKSONS HILL TO THE SUNBURY COMMUNITY

Sunbury locals will have a new village green, arts hub and bustling new neighbourhood on Jacksons Hill, with the Andrews Labor Government purchasing the site from Victoria University to return most of it to community use. Minister for Planning Richard Wynne has also approved the..

NEW EQUIPMENT FOR SUNBURY’S EMERGENCY VOLUNTEERS

Emergency services volunteers in Sunbury and Diggers Rest will share in more than $13.3 million in grants for life-saving equipment, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Josh Bull MP today announced that Diggers Rest CFA will receive $182,800.00 to help purchase a brand new Light..

A BIGGER, BETTER ERIC BOARDMAN RESERVE FOR SUNBURY

Families in Sunbury will be able to rely on great local sporting facilities, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to deliver $2 million towards an upgrade of the Eric Boardman Reserve. Right now, despite record female participation, local clubs based at the reserve have no..

MAKING ROADS SAFER FOR ALL ROAD USERS IN THE NORTH-WEST

A re-elected Andrews Labor Government will make roads in Melbourne’s north-west safer for everyone with a new bike path from Kings Road in Keilor North through to Thompsons Road. More Victorians are choosing to leave the car at home and walk or cycle instead, improving..

TEN NEW COMMUNITY HOSPITALS TO GIVE PATIENTS THE BEST CARE

A re-elected Andrews Labor Government will build, upgrade and expand community hospitals across our suburbs and towns, providing even more Victorians with the care they need closer to home. When a loved one gets sick, families deserve peace of mind that the very best care..

DELIVERING A GREAT LOCAL SCHOOL FOR GLADSTONE PARK

Gladstone Park families will get the world-class local school their kids deserve, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to upgrade Gladstone Park Primary School. Labor will invest $2.5 million to transform tired facilities with an upgrade to Block B. This builds on the $1.5 million..

NOTORIOUS SUNBURY LEVEL CROSSING TO GO UNDER LABOR

Only a re-elected Andrews Labor Government will remove another dangerous and congested level crossing on the Sunbury line. Every Victorian has their own story of level crossing frustration, whether you’re in the car, on the train, on a bike or on foot. For many, they’re..

SUBURBAN RAIL LOOP SET TO DELIVER FOR SUNBURY LOCALS

The Suburban Rail Loop is the only project that will connect Victoria and slash congestion across Melbourne with new data showing Sunbury passengers set to be big winners. The Suburban Rail Loop is the visionary project our state needs – a 90km rail ring around..

NEW PLAY SPACE FOR DIGGERS REST TAKES FLIGHT

A revitalised open space will be available for the community of Diggers Rest, the site of the first powered flight in Australia in 1910, thanks to an $800,000 funding allocation through the Growing Suburbs Fund and the City of Melton. The funding for the Stan..

DELIVERING KINDER UPGRADES IN DIGGERS REST

More kinders and upgraded early years facilities are on the way for Victorian families and their children – including in Diggers Rest – thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Early Childhood Education Jenny Mikakos and Member for Sunbury Josh Bull today announced a..

FUTURE DEVELOPMENT OF YIRRANGAN ROAD AGREED

Sunbury locals will have better access around their community following an agreement reached by the Andrews Labor Government for the future extension of Yirrangan Road as part of the Jacksons Hill residential development. Development Victoria on behalf of the Labor Government has committed to building..

Members statements – Felicitations

Mr J. BULL (Sunbury) (09:54:40) — We are a government that gets things done. We are a government that puts people first and delivers for all Victorians, but none of those many significant announcements and achievements over the past four years would have been possible without the hard work..

Constituency questions – Sunbury station parking

Mr J. BULL (Sunbury) (11:42:00) — (15 005) My question is for the Minister for Public Transport. What is the latest information on construction and design for the 300 new car parking spaces at the Sunbury train station? Residents of my electorate have long called for additional commuter parking, and I..