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SUNBURY LOCALS TO SHAPE NEW COMMUNITY HOSPITAL

The Andrews Government is getting on with delivering a flagship community hospital in Sunbury and making sure locals have a big say over the services it will offer. Member for Sunbury Josh Bull MP today announced the Community Consultative Committee for the Sunbury Community Hospital…

MAKING PET ADOPTION MORE TRANSPARENT

Victorians can now find out where their new pet has come from, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s new Pet Exchange Register which comes into effect on 1 July. Member for Sunbury District, Josh Bull MP today announced the start of the Register with new..

Upgraded to Sunbury Recycled Water Plant officially opened

Today the member for Sunbury Josh Bull officially opened the upgraded Sunbury Recycled Water Plant. The opening signifies the completion of work on the $53 million government funded upgrade, the largest ever capital works project in Western Water’s history. The project was announced by the..

More Police And An Even Stronger Focus On Family Violence

The Andrews Labor Government is delivering more police to major regional centres and Melbourne’s growing outer suburbs – as well as more family violence officers than ever before – with another 709 officers due to hit the beat over the next year. Minister for Police..

RECOGNISING SUNBURY’S EARLY CHILDHOOD PROFESSIONALS

Residents in the Sunbury and Gladstone Park region are being encouraged by Member for Sunbury to nominate an outstanding early childhood teacher or organisation for a Victorian Early Years Award. Now in their 14th year, the Victorian Early Years Awards recognise the crucial work early..

NEW SCIENCE WING OPENS FOR SUNBURY STUDENTS

Staff and students at Sunbury College now have the state-of-the-art science facilities they deserve, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino joined Member for Sunbury Josh Bull at Sunbury College today to open their new $3.5 million science wing, marking the..

HELP SHAPE SUNBURY’S NEW COMMUNITY HOSPITAL

A new community hospital for Sunbury is a step closer, with local families contributing to the services it will provide. Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos today announced Member for Sunbury, Josh Bull will chair the Sunbury Community Consultation Committee, which will give the community a..

Constituency questions – Sunbury Community Hospital

Mr J BULL (Sunbury) (11:49:23): (150) My question is for the Minister for Health. What is the latest information on plans for a new community hospital in Sunbury? Prior to the last election the Andrews Labor government announced that a community hospital would be built at..

PARLIAMENTARY COMMITTEES AMENDMENT BILL 2019

Mr J BULL (Sunbury) (12:54:04): Clearly the opposition knows far more than the government does about its own processes. Ms Spence interjected. Mr J BULL: That is right. They certainly know how to pick talent, member for Yuroke. I am very pleased to have the opportunity..

Constituency questions – Sunbury Road Upgrades

Mr J. BULL (Sunbury) (11:52:31) — (14 019) My question is for the Minister for Roads and Road Safety. Minister, what are the construction and design time lines for the $5.4 million safety upgrade of Sunbury Road between the Tullamarine Freeway and Oaklands Road? Last week I was thrilled to announce..

Members statements – AUSTRALIAN CHINESE EVENTS COMMITTEE

Mr J BULL (Sunbury) (13:53:13): It was terrific to represent the Premier and the Minister for Multicultural Affairs at the Australian Chinese Events Committee gala charity ball on Saturday night. Significant funds were raised to support the Pancare Foundation, whose purpose is to increase survival and..

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..