GETTING ON WITH DELIVERING MORE CAR PARKS FOR SUNBURY
The Andrews Labor Government and Hume City Council are working together to assess the best options for car parking in Sunbury.
Last year the Andrews Labor Government committed to build 300 new car parks at the Sunbury Station by extending the multi deck car park on the western side of the station.
Recent discussions with the Hume City Council have provided a second option, that has the potential to deliver hundreds of new shopper and trader car parks on top of the 300 committed to by the Andrews Labor Government.
The second option involves building a multi-deck carpark on the corner of Station Street and Evans Street, to the south of the station.
The Andrews Labor Government and the City of Hume will now work closely, undertaking site assessments and environmental and technical investigations to get the best outcome for the local community.
In addition to this work, the Andrews Labor Government is getting on with removing the dangerous and congested Gap Road level crossing, with planning work and site investigations also underway.
The Level Crossing Removal Authority will be carrying out site investigations from now until September and will work closely with the City of Hume to better understand how we can deliver the car parks and remove the level crossing.
Quotes attributable to Member for Sunbury Josh Bull
“In partnership with the City of Hume we have an opportunity that delivers 300 new commuter spaces and could deliver hundreds more car parks for local shoppers and traders.”
“This new opportunity has great potential and we will now do the planning work to make sure that we get the best outcome for the local community.”
Quotes attributable to Hume City Council Mayor, Cr Carly Moore
“The Sunbury community have told us on numerous occasions they want more car parking in the Sunbury Town Centre and we think we can work with the State Government to achieve that.”
“Sunbury is a fast growing community and we are committed to working with the community to achieve the best outcomes.”