HENDERSON RD BRIDGE OPEN FOR BUSINESS

Rowville’s Henderson Road Bridge is now complete after being on the drawing board for decades. The bridge connects Henderson Road in Rowville with Henderson Road in Knoxfield which was previously divided by the Corhanwarrabul Creek. Federal Minister for Population, Cities and Urban Infrastructure and Member for Aston, Alan Tudge, said the bridge was a historically…

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Stronger Communities Programme Round 5

As part of the Stronger Communities Programme, non-profit community groups are eligible to apply for grants between $2,500 and $20,000 for a small capital project.  All grants must be matched with contributions, in cash or in kind, on at least a dollar for dollar basis. In the previous four rounds, 73 community groups in Knox…

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Fighter Jets made in Knox

You may not have known that a part of the F-35 Strike Fighter, one of the world’s most advanced fighter jets, is actually made in our local area. I was recently able to visit the local RUAG facility with our Minister for Defence Industry, Melissa Price, and learn about the innovative work they are doing…

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Congestion busting continues in the West

THE HON CHRISTIAN PORTER MP ATTORNEY-GENERAL THE HON ALAN TUDGE MP MINISTER FOR CITIES, URBAN INFRASTRUCTURE AND POPULATION CONGESTION BUSTING CONTINUES IN THE WEST A string of congestion busting projects across Perth have been given the green-light by the Morrison Government under the $4 billion Urban Congestion Fund. The Urban Congestion Fund eliminates local hotspots…

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$80M SECURED TO EXTEND DORSET ROAD

$80M FOR DORSET RD EXTENSION We have secured $80 million to finally build the Dorset Rd extension! This has been on the books for decades, and now can be done. It will make a huge difference to local traffic, and take cars off suburban streets in Ferntree Gully as people presently do the rat-run to…

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CONSTRUCTION BEGINS ON HENDERSON ROAD BRIDGE

After being on the drawing board for decades, construction of the $6m Henderson Road bridge has started today. The Federal Member for Aston, Hon Alan Tudge MP, today turned the first sod of the project which will fix the missing connection on Henderson Road over the Corrhanwarrabul Creek, linking Rowville to Knoxfield. “The new bridge to…

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$50M SECURED TO DUPLICATE NAPOLEON ROAD

Minister for Cities, Urban Infrastructure and Population, the Hon Alan Tudge MP, today announced Napoleon Road will be duplicated from Lysterfield Road to Kelletts Road with $50m in secured funding. The upgrade involves the duplication of Napoleon Road from Lysterfield Road to Kelletts Road in Rowville, in Melbourne’s outer south-east. This section of Napoleon Road…

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