Oakleigh 101

101 Key achievements for our communityThe Oakleigh electorate stretches from Grange Road to Springvale Road, and from Dandenong Road and the Monash Freeway to North Road.

Since coming to Government in November 2014, we’ve done some amazing things in our community. And there is much more to come.

Public Transport

1   Removing the level crossing at Grange Road, Carnegie

2   Removing the level crossing at Koornang Road, Carnegie

3   Removing the level crossing at Murrumbeena Road, Murrumbeena

4   Removing the level crossing at Poath Road, Hughesdale

5   Removing the level crossing at Clayton Road, Clayton

6   Removing the level crossing at Centre Road, Clayton

7   Rebuilding Carnegie Train Station (with escalators and lifts)

8   Rebuilding Murrumbeena Train Station (with escalators and lifts)

9   Rebuilding Hughesdale Train Station (with escalators and lifts)

10  Rebuilding Clayton Train Station (with escalators and lifts)

11  Upgrading power and signalling in our area along the Cranbourne and Pakenham train line

12  Creating 225,000 square metres of brand new open spaces for use by the community

13  Removed the level crossing at North Road, Ormond

14  Brand new train station at Ormond

15  Removed the level crossing at McKinnon Road, McKinnon

16  Brand new train station at McKinnon

17  Removed the level crossing at Centre Road, Bentleigh

18  Brand new train station at Bentleigh

19  Provided $7.6 million to create a brand new bus interchange at Huntingdale Train Station, including fixing the notoriously bad car parks

20  Rolled out Protective Services Officers at Murrumbeena Train Station

21  Rolled out Protective Services Officers at Hughesdale Train Station

22  Real time tracking app for the 822 Bus

23  Established a world leading Public Transport Research Centre at Monash University


24  Building Australia’s first ever Heart Hospital, right here at Monash University in Clayton, with a Government commitment of $150 million.

25  Completing the Monash Children’s Hospital in Clayton

26  A much needed helipad at the Monash Children’s Hospital

27  Put up $14 million for the Early In Life Mental Health service at the Monash Children’s Hospital

28  Building a brand new school at Monash Children’s Hospital so sick kids don’t miss out on an education

29  $16.5 million for new specialist suites at the Monash Hospital Moorabbin

30  $7.1 million to Monash Hospital in Clayton for important water supply fixes

31  $1.2 million for a major refurbishment of the Waverley Ambulance Station on Waverley Road

32  $330 million boost to elective surgery, which includes major funding, beds and equipment increases for Monash Health in our community

33  $65,000 to Monash Hospital Moorabbin to improve fetal surveillance to better monitor women and their unborn babies

34  $210,000 to Monash Hospital Clayton for a specialist allergy centre for Jumping Jack Ant allergies

35  Pilot program at Monash Hospital Clayton so private midwives can provide birthing services in public hospitals

36  Oversaw and opened the new premises of Link Health in Oakleigh

Roads and Road Safety

37  Started fixing the notorious black spot at the intersection of Grange Road and Oakleigh Road in Carnegie, with the installation of traffic lights

38  Fixing the intersection at Gardiner Road and Ferntree Gully Road, Notting Hill

39  Fixing to the intersection at Forster Road and Ferntree Gully Road, Mt Waverley

40  Safety improvements at Batesford Road and Warrigal Road, Chadstone

41  Safety improvements to Rugby Road and Warrigal Road, Hughesdale

42  Increasing capacity on the Monash Freeway – more lanes and new technology for better traffic flow


43  Over $50 million in funding, a $5.6 million increase, under the student resource package for 11 government schools in and right next to the Oakleigh electorate.

44  $5.7 million for an upgrade of Amsleigh Park Primary School to benefit over 360 students in Oakleigh East

45  $10.1 million for an upgrade of Glen Eira College to benefit around 700 students

46  $4 million for a major upgrade at Carnegie Primary School to benefit around 550 students

47  $13.4 million for the major upgrade of Bentleigh Secondary College to benefit around 900 students

48  $2 million for Glenallen School to benefit around 150 students in Glen Waverley

49  $290,000 to Glen Huntly Primary School to complete needed works, to add to the $390,000 previously provided, and benefitting close to 300 students

50  $290,000 to Murrumbeena Primary School for urgent works to benefit 590 students

51  $160,000 to Clayton North Primary School for urgent works to benefit around 330 students

52  Funding to assist in the rebranding and promotion of Mt Waverley Heights Primary School to benefit close to 200 students

53  Major funding for Hughesdale Primary School to plan for future upgrades to benefit over 500 students

54  Major funding for Oakleigh Primary School to plan for future upgrades to benefit close to 400 students

55  Funding to ensure Oakleigh Primary School could install a new security fence and fix drainage problems

56  Bringing back tech schools in a new and modern way. Of 10 across Victoria, we’re getting one locally in Monash. Planning is already underway

57  $10 million for a rebuild of the Alexander Theatre at Monash University – an excellent resource for both the University and local schools

58  Funding to Glen Huntly Primary School as part of the state-wide Bullystoppers Program to develop new curriculum material

59  Funding to Sacred Heart Girls College Oakleigh as part of the state-wide Bullystoppers Program to develop curriculum material

60  Breakfast Club program at Clayton North Primary in conjunction with Foodbank Victoria to make sure kids can get a healthy breakfast every school morning

61  Over $190,000 to more than 600 local students under the Camps, Sports and Excursions Fund


62  $3.5 million to Holmesglen TAFE to boost support for vulnerable students

63  $4.17 million to Holmesglen TAFE to get almost 1400 people skilled up for jobs in growing industries

64  $8 million for a new student hub at Holmesglen TAFE

65  $1.3 million to Holmesglen TAFE to boost important, relevant training and to drive growth in apprenticeships and traineeships

Early Education

66  $25,000 for the Brine Street, Hughesdale Kindergarten to increase capacity

67  $18,600 to the Monash Children’s Centre to refurbish the children’s bathroom and install new doors

68  An extra 40 total educators in Glen Eira and Monash after we increased educators to children ratios in Kindergartens


69  $500,000 for the much needed upgrade and rebuild of the Scammell Reserve Pavilion in Oakleigh South, home to the Krushers

70  Opened the Duncan Mackinnon pavilion upgrade in Murrumbeena with $500,000 provided under the previous Labor Government

71  $3 million to the Oakleigh Recreation Centre and Waverley Gymnastics for new facilities

72  $350,000 for new track surface and two new netball courts at Duncan Mackinnon Reserve

73  Opened up Caulfield Racecourse for greater public use – as it should be

74  Defibrillator for Glen Eira Soccer Club (As part of the government’s roll out of 1000 defibrillators to grass roots sports clubs across Victoria)

75  Defibrillator for Ormond Tennis Club

76  Defibrillator for Oakleigh Bowls Club

77  Community Safety Grant to Murrumbeena Bowls Club for new security shutters

78  Active Club Grant to Murrumbeena Netball Club

79  Active Club Grant to East Oakleigh Sports Club

80  Active Club Grant to Murrumbeena Bowls Club

81  Active Club Grant to Monash University Rugby Football Club

82  Active Club Grant to Caulfield Football Club

83  Sporting Club Grant to Chadstone Lacrosse Club for equipment

84  Sporting Club Grant to Emmanuel Calisthenics for uniforms

85  Sporting Club Grant to Monash City Junior Soccer Club for equipment

86  Sporting Club Grant to Murrumbeena Bowls Club for uniforms

87  Sporting Club Grant to Murrumbeena Netball Club for equipment and volunteer coach training

88  Sporting Club Grant to Glen Eira Amateur Football Club for uniforms

89  Sporting Club Grant to Oakleigh District Senior Football Club for uniforms

90  Sporting Club Grant to Oakleigh Youth Club Football Club for uniforms

91  Boosted police numbers locally and delivering 3,135 more in Victoria. The Police Academy in Glen Waverley is running at capacity, training around 1000 new police officers, protective services officers and custody officers over the next 12 months

92  $10,000 to Notting Hill Neighbourhood House under the Living Victoria Grants

93  Funding to ensure the success of local festivals like the Glendi and Pan Macedonian festivals

94  Review of the Glen Eira Planning Scheme

95  $100,000 to Monash SES (State Emergency Service) for the purchase of a medium rescue truck

96 Funding support for the Polish Community Council Ethnic School

97  Funding support to the Sylogos Halkidikeon & Halkidiki Inc. for a Seniors Support Program

98  $10,000 grant to Southern Cross Recycling Group in partnership with Monash Council to prevent illegal dumping at clothing recycling banks in Monash

99  $650,000 from the Innovation Fund to local startup Rocket Seeder to develop an agricultural technology accelerator program

100  $30,000 to Monash Men’s Shed for refurbishment and creation of much needed extra space

101  $160,000 to Griefline in Moorabbin

 $570 million over 2 years for urgent initiatives on Family Violence – the largest investment of its kind in the world

 $500 million boost into the Ambulance Service

 Leasing the Port of Melbourne for a massive $9.7 billion

 Work underway to build the much needed Metro Tunnel to double the capacity of the city loop

 Building the Western Distributor to get trucks off local roads

 Ordered 60 new high capacity trains, with a guaranteed 60% local content requirement – that means more jobs for Victorians

 Doubled the state budget surplus to $2.7 billion

 Created 184 thousand jobs and reduced unemployment to 5.7% (after the high of 6.8% during the term of the previous Liberal Government)

 Victoria is now Australia’s strongest growing economy

 Ended the Ambulance Crisis and made sure that Victorian paramedics get the wages they deserve

 The largest infrastructure building program in Victoria’s history

 Increasing police numbers, 3135 more – the largest ever increase

 Continued the roll out of Protective Services Officers to train stations

 Employing 400 custody officers to free up police resources, meaning more cops on the beat where they should be

 Invested over $1.1 billion state wide for capital upgrades and improvements to schools

 Saved the TAFE sector – with urgent rescue funds injected soon after coming to Government – and much more ongoing funding since

 Cut payroll tax to help business

 Provided half price car registration for apprentices

 Implemented medicinal cannabis for sick kids

 Removed cattle from the High Country

 Established a new regional park in Ballarat

 Made changes to help build more wind farms

 Brought in the Grand Final Public Holiday

 Established a cap on your council rates

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