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HITTING SIXES FOR BARWON HEADS CRICKET CLUB

Cricket just got a whole lot more comfortable at Barwon Heads, with the construction of a new shade structure for spectators and players at Barwon Heads Village Park. Member for Bellarine Lisa Neville today formally opened the shelter, an election promise made possible thanks to..

SAFE BERTHING FOR VESSELS AT PORTARLINGTON

Member for Bellarine Lisa Neville MP today officially opened the newly completed Portarlington Safe Harbour, paving the way for more boats to dock at the pier, and more visitors to the Peninsula. The Victorian Government invested $15 million in the project to improve recreational and..

NEW LIGHT TANKER ROLLS INTO MANNERIM FIRE BRIGADE

A new light tanker is helping Mannerim Fire Brigade keep the Bellarine Peninsula safe thanks to a $200,000 Victorian Government grant. Member for Bellarine Lisa Neville officially recently handed over the 1400-litre tanker and she congratulated the volunteer brigade for their dedicated service to the..

PALLIATIVE CARE BOOST FOR TERMINALLY ILL ON BELLARINE

More people with a terminal illness living on the Bellarine Peninsula will be able to get the compassionate in-home palliative care and support they need, thanks to an Andrews Labor Government funding boost. Member for Bellarine Lisa Neville today announced Bellarine Community Health would share..

DRYSDALE SPORTS PRECINCT OPENED

The new home of sport in Drysdale is taking shape, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Bellarine Lisa Neville today opened stage one of the $6.7 million project. The Drysdale Sports Precinct will be the new home for local soccer, football and cricket,..

IMPROVEMENT WORKS CONTINUE ON BARWON HEADS ROAD

The Andrews Labor Government is making the trip between Geelong and Barwon Heads safer, with major improvement works currently underway on Barwon Heads Road. The Labor Government has invested $1 million to resurface and widen two kilometres of Barwon Heads Road to provide drivers with..

NEXT ACTIONS TO MANAGE POINT LONSDALE FRONT BEACH

Member for Bellarine Lisa Neville today announced the next steps that will be taken to address issues facing the Point Lonsdale front beach. This follows a recent report, released last year, which addressed the best ways to manage the front beach. After assessing the options,..

BUILDING AN INTEGRATED CHILDREN’S HUB IN DRYSDALE

Member for Bellarine Lisa Neville recently announced that the State Government is investing $1.3 million for the City of Greater Geelong to build an integrated children’s centre in Drysdale as part of a total of $18 million in capital funding provided through the Children’s Facilities..

GEELONG PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE HELPS TO GROW LOCAL JOBS

The Andrews Labor Government’s $37.5 million Geelong Performing Arts Centre (GPAC)redevelopment will provide employment and training opportunities to some of Geelong’s most disadvantaged job-seekers. Member for Geelong Christine Couzens, Member for Bellarine Lisa Neville and Member for Lara John Eren today joined Kane Construction at..

NEW BOAT RAMP IMPROVES BELLARINE BAY ACCESS

Boating on the Bellarine Peninsula is safer and more accessible following the completion of a new boat ramp at Indented Head. Member for Bellarine Lisa Neville represented the Environment Minister Lily D’Amborisio at the recent official opening of the new boat ramp. A $360,000 grant..

FORESHORE UPGRADES SET TO ATTRACT VISITORS BUT PROTECT NATURAL ASSETS

The Andrews Labor Government is funding two projects that protect and enhance the natural beauty of the foreshore in Queenscliff and Point Lonsdale while supporting local jobs and boosting the local visitor economy. Member for Bellarine Lisa Neville today announced $2.69 million for the ‘Destination..

$4 MILLION UPGRADE FOR OCEAN GROVE PRIMARY COMMENCES

Work has now started on the $4 million upgrade of Ocean Grove Primary School. The Member for Bellarine Lisa Neville today turned the first sod to mark the start of construction and upgrade of facilities. The funding was allocated in the 2016-17 Victorian Budget and..

CONTINUING THE CONVERSATION WITH BARWON LOCALS

Barwon locals have a chance to continue their conversation with the Andrews Labor Government, with community consultation leading up to the next Barwon Regional Assembly well underway. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford encouraged local residents to engage with the Barwon Regional Partnership ahead of..

ROUTE OPTIONS REVEALED FOR BELLARINE LINK

The Andrews Labor Government has unveiled four route options for the future extension of the Geelong Ring Road, known as the Bellarine Link. Member for Bellarine Lisa Neville today announced the opening of community consultation to shape planning for Bellarine Link and the upgrade of..

NEW STAIRS GIVE EASY ACCESS TO THIRTEENTH BEACH

A new timber staircase and viewing platform have been built at Thirteenth Beach, giving beachgoers direct access to the popular surfing spot. Today Member for Bellarine Lisa Neville officially opened the $98,000 structure, which replaces a staircase that was washed away by a storm in..

NEVILLE CALLS FOR PLANE COLLISION INVESTIGATION

Member for Bellarine Lisa Neville has called on the Australian Transport Safety Bureau   (ATSB) as a matter of urgency to investigate an incident where an aeroplane struck a truck while landing at the Barwon Heads airport on March 29. Ms Neville said given the seriousness..

HIGH STREET NOW SAFER FOR THE COMMUNITY

The Andrews Labor Government has upgraded High Street in Drysdale, making it safer and easier to use for drivers, cyclists and pedestrians. Member for Bellarine Lisa Neville today announced the completion of work to install new designated bike lanes, pedestrian crossing points and flashing 40km/h..

MAKING MELALUKA ROAD SAFER FOR DRIVERS AND PEDESTRIANS

Member for Bellarine, Lisa Neville, has announced the start of geotechnical work as part of a $1.2 million safety upgrade. The upgrade will see new traffic and pedestrian lights installed to ensure local school students can cross Geelong-Portarlington Road to catch the bus without needing..