Local Updates

A re-elected Turnbull Liberal Team will provide $140,000 for netball court lighting in Healesville and Montrose, Federal Member for Casey, Tony Smith announced today. This funding package would see Yarra Ranges Council prioritise this project in its sporting infrastructure budget by also providing $140,000 to complete the $280,000 project.
A re-elected Turnbull Government will make our streets safer by providing $420,000 for a CCTV camera network package in five Yarra Ranges communities, Federal Member for Casey Tony Smith MP announced today. The funding has been pledged under the Coalition’s $40 million Safer Communities Fund.
The Coalition is getting on with the job of delivering our water infrastructure needs, today announcing $391,500 to fast track feasibility studies to improve water security for the horticulture industry in Casey. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources Barnaby Joyce today announced the funding, as part of the National Water Infrastructure Development Fund.
A re-elected Turnbull Government will deliver a major boost to health services in Melbourne’s East, allowing patients bulk billing access to access Eastern Health’s new MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) service at Maroondah Hospital. Liberal Member for Deakin Michael Sukkar said in contrast to most other areas of the city, residents across the east did not currently have access to publicly-owned and operated MRI services, with local outpatients forced to wait six to eight weeks for an examination.
Female and youth sport in the Casey electorate will receive a major boost thanks to funding from the Turnbull Government’s Stronger Communities Programme, Federal Member for Casey Tony Smith MP has announced. This programme provides funding for small-scale local infrastructure projects, ranging from $5,000 to $20,000, which are matched dollar for dollar.
Woori Yallock Primary School families are enjoying a new car park with construction now complete. Council built the $259,000 car park with funding from the Federal Government as pledged by Federal Member for Casey Tony Smith prior to the last election.