“Creating Opportunity: Postcodes of Hope”

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The vision and plan Broadmeadows MP Frank McGuire launched on December 14, 2016 after years of advocacy.

Creating Opportunity – Postcodes of Hope – Strategy Launch.

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Changing Gears: Auto Supply Chains break new ground

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6 February, 2017

Businesses affected by the closure of automotive manufacturing in Victoria are identifying new opportunities and creating jobs, thanks to ongoing support from the Andrews Labor Government.

Visiting workers at Premcar Pty Ltd in Campbellfield, Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan announced $891,000 in funding to provide 23 automotive supply chain companies with business support to plan for the future.

Premcar has tran

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Broadmeadows electricity depot redevelopment to enhance reliability in Melbourne’s north

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6 February 2017

Jemena has today marked the start of the Broadmeadows Depot Redevelopment Project with a sod-turning ceremony in Melbourne’s north.

The $12.7 million project will ensure more than 320,000 homes and businesses across the Jemena Electricity Network (JEN) will continue to receive reliable electricity now and in the future.

Jemena Managing Director, Paul Adams said the redeveloped depot will be an important operational point across

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$1.7 Million Upgrade To Merri Creek Park

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5 February 2017

Merri Creek Park will benefit from a $1.7 million upgrade to develop visitor infrastructure – including 6km of bike and walking paths.

The investment, from the Growth Areas Infrastructure Contribution (GAIC) fund, will improve community access to the 650 hectare green space in Campbellfield, protecting the state and nationally significant native grasses.

The upgrade includes:

  • a link to the Whittlesea Public Gardens in Lalor, wh
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Broadmeadows immigration detention centre upgrade criticised

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2 February 2017

A $29.06 MILLION proposal to accommodate “high risk” detainees at the Broadmeadows immigration detention centre has been met with anger.

Last month, Hume Leader revealed that a parliamentary standing committee was conducting an inquiry into Federal Government plans to expand the Melbourne Immigration Transit Accommodation (MITA) on Camp Rd.

As part of the redevelopment, 140 new beds would be installed in a high-security compou

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