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Getting started on Moorabbin’s new football hub

The mighty Saints another step closer to returning to their spiritual home, with construction starting on the $30.3 million redevelopment of Moorabbin Oval. Member for Bentleigh Nick Staikos today with players from the Saints and local community leagues, demolished an internal wall to kick off..

Upcoming works at Southland Station

As the Andrews Labor Government continues to upgrade and expand Melbourne’s public transport system, night works will be taking place on the Frankston rail corridor for construction of the new Southland Station. Works will include the installation of coping stones and platform screens on the city-bound (west)..

Bentleigh families can’t afford Turnbull’s kinder cuts

The Turnbull Federal Government is set to cut $100 million from Victorian kinders, a decision that will leave families in Bentleigh and across the state up to $2000 worse off every year. Member for Bentleigh, Nick Staikos, today visited Bentleigh West Kindergarten to meet with..

Steamrail on the Frankston Line as an Annual Event

Mr Staikos (Bentleigh) — My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Public Transport and concerns the official opening of the new stations in my electorate last year where we had two heritage steam trains travelling on the Frankston line. The action I am seeking is that..

Vital works on new Southland Station this weekend

Critical works will continue this weekend on the Andrews Labor Government’s new train station at Southland. Member for Bentleigh Nick Staikos said it was exciting to see the long awaited Southland station taking shape. The underpass joining the two platforms is already complete, and track..

Changing gears: auto supply chains break new ground

Businesses impacted by the closure of automotive manufacturing in Victoria are identifying new business opportunities and creating jobs, thanks to on-going funding support from the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Bentleigh Nick Staikos today announced that Mackay Consolidated Industries Pty Ltd and Palm Plastics, both..

Community grants to ramp up crime prevention in Bentleigh

Bentleigh will have access to community grants to boost security and tackle local crime issues, as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s commitment to crime prevention. Member for Bentleigh, Nick Staikos MP, today encouraged councils and community groups to apply for the latest round of..

Planning an exciting future for Valkstone Primary School

Valkstone Primary School will be able to get on and plan a more exciting future, thanks to funding from the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Bentleigh Nick Staikos MP today announced that the school will now be able to get started on the planning necessary..

Glen Eira adult learning receives $15,000 funding boost

Member for Bentleigh Nick Staikos has today announced that Glen Eira Adult Learning Centre will share in $2 million of funding thanks to the Adult Community and Further Education (ACFE) Board’s Capacity and Innovation Grants. Mr Staikos said that the centre will receive $15,000 from..

Labor government delivers athletics track upgrade in Moorabbin

The Andrews Labor Government is getting on with the job of upgrading Moorabbin’s GR Bricker Reserve. Member for Bentleigh, Nick Staikos, today announced a $300,000 Community Sports Infrastructure Fund grant to deliver the upgrade, which will ensure that the athletics centre meets IAAF standards. The..

Labor government delivering shade protection for Bentleigh

Two local organisations in Bentleigh have been awarded close to $8,000 by the Andrews Labor Government to provide much needed protection from harmful UV rays by increasing the provision of shade in the community. Member for Bentleigh, Nick Staikos MP, today announced the recipients of..

Education state takes shape at Bentleigh Secondary College

Planning for works at Bentleigh Secondary College is on track with the appointment of Haskell Architects to design the $9.6 million upgrade of its existing facilities. Member for Bentleigh, Nick Staikos, visited the school yesterday to make the announcement and celebrate the bright future ahead..