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Southland Station – Update

It has been a busy time for the Southland Station project with significant works carried out in recent months.

New building now open at Valkstone Primary School

Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Bentleigh Nick Staikos today visited Valkstone Primary School in East Bentleigh to mark the grand opening of $3.5 million in school upgrades.

NEW SPORTS GROUND FOR MCKINNON PRIMARY SCHOOL

Students at McKinnon Primary School will benefit from a new upgrade, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. The $280,000 investment, delivered as part of the Victorian Budget 2017/18, will provide a new synthetic sports ground, complete with a running track.

Planning a new high school in East Bentleigh

Families in Bentleigh are a step closer to benefiting from a new high school, with the Andrews Labor Government announcing $500,000 in funding for planning works. Detailed planning work is the first step towards a future school in East Bentleigh, which is one of 12..

More family violence services for Bentleigh

The Andrews Labor Government will fully implement a Specialist Family Violence Court model at the Moorabbin Magistrates’ Court to better protect victims of family violence. The Victorian Budget 2017/18 will provide $130.3 million to fully implement five Specialist Family Violence Courts at the Ballarat, Frankston,..

Budget 2017

We’re getting on with the job, and this year’s Budget delivers on the things that really matter.

Budget delivers total rebuild of Bayside SDS

Students at Bayside Special Development School will benefit from a complete rebuild, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. The $11,400,000 investment, delivered as part of the Victorian Budget 2017/18, will go towards making sure local kids get the best start in life. The funding builds..

Huge funding boost for Valkstone Primary School

Students at Valkstone Primary School will benefit from a new upgrade, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. The $3,720,000 investment, delivered as part of the Victorian Budget 2017/18, will go towards making sure local kids get the best start in life. Following planning funding in..

KING GEORGE PAVILION UPGRADE – GREAT NEWS!

State Member for Bentleigh Nick Staikos has welcomed Glen Eira Council’s funding allocation to complete the upgrade of King George Reserve Pavilion in East Bentleigh.

LOCAL COMMUNITY GROUPS TO BENEFIT FROM MORE SHADE

Community groups in Bentleigh electorate have shared in more than $17,000 to get some much needed protection from harmful UV radiation by increasing shade in public community places.

More life-saving defibs for sports clubs in Bentleigh

Bentleigh sports clubs have another chance to apply for a new defibrillator and help save the lives of players, volunteers or spectators who suffer a sudden cardiac arrest. Member for Bentleigh, Nick Staikos today announced that applications for the third round of the $2.7 million..

Healthy boost for Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre – Moorabbin Campus will share in a $60 million boost from the Andrews Labor Government to secure the latest advances in medical equipment and modernise vital engineering infrastructure. Member for Bentleigh Nick Staikos today announced 11 hospitals to receive funding from..

A new secondary college for East Bentleigh

I have asked the Minister for Education to ensure the Victorian School Building Authority works closely with the owners of East Village to secure land for a school.

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)..