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Labor Government to Seal Brooklyn's Dustiest Roads

The new Andrews Labor Government has wasted no time in giving much needed assistance to the suburbs that fall within the Williamstown Electorate.

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For a long time, local residents of Brooklyn have been suffering from an influx of dust over their homes due to the poor quality of roads in the Brooklyn Industrial District. This has caused a significant detriment to the liveability of the great suburb of Brooklyn.

The Andrews Labor Government has tackled this long standing issue of dust pollution by brokering a $2.6 million partnership to seal two of the areas dustiest roads.

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Work Begins on the West Gate Distributor

The Victorian Government has made the West Gate Distributor (WGD) one of its top transport priorities under its Project 10,000 strategy. The aim of the project is to improve truck access to the Port of Melbourne from the west and reduce the number of trucks on residential streets in the inner western suburbs.

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Labor Will Invest in a Footscray Learning Precinct

Labor will commit $15 million to make Footscray the potential home of a preschool-to-postgraduate education precinct, Leader of the Opposition, Daniel Andrews, announced today.

Labor’s proposal – a national first – will bring together early childhood education providers, Footscray City Primary School, Footscray City College, Victoria University and other stakeholders.

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Labor To Build Women’s And Children’s Hospital For The West

An Andrews Labor Government will build the Western Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Sunshine, with $200 million in funding to improve care for families in the fastest growing area in Australia.

Victorian Opposition Leader, Daniel Andrews, joined Federal Opposition Leader, Bill Shorten, at Sunshine Hospital today to make the historic announcement, which will create 2,000 jobs in construction and 500 jobs in the hospital.

The new five storey centre – specialising in services for families in the West – will bring care closer to home, allow for an extra 2,000 births a year and free up beds and services at Sunshine and surrounding hospitals.

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Labor's Investment in Bayside P-12 College Set to Continue

Bayside P-12 College will receive $300,000 from an Andrews Labor Government to upgrade the technology wing at their junior campus in Williamstown.

Labor MP for Williamstown, Wade Noonan, made the election pledge today and said the funding commitment would help build on Labor’s strong record of investment in Bayside P-12 College.

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