Monthly Archives: October 2017

O’Herns Rd upgrade to start in 2018

Whittlesea Leader 31 October 2017 Paul Shapiro LONG-SUFFERING drivers will soon get respite from debilitating traffic snarls, with work on the O’Herns Rd upgrade to begin next year. Last week Thomastown state Labor MP Bronwyn Halfpenny announced Maca Civil has been awarded the contract to build stage one of the $81 million upgrade. Traffic lights and a raised platform will … > More

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Epping Views Primary School wants an end to parking chaos

Northern Star Weekly 31 October 2017 Laura Michell Epping Views Primary School is lobbying for Whittlesea council to do more to bring an end to years of parking and traffic chaos around the school. The Mansfield Street school has been plagued by parking and traffic problems in recent years, as the road around the school struggles to cope with the … > More

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Contract awarded for O’Herns Road upgrade

Northern Star Weekly 27 October 2017 Laura Michell Whittlesea motorists are a step closer to a less congested commute, with work set to start on the long-awaited O’Herns Road upgrade. The state government has announced that Maca Civil has been awarded the contract to build stage one of the $81 million upgrade. The first stage of the project will replace … > More

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Development Victoria sells Fibre to the Home Network

Development Victoria Website 04 Oct 2017 Development Victoria has sold its Fibre to the Home (FTTH) network. The network has been sold to RedTrain Networks Pty Ltd, an experienced and licensed provider that is expanding its investment in fibre infrastructure across Victoria. The sale will not impact services to residents who will continue to receive services from their existing Internet … > More

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Outer suburbs need urgent fix

Northern Star Weekly 3 October 2017 Laura Michell Melbourne’s interface councils are warning that significant pockets of isolation and disadvantage are being created in Melbourne’s outer suburbs, where liveability is falling behind the rest of the state. The Interface Councils group, which comprises the 10 municipalities that form a ring around metropolitan Melbourne, including Wyndham, Melton, Whittlesea and Hume, have … > More

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