Congratulations to Peta Murphy on federal election result in Dunkley

Published on 24 May 2022

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Council congratulates re-elected Federal Member for Dunkley, Ms Peta Murphy, as Frankston City moves a step closer towards the delivery of a number of fantastic projects across the municipality.

Frankston City Mayor Nathan Conroy said:

“We are excited for what the future holds with Peta’s tenacity for delivering locally and we look forward to continuing to work with Peta in a constructive and positive way to deliver the best possible outcomes for the people of Frankston City.

“Peta is engrained in our community and is a strong local voice for the people of Dunkley.

“Council advocated to federal candidates for five major local projects, with Peta committing a total of $18.3 million towards three of these important projects. We truly value this investment for our community and the endorsement of the extensive work undertaken in developing these priority projects.”

The newly elected Federal Government committed to several projects within Frankston City during the election campaign, including:

  • Frankston Basketball and Gymnastics Stadium - $15 million
  • Sandfield Reserve - $1.3 million
  • Frankston Regional Arts Trail - $2 million
  • Upgrade of Langwarrin Skate Park - $170,000
  • Nairm Marr Djambana neighbourhood house and gathering place for Frankston’s First Nations community - $850,000
  • Langwarrin Community Centre play equipment - $13,000
  • 7 new community domestic violence workers
  • Carrum Downs community battery.

“I would also like to thank Senator Jane Hume for working collaboratively with Council and advocating on our behalf to deliver a number of local infrastructure projects and budget funding, including the new Kananook Commuter Car Park, Frankston Basketball and Gymnastics Stadium and more,” said the Mayor.

“Thanks also to the Liberal candidate for Dunkley, Ms Sharn Coombes, for her efforts in campaigning and putting her hand up to serve the people of Dunkley.

“Council will continue advocating to the State Government and Federal Government to ensure our key advocacy projects are delivered for the Frankston City community.”