Election Commitment Tracker

Council is tracking the commitments made to the Frankston City community ahead of the Victorian State (2018) and Federal (2019) elections. Last updated 24 April 2019.

Victorian State Election Outcome (2018)

Following the November 2018 Victorian Election, the following members have been elected:

  • Paul Edbrooke MP, Member for Frankston
  • Sonya Kilkenny MP, Member for Carrum
  • Neale Burgess MP, Member for Hastings
  • Gavin Jennings MP, Gordon Rich-Phillips MP, Adem Somyurek MP, Tien Kieu MP and David Limbrick MP, Members for South East Metropolitan Region
  • Edward O'Donohue MP, Jane Garrett MP, Melina Bath MP, Harriet Shing MP, Jeff Bourman MP, Members for Eastern Victoria Region

To find and contact your local State Member of Parliament, visit: parliament.vic.gov.au

Federal Election (2019)

The 2019 Federal election will be held on Saturday 18 May. Early voting commences from Monday 29 April until Friday 17 May.

For more information on voting, visit: aec.vic.gov.au

To contact your local Federal Member of Parliament, visit: aph.gov.au

Frankston City Council's Asks

Electrifying the Stony Point rail line from Frankston to Hastings

Commitments:

  • Federal Liberal Party - Dunkley (Chris Crewther MP)
    $228 million budgeted
  • Federal Labor Party - Dunkley (Peta Murphy)
    Support delivering the project as a priority

  • Victorian Labor need to commit

New home for gymnastics and tennis at Centenary Park, Langwarrin

Commitments (from Council's $8.05 million ask):

  • Frankston City Council
    $11 million budgeted
  • Federal Liberal Party need to commit $8.05 million

  • Federal Labor Party need to commit $8.05 million

  • Victorian Labor Party need to commit $8.05 million

An expansion of the Jubilee Park Indoor Stadium for netball, basketball, cricket and football

Commitments (from Council's $10 million ask):

  • Frankston City Council
    $10.6 million budgeted
  • Federal Liberal Party - Dunkley (Chris Crewther MP)
    $5.2 million budgeted funding reallocated
    Still need to commit $4.8 million
  • Victorian Labor Party - Frankston (Paul Edbrooke MP)
    $10 million promise

  • Federal Labor Party - Dunkley (Peta Murphy)
    $10 million promise (including any existing federally budgeted funds)

Continued revitalisation of Frankston's city centre

Commitments:

  • Federal Liberal Party - Dunkley (Chris Crewther MP)

  • Federal Labor Party - Dunkley (Peta Murphy)
    $17.5 million to build 500 free car parks at Frankston Station (joint with Victorian Government)
  • Victorian Labor Party - Frankston (Paul Edbrooke MP)
    $17.5 million to build 500 free car parks at Frankston Station (joint with an elected Federal Labor Government)

Other Commitments

Detailed below are some of the election commitments or budgeted items made by candidates from information provided to Council. For a full list of commitments or budgeted items please visit the link provided for each candidate or contact each candidate directly. 

Federal Election

  • Federal Liberal Party - Dunkley (Chris Crewther MP)
    $2.6 million budgeted funds to redevelop RF Miles Reserve

    $850,000 budgeted funds towards broadcast lighting at Frankston Park (SkyBus Stadium)
    $500,000 budgeted funding for Kindred Clubhouse in Frankston
    A new Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) intensive outpatient treatment program at Peninsula Health (Frankston Hospital)
    $3 million budgeted funds towards the upgrade of Lloyd Park Reserve, Langwarrin
    $30 million budgeted funds to upgrade intersections along Ballarto Road, Carrum Downs
    $32 million budgeted for the Peninsula Health-Monash University Health Futures Hub
    $10 million budgeted for a Paediatric Emergency Centre at Frankston Hospital
    $171,000 budgeted funds towards a redevelopment of Langwarrin Tennis Club (resurfaced courts, lighting and more)
    $80 million budgeted towards duplication of Lathams Road, Seaford
    Over $1 million in additional funding for Headspace Frankston
    $250,000 budgeted funds for upgrades to Belvedere Bowling Club pavilion (from Council's $700,000 ask)
    $56 million promise to build 800 free car spaces at Frankston (600), Kananook (100) and Seaford (100) Stations
  • For more information on these and other commitments, visit: chriscrewther.com.au
  • Federal Labor Party - Dunkley (Peta Murphy)
    $2.6 million promise to redevelop RF Miles Reserve
    $1 million promise towards broadcast lighting and facility upgrades at Frankston Park (SkyBus Stadium)
    $17.5 million promise to build 500 free car parks at Frankston Station (joint with Victorian Government)
    $3 million promise for 40 new full time jobs at Centrelink Frankston
    $21 million promise for the Peninsula Health-Monash University Health Futures Hub
    $850 million promise towards road upgrades including Lathams Road Seaford and 6 way roundabout at Golf Links Road Langwarrin
    $25.79 million promise for various school upgrades across Dunkley
    $3 million promise towards upgrade of Lloyd Park Reserve, Langwarrin
    $1.3 million promise towards Monterey Soccer Pavilion upgrade (from Council's $1.3 million ask)
    For more information on these and other commitments, visit: facebook.com/PetaMurphyDunkley
  • The Greens Victoria Party - Dunkley (Emily Green)
    For more information, visit: greens.org.au
  • Derryn Hinch Justice Party - Dunkley (Lachlan O'Connell)
    For more information, visit: justiceparty.com.au
  • Animal Justice Party - Dunkley (Elizabeth Johnston)
    For more information, visit: ajpvic.org.au
  • Fraser Anning Conservative Party - Dunkley (Christopher James)
    For more information, visit: Facebook.com

Victorian State Election

  • Victorian Labor Party - Frankston (Paul Edbrooke MP)
    $562 million expansion to Peninsula Health (Frankston Hospital)
    $650,000 towards broadcast lighting at Frankston Park (SkyBus Stadium)
    $50,000 towards interchange benches at Frankston Park (SkyBus Stadium)
    $17.5 million to build 500 free car parks at Frankston Station (joint with an elected Federal Labor Government)
    $500,000 to upgrade female facilities at Pines Football Netball Cricket Club
    $180,000 towards Dress For Success' new Frankston store
    Creation of more green space between Edithvale-Seaford Wetlands and Mornington
    $4.8 million upgrade of Derinya Primary School
    For more information, visit: pauledbrooke.com
  • Victorian Labor Party - Carrum (Sonya Kilkenny MP)
    $2.6 million to redevelop RF  Miles Reserve
    Duplication of Hall Road
    $8 million upgrade to Patterson River Secondary College
    $5 million upgrade to Seaford Wetlands
    For more information, visit: facebook.com/SonyaKilkennyMP
  • Victorian Liberal Party - Hastings (Neale Burgess MP)
    Additional $2 million to upgrade Langwarrin Primary School
    $3 million upgrade of Lloyd Park Reserve, Langwarrin
    For more information, visit: nealeburgess.com.au

Please note: Candidates who were not elected in the 2018 Victorian State Election have been removed from this list.

How you can help

We need your help to let politicians from all sides know that these projects mean a lot to our community.

You can do this by:

  • Signing up to receive updates on the Future Frankston campaign online
  • Spreading the word on social media using the hashtag #FutureFrankston
  • Writing to your local Member of Parliament and candidates expressing what these projects will mean to you (one or many)

Find out more and join the campaign

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