Election Commitment Tracker

Council has been tracking the election commitments and budgeted funds for the Frankston City community from Victorian and Federal Governments. 

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 Outcome (2019)

Peta Murphy MP has been elected as the new Federal Member for Dunkley following the May 2019 federal election.

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

Detailed below are the funding contributions (both election promises and budgeted funds) towards Councils key advocacy priorities and additional projects across Frankston City.

Electrifying the Stony Point rail line from Frankston to Hastings

Commitments:

  • Federal Government
    $228 million budgeted
  • Federal Opposition
    Support delivering the project as a priority

  • Victorian Government need to commit
    A business case is currently being undertaken by the Victorian Government and is expected to be released in September 2019.

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 Government need to commit $8.05 million
  • Victorian Government 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 Government
    $4.56 million budgeted funding reallocated
    Still need to commit $5.4 million
  • Victorian Government
    $10 million promise

  • Federal Opposition
    $10 million promise (including any existing federally budgeted funds)

Continued revitalisation of Frankston's city centre

Commitments:

  • Federal Government
    $38.5 million to build new commuter car parking at Frankston (600), Kananook (100) and Seaford (100) Stations
    Delivery of a South East Melbourne City Deal
  • Federal Opposition
    $17.5 million to build 500 free car parks at Frankston Station (joint with Victorian Government)
  • Victorian Government
    $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 (in bold are key projects Council lobbied for in addition to the four priority projects).

Federal Election

  • Dunkley (Chris Crewther)
    $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
  • Dunkley (Peta Murphy MP)
    $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

Victorian Election

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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. Commitments made by Chris Crewther will remain on this page while Council lobbies the Federal Government to ensure these projects are delivered.

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:

  • 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)
Last updated 4 July 2019.
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