With the dust now settled on the Victorian election campaign and the Andrews Labor Government claiming office, Frankston City Council is now setting its sights on ensuring commitments made to Frankston City are delivered as a priority.
Recently elected local electorate Members of Parliament include:
- Frankston electorate – Paul Edbrooke (re-elected)
- Carrum electorate – Sonya Kilkenny (re-elected)
- Hastings electorate – Neale Burgess (re-elected)
- South-Eastern Metropolitan and Eastern Victoria regions are still being tallied.
Frankston City Mayor Michael O’Reilly congratulated the elected Members of Parliament and thanked all candidates for their commitment and investment in Frankston City during the election campaign.
“I congratulate Premier Daniel Andrews, Paul Edbrooke, Sonya Kilkenny and Neale Burgess on being elected to represent their respective communities during this term,” said the Mayor.
“Council has worked tirelessly advocating to Members, candidates, Ministers and Shadow Ministers in order to secure much-needed funding for local projects that meets the needs of our local community.”
“This has included numerous meetings, letters and the Future Frankston campaign involving key stakeholders and community members, a combined effort that has resulted in over $1 billion worth of funding being committed to Frankston City.”
“Our role now is to work with our elected members to ensure delivery of the funding promises made during the campaign.”
“We look forward to working positively with the Andrews Government in the four year term in order to reach our vision of the Lifestyle Capital of Victoria.”
Council aims to meet with new Victorian Government ministers soon to discuss election pledges made, including:
- Extending the electric rail line from Frankston towards the Mornington Peninsula
- Building a new tennis and gymnastics centre at Centenary Park
- Expanding the Jubilee Park Indoor Stadium
- Building a new safe boat refuge and Coast Guard facility
- Upgrades to Frankston Hospital
To view the full list of commitments made to Frankston City, visit: frankston.vic.gov.au/advocacy