Successful Advocacy Campaigns
Council has successfully advocated the state and federal governments for a number of key changes and funding for community projects, including:
Successfully obtained $5 million in funding for the development of the state of the art performing arts venue.
- Princes Highway/Robinson Street Signalisation
Successfully obtained $1.7 million in funding from VicRoads to improve existing signalisation at this dangerous intersection in central Dandenong.
Revitalising Central Dandenong project
Secured $290 million for the Revitalisation of Central Dandenong through the Victorian Government.
Springvale grade separation and lift for disability access
Successfully lobbied the Victorian Government for a grade separation at Springvale Road and Springvale Train Station the inclusion of a lift for disability access at the station.
Level crossing removals
Successfully lobbied the Victorian Government remove level crossings at Corrigan Road, Chandler Road, Heatherton Road, Abbotts Road and South Gippsland Highway.
- Tatterson Park Sports Complex
Successfully obtained State funding of $4 million and Federal funding of $650,000 for construction of a multi-use sports pavilion to complement existing sprortsgrounds.
Development of Tatterson Park Pavilion
Successfully obtained $4.9 million in funding for the development of the Tatterson Park Regional Multi-Purpose Sports Centre.
Dandenong Civic Centre
Successfully obtained $7.25 million in funding for the development of the Dandenong Civic Centre and Harmony Square.
Noble Park Aquatic Centre
Successfully obtained $8.87 million in funding for the redevelopment of the Noble Park Aquatic Centre.
Fire Services Levy
Successfully lobbied for the removal of the commercial fire services levy on residential flats and units.
Afghan Bazaar streetscape development
Successfully obtained a $400,000 grant from the Office of Multicultural Affairs and Citizenship.
Successfully obtained a $400,000 grant from the Minister for Justice for CCTV in central Dandenong.
Little India Precinct
Successfully advocated for Dandenong's Little India precinct to be recognised as Victoria's Indian Cultural Precinct.