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Brimbank Council targets state and federal 2024-25 budgets

The 2024-2025 State and Federal Budgets present an opportunity for Brimbank City Council to reaffirm calls for support for projects that that will deliver clear benefits for Brimbank.

Brimbank Mayor Cr Ranka Rasic said:

“Brimbank’s full potential can only be realised when all three levels of government are working together. Council is strongly committed to advocating on behalf of our residents to address these challenges.

“Major projects, such as the Melbourne Airport Rail, Sunshine Station Masterplan and Albion Station rebuild are vital for the economic and future growth and prosperity of the west.”

Projects and priority focus areas which require State and Federal Government funding include:

  • Construction of the Melbourne Airport Rail
  • Implementation of the Sunshine Station Masterplan
  • Albion Station rebuild
  • Mental Health services and health programs
  • Fix the Calder and construction of a full diamond interchange at the intersection of Calder Freeway and Calder Park Drive
  • Road Safety initiatives identified by Council
  • Climate Emergency support infrastructure, including a solar farm in Sunshine Energy Park, a Sustainability Hub, community batteries and a stormwater harvesting system at Green Gully Reserve
  • Homelessness and Housing, and Addressing Unemployment initiatives, including additional social housing and service coordination for people at risk of experiencing homelessness
  • Pedestrian and Cyclist Safety which includes a range of improvements or feasibility studies which have been identified by Council
  • Parks and Community Facilities, to improve useability and access of local outdoor facilities.

Brimbank Council has produced two pre-budget submissions, which can be accessed here: State Budget 2024-25 (pdf, 911kb) and Federal Budget 2024-25 (pdf, 984kb).


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