Budget boost for peri urban region

Bacchus-Marsh-township-2068-1024x682The State Budget backed some of our calls for important funding for the fast-growing fringe regions outside Melbourne including:

  •  Extending the $50 million Growing Suburbs Fund;
  • $5 million for grants to support growing regional towns;
  • $101 million for state regional road upgrades;
  • An additional $30 million for the Regional Jobs and Infrastructure Fund; and
  • $300 million for the Regional Health Infrastructure Fund for vital regional health projects.

Image: Moorabool Shire Council