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Building A Better Burwood Together.

Our community is a great place to live and work, and the Andrews Labor Government is working hard to deliver for all Victorians.

But there's always more we can do.

Add your name below and together we can continue to build a better and stronger Burwood.

 

Building A Better Burwood Together.

Our community is a great place to live and work, and the Andrews Labor Government is working hard to deliver for all Victorians.

But there's always more we can do.

Add your name below and together we can continue to build a better and stronger Burwood.

Featured Projects

Take a look at some of the great local projects that we're making progress on and stay up to date on developments across Burwood.

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Wattle Park running and playground project

Project Status

Planning commenced

Investment

$4.3 million

Iconic Wattle Park is undergoing a $4.3 million revitalisation project, upgrades to will include installation of a 3.5 km tan-style running track and an adventure playground.

This project is being planned in consultation with the local community and designs will reflect the natural environment and rich heritage values of the park. Part of the Andrews Labor Govenrment $154 million Suburban Parks Program. 

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Parkhill Primary School upgrades

Project Status

Planning Commenced

Investment

$4 million

We are transforming the school’s tired old classrooms and facilities into the modern learning environments students and staff need to achieve their best.

This set of upgrades is in addition to the $5.3 million already invested in Parkhill Primary School for the modernisation of learning precincts, and installation of a new arts space and landscaping. ​​

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Project Status

Planning Commenced

Investment

$2.1 Billion Homes for Victorians initiative 

Revitalisation of Markham Estate

The redevelopment will see the rundown, neglected, 1950s-era buildings replaced with 200 units made up of a
range of public, affordable and social housing.

The Markham redevelopment builds on the Labor Government’s $2.1 billion Homes for Victorians initiative and $185 million Public Housing Renewal Project.

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Project Status

35 level crossing removed so far

Investment

$15.8 Billion

Level Crossing Removal Project

75 dangerous and congested level crossings will be removed across metropolitan Melbourne by 2025, with 35 removed so far.

Burwood constituents are enjoying improved travel times since the removal of the Toorak Road and Burke Road level crossings.

The Union Road and Mont Albert Road level crossing removal projects have been fast-tracked to 2023.

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Project Status

Planning Commenced

Investment

Over $2 million in Burwood

Suburban Rail Loop

The Suburban Rail Loop will be a twin-tunnel, standalone line that will fully integrate the new Burwood Station into our existing public transport network.

The 90-kilometre rail ring will connect every major rail line from the Frankston line to the Werribee line, making it quicker and easier to get to Melbourne’s major health, education and employment centres.

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Project Status

Planning Commenced

Investment

$5 million across Victoria

Dog Parks for Boroondara and Whitehorse LGAs

The dogs of Burwood (and their owners) will be have new spaces to safely stretch their legs, with $5m for 15 new off-leash dog parks across Victoria, with two in Boroondara and Whitehorse municipalities of Burwood electorate.

The Andrews Labor Government banned puppy farms and now we're ensuring communities have pet-friendly spaces for families to enjoy.

About Will

I'm Will Fowles, and I'm proud to be the State Member for Burwood.
 
I'm working to bring more jobs, better education and world-class health care to the eastern suburbs.
 
That means upgrades to local schools, funding for our public hospitals and building the roads and rail that Victoria needs.
 
So follow my page on Facebook to stay up to date - and see how it's all coming together, one local project at a time.

Will Fowles on Facebook

Community Feedback

Do you have a State Government issue you'd like to raise? We're able to speak with you in regards to matters such as Public Hospitals, Schools, Emergency Services and Roads. Please use the form below or call us directly on 9809 1857.

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