Greater Dandenong's state election wishlist
01 October 2014
With the November State Government Election fast approaching there are a number of key issues facing the Council and the City of Greater Dandenong community that require State Government support and advocacy.
Council is committed to addressing all the key economic, health and wellbeing challenges currently facing the City of Greater Dandenong to ensure the very best outcomes for visitors, workers and residents.
Council cannot do this alone and needs the support of the State Government to ensure we achieve the best outcomes for our community. State Government recognition and support for Council is critical to a prosperous future for Greater Dandenong, the south-east region and more broadly Victoria.
Greater Dandenong’s role in providing the employment, business, transport and education infrastructure for the south-east region of Melbourne has never been more important than it is today.
It is vital that key infrastructure development keeps up with population growth in this region and the changing needs of our community.
Council has committed considerable capital and operational resources to building and supporting a vibrant and dynamic community. We are looking to a very positive future built on harmony, strength, tolerance and diversity.
Council recognises the significant support for Greater Dandenong through the work of Places Victoria and significant investments by previous governments. However, there is much more to be done.
The attached advocacy document outlines the key issues that Council believes require State Government buy-in and support. This is based on Council’s close understanding of the local community it represents, as well as the needs and aspirations of business, industry and our residents.