Works begin on Buloke‘s streetscape makeover20/10/2020
Buloke Shire’s major streetscapes will be transformed, as part of the Victorian Government’s commitment to create local jobs and boost the region’s economy.
The Buloke Streetscape Renewal Project will transform entrances to Wycheproof, Birchip, Charlton, Donald and Sea Lake.
Improved landscaping, new pedestrian connections and signage are all part of the Government’s $4 million investment in the project, announced as part of the Building Works package – a $2.7 billion commitment to get thousands of Victorians back to work with shovel-ready projects that provide lasting benefits to communities.
The works are expected to create up to 14 jobs during construction and will provide a longer-term boost to the economy through increased tourism.
Improvements will include landscaping works and a new alfresco dining area at Birchip, a river link for pedestrians at Charlton, and new public art displays and a better play space for Wycheproof’s Memorial Park.
At Donald, there will be better signage and landscaping, while Sea Lake’s works will include new footpaths and landscaping along Best Street.
The Building Works package is designed to provide immediate benefit to communities across the state, with more than half the projects in rural and regional Victoria – from our smallest town to our most famous natural wonders.
The shovel-ready projects will create jobs now and provide lasting economic benefits in response to the economic challenges brought about by coronavirus.
The Building Works package is being delivered in addition to the Victorian Government’s $2.6 billion Delivering for Regional and Rural Victoria program.