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2018/19 Victorian Budget outcomes for Goulburn

03/05/2018

Goulburn Partnership priorities supported in the Victorian Government Budget 2018/19 include:

  • $312.9 million for upgrades to the Shepparton rail line that will allow modern VLocity trains to operate to and from Shepparton for the first time, offer faster journey times and improve the amenity and reliability of services. Funding is also provided for a business case to finalise the scope and costs of Stage 3 to deliver up to nine return services a day
  • $23 million for the Munarra Centre for Regional Excellence, a state-of-the-art educational, sporting, cultural and community centre for Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal young people to be based on Yorta Yorta country in Shepparton
  • $0.4 million for a masterplan for Barmah National Park, focusing on business opportunities for Yorta Yorta Traditional Owners
  • $0.3 million to develop a renewable energy strategy for the Hume region
  • $0.2 million to develop a strategy to increase employment and business opportunities for Aboriginal people in natural resource management
  • Funding for an additional inter-peak weekday train service to Seymour.

Download the Goulburn Regional Partnership 2018/19 Budget Fact Sheet for more information (PDF 391.6 KB)



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