12 March 1991 - Current
Ms WARD (Eltham) — (12 831) The adjournment matter I raise is for the Minister for Public Transport, and the action I seek is for the minister to come to my electorate and see firsthand all the terrific public transport infrastructure that is currently underway, completed or about to happen. Thanks to the Andrews government, we are not only seeing the duplication of the Hurstbridge line between Heidelberg and Rosanna and the removal of the Rosanna level crossing, but we have also had improvements to the Montmorency substation, a new Myki reader and shelter installed at Montmorency station, $500 000 allocated to improve commuter parking at Monty, $5 million for the business plan to duplicate the line between Greensborough and Eltham, the additional train service commencing in Eltham during the a.m. peak and the new route 343 bus on which the member for Yan Yean and I travelled yesterday and had a ball.
I love seeing how well this new bus route has been received and the number of people who are hopping on the bus. The member and I are committed to making buses sexy again. There is so much more happening in public transport in Eltham. I invite the minister to come and have a look at all the fantastic things that are happening in public transport in the Eltham electorate.