Fact Sheet - INFRASTRUCTURE

Hume City Council’s draft Council Plan 2017–2021 (2019/2020 Actions) and Budget 2019/20 will see more than $86 million allocated to new capital works. This will see the delivery of major projects as well as sporting and transport infrastructure.

The completion of these projects as well as continued investment in community hubs and facilities; open space, leisure centres and essential transport infrastructure will enhance the social, economic and environmental prosperity of our community.

Community hubs and facilities help foster socially connected and supported communities and provide educational opportunities, active participation in community life and pathways to employment. Investment in these facilities in 2019/20 includes:

  • $3.1 million to complete the $20 million Hume Global Learning Centre – Sunbury
  • $3.8 million to complete the $25 million redevelopment of Town Hall Broadmeadows and the StartNorth coworking space
  • $4 million for works on the Greenvale West Community Hub
  • $3.73 million for works on the Merrifield West Northern Community Hub in Mickleham
  • $2 million for works on the South Community Hub in Kalkallo.

Improvements to traffic management and local parking will better connect our communities. There will be $16.42 million invested in roads and $1.6 million in car parks, including:

  • $6.7 million for local road resurfacing and resealing across the City
  • $2.2 million for the duplication of Roxburgh Park Drive
  • $1.7 million for the reconstruction of Hanson Road in Craigieburn
  • $1.5 million for the reconstruction of Wildwood Road South in Wildwood
  • $990,000 for the reconstruction of Mitchell Street in Kalkallo
  • $400,000 for new indented parking bays on narrow streets

Open space, active transport and leisure centres help encourage healthy lifestyles and support the wellbeing of Hume’s residents. Investment in 2019/20 includes:

  • $3.33 million in footpaths and cycleways across the City, including $2.78 million on footpath rehabilitation works
  • $1.73 million for facility upgrades as part of the Sports Pavilion Plan
  • $1.36 million for open space upgrades across the City
  • $770,000 to audit and upgrade sports ground lighting across the City
  • $2.5 million to commence Mt Aitken District Recreation Reserve in Craigieburn
  • $1.03 million for the continuation of McMahon Recreation Reserve in Sunbury
  • $392,000 to complete upgrades to Sunbury Aquatic and Leisure Centre

The draft Council Plan 2017-2021 (2019/2020 Actions) and Budget 2019/20 can be viewed by clicking here and feedback should be made in writing by 29 May 2019, to the Chief Executive Officer, Hume City Council, PO Box 119, Dallas VIC 3047 or via email@hume.vic.gov.au


Updated : 12:00 AM, 1 May 2019

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