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Working together to deliver for Casey

Federal Member for Casey Tony Smith MP has welcomed $208,000 in disaster resilience funding to better prepare local communities from the threat of bushfires.

Mr Smith said the funding will be provided to the Southern Ranges Environment Alliance, Yarra Ranges Shire Council and Emtrain Fire & Community Safety Pty Ltd under the Federal Government’s $15 million National Bushfire Mitigation Programme.

The Australian Government is investing $10 million in Volunteer Grants in recognition of the hard work and many hours volunteers dedicate to not-for-profit organisations.

Kate Taylor is the winner of the Young Casey Apprentice/Trainee of the Year and Gemma Rowles was announced as the winner for the Adult Casey Apprentice/Trainee of the Year held at Chateau Yering on Wednesday night.

A re-elected Turnbull Liberal Team will deliver road safety upgrades in the Yarra Ranges community with an investment of $364,000.

Federal Member for Casey, Tony Smith said the funding would be directed toward roads and intersections that had been identified as dangerous by communities and in consultation with VicRoads.

The re-elected Turnbull Government will reduce congestion in Croydon with an $8 million investment in the Maroondah Highway/Dorset Road/Bellara Drive intersection.

A re-elected Turnbull Government will reduce congestion and improve road capacity by investing $20 million in the upgrade of Canterbury Road between Dorset Road and Mount Dandenong Tourist Road.

The upgrade will see the existing roundabout in the Montrose township at the intersection of Canterbury Road, Mount Dandenong Tourist Road, Montrose Road and Swansea Road removed and replaced with traffic lights.

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