A-League Soccer Team for Melbourne’s South-East

Today at Harmony Square the Mayors of the City of Greater Dandenong, City of Casey and Shire of Cardinia signed a memorandum of understanding for a new A-League soccer team to be established in South-East Melbourne. The plan includes the development of a boutique stadium near Dandenong railway station, a soccer centre of excellence at […]

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Manufacturing Hub in Southeast | Greater Dandenong Leader

INDUSTRIAL GROWTH DEPENDS ON MONEY TO LAY RAIL SPUR By PETER STRACHAN MELBOURNE’S southeast is poised to become the heart of Australian manufacturing. But it must convince the state and federal governments of its capacity to deliver and get their support for essential infrastructure. Committee for Dandenong chairman Gary Castricum said the region was already […]

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Planning to build | Dandenong Journal

By CASEY NEILL Drive to make manufacturing zone ‘clever, clean and critical’… DANDENONG and the south-east could become Australia’s manufacturing hub if a new $1.2 billion vision becomes reality. Committee for Dandenong (C4D) hosted a regional manufacturing showcase in Queens Hall at Parliament House on Tuesday 22 and Wednesday 23 March. Premier Daniel Andrews joined […]

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Manufacturing stops traffic in Dandenong’s Walker Street – 17 April 2015

On 17 April 2015 Dandenong’s Civic Centre played host to several of the South East’s impressive manufacturing companies. Jayco, IVECO, Membrey’s, Bombardier, Actco, Chisholm and Wastech all came together to showcase the region’s manufacturing skills and specific products in transport and associated industries. An unprecedented display on Walker Street as the thoroughfare was closed off for the […]

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Premier primed for showcase | Dandenong Journal

By CASEY NEILL PREMIER Daniel Andrews has put his support behind a manufacturing super showcase which is set to stop traffic in Dandenong next May. The Drum Theatre stage hosted a launch for the Dandenong and South East Manufacturing Super Event on Tuesday 10 November. Committee for Dandenong, South East Melbourne Manufacturers Alliance (SEMMA) and the […]

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Remington Drive Overpass

The Committee for Dandenong is delighted that the City of Greater Dandenong and the Andrews Government have followed through on plans to make the Remington Drive overpass a reality. The State Labour Government made an election promise to remove 50 level crossings and the Abbotts Road level crossing must, in the Committee for Dandenong’s opinion, […]

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Local content critical – an appeal to the Minister of Ports, Major Projects and Manufacturing

We have a dream and a vision that Victoria, and our region in particular becomes the manufacturing heartland of Australia. Why don’t we strive, together, to ensure every train, every bus and every tram in Australia is manufactured here? Read the full media release from the Committee for Dandenong to The Hon David Hodgett urging […]

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Passionate Plea for the Automotive Industry

Planned cuts to Automotive Transformation Scheme (ATS) would be bad news for Australia, bad news for manufacturing, and bad news for Dandenong. It would be devastating to the huge effort being made to restructure and transition more than 10,000 industry jobs. That’s why we at the C4D were pleased to hear from Labor’s Mark Dreyfus […]

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Abbotts Road Traffic Chaos

The tragic death of a rail passenger last November at the Abbotts Road level crossing started a conversation with Committee for Dandenong members which included a previous death at this crossing in 2008 and indeed the levels of frustration experienced by workers, the travelling public and businesses which operate in this area of Dandenong South.  […]

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New Chairman for the Committee for Dandenong

The new Chairman for the Committee for Dandenong is Gary Castricum.  Gary has taken over the reigns from the inaugural Chairman, James Sturgess of M+K Lawyers who was instrumental in setting up the Committee and remains on the Committee. Gary’s CV for being the Committee for Dandenong Chairman is exemplary.  His father arrived in Dandenong in 1951 having migrated […]

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