Some highlights for Latrobe Valley and regional Victoria:
– $73 million for Latrobe Regional Hospital expansion (previously announced).
-Funding for planning work of the long-awaited Morwell super school, which would combine Commercial Road, Crinigan Road and Tobruk Street primary schools.
-$2.4 million for monitoring air and water quality levels at Morwell by the EPA.
– Funding for overtaking lanes on the Strzelecki and Hyland highways.(previously announced)
– Additional funding of $13.8 million for the Patient Transport Assistance Scheme.
– Additional funding of $9.2 million to extend the Rural Council Planning Flying Squad to address the backlog of planning work in rural councils.
Full budget coverage in Thursday’s Express.