Tarneit will benefit from a new project designed to boost social connections in the rapidly growing area in Melbourne’s western suburbs.
Member for Tarneit, Sarah Connolly today announced investment of $100,000 into Tarneit through the Suburban Revitalisation program.
This project is based on the successful pilot project Hello Togetherness, a creative placemaking project that recruits families and diverse households to be uniquely supported to participate and create art works, activities and public art that are presented throughout their neighbourhood.
Supported by Tarneit’s Suburban Revitalisation Board, work has commenced on this project and will support local artists and engage families residing in Tarneit.
It aims to encourage social connection by transforming local neighbourhoods into an evolving gallery space that everyone can enjoy. This project follows a $2.2 million investment in Tarneit from the Andrew Labor Government, which included $465,000 to upgrade the network of parks in Tarneit, providing high-quality recreation opportunities for the community and $330,000 for enhancements to Sunset Views Boulevard.
The Suburban Revitalisation Program works with regional and local communities to plan and deliver infrastructure, community development and engagement initiatives.
These projects focus on boosting social and economic outcomes locally, as businesses and communities recover from the impacts of coronavirus (COVID-19).
For more information about the Suburban Revitalisation Program visit www.suburbandevelopment.vic.gov.au/home/suburban-revitalisation/tarneit.
Quote attributable to Tarneit Revitalisation Board Chair and Member for Tarneit Sarah Connolly
“I’m thrilled to Chair the Tarneit Revitalisation Board, which brings together representatives from the Victorian and Wyndham governments, services providers, businesses and community groups to identify local priorities and deliver exciting projects in Tarneit.”