Major Projects in Kingston
Carrum Family and Children’s Centre
The $3.6 million Carrum Family & Children’s Centre is currently under construction.
The new centre, to be built at Roy Dore Reserve, will feature a state-of-the art centre to replace the existing ageing Rene Anderson Kindergarten, Carrum Child Care Centre and Carrum Maternal Child Health Centre.
The Carrum Family & Children’s Centre has been funded in partnership by Kingston Council ($2m) and the Victorian Government ($1.6m).
It will provide:
- kindergarten places and child care services
- maternal and child health facilities
- playgroup areas
- flexible spaces for use by the Carrum community
- increased open space at Roy Dore Reserve.
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Kingston Council’s Mentone Renaissance project aims to help secure the long-term sustainability of this iconic area.
The Mentone Renaissance project aims to celebrate the area’s historic village atmosphere, create a new town piazza, improve safety and revitalise the retail precinct.
The Mentone Renaissance plan has received the support of local schools, traders and key community groups. Click to read more.
Moorabbin Reserve redevelopment
Council is partnering with the Victorian Government, the AFL, St Kilda Football Club and local community football clubs in a proposed $29million redevelopment of Moorabbin Reserve.
The project includes transforming the current crumbling infrastructure and neglected open space into a valuable community sports hub and vibrant parkland including:
- a hub for community football leagues that represent over 14,000 local players
- a much-needed indoor sports court
- a new community playground and parkland upgrades.
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Mordialloc Life Saving Club and Aboriginal Gathering Place
Construction is underway on the $4 million Life Saving Club and Indigenous Gathering Place in Mordialloc.
The new centre, which features a state-of-the art centre for the Mordialloc Life Saving Club and an indigenous Gathering Place, has been funded in partnership by Kingston Council ($2.94m), the Victorian Government in association with Life Saving Victoria ($1m) and the Mordialloc Surf Lifesaving Club ($100,000). Click here to read more.
The $8 million Westall Hub will provide a wide range of vital community services in a ‘one-stop shop’ including:
- a new public library, with a focus on digital materials
- kindergarten and child care rooms
- maternal and child health services
- a number of multi-use consulting rooms.
The Westall Hub, co-located on the Westall Primary School and Westall Secondary College site, has been funded by Kingston Council and the Victorian Government ($2.35m). Click here to read more.