Sealing the Hills program update

Cardinia Shire Council has received official confirmation that $109 million of committed funding for the Sealing the Hills program has been discontinued and withdrawn by the federal government.

Cardinia Shire Council is deeply disappointed on behalf of the communities in the Dandenong Ranges and surrounding townships, by the federal government decision to withdraw committed funding from this vital unsealed road project.

We understand how important these sealing works were to improving community safety and access to community facilities and amenities, while reducing dust, pollution, and maintenance issues.

Council has been able to secure $41 million funding for selected road projects in the pipeline, including Stoney Creek package, Upper Beaconsfield. This package includes Burton Road, Morris Road and Young Street.

Cardinia Shire Council is committed to working closely with the community to build better local roads and we will be keeping project stakeholders and our community informed as works progress.

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