Local issues

Town Centre congestion
Reviewing car parking availability and accessibility at the Patterson Lakes Town Centre.

Ten storey high-rise development, The Cove precinct
Opposing the overdevelopment and adverse implications to congestion on McLeod Rd. Support from state candidates to change the planning scheme, permitting the development was sought and obtained. 

Mordialloc Freeway
$523 million dedicated to the construction of a freeway extension that connects the MP Freeway at Springvale Rd to the Dingley Bypass. Status: funded

Level Crossing Removal Project
Advocating for design and construction outcomes that align with community interests.

Inner Harbour Jetty replacement
Boardwalk and public jetty at Patterson Lakes CBD with 12 berths and space for the Carrum Coast Guard. Status: partially complete

Patterson River lighting
Current lighting at Patterson River was found to be no longer operating as per its design and has since been reinstated. Status: complete

Dahmen Street, Carrum DDA ramp
DDA compliant ramp improving accessibility to Patterson River for those with restrictions or disabilities. Status: funded

Riverend Road underpass connection
Connecting Patterson Lakes to Bangholme’s River End Road with an underpass to improve accessibility for pedestrians, cyclists and Cornish College students. Status: funded; now advocating for joining path to River End Rd

Improving accessibility at Patterson River
Introduction of a hoist to lift people with disabilities or restrictions in and out of watercraft, in conjunction with the construction of DDA compliant access ramps.

Roy Dore Reserve redevelopment
A new facility with adequate facilities to cater to recreational user groups from football to cricket. Status: funded

Erosion at Carrum Foreshore
The undermining of the sand dune system and constant erosion at Carrum Foreshore remain problematic issues, which requires on-going management from Parks Victoria and the City of Kingston.