Edinburgh Gardens is one of the best parks in Melbourne and is the central feature of this suburb. Stephen has fought keep it that way while ensuring that it is open and accessible to all – including young people.
Childcare is an issue for families in the area. It desperately needs to be expanded. We need to fast track the building of the new library on St Georges Road and demand that the state government allow a new indoor sports centre to be built on the old Gas and Fuel site.
While the suburb has a number of tram and bus lines we need to see services extended so that they run around the clock. A free, frequent and integrated public transport system would change the face of Melbourne for the better.