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Better Infrastructure; Better Connectivity


  • 82% of the Mornington Peninsula Shire is not serviced by public transport.
  • The Stony Point line is Metro Trains least reliable line in Metropolitan Melbourne.
  • 3% of residents use public transport – that’s the lowest in Metropolitan Melbourne. The state average is 15%.


Secure funding and bi-partisan support for better local infrastructure. This includes improved public transport and road networks which enhance the liveability of our region.


  • Advocate for better rail beyond Frankston, including a new business case that re-assesses the upgrade of the rail line to Hastings and Mornington.
    • Electrify and duplicate the Frankston line to Langwarrin, with park and ride facilities/bus interchange – connecting residents with jobs, activity centres and essential services.
    • Connect the Frankston Health and Education precinct with the electrified metropolitan line, creating twin tracks and a new station at Frankston East with park and ride facilities/bus interchange.
    • Uplift the Stony Point line, delivering passing loops and new stations in Somerville, Tyabb and Bittern to allow for 20-30 minute services.
  • Advocate for better bus connections across the peninsula, including more frequent services that connect townships to activity centres, employers to employees, and students to educators.
  • Advocate for major projects which enhance connectivity, reduce congestion, increase productivity and improve road safety.
    • Major road projects include but are not limited to: Jetty Road/M11 intersection and extension of M11 freeway to Rye; Frankston Ring Road, Frankston; Level crossing removal on Frankston Flinders Road, Hastings; Smarter traffic management throughout southern peninsula townships; Better east-west road connections; Create an additional lane on Peninsula Link; Explore improvements to freight rail connections to Hastings

  • Advocate for direct express rail services between Frankston and Flinders St during AM/PM peak hour.
    • Advocate for improved ferry connections, including a car ferry, to Phillip Island.
    • Call for improvements to basic services for business and residents in metropolitan Melbourne; including better NBN, telephone, water, sewerage and electricity.
    • Advocate for significant funding for key projects within Frankston’s Activity Centre that improve liveability and make Frankston an attractive place to live, work and invest.
      • This includes advocacy for the Nepean Highway and Kananook Creek Promenade Revitalisation.