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Cardinia Shire welcomes funding for Princes Highway Trail

Published: 3 September 2020

Cardinia Shire Council has welcomed the announcement of $990,000 from the Victorian Government’s Growing Suburbs Fund towards construction of a section of the Princes Highway Trail. 

The project will see a section of the trail from Fairweather Parade to Heatherbrae Recreation Reserve in Officer constructed with a sealed, dual-use cycling and walking path. 

The new trail section will provide the fast-growing local community with improved access to facilities, and provide a new option for outdoor activity such as walking and cycling. 

Once completed, the final shared-use trail will link from Beaconsfield to Racecourse Road in Pakenham. 

Cardinia Shire Council has committed a matching contribution of $990,000 to the Officer section project in its 2020-21 budget. Planning is underway with construction expected to commence by the end of 2020, pending COVID-19 restrictions.