Advocacy Initiatives

Major investment coming to Brimbank will transform our city to the Capital of Melbourne’s west. We're calling on State and Federal government to drive positive change and make our city thrive.

The Brimbank Advocacy Plan 2023 (PDF, 2.3MB) defines Council’s key advocacy priorities for the immediate and medium terms.

Read about key milestones in the Transforming Brimbank Update 2021-2022

Sunshine Priority Precinct Vision 2050

The Sunshine Priority Precinct Vision 2050 highlights the central role Sunshine has to play in the growth and prosperity of Melbourne’s West.

Fix the Calder Freeway

Brimbank Council wants safety improvements that will reduce congestion and cater for population and freight growth.

Know the facts on the third runway

Melbourne Airport’s proposal for a third runway does not fully explain the significant health impacts this runway will have on the community.

Sports and Recreation

We're seeking to establish better sporting options for girls and women, support grass-roots sport and ensure future generations have access to the facilities they need.

Brimbank Aquatic and Wellness Centre

We're seeking funding from the State and Federal governments for the redevelopment of St Albans Leisure Centre into a state-of-the-art Health and Wellbeing Hub for the western region.

Environmental Equity

Our communities have been disproportionately affected by soil contamination, pollution and impacts on the natural environment. Brimbank is committed to Environmental Equity.