Category: Location

A Brand New School For Portland Families

Portland will receive a brand new specialist school and improved school facilities, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. During his visit to inspect construction at Portland Primary School today, Treasurer Tim Pallas announced that $8 million will be invested in new school facilities. $7 million is being invested in a new specialist Portland Bay School […]

Categories: Media Release, Treasurer, Western Victoria Region

Father’s Day Fun For Families At The Stawell Trots

Dads will enjoy a day out at the Stawell harness races this Father’s Day thanks to $6,500 from the Andrews Labor Government. The Labor Government is supporting the annual Father’s Day Trots Meeting tomorrow through the Victorian Racing Industry Fund Raceday Attraction Program. The Stawell Harness Racing Club is also contributing more than $9,000 towards […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Racing, Western Victoria Region

Shepparton To Host Young Socceroos And AFC Qualifiers

The Andrews Labor Government has helped Shepparton secure the right to host qualifying matches for the 2018 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U-19 Championship later this year, featuring our Young Socceroos. Minister for Sport John Eren joined Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp and Young Socceroos Head Coach Ufuk Talay at the Greater Shepparton Community Football […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Sport, Northern Victoria Region

Continuing The Conversation In The Goulburn Region

Representatives from the local community, industry and the Andrews Labor Government will come together tonight in Seymour for the 2017 Goulburn Regional Assembly. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford said the Assembly was an important opportunity to discuss the future of the region, its priorities, and the Labor Government’s ongoing partnership with local communities. Last […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Regional Development, Northern Victoria Region

Next Steps Forward For Grampians Rehab Facility

Windana Drug and Alcohol Recovery has been named as the service provider for the Andrews Labor Government’s new Grampians alcohol and other drug residential rehabilitation facility. The new facility will offer 20 rehabilitation beds to give people the support they need to help end their drug addiction and rebuild their lives. Windana has 30 years’ […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Mental Health, Western Victoria Region

Invisible DNA To Crack Down On Crime In Geelong

A six-month synthetic DNA trial is about to get underway in Geelong as part of a crime prevention plan by the Andrews Labor Government to reduce residential burglaries. Minister for Police Lisa Neville today joined Victoria Police and other members of Safety Alliance Victoria in Norlane to launch Protect | Prevent. Kits of synthetic DNA […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Police, Western Victoria Region

More Broadmeadows Patients To Get Surgery Sooner

More patients in Melbourne’s growing northern suburbs will get the elective surgery they need faster with the completion of the Andrews Labor Government’s state-of-the-art expansion of Broadmeadows Hospital. Minister for Health Jill Hennessy today joined Member for Broadmeadows Frank McGuire to officially open the $17.3 million redevelopment that includes a first class and bigger elective […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Health, Northern Metropolitan Region

Creating A Stronger TAFE In Frankston

The Andrews Labor Government is ensuring all Victorians have access to high quality training no matter their background, through the Skills First TAFE Community Service Fund. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney joined Member for Frankston Paul Edbrooke and apprentices at Chisholm Institute in Frankston this morning to announce the TAFE would receive $2.6 […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Training and Skills, South Eastern Metropolitan Region

West Gate Tunnel To Deliver More 24/7 Truck Bans

The Andrews Labor Government’s West Gate Tunnel will deliver two more truck bans in the inner west, to stop rat runs through local streets. Building the project will allow the Labor Government to ban trucks day and night on Blackshaws Road in Altona North and Hudsons Road in Spotswood. Bans will apply 24 hours a […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Roads and Road Safety, Western Metropolitan Region

Reducing The Risk From The Stawell Tyre Stockpile

The Environment Protection Agency (EPA) continues to make progress on removing millions of tyres from the Stawell stockpile. Removal works on Saleyards Road began on 9 August, and nearly 2000 tonnes of tyres have already been removed from the site and sent to a Melbourne facility for processing. While this is a significant number of […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Energy, Environment & Climate Change, Western Victoria Region