Category: Media Release

Dreamliner Sees Victorian Manufacturing Take Flight

Premier Daniel Andrews has joined global aviation giant Boeing at its Everett factory in the United States to mark a major milestone and witness firsthand Victoria’s contribution to the 787 Dreamliner come to life. Stretching almost 40 hectares, Boeing’s Everett factory is the largest manufacturing building in the world – and shipments of high-end Victorian […]

Categories: Media Release, Premier

Australian First Coding Comp For Victorian Students

Victorian schools will be the first in Australia to participate in a ground-breaking Microsoft coding program. Premier Daniel Andrews today landed in Seattle for the first leg of his official tour of the United States, hitting the ground running with the announcement at Microsoft Headquarters this morning. The Victorian Schools Coding Challenge will be open […]

Categories: Media Release, Premier

$200 Million Convention And Exhibition Expansion Boosts Victoria’s Visitor Economy

Acting Premier James Merlino and Minister for Tourism and Major Events, John Eren today announced the next steps to deliver an expanded Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. The project will add nearly 20,000 square meters of flexible, multi-purpose event space, including 9,000 square metres of new exhibition halls, and additional meeting and banquet rooms. It […]

Categories: Deputy Premier, Media Release, Minister for Tourism and Major Events

$2.1 Million To Transform Six Small Towns

Creativity is set to make a big impact on some of Victoria’s smallest towns with each receiving $350,000 to undertake an ambitious two-year project to transform their communities. Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley today congratulated the towns of Birregurra, Lake Tyers Beach, Narrawong, Rainbow, Girgarre and a collective of Western Port waterline townships, whose […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Creative Industries

Boosting Tourism And Jobs On Victoria’s Shipwreck Coast

Victoria’s number one tourist destination will be given a major overhaul to create jobs, preserve the environment and support local communities impacted by the 2015 Great Ocean Road Bushfires. Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change, Lily D’Ambrosio, today announced a $9.8 million investment in Victoria’s iconic Shipwreck Coast. This will deliver Stage One of […]

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

Upgrade On Track As Remand Centre Marks First Decade

Minister for Corrections Steve Herbert today inspected the progress of the Andrews Labor Government’s major upgrade to the Metropolitan Remand Centre. Mr Herbert also attended an anniversary event marking 10 years since the remand centre opened, with a number of staff receiving awards in recognition of their service. The prison received $95 million in the […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Corrections

VCAA Guidelines

Decisions regarding what is included in the approved booklist and playlist are made by the VCAA and not myself as Minister or by the Government, as is appropriate. No books or plays have been banned or removed. The VCAA selection panel applies a set of guidelines approved by the VCAA Board in order to select […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Education

New Epping Ambulance Station To Deliver Better Care

The Andrews Labor Government will fund a state-of-the-art rebuild of the Epping ambulance station to give local paramedics the safe and modern facilities they need to save lives. Minister for Health Jill Hennessy today joined Member for Mill Park Lily D’Ambrosio to announce $1.74 million to rebuild Epping ambulance station to give paramedics the facilities […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Ambulance Services

Ambulance Upgrade Boost To Deliver Better Care For Melbourne’s North

The Andrews Labor Government will deliver two new, state-of-the-art ambulance stations in Melbourne’s north to give our paramedics the safe and modern facilities they need to save lives. Acting Premier James Merlino today joined Minister for Ambulance Services Jill Hennessy and Member for Pascoe Vale Lizzie Blandthorn to announce $3.5 million to build first-class ambulance […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Ambulance Services, Northern Metropolitan Region

Geelong Vietnam Memorial Walkway Officially Unveiled

Minister for Veterans, John Eren today officially unveiled the new and upgraded Geelong Vietnam Walkway and Commemorative Panel, which pays tribute to the service and sacrifices of Vietnam veterans. The upgraded Memorial and Walkway on Melbourne Road and Swinburne Street, North Geelong, includes new signage, new trees, a paved walkway for greater accessibility, a panel […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Veterans