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Statement From The Premier

It is my sad and solemn duty to confirm that Fiona Richardson – Member for Northcote, Minister and mother of two – has passed away at the age of 50. The best people in public life are those who live their values. In fighting for her community, in standing up for the safety of women […]

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Renewable Energy A Jobs Boom For Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government is harnessing the power of renewable energy to drive down prices, attract billions of dollars of investment and create thousands of local jobs. Premier Daniel Andrews joined Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio today to announce the introduction of legislation for Victorian Renewable Energy Targets (VRET), the largest […]

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Statement From The Premier

Minister for Women and the Prevention of Family Violence Fiona Richardson will be taking an extended period of leave due to serious illness. Fiona has also advised me that she will not be seeking re-election as the Member for Northcote in 2018. Fiona has made this decision so she can fully focus on her health. […]

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Helping Renters Make A House Into A Home

The Andrews Labor Government is giving renters the security of a long-term lease as part of its plan to make housing more stable and affordable for Victorians. The Residential Tenancies Amendment (Long-Term Tenancy Agreements) Bill 2017 will pave the way for new long-term tenancy agreements and an online matching service for landlords and tenants. Currently, […]

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Statement From The Premier

Judith Graley, Member for Narre Warren South, has advised me that she will not be seeking re-election at the 2018 state election. Judith has been a strong voice for locals in the south east since she was first elected to the Victorian Parliament in 2006. A former teacher, education is her great passion, and when […]

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Kicking Goals And Making History In Ballarat

History will be made on Saturday when Ballarat hosts its first ever AFL Premiership match between the Western Bulldogs and Port Adelaide. Premier Daniel Andrews today joined Member for Buninyong Geoff Howard, Member for Wendouree Sharon Knight and Western Bulldogs President Peter Gordon at Mars Stadium Ballarat to see first-hand how Ballarat has gone barking […]

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New Secretary Appointed For DELWP

The Andrews Labor Government has today appointed Mr John Bradley as the new Secretary of the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP). Mr Bradley brings a wealth of experience to the role, having previously served as Director General of the Queensland Department of Premier and Cabinet, and Director General of the Queensland Department […]

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Seventh Heaven For The World’s Most Liveable City

Melbourne has been named the World’s Most Liveable City for an incredible seventh-straight year. The Economist Intelligence Unit’s Liveability Index ranks 140 of the world’s best cities and once again, Melbourne has come out on top – securing perfect scores for healthcare, education and infrastructure. Melbourne pipped Vienna for the top ranking, and finished well […]

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Helping Every Victorian Benefit From Our Jobs Boom

The Andrews Labor Government is partnering with some of Victoria’s largest businesses to break down barriers to employment and ensure no Victorian jobseeker gets left behind. Speaking at the Victorian Jobs Partnership today, Premier Daniel Andrews announced JobsBank – a Victorian-first initiative that will provide a dedicated jobs pipeline for Victoria’s most disadvantaged jobseekers. Through […]

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Labor Government Welcomes Jobs Boost For Crib Point

The Andrews Labor Government has welcomed AGL’s decision to select Crib Point as the preferred site for its proposed Australian LNG import terminal. Such a facility would allow the importation of cheaper gas from interstate and international markets – improving the reliability of our gas supply and reducing the price of gas for Victorian households […]

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