Category: Premier

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 […]

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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 […]

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Visit To The United States Of America

Premier Daniel Andrews will visit the United States from 27 May to June 4 to explore new collaboration and investment opportunities and strengthen Victoria’s relationship with important partners in America. Over the course of the trip, the Premier will visit Seattle, New York, Boston, San Francisco and Los Angeles. He will meet more than 300 […]

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Major Disruption To Deliver Benefits Of Metro Tunnel

The Andrews Labor Government has released the Environment Effects Statement (EES) for the new Metro Tunnel, which shows construction will cause significant disruption over many years but will deliver decades of benefits. Premier Daniel Andrews joined Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan at the site of the new Domain Station, to release new station images […]

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Victoria First In Nation To Right The Wrong

Leading the nation in combating stigma and discrimination, the Andrews Labor Government will today deliver a formal State Apology in Parliament to Victorians convicted under homophobic laws that should have never existed. Before homosexuality was decriminalised in 1980, men could be sentenced for up to 15 years in prison for having consensual sex with other […]

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Government And Industry Unite For Dairy Farmers

The Andrews Labor Government and the Victorian dairy industry have united to deliver an $11.4 million support package for dairy farmers affected by the global fall in milk prices and decisions by some processors to cut the prices paid to their suppliers. The support package put together in consultation with the Dairy Industry Taskforce will […]

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New Ministry Strengthens Focus On Jobs, Major Projects And Law And Order

The Andrews Labor Government has strengthened its focus on jobs, major projects and law and order with Premier Daniel Andrews today announcing changes to the Ministry. Returning from a leave of absence, Wade Noonan will drive the Labor Government’s jobs agenda, taking on the portfolios of Industry and Employment, and Resources. Mr Noonan’s priorities will […]

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Standing With Our Dairy Farmers During Tough Times

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting dairy farmers affected by the global fall of milk prices and the decision by Murray Goulburn and Fonterra to retrospectively cut the prices paid to producers. Premier Daniel Andrews today announced a $1.5 million assistance package in South Gippsland to deliver supports for affected farmers and the broader community. […]

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Early Works Start On Hurstbridge Line Transformation

Early works have begun on the Andrews Labor Government’s transformation of the Hurstbridge line. Premier Daniel Andrews joined Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan near Heidelberg today, where geotechnical and site investigations are being carried out to help start the construction of a second track between Heidelberg and Rosanna. Last month’s Victorian Budget 2016/17 provided […]

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Saving Lives – Victoria’s New Road Safety Strategy

Every two hours someone is killed or hospitalised in a road crash across Victoria. In 2015, 252 people died as a result of road trauma. In a new approach to road safety, Premier Daniel Andrews and the Minister for Roads and Road Safety today launched Towards Zero 2016-2020 with the goal of reducing road deaths […]

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