Category: Ministers

Victorian Fisheries Authority Set To Swim On July 1

The new Victorian Fisheries Authority (VFA) will commence on 1 July 2017 to support the sustainable growth of Victoria’s commercial fishing and aquaculture sectors and strengthen the management and regulation of recreational fishing. Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford today announced the new Chair of the Authority, Deputy Chair and Board members. The new VFA will […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Agriculture

New Fund To Protect Port Phillip Bay Gets Moving

The Andrews Labor Government is protecting the rich and diverse environment of Port Phillip Bay – one of Melbourne’s most important ecosystems. Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio today announced the successful recipients from the first round of the Labor Government’s $10 million Port Phillip Bay Fund. Thirty six new projects will […]

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

Helping Auto Supply Companies Steer Into The Future

The Andrews Labor Government is helping Victorian companies impacted by the closure of automotive manufacturing to transform the way they do business and open up new opportunities. Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan and Member for Narre Warren South Judith Graley joined workers at Australian Precision Technologies in Berwick today to announce more than […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Industry and Employment

More Than $1 Million To Fuel Victoria’s Independent Arts Sector

More than 1200 career opportunities will be created for artists and creative industries workers across the state through  the Andrews Labor Government’s latest round of VicArts grants. Sixty-two projects will share in more than $1 million in funding, which will create opportunities for almost 900 independent artists and 350 technical, administrative and other support roles […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Creative Industries

Education Opportunities Open For Medicinal Cannabis

Victorian tertiary students will now be able to study the supply chain of medicinal cannabis, following the launch of Australia’s first ever full-scale cannabis education program. Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford officially launched Australia’s Medicinal Cannabis Leadership Program Cann10 at Parliament House today. Cann10 recently partnered with DeakinCo, the commercial arm of Deakin University, to […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Agriculture

Supercars Championship Races Into Melbourne

Fans who attend the 2018 Formula 1® Australian Grand Prix will experience a Supercars Championship round for the first time in history. Minister for Tourism and Major Events John Eren joined representatives of the Australian Grand Prix Corporation, Virgin Australia Supercars Championship and Supercar drivers in Albert Park today to announce that the Supercar race […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Tourism and Major Events

Victoria’s Brave Triple Zero Stars Celebrated

Fifty-one brave young Victorians have been honoured today for their heroic and life-saving actions in the face of an emergency at the 13th annual Junior Triple Zero Hero Awards. Minister for Emergency Services James Merlino attended the Emergency Services Telecommunications Authority (ESTA) awards to congratulate the children, aged between five and 16, for keeping calm […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Emergency Services

Two Million Breakfasts Served To Victorian Kids

The Andrews Labor Government’s expanded School Breakfast Clubs have now served more than two million meals across Victoria – giving children from families in need a brighter and healthier start to the day. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Education James Merlino joined children at Seaford Primary School’s Breakfast Club this morning to mark the […]

Categories: Media Release, Premier

Investing In Albert Park’s Schools

More than 1,000 students at Albert Park College will receive the first-rate facilities they deserve, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Albert Park Martin Foley today announced $5 million for an upgrade to Albert Park College and the relocation to more suitable facilities for Melbourne City Mission’s […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Education

Victoria Says Konichiwa To New Flights To Tokyo

Victoria has added to its already impressive air links to Asia, with Japan Airlines announcing it will commence daily direct flights between Melbourne and Tokyo in September this year. Tourism and Major Events Minister John Eren said the new service would provide more choice for travellers and boost the number of seats on the popular […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Tourism and Major Events