Category: Ministers

Regional Development Portfolio Axed By Coalition

In an extraordinary slap in the face to people in regional Victoria, Matthew Guy and Peter Walsh have abolished the Regional Development portfolio from the Coalition Shadow Cabinet. In a desperate Grand Final week shadow cabinet reshuffle, Matthew Guy and Peter Walsh have revealed their true colours when it comes to regional Victoria – once […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Regional Development

Kicking Goals: Free Trams And More Trains To The AFL Grand Final

    The Andrews Labor Government is putting on more train and tram services than ever during Grand Final week to help footy fans celebrate and get to the Grand Final week events in Melbourne. The Free Tram Zone will again be extended to the MCG and additional train and tram services will also operate […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Public Transport

The Presidents Cup Is On Its Way Back To Victoria

With dates and a venue locked in, Victoria can look forward to making history as the Presidents Cup returns to the sporting capital in 2019. The 2019 Presidents Cup will be held on 9-15 December at the prestigious Royal Melbourne Golf Club. Victoria will become the first location outside the United States to stage the […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Tourism and Major Events

David Hodgett Pays Price For Matthew Guy’s Failure Of Leadership

David Hodgett has paid the price for Matthew Guy’s penthouse payments and secret lobster dinner scandals, losing his high-profile portfolio of Public Transport. With murmurings about Matthew Guy’s leadership growing by the day, the Grand Final week reshuffle rewards his praetorian guard with plum jobs, while others like Mr Hodgett and Inga Peulich have been […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Roads and Road Safety

Short Term Payments To Ease Rego Stress

The Andrews Labor Government is reducing the stress of car registration costs for Victorian families, introducing flexible, short-term options for rego payments. Acting Premier Jacinta Allan joined Minister for Roads Luke Donnellan in Chelsea Heights today to announce new three month and six month registration options that will ease cost of living pressures for millions […]

Categories: Minister for Roads and Road Safety, Ministers

Building A Better Path To The MCG

Footy fans can look forward to a safer and easier walk from Richmond to the MCG as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s Streamlining Hoddle Street project. Minister for Roads and Road Safety Luke Donnellan has unveiled designs for new walkways, pedestrian crossings and upgraded waiting areas in Melbourne’s iconic sporting precinct, to keep pedestrians […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Roads and Road Safety

Reducing Bushfire Risk For Healesville And Yarra Ranges

Communities in high-risk bushfire areas are safer thanks to the Andrews Labor Government burying powerlines to significantly reduce the risk to lives and property from bushfires. Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change, Lily D’Ambrosio today visited Healesville to view works being carried out as part of the Government’s $750 million Powerline Bushfire Safety Program. […]

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

Victorian Coastal Grants Now Open

The Andrews Labor Government has announced nearly $1 million in funding to improve the safety, access and amenity of Victorian coastal areas. The funding is part of the Coastal Public Access and Risk Program that provides financial assistance to Victorian coastal crown land managers, including volunteer committees of management and local governments, to reduce coastal […]

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

Next Steps For St George’s New Aged Care Facility

The Andrews Labor Government is calling for tenders to construct the new 90-bed public aged care residential facility at St George’s Health Service in Kew. The facility was made possible by a Labor Government investment of $57.6 million in the Victorian Budget 2015/16, and will be built on the St George’s Hospital campus and be […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Housing, Disability and Ageing

State-Wide Boost For Regional Transport Facilities

The Andrews Labor Government is making it easier for regional passengers to get around by delivering bus and station improvements state-wide. Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan announced today that Ace Infrastructure and Keystone Civil will deliver the upgrades through the Labor Government’s $22.5 million Road and Rail Minor Works Program. Over 900 formal car […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Public Transport