Category: Minister for Regional Development

Industrial Land Opportunities Beckon For Hamilton

Hamilton’s economy is on track for a major boost with the creation of a new industrial land estate, which will secure local jobs and create new regional business opportunities. Minister for Regional Development, Jaala Pulford, was in Hamilton today to tour the site of the proposed industrial estate and to meet with business and community […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Regional Development, Western Victoria Region

A Breakthrough For Maryborough’s Princes Park

Maryborough’s Princes Park, the home of the RACV Energy Breakthrough challenge, has been upgraded and is better than ever thanks to a $367,000 investment from the Andrews Labor Government. Parliamentary Secretary for Regional Victoria, Danielle Green visited the completed project, which was delivered in partnership with Central Goldfields Shire Council. Princes Park features sporting ovals, […]

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Ararat Arts Precinct On Track To Shine

The Ararat Arts Precinct has taken a major step forward with  building firm, Nicholsons, appointed to deliver the cultural hub, with construction set to begin this month. The news comes as Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford announced a further $1.5 million  for the project, on top of the Andrews Labor Government’s existing $5.2 million investment. Ms Pulford […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Regional Development, Western Victoria Region

Extra Jobs Boost For Ballarat Manufacturer

Albins Performance Transmissions will be able to expand its operation creating 20 new jobs, thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government. It comes on top of funding announced last week by the Labor Government, bringing the total number of new jobs at the iconic Ballarat manufacturer to 45. In Ballarat today, Minister for Regional […]

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Wheels In Motion For Creswick Mountain Bike Trail

Mountain bike enthusiasts will have a new trail to explore and enjoy thanks to a $2.56 million grant from the Andrews Labor Government. The 100 kilometre purpose-built mountain bike trail will create 30 new jobs,  and importantly put Creswick on the map as a mountain bike destination of choice. Minister for Regional Development, Jaala Pulford […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Regional Development, Western Victoria Region

Great Stupa Makes Its Mark In Bendigo

The Andrews Labor Government is helping crown Bendigo’s majestic Great Stupa of Universal Compassion thanks to a $2.5 million grant. Minister for Regional Development, Jaala Pulford joined Member for Bendigo, West Maree Edwards and Member for Bendigo East, Jacinta Allan in announcing the funding today while visiting the Great Stupa, cementing Bendigo’s position as an […]

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50 New Jobs To Boost Portland’s Economy

The Andrews Labor Government is helping Portland prosper by securing a $1.97 million expansion of Keppel Prince Engineering’s wind tower fabrication facility, creating 50 new jobs and retaining 80 local wind tower manufacturing jobs. In Portland today, Minister for Regional Development, Jaala Pulford made the announcement which will increase manufacturing capacity and boost staff training […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Regional Development, Western Victoria Region

All Aboard, A Golden Era For Gippsland Tourism

The Walhalla Goldfields Railway will be improved, creating 15 new jobs and giving more people the opportunity to experience the best of everything Gippsland has to offer, thanks to funding provided by the Andrews Labor Government. In the Latrobe Valley today, Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford and Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing announced […]

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Land Sales, Jobs Boom At Ballarat West Employment Zone

In a landmark day for Ballarat, the Andrews Labor  Government  announced two land purchasers at the Ballarat West Employment Zone and released another parcel of industrial land to meet strong market demand. The announcements represent a jobs boom for Ballarat with the most recent purchasers, Broo and Athlegen, having the ability to generate significant new […]

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Sovereign Hill By Day And By Night To Bring More Visitors

Sovereign Hill is set to host more students in overnight stays with the completion of a new 32 bed accommodation facility, delivered as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s $8 million investment in the By Day and By Night project. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford joined Member for Buninyong Geoff Howard to formally open […]

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