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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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Skills, Jobs And A Future In Victoria’s Booming Rail Industry

The Andrews Labor Government is giving young people and those reskilling from other sectors experience and opportunities in Victoria’s booming rail industry. Premier Daniel Andrews joined Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan today to meet the first intake of signalling cadets at the Newport Rail Academy. The nine cadets will get vital, on-the-job training while […]

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Melbourne’s Missing Link: Getting It Right, Getting It Done

The missing link in Melbourne’s road network is one step closer, with the Andrews Labor Government today unveiling the four potential corridor options for the North East Link. The North East Link will slash congestion in Melbourne’s north east, stop the rat-runs and take trucks off local roads, creating more than 5,000 new jobs. The […]

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New Beach Promenade Coming To Carrum

The Andrews Labor Government is investing $50 million to revitalise Carrum, transforming the bayside suburb and creating new open space for the community to enjoy all year round. Premier Daniel Andrews joined Member for Carrum Sonya Kilkenny today to announce the extension of McLeod Road all the way to the beach. The upgrade, made possible […]

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New Chinese Dragon To Soar Over Bendigo

Bendigo’s popular Easter Festival is a step closer to a new Chinese dragon to replace the beloved Sun Loong, thanks to funding from the Andrews Labor Government. Premier Daniel Andrews today joined Minister for Tourism and Major Events John Eren, Member for Bendigo East Jacinta Allan, Member for Bendigo West Maree Edwards and the local […]

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