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Financial Assistance for Victorians Affected by Bushfires

Emergency financial assistance will be available to Victorians significantly affected by this week’s fires, so communities can return to normal life as quickly as possible Commonwealth Minister for Justice, Michael Keenan, and Victorian Minister for Emergency Services, Jane Garrett, today announced that assistance will be made available under the jointly-funded Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery […]

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Energy Efficiency Scheme To Reduce Bills, Support Jobs

The Andrews Labor Government is acting quickly to protect jobs and help Victorians reduce energy bills by saving a key energy efficiency scheme that the former Liberal Government planned to terminate. Energy and Resources Minister Lily D’Ambrosio today announced that the Victorian Government will retain the Victorian Energy Efficiency Target (VEET) scheme and save 2000 […]

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More Film and TV Jobs for the Creative Capital

Seven Victorian film and television projects have received Government funding, generating more than 300 job opportunities in our creative industries and adding $18 million to Victoria’s economy. Minister for Creative Industries, Martin Foley, today announced the seven projects that will share $1.18 million in funding from Film Victoria’s Assigned Production Investment program. The projects are […]

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Under Labor, TAFE Has A Future And Students Have A Choice

Labor’s $320 million TAFE Rescue Fund has already started flowing to TAFEs in need, as thousands of Victorians prepare to make one of the biggest decisions of their young lives. Premier Daniel Andrews joined Minister for Training and Skills, Steve Herbert, at Swinburne Hawthorn today to reassure our latest VCE graduates that the TAFE system […]

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$15,000 to Kick Start Mitchelton Bay Cycling Classic

Australia’s fastest criterium series, the Mitchelton Bay Cycling Classic, is set to hit top gear in 2015 with a $15,000 Victorian Government boost from the Significant Sporting Events Program. Mr Eren joined Michelton Bay Cycling Classic Race Director, John Trevorrow, at Geelong Waterfront to announce the funding and launch the countdown to the newly formatted […]

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Victoria’s Firefighting Airfleet Ready To Defend The State

Two of the world’s biggest airtankers are set to form part of Victoria’s response to a summer of significant fire risk. Victoria will be the first state in Australia to use the airtankers – a Hercules and an RJ – as part of the state’s firefighting strikeforce. The Minister for Emergency Services Jane Garrett joined […]

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East West Link Files

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Victorian Students Celebrate Their VCE Results

The wait is over for almost 83,000 Victorian students who will receive their Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) results from 7am today. Deputy Premier and Education Minister James Merlino visited Upwey High School to congratulate the students, most of whom received their results online or by text this morning. This year, 49,204 students will graduate […]

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Premier and Family Urge Victorians to Give Generously

Premier Daniel Andrews and his family are hoping Victorians give with their hearts this Christmas, to help families less fortunate. The Premier and his wife, Catherine, today joined Major Michael Coleman from the Salvation Army and Kmart’s Managing Director Guy Russo to promote the Kmart Wishing Tree Appeal. A Christmas tree, decorated by Noah, Grace […]

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Statement from the Premier

On behalf of the Victorian Government and the Victorian Labor Party, I send my deepest condolences to Jaala Pulford and her family on the loss of their brave young lady, Sinead. Sinead passed away peacefully in her sleep at 5:15am this morning. She was 13. Jaala and Jeff Pulford gave their hearts to their daughter […]

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