Category: Location

Latrobe Valley Leading The Way In Transition

Three years on from its establishment, the Andrews Labor Government’s Latrobe Valley Authority is leading the way in helping the Gippsland community through industry transition and keeping the region thriving. The launch of the Latrobe Valley Authority’s Transitioning to a strong future report outlines its work to bring economic investment to the Valley, grow jobs […]

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

Boosting Organic Recycling In Macedon

Macedon Ranges Shire Council is expanding their kerbside organic waste collection to include food organics and diverting thousands of tonnes of waste from landfill, thanks to a funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio today visited the Romsey Transfer Station in Macedon Ranges to announce $182,000 […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change, Northern Victoria Region

Driving Jobs In Regional Victoria With Waste To Energy

A waste to energy facility in Creswick is transforming organic waste and boosting local job and business opportunities, thanks to a funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government.   A biodigester that turns organic waste into valuable products in Creswick is helping to remove waste from the environment while creating opportunities for new jobs and […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change, Western Victoria Region

Ultima Terminal Delivers Jobs For Northern Victoria

A new rail freight terminal in Victoria’s north is delivering jobs for locals and exporting Victorian hay to the booming Asian market. Minister for Ports and Freight Melissa Horne officially opened the QUBE Ultima Intermodal Terminal today, which will remove 4,000 truck trips annually from Victorian roads. Hay from local farms is compressed and loaded […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Ports and Freight, Northern Victoria Region

100 New Homes Through New Rentals Development Program

Tenants once at risk of homelessness have begun moving into 100 new and affordable homes thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Housing Richard Wynne today visited some of the new properties in Moonee Ponds and met residents. The vast majority of tenants are women aged over 55 – and many have fled family […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Housing, Northern Metropolitan Region

Upgrades On The Way For Horsham College

Horsham College will soon have important new works undertaken, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today visited the college to announce the upgrade, with $270,000 allocated for new outdoor shade sails and upgrades to relocatable classrooms. The new shade sails will be located in the courtyard and will help the […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Education, Western Victoria Region

Regional Focus For Mental Health System Reforms

The Andrews Labor Government will accept each and every one of the recommendations handed down by the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System, as part of its interim report. Minister for Regional Development and Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes today visited Broadford Living and Learning Centre, an important local organisation dedicated to supporting […]

Categories: Media Release, Northern Victoria Region

Latest Grants Support Local Northside Creativity

From international performances to community collaborations, the creative minds of Northcote will be supported through the latest round of the Andrews Labor Government’s arts grants. Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley joined Member for Northcote Kat Theophanous at Gertrude Contemporary art gallery today to congratulate the local artists who have received grants through the VicArts […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Creative Industries, Northern Metropolitan Region

Faster Broadband Speeding Into Horsham

Businesses and regional communities around Horsham now have access to faster and more reliable broadband services with the launch of the Andrews Labor Government’s enhanced broadband network across the region. Minister for Regional Development Jaclyn Symes today launched the Horsham Enhanced Broadband network at Horsham-based farm equipment machinery franchise Emmetts. The Labor Government provided $1.7 […]

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

Making Farms Smart In Horsham

Victoria’s grains industry and the Wimmera’s wider agriculture sector are set to be at the forefront of farm technology with the opening of the Horsham SmartFarm, supported by the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Agriculture Jaclyn Symes today officially launched the SmartFarm at the Horsham Grains Innovation Centre, which will focus on fast-tracking the development […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Agriculture, Western Victoria Region