Category: Location

Delivering More TAFE Training In Northern Victoria

People in Shepparton will be able to access more TAFE training thanks to a funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney today visited GOTAFE’s Shepparton campus to announce almost $7.5 million to deliver 12 new TAFE courses as well as funding to support GOTAFE’s community services. More than […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Training and Skills, Northern Victoria Region

Wheels In Motion For Ballarat Cycling Connections

Works are set to begin on a new off-road path along the northern edge of Victoria Park later this month, as the Andrews Labor Government continues to deliver safer cycling connections for Ballarat. The 500 metre path will run parallel to Sturt Street between Russell and Gillies streets, and connect missing links in Ballarat’s cycling […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Roads and Road Safety, Western Victoria Region

Boosting Self-Determination In Preston

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting self-determination – lifting the first mortgage on the Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency Cooperative Ltd (VACCA) in Preston. Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Natalie Hutchins visited VACCA today to make the announcement, which the Cooperative full control of its property and the economic autonomy to grow and plan for its […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Aboriginal Affairs, Northern Metropolitan Region

50 Cent Levy Abolished To Save Mallee Irrigators Money

Landholders in the Mallee region will no longer be charged a salinity levy of 50 cents per megaliter following its abolition by the Andrews Labor Government, fulfilling the promise made in its comprehensive Water for Victoria policy. Minister for Water Lisa Neville said today that local irrigators that currently pay the levy will save an […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Water, Northern Victoria Region

Connecting People To Jobs In Ararat And Stawell

The Andrews Labor Government is backing a new project that will address local industry and employment needs in Ararat, Stawell and the surrounding region. Treasurer Tim Pallas visited AME Systems in Ararat today to announce $228,000 from the Regional Skills Fund to establish an Industry Skills Coordinator, which will link job seekers to industry, and […]

Categories: Media Release, Treasurer, Western Victoria Region

Training For Tourism Businesses To Meet Chinese Demand

Warrnambool’s tourism business operators are set to benefit from a new training program that will help capitalise on the growing number of Chinese tourists by giving businesses the right skills to meet market demand. In southwest Victoria today, Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford announced a grant of $150,000 from the Andrews Labor Government’s Regional […]

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

Paving The Way For A New Hamilton Streetscape

The Andrews Labor Government will invest $2.7 million in a CBD revitalisation project in Cox Street Hamilton to improve safety for pedestrians and vehicles, and activate a new retail precinct. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford announced the funding towards Southern Grampians Shire’s $4.05 million project in Hamilton today. Cox Street revitalisation is part of […]

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

New Home For Ballarat Buses On Track

The Andrews Labor Government is a step closer to delivering a better home for Ballarat buses, releasing the design of the new bus interchange at Ballarat Station. Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan today unveiled the design for the interchange which will bring local buses closer to the station, make it easier for passengers to […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Public Transport, Western Victoria Region

Construction Blitz To Remove Buckley Street Level Crossing

Major construction work is set to get underway to make the dangerous and congested level crossing on Essendon’s Buckley Street a thing of the past. Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan said works to remove one of Melbourne’s worst level crossings will improve safety and reduce travel time for local residents. Construction crews will work […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Public Transport, Northern Metropolitan Region

New Avon River Bridge Out To Market

The replacement of the Avon River Bridge in Stratford is one step closer to commencing. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Michael McCormack and Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan today announced the beginning of the Advance Tender Notice (ATN) and pre-qualification process to deliver the new rail bridge. Mr McCormack said this […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Minister for Public Transport