Category: Location

Expert Advice For Latrobe Valley Mine Rehab

The rehabilitation of the Latrobe Valley’s brown coal mines will be steered by experts and locals through the creation of a new authority and a strategy to guide rehabilitation planning and works over the coming decades. Minister for Resources Jaclyn Symes today launched the Mine Land Rehabilitation Authority and the Latrobe Valley Regional Rehabilitation Strategy […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Minister for Resources

$2m Funding Boost To Transform Longerenong College

The next generation of farmers and rural workers in western Victoria will soon have access to upgraded learning and students facilities thanks to the Victorian Government. Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education Gayle Tierney today visited Longerenong Agricultural College, located near Horsham, to announce a $2 million funding boost that will ensure that […]

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

Central Gippsland Irrigation Funding

The Victorian Government is investigating ways to ensure agriculture in central Gippsland has a strong and resilient future. Minister for Water Lisa Neville today announced $500,000 for a study to scope potential development of further irrigation in the region. The feasibility study will examine potential infrastructure options for expanding irrigation development in Central Gippsland – […]

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

Wimmera Gets Extra Mental Health Outreach Support

More Victorians in the Wimmera Southern Mallee will get the mental health support they need closer to home, family and friends, with a funding boost from the Victorian Government. Minister for Mental Health Marin Foley today announced an additional $300,000 for the Rural Outreach Program, which helps people struggling with psychological distress get access to […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Mental Health, Western Victoria Region

Interim Protection Order For Mount Arapiles Site

An interim protection declaration has been made for an Aboriginal site in Mount Arapiles-Tooan State Park in the state’s north-west, following the discovery of culturally significant rock art. Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Gabrielle Williams announced the declaration today, which will ensure the area is adequately protected while Traditional Owners and land managers consider longer-term protection […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Aboriginal Affairs, Western Victoria Region

New Victoria Legal Aid Office For Central Victoria

Victorians in the Central Highlands will now have improved access to justice after the Andrews Labor Government unveiled a new Victoria Legal Aid office to service the region. Attorney-General Jill Hennessy officially opened the new open-plan office at a virtual ceremony, which is located in Market Street in Ballarat. The office will initially support 22 […]

Categories: Attorney-General, Media Release, Western Victoria Region

New Midland Highway Technology To Warn Of Black Ice

A newly installed black ice detection and warning system will help to keep drivers safe on the Midland Highway near Ballarat in time for winter thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. The new system is part of a major safety upgrade on the Midland Highway between Ballarat and Creswick. Installed near the intersection of the […]

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

Reduced Water Prices For Northern Victoria Irrigators

The Victorian Government has welcomed the Essential Services Commission (ESC) price decision for Goulburn-Murray Water (GMW) customers announced today. The decision means most GMW customers – predominantly irrigators – will see an average 10 per cent drop in prices from 1 July 2020 and a continued 1 percent reduction for each of the following three […]

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

New Residential Aged Care Facility For Wantirna

The new Wantirna residential aged care facility is a step closer to being built with the Andrews Labor Government commencing the tender phase to appoint a builder. The 120-bed, multi-level state-of-the-art aged care facility will provide the best care for older Victorians and is designed to be dementia-friendly for Victorians with complex care needs. Residents […]

Categories: Eastern Metropolitan Region, Media Release, Minister for Disability, Ageing and Carers

Major Upgrade Of Rye Pier Complete

The Andrews Labor Government has delivered a significant upgrade at Rye Pier to provide better and safer access for all boaters, anglers and divers. Minister for Fishing and Boating Jaala Pulford announced in Parliament today that the $500,000 upgrade, which includes an all abilities access ramp to allow everyone to enjoy the water, has now […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Fishing and Boating, Southern Metropolitan Region