Category: Location

More Funding For Shepparton Disability Providers

Organisations in Shepparton will be better prepared to meet the needs of local people with a disability, thanks to an Andrews Labor Government funding boost. Minister for Disability, Ageing and Carers Luke Donnellan today announced two grants of $130,000 each from the Labor Government’s $1.3 million Victorian Regional Readiness Fund for Shepparton-based National Disability Insurance […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Disability, Ageing and Carers, Northern Victoria Region

Newport Lakes Primary School Unveils New Facilities

Newport Lakes Primary School students will benefit from brand new facilities and classrooms to learn in, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today visited Newport Lakes Primary School to officially open the $3.04 million upgrade. The new facilities include four new classrooms, teaching and learning spaces, student toilets, and a […]

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

2,600 Extra Hours Of Respite For Shepparton Carers

Carers in Shepparton and surrounding areas will be able to recharge and get the support they need, thanks to 2,600 additional hours of respite provided by the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Disability, Ageing and Carers Luke Donnellan today announced funding of almost $260,000 for the Shepparton-based provider Goulburn Valley Family Care. The investment is […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Disability, Ageing and Carers, Northern Victoria Region

New Board For Gippsland Ports Focused On Local Jobs

The Andrews Labor Government has today announced the appointment of new board members to the Gippsland Ports Committee of Management Inc, who will oversee an industry which creates vital jobs for locals. Robin Buckham will be the new chair of the board and brings extensive experience in leadership and management of ports, regional development and […]

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

Building Next Generation Facilities For Footscray Students

The Andrews Labor Government is upgrading schools in Melbourne’s inner west and building new facilities that will transform how current and future generations of Footscray students receive a world-class education. Minister for Education James Merlino joined the Member for Williamstown Melissa Horne and the Member for Footscray Katie Hall to turn the first sod at […]

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

New Pull-Over Areas To Boost Safety On Princes Highway

Eight new roadside stopping areas will be constructed on the Princes Highway between Stratford and Bairnsdale where safety barriers have been installed, to give drivers more dedicated areas to pull over safely. In response to community feedback, Minister for Roads and Minister for Road Safety and the TAC today announced that six new stopping areas […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Minister for Road Safety and the TAC

Ballarat Set To Light Up As White Night Program Revealed

A stunning White Night Ballarat program promises to wow crowds when the town’s historic centre is transformed in a light and sound spectacular on Saturday, 21 September. On behalf of Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events Martin Pakula, Member for Wendouree Juliana Addison and Member for Buninyong Michaela Settle joined artistic director David Atkins […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events, Western Victoria Region

Forum Hears Industry Vision For TAFE Gippsland

Local businesses and industry have shared their views on the exciting future for skills training in Gippsland, as work progresses to provide two major TAFE training campuses for the region, following the Andrews Labor Government’s massive investment to re-energise the TAFE system across Victoria. TAFE Gippsland and the Committee for Wellington this week held a […]

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

Greyhound Racing On Track For Return To Traralgon

Traralgon is a step closer to the return of its much-loved greyhound racing program thanks to funding from the Andrews Labor Government towards a new U-shape track. Minister for Racing Martin Pakula was at Traralgon Greyhound Racing Club today to confirm the Labor Government’s election commitment to provide $1 million for upgrades to the Traralgon […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events

Congestion Busting In Melbourne’s North With Stage 2 O’Herns Road Upgrade

Tens of thousands of drivers in Melbourne’s north are a step closer to safer and quicker travel following the contract award for the second stage of the O’Herns Road Upgrade in Epping. VEC Civil Engineering has been awarded the contract to build new intersections at Edgars Road, Gateway Boulevard and Koukoura Drive with traffic lights. […]

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