Category: Location

Builder For World-Class School Facilities In Shepparton

Shepparton families are one step closer to having the state-of-the-art secondary school facilities they deserve, with the Andrews Labor Government appointing a builder to commence work on the new Greater Shepparton Secondary College. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced Hansen Yuncken Pty Ltd has been appointed to begin early works on the new school. […]

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

Ballarat-Maryborough Road Upgrades Underway

The Andrews Labor Government is getting on with rebuilding works on Ballarat-Maryborough Road to deliver a smoother and more reliable journey for thousands of drivers each day. Acting Minister for Roads, Road Safety and the TAC Jacinta Allan said the 1.5-kilometre section of road north of Miners Rest will be rebuilt, with the existing road […]

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

New Ambulance Track On Its Way To Bairnsdale

One of Victoria’s oldest thoroughbred racing venues is about to get one of the state’s newest dedicated ambulance tracks, thanks to more than $30,000 funding to the Bairnsdale Racing Club from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Racing Martin Pakula today announced the boost from the Victorian Racing Industry Fund to relocate the current ambulance […]

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

Preserving A Ballarat Icon

Works to preserve, protect and open up one of Ballarat’s most historic buildings has begun, thanks to funding from the Andrews Labor Government. The Ballarat Mechanics Institute will receive $175,000 from round four of the Living Heritage Program for works to the basement of the iconic building, which was built in 1860. The Mechanics Institute […]

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

Local Team Shaping Bendigo’s Creative Hub

Bendigo’s new creative industries hub continues to grow with the appointment of the Local Advisory Group and the official naming of the space as The Studio. Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley today congratulated the ten members of the new Advisory Group who will work with ACMI to ensure the program and operations of The […]

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

Farm Machinery Improvement Grants Now Open

Farmers in the north-west Millewa region can now apply for a farm machinery grant to help them maintain on-farm machinery and equipment and prepare for future seasons, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Agriculture Jaclyn Symes today opened applications for the Farm Machinery Improvement Grants Program as part of the Labor Government’s $31.6m […]

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

Upgrades On The Way For The Basin Primary School

Significant upgrades will soon get underway at The Basin Primary School, thanks to a funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today visited school to announce $1.44 million for upgrade works on the school’s oval, to reinstate natural turf, address stormwater drainage, and landscape. This is in addition to more […]

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

Making Kinder Buildings And Playgrounds More Inclusive

The Andrews Labor Government is upgrading buildings and playgrounds across Victorian kindergartens to create more inclusive environments for children of all abilities. Parliamentary Secretary for Early Childhood Education Sonya Kilkenny today visited Miners Rest Kindergarten and Creswick and District Preschool to announce the next round of successful applicants in the Inclusive Kindergartens Facilities Program. Creswick […]

Categories: Media Release, Parliamentary Secretary for Early Childhood Education, Western Victoria Region

Almonds Dominate Murray-Mallee 2019 Plantings

Horticulture development in the Victorian Murray-Mallee region over the past 12 months has expanded at the fastest rate in 10 years on the back of strong prices, with almond plantings making up 50 per cent. Minister for Water Lisa Neville today released an update to the 2018 Mallee Horticulture Crop Report – tracking the extent […]

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

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