Category: Location

Better Mental Health Care For Patients In Geelong

More people in Geelong with acute mental illness will have better access to the intensive care services they need thanks to new funding from the Andrews Labor Government. Acting Minister for Health Martin Foley and Member for Geelong Christine Couzens today announced $6.8 million for two projects to revitalise mental health services at Barwon Health. […]

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

Extra Coach Services Better Connect Shepparton Passengers

The Andrews Labor Government is adding 29 extra weekly coach services between Seymour and Shepparton to give passengers better access to more V/Line trains. Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan announced that from mid-2018, Shepparton residents will benefit from more weekday and weekend coach services linking with trains at Seymour Station. Five extra coach services […]

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

Co-Investment In Rain-Resistant Grape Varieties Bears Fruit

The Andrews Labor Government’s co-investment in rain-resistant grapes is paying dividends for the Sunraysia region. Parliamentary Secretary for Regional Victoria, Danielle Green joined the Chief Executive Officer and Chair of Dried Fruits Australia at a farm in Irymple today to see the benefits of the Labor Government’s investment. In 2015, the Labor Government provided around […]

Categories: Media Release, Northern Victoria Region, Parliamentary Secretary for Tourism, Major Events and Regional Victoria

Creating More Kinder Places In Melbourne’s North

The Andrews Labor Government is ensuring more kids in Craigieburn get to kindergarten with the opening of a new state-of-the-art, relocatable building. Minister for Early Childhood Education Jenny Mikakos today officially announced the new kindergarten at Newbury Child and Community Centre is ready for business, with an extra 66 four-year-old kindergarten places to be made […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Early Childhood Education, Northern Metropolitan Region

New Vertical Farm For CERES Preston

The Andrews Labor Government is helping CERES establish a new indoor vertical farm at its Preston depot and expand its organic food delivery service. Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio today announced that CERES is the latest social enterprise to receive funding through the $1 million Social Impact Investment for Sustainability Program. […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Energy, Environment & Climate Change, Northern Metropolitan Region

Protecting Aboriginal Cultural Heritage

The Andrews Labor Government is continuing to progress self-determination for Aboriginal Victorians by supporting Registered Aboriginal Parties (RAPs). Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Natalie Hutchins joined members of the Wathaurung Aboriginal Corporation to announce a boost in funding for RAPs to continue their important work protecting local Aboriginal heritage. Each RAP will receive funding to protect […]

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

Works underway on O’Herns Road Interchange

Drivers across Melbourne’s north will soon benefit from safer journeys and less traffic congestion as construction gets underway on the O’Herns Road upgrade in Epping. Federal Minister for Urban Infrastructure and Cities Paul Fletcher said works were now underway on the first stage of the project, the O’Herns Road and High Street intersection upgrade. “This […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Roads and Road Safety, Northern Metropolitan Region

New Security Officers For Edenhope Court

Edenhope residents will soon have access to safer and more secure court facilities as part of a state-wide rollout of Court Security Officers at Victorian courts under the Andrews Labor Government. Attorney-General Martin Pakula announced that the Edenhope Court will have three Court Security Officers from Friday, 16 February 2018. The new Court Security Officers […]

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

Staley Ignores Exploitation Of Vulnerable Workers

  Member for Ripon Louise Staley must explain why mobsters’ mate Matthew Guy and her Liberal and National colleagues voted to abandon some of the state’s most vulnerable workers, opposing ground-breaking Andrews Labor Government legislation to stop exploitation in the Victorian labour hire industry. Minister for Industrial Relations Natalie Hutchins slammed the Liberal and National […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Industrial Relations, Western Victoria Region

Burgess Ignores Exploitation Of Vulnerable Workers

Member for Hastings Neale Burgess must explain why mobsters’ mate Matthew Guy and his Liberal and National colleagues voted to abandon some of the state’s most vulnerable workers, opposing ground-breaking Andrews Labor Government legislation to stop exploitation in the Victorian labour hire industry. Minister for Industrial Relations Natalie Hutchins slammed the Liberal and National parties […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Industrial Relations, Southern Metropolitan Region