Category: Location

Delivering For Students In The Yarra Ranges

Students at Yarra Ranges Special Developmental School will get the facilities they deserve thanks to a $3.45 million investment to deliver brand new, architecturally designed learning spaces. Minister for Education James Merlino today visited Yarra Ranges Special Developmental School to announce the investment which will provide new junior school facilities as part of the 2019-20 […]

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

Improving Reliability And New Stations For Bendigo

The Victorian Budget 19/20 delivers more funding to improve the reliability of train services for Bendigo locals. The Andrews Labor Government has allocated $5 million for V/Line to build a new bio-wash facility in the Bendigo Station precinct, which will be used to inspect and clean trains after animal strikes and other incidents. Currently, there […]

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

Water Market Improvements For Northern Irrigators

Significant changes to the way water is managed in Northern Victoria have been flagged today in a bid to support struggling irrigators and dairy farmers facing dry conditions and high prices for water and fodder. Minister for Water Lisa Neville and Minister for Agriculture Jaclyn Symes attended a dairy industry roundtable in Tatura to hear […]

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

Designers On Board For Historic Bendigo Station

Local Bendigo company e+ Architecture has been appointed to design the refresh of Bendigo’s iconic station building as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s $15.8 million Bendigo and Eaglehawk Station upgrades. Operating for more than 40 years in Bendigo, e+ Architecture has delivered a range of local projects including the award-winning Epsom Primary School redevelopment, […]

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

A World-Class, One-Stop Shop Rehabilitation Centre For Bendigo

Bendigo patients recovering from illness or injury will get the world-class care they need to get back on their feet and live independently at home thanks to a cutting-edge new rehabilitation centre at Bendigo Hospital. The Victorian Budget 2019/20 includes nearly $60 million for the Bendigo Hospital Day Rehabilitation Centre – a key election commitment […]

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

World-Class Care And First-Class Hospitals For All Victorians

Gippsland patients and their families will be able to access the very best treatment and care in a world-class hospital thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s massive expansion of Latrobe Regional Hospital. The Victorian Budget 2019/20 will ensure the landmark project can begin, with $7 million provided for planning – an important first step towards […]

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

Connecting Morwell With High-Speed Broadband

Morwell businesses and residents will get access to high-speed broadband up to 10 times faster than currently available as part the Andrews Labor Government’s push to improve digital connectivity across regional Victoria. The $1.1 million grant awarded to Spirit Telecom will provide a high-speed, fixed-wireless broadband service covering Morwell, including the CBD, Tech School & […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Minister for Jobs, Innovation and Trade

Bass Coast Junior School Community Consultation Starts

The community across Bass Coast is invited to have their say on a new junior secondary campus, which is part of the Andrews Labor Government’s work to ensure a great local school for young people across the region. Local students, teachers, parents, school council members and residents are invited to participate in an online survey […]

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

Wider And Safer Roads Thanks To Vital Upgrade Package

Drivers in Victoria’s south west can now enjoy a smoother and safer journey with a package of road rebuilding and widening works now complete. The Andrews Labor Government have invested $40 million to upgrade narrow roads across south-western Victoria – with the final three roads under that package recently completed. The final roads to be […]

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

Giving People Experiencing Mental Illness The Support They Deserve

The Andrews Labor Government is taking action to make sure Victorians living with severe mental illness and psychosocial disabilities don’t fall through the cracks of the NDIS. Minister for Mental Health Martin Foley was today joined by Member for Werribee Tim Pallas in announcing part of $50 million in funding for local community-managed mental health […]

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