Category: Eastern Victoria Region

Delivering A Great Local School For Churchill

Churchill families will get the world-class local school their kids deserve, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to upgrade Churchill Primary School. Labor will invest more than $2.6 million to demolish Block A, which is the school’s main teaching and administration block. Its tired old classrooms and office space will be replaced by a new […]

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

Getting Involved In Youth Space Latrobe

The Andrews Labor Government is urging young people from the Latrobe Valley to put their hand up to join the first Youth Governance Committee for Youth Space Latrobe. The Committee will help set an agenda, drive change and give voice to priority issues for young people in Morwell and surrounding communities, forming part of the […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Minister for Youth Affairs

Helping Latrobe Valley Manufacturers Grow

The Andrews Labor Government is helping manufacturers in the Latrobe Valley grow, innovate and create jobs. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll today visited Safetech in Moe to announce the new Latrobe Valley Manufacturing Cluster – part of a $5 million state-wide initiative to create jobs and help regional manufacturers grow. The initiative will […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Minister for Industry and Employment

New Avon River Bridge Out To Market

The replacement of the Avon River Bridge in Stratford is one step closer to commencing. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Michael McCormack and Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan today announced the beginning of the Advance Tender Notice (ATN) and pre-qualification process to deliver the new rail bridge. Mr McCormack said this […]

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

New skills, good jobs, more schools, better roads in Gippsland

The Andrews Labor Government is getting things done, investing in the big projects that Gippsland needs and the people we need to deliver them. The Victorian Budget 2018/19 delivers $4.3 billion for regional Victoria, making sure regional communities have reliable roads and rail, good schools and quality healthcare. As we build our state, thousands of […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Premier

O’Brien Votes For Exploitation Of Vulnerable Workers

Member for Gippsland South Danny O’Brien has joined mobsters’ mate Matthew Guy and his Liberal and National colleagues 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 Danny O’Brien and the Opposition for […]

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

Bull Votes For Exploitation Of Vulnerable Workers

Member for Gippsland East Tim Bull has joined mobsters’ mate Matthew Guy and his Liberal and National colleagues 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 Tim Bull and the Opposition for […]

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

Blackwood Votes For Exploitation Of Vulnerable Workers

Member for Narracan Gary Blackwood has joined mobsters’ mate Matthew Guy and his Liberal and National colleagues 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 Gary Blackwood and the Opposition for voting […]

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

The Bass Just Keeps Getting Bigger And Better In Gippsland

Recreational anglers in Gippsland have welcomed in the New Year with a record stocking of more than 454,000 Australian bass fingerlings into 19 rivers and lakes. Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford was in Orbost today and said the new record would deliver long-lasting benefits for freshwater fishers, nearly tripling the previous record of 162,000 bass […]

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

Turkey Expansion In Bairnsdale A Win For Local Jobs

The Andrews Labor Government has helped secure a $1.13 million investment in Bairnsdale by Leadoux Turkeys to relocate and build a new production and processing facility that will create 17 new full time jobs. Leadoux Turkeys is a family business that has operated in Bairnsdale since 1982 and currently supplies around 45 butcher outlets and […]

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