Category: Western Victoria Region

Putting Ballan Patients First

The Andrews Labor Government is putting Ballan patients and their families first by providing urgent assistance to ensure Ballan District Health & Care can continue to provide the services the community needs. Minister for Health Jill Hennessy today announced an urgent $500,000 assistance package to help the service, which is a privately-run not-for-profit organisation. The […]

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

Regional Victoria… Your Happy Space

The Andrews Labor Government has launched a major intrastate tourism campaign to bring more Melburnians to regional Victoria – supporting jobs and boosting local businesses. Your Happy Space showcases our stunning regions, diverse experiences and world-class food, art, music, nature and culture Victoria has to offer. The Grampians region features heavily in the campaign, which […]

Categories: Media Release, Premier, Western Victoria Region

New Design For Horsham Intersection Unveiled

A new intersection design was unveiled today to ease congestion and boost road safety along the Western Highway at Horsham in regional Victoria. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Michael McCormack said the new design for the McPherson Street and O’Callaghans Parade intersection would significantly increase safety for all road users and […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Roads and Road Safety, Western Victoria Region

Wheels In Motion For Ballarat Cycling Connections

Works are set to begin on a new off-road path along the northern edge of Victoria Park later this month, as the Andrews Labor Government continues to deliver safer cycling connections for Ballarat. The 500 metre path will run parallel to Sturt Street between Russell and Gillies streets, and connect missing links in Ballarat’s cycling […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Roads and Road Safety, Western Victoria Region

Connecting People To Jobs In Ararat And Stawell

The Andrews Labor Government is backing a new project that will address local industry and employment needs in Ararat, Stawell and the surrounding region. Treasurer Tim Pallas visited AME Systems in Ararat today to announce $228,000 from the Regional Skills Fund to establish an Industry Skills Coordinator, which will link job seekers to industry, and […]

Categories: Media Release, Treasurer, Western Victoria Region

Training For Tourism Businesses To Meet Chinese Demand

Warrnambool’s tourism business operators are set to benefit from a new training program that will help capitalise on the growing number of Chinese tourists by giving businesses the right skills to meet market demand. In southwest Victoria today, Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford announced a grant of $150,000 from the Andrews Labor Government’s Regional […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Regional Development, Western Victoria Region

Paving The Way For A New Hamilton Streetscape

The Andrews Labor Government will invest $2.7 million in a CBD revitalisation project in Cox Street Hamilton to improve safety for pedestrians and vehicles, and activate a new retail precinct. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford announced the funding towards Southern Grampians Shire’s $4.05 million project in Hamilton today. Cox Street revitalisation is part of […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Regional Development, Western Victoria Region

New Home For Ballarat Buses On Track

The Andrews Labor Government is a step closer to delivering a better home for Ballarat buses, releasing the design of the new bus interchange at Ballarat Station. Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan today unveiled the design for the interchange which will bring local buses closer to the station, make it easier for passengers to […]

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

Wonwondah Wind Farm To Power Western Victoria

A new 40 MW wind farm in Western Victoria that will power more than 25,000 households as part of the ongoing renewable energy jobs boom in Western Victoria has been given the crucial sign-off. Minister for Planning Richard Wynne today announced the approval of a thirteen-turbine facility near Wonwondah North. The wind farm will be […]

Categories: Minister for Planning, Ministers, Western Victoria Region

Revitalising Stawell’s Central Business District

The Andrews Labor Government is backing a major revitalisation of Stawell’s Central Business District. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford today announced a $550,000 Labor Government grant towards the project, which will boost economic activity and business opportunities by increasing accessibility and attracting more visitors to Stawell. The CBD revitalisation project will open opportunities in […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Regional Development, Western Victoria Region