Category: Media Release

Leadership Test Looms For Liberals On The West Gate Tunnel

As construction powers ahead on the Andrews Labor Government’s West Gate Tunnel, the Liberals are today faced with a test of leadership following the Greens again trying to revoke planning permission for this vital project. The Liberals now have a clear choice – do they support jobs, getting trucks off local roads and relieving traffic […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Roads and Road Safety

More Matthew Guy Lies On Mobster Scandal

He said that he’d ensure Chief Liberal Fundraiser Barrie Macmillan would resign from the party after being caught soliciting donations from alleged organised crime figure Tony Madafferi. “I think that he will move on and I think that would be the right thing to do. I’ll talk to the state president about what we’ll do […]

Categories: Deputy Premier, Media Release

Strengthening Victoria’s Road Safety Camera Network

Victorian motorists can continue to have confidence in the state’s road safety camera network, with an overhaul of the network’s governance and security protocols, following the independent Road Safety Camera Commissioner’s report into the WannaCry virus, commissioned by Minister for Police Lisa Neville. Minister Neville today welcomed the report and accepted all of its recommendations […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Police, Ministers

Waiting List Blitz To Give Victorians The Dental Care They Need

The Andrews Labor Government is taking action to slash dental waiting lists that have swelled because of Malcolm Turnbull’s funding cuts. Minister for Health Jill Hennessy today announced a $12.1 million dental waiting list blitz to drive down delays for dental treatment. The funding will ensure our dental services will have the resources they need […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Health

Thousands Of Jobs On The Metro Tunnel With More To Come

Almost 2,000 jobs for Victorians have already been created by the Metro Tunnel, and there are more to come with new people starting every week as work to take the project underground ramps up. Premier Daniel Andrews joined Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan and Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll at A’Beckett Street […]

Categories: Media Release, Premier

News Measures To Protect Victoria’s Flora And Fauna

The Andrews Labor Government has introduced new legislation to better protect biodiversity in Victoria. The Flora and Fauna Guarantee Amendment Bill 2018 modernises and strengthens the existing Act, which has been in place for nearly 30 years and no longer reflects current conservation knowledge and approaches to regulation. The Bill will: help prevent flora and […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Energy, Environment & Climate Change, Ministers

Victorian Economy Growing And Creating Jobs

New data shows Victoria’s economy is accelerating above trend, fuelled by private and public investment. The latest ANZ Stateometer report released today shows Victoria’s economic activity is gathering pace due to strong public and private investment and a booming jobs market, with more than 320,000 new jobs since the Andrews Labor Government was elected. The […]

Categories: Media Release, Treasurer

Express Services Return For Gippsland Passengers

Gippsland V/Line passengers will have express and semi-express coaches to get them to their destination during planned disruptions this winter. Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan and Member for Eastern Victoria Region Harriet Shing today announced select express coaches will run to Parliament Station via the Eastern Freeway, providing significant travel time savings for passengers. […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Public Transport

Education Week Sets The Stage For Celebrating The Arts

Victorian students will have the opportunity to explore some of Victoria’s leading galleries and theatres as part of this year’s Education Week, with the theme celebrate the arts. Running from the 20 to 26 May, Education Week will give students the opportunity to take part in a calendar of free activities across the state hosted […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Education

New EPA Governance Board Finalised

Minister for Environment Lily D’Ambrosio today announced the remaining appointments to the new Environment Protection Authority (EPA) governing board. The board members bring a wide range of skills and knowledge to their roles and will be pivotal to implementing the Andrews Labor Government’s EPA reform agenda. Chair of the governing board, Ms Cheryl Batagol, will […]

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