Category: Minister for Regional Development

Upgraded Latrobe Valley Sports Facilities On Their Way

Work is now underway to build the Gippsland Regional Aquatic Centre (GRAC) and transform the Traralgon Indoor Sports Stadium, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Regional Development Jaclyn Symes joined Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing in Traralgon to announce the start of works at the site of the Gippsland Regional Aquatic Centre […]

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Giving Cobram The Revitlisation It Deserves

The Andrews Labor Government is revitalising Cobram town centre, with locals and visitors set to benefit from a new piazza, upgraded parking for tourists and improved walking paths around town. Minister for Regional Development Jaclyn Symes announced the Labor Government’s $500,000 contribution towards the almost $900,000 Cobram Revitalisation and Liveability Project today at the Visitor […]

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Bendigo Showgrounds Set For Modern Upgrade

The historic Bendigo Showgrounds is set for major redevelopment with the Andrews Labor Government today announcing funding for a new Masterplan to be undertaken by Urban Enterprise. Minister for Regional Development Jaclyn Symes was in Bendigo today to announce a $50,000 grant from the Labor Government’s Stronger Regional Communities Plan to support development of the […]

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Silo Art Bringing Tourists To Town

The Andrews Labor Government’s iconic Silo Art Trail in Victoria’s Wimmera Southern Mallee region is attracting more than 570 extra visitors to the region every month, delivering tourist dollars to small towns across the area. Minister for Regional Development Jaclyn Symes today visited Rupanyup at the southern end of the 200km art trail to hear […]

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New Rupanyup Community Retail Hub On The Way

A new retail precinct is underway in Rupanyup, with designs released today for the project that will breathe new life into the region. Minister for Regional Development Jaclyn Symes today visited the site to view designs for the precinct. Last year Rupanyup faced losing its only supermarket, a move which did not reflect the needs […]

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More Trains And Better Services On The Shepparton Line

Shepparton will soon benefit from the introduction of new train services thanks to works completed on the Shepparton Line Upgrade delivered by the Andrews Labor Government. From Monday 1 April, passengers will get 10 extra weekly services that have been made possible by stabling upgrades at Shepparton Station. Early works have also kicked off this […]

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Southern Aurora Memorial Garden Officially Opened

A memorial garden to the Southern Aurora train accident and community response is now open in Violet Town, with support from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Regional Development Jaclyn Symes today officially opened the Southern Aurora Memorial Garden in Violet Town, 50 years after one of the worst train accidents in Australian history. The […]

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Boosting Visitors For Geelong’s International Students

The Andrews Labor Government is helping Geelong’s visitor economy grow by supporting a plan to increase the number of people travelling to the region to visit international students. Minister for Regional Development Jaclyn Symes today announced the Labor Government will provide $50,000 from the Stronger Regional Communities Plan to Tourism Greater Geelong and the Bellarine […]

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GovHub Gets Off The Ground In Ballarat

BALLARAT  Construction is kicking off on the new Ballarat GovHub project – a key milestone for the purpose-built facility for up to 1,000 Victorian Government employees, including 600 roles relocating from Melbourne. Minister for Regional Development Jaclyn Symes welcomed the erection of timber safety hoarding around the site, ahead of construction works beginning on the […]

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Keeping Sharp Airlines In The Air In Western Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government has provided a vital lifeline to Sharp Airlines to keep flights between Essendon, Warrnambool and Portland in the air. After close to thirty years of successful operation, Sharp Airlines was due to fly its last service this Friday. The Labor Government has been working with the company on concerns over patronage […]

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