Category: Minister for Regional Development

Kicking Goals In Donald With New Sporting Complex

The Andrews Labor Government will invest $1.1 million in a community driven redevelopment project at Donald’s major sports and recreation complex – AA Dunstan Stadium. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford announced the grant at a fundraiser event where the community aimed to raise $250,000 toward the project. Donald has suffered through droughts and floods […]

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Architects Announced For New Ballarat GovHub

The Andrews Labor Government today announced award-winning design firm John Wardle Architects has been selected to design the new ‘Gov Hub’ precinct in the heart of Ballarat’s CBD. The new precinct will be home to up to 1000 government employees – revitalising a major part of Ballarat’s CBD and promoting growth in the local economy, […]

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Nationals Silent As Liberals Plan Cuts To Regional Services

Matthew Guy and the Liberals have let the cat out of the bag today by confirming they will undertake a ‘Commission of Audit’ if they win the next election, which would once again see funding ripped out of Victoria’s schools, hospitals, transport and other services. A recent media report states: “If Matthew Guy wins the […]

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Giving Communities A Voice At This Year’s Regional Assemblies

More than 2,000 people have attended this year’s nine Victorian Regional Assemblies – giving the Andrews Labor Government an incredible insight into the priorities and aspirations of regional communities across Victoria. The Assemblies were held between June and October in Swan Hill, Wodonga, Horsham, Sale, Bendigo, Seymour, Creswick, Geelong and Portland. Each had a unique […]

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A New Civic Precinct In The Heart Of Bannockburn

The Andrews Labor Government’s will invest $500,000 to deliver Stage 1 of the Bannockburn Heart project. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford today announced the Regional Jobs and Infrastructure grant for Golden Plains Shire  to create the vibrant community precinct that will support 22 construction jobs and create 60 new jobs in the long term. […]

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Charlton Park 2020 Secured With State Funding

The Andrews Labor Government will invest $1.5 million to create an integrated community hub at Charlton Park Reserve. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford today announced $1.1 million from the Regional Infrastructure Fund and $400,000 from the Victorian Racing Industry Fund for the Charlton Park 2020 Multi-Purpose Facility Development. Charlton Park Reserve is home to […]

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Health In Focus For Central Highlands Partnership

The Andrews Labor Government is backing the Central Highlands region’s efforts to improve long-term health outcomes through an investment of $150,000. The funding will go towards a business case to support the development of a ‘Prevention Lab’ – a new co-designed and place-based Central Highlands prevention platform. This project is a direct result of the […]

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Popping The Cork On Prosecco Road At Parliament House

The King Valley’s finest was uncorked at Parliament House today in a celebration of the food, wine and tourism mega draw card – the Prosecco Road. Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford joined Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes with King Valley wineries to showcase the best of the region’s Prosecco Road vintages. Prosecco Road is […]

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Guy Shamed Into Recognising Regional Victoria

In a stunning about face, Leader of the Opposition Matthew Guy has backflipped and caved to community pressure on his plan to axe regional Victoria from government. Under the cover of the Voluntary Assisted Dying debate, Mr Guy today quietly announced that Regional Victoria will once again be a Shadow Cabinet portfolio. This humiliating backflip […]

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Support For Aboriginal Tourism In South West Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting the growth of Aboriginal cultural tourism in the Great South Coast. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford visited Portland today to announce that First Australians Capital have been appointed to deliver the Aboriginal Tourism Product Development Planning Project. The project will be led by Great Ocean Road Regional Tourism […]

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