Category: Media Release

Delivering For Farmers In The Goulburn Murray Valley

Moira Shire’s agriculture sector is set to benefit with significant road upgrades and new funding from the Andrews Labor Government to better manage the impacts of Queensland Fruit Fly announced today. Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford today announced $342,000 through round two of the Local Roads to Market program. The grant will help Moira Shire […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Agriculture

Delivering A Great Local School For Beechworth

Beechworth Secondary College students will have a world-class science and resource centre to learn in, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to build the first stage of the school’s masterplan. Announced by the Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes yesterday, Labor will invest $9.4 million to build the new science and resource centre, which will […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Education

Ground-Breaking New Youth Homeless Service For Melbourne

The Andrews Labor Government is investing more than $3.5 million in a ground-breaking model of intensive, 24/7 accommodation and crisis support for homeless young people Kicking off the redevelopment of Melbourne City Mission’s Frontyard Youth Services on King Street yesterday, Minister for Housing, Martin Foley said the investment would ensure young Victorians sleeping rough or […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Housing, Disability and Ageing

Delivering A Great Local School For Skye

Skye families will get the world-class local school their kids deserve, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to deliver a massive upgrade to sporting facilities at Skye Primary School. Labor will invest $7.8 million to build a new indoor gym with competition-grade basketball and netball court as well as a major refurbishment of the school’s […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Education

Helping Our Busiest Hospitals Treat More Patients Faster

The Andrews Labor Government is delivering record funding for Melbourne’s major hospitals to give more patients the world-class treatment and care they deserve faster. Minister for Health Jill Hennessy today announced the 2018/19 budget allocations for all Victorian hospitals – a record $11.5 billion investment. It means hospitals are set to share in 10 per […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Health

Police Call Centre Drives Jobs And Investment In Ballarat

Hundreds of jobs are on their way to Ballarat thanks to the Andrews Labor Government, with Victoria’s new Police Assistance Line (PAL) one step closer to setting up shop to assist Victorians across the state. The Labor Government has provided $210 million to set up and operate the assistance line, part of its record investment […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Police, Ministers

Driving Jobs In The Latrobe Valley

The Andrews Labor Government is creating hundreds of new jobs and securing tens of millions of dollars in investment to grow the Latrobe Valley’s economy. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll today visited Serco in Newborough to announce funding from the Latrobe Valley Economic Facilitation Fund to set up a regional contact centre for […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Industry and Employment

Winter Works Making Goulburn Murray More Efficient

Major winter works kick starting in the Goulburn Murry Irrigation District will deliver improvements for local landowners and bring jobs to the region. Minister for Water Lisa Neville said the massive building program would improve water infrastructure in the District, support over 500 local jobs and provide a 90 per cent local spend involving local […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Water

Working With Industry On Regional Rail Freight

The Andrews Labor Government continues to work alongside industry on the next stages of the Murray Basin Rail Project and the new Freight-Passenger Rail Separation Project. Leading rail freight and farming industry representatives came together last week to provide advice and input to enhance rail freight operations and alignment between the remaining stages of work […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Public Transport

HEY Grants Open For LGBTIQ Youth Projects

The Andrews Labor Government is continuing its support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ+) young people through the latest round of Healthy Equal Youth (HEY) Project Grants. The $6 million program aims to raise awareness, promote diversity, eliminate stigma and discrimination, and improve the overall mental health of LGBTIQ+ young people in […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Mental Health