Category: Media Release

Identifying The Signs Of Endometriosis And Menopause

The Andrews Labor Government is raising awareness about endometriosis and menopause, with new resources to encourage women to recognise the symptoms and speak to a doctor sooner. Based on input from health professionals and women who live with these conditions, the Jean Hailes-produced booklets, videos and fact sheets are part of the Labor Government’s $6.6 […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Health

National Leadership Needed At Building Ministers Forum

Victoria is calling on the Commonwealth to ban combustible cladding and restore confidence in the building industry to avoid a national insurance crisis ahead of today’s Building Ministers’ forum in Canberra. Planning Minister Richard Wynne will seek a ban on all Aluminum Composite Cladding containing more than seven per cent polyethylene for use in Victoria, […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Planning

People Speak On Federation Square – Victoria’s Meeting Place

Victorians have backed Federation Square’s role as a place for public celebration and assembly, and as a key cultural and civic hub, in feedback that has formed the backbone of a major review of the public space. The Andrews Labor Government today provided a snapshot of ideas received in the Federation Square Review, highlighting key […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events

Latrobe Valley Leading The Way In Transition

Three years on from its establishment, the Andrews Labor Government’s Latrobe Valley Authority is leading the way in helping the Gippsland community through industry transition and keeping the region thriving. The launch of the Latrobe Valley Authority’s Transitioning to a strong future report outlines its work to bring economic investment to the Valley, grow jobs […]

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

Launching The World’s First Liquid Hydrogen Carrier Ship

The world’s first, purpose-built liquified hydrogen carrier ship has been unveiled amid huge fanfare in Japan – and its first destination is Victoria. This vessel forms a critical part of the Andrews Labor Government-supported Hydrogen Energy Supply Chain (HESC) Pilot Project, the largest hydrogen demonstration project in the world. It will see Latrobe Valley brown […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Economic Development

Celebrating Our Social Housing Champions

Victorian social housing heroes have been recognised for their outstanding community contribution at a special ceremony. Minister for Housing Richard Wynne joined members of the social housing community for the Social Housing Volunteer Awards at the Victorian Parliament, where the coveted Frances Penington and Molly Hadfield Awards were announced. Both awards recognise public and community […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Housing

Boosting Organic Recycling In Macedon

Macedon Ranges Shire Council is expanding their kerbside organic waste collection to include food organics and diverting thousands of tonnes of waste from landfill, thanks to a funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio today visited the Romsey Transfer Station in Macedon Ranges to announce $182,000 […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change, Northern Victoria Region

Victoria Strikes Gold With Mining Jobs Growth

Victoria’s resources boom is producing a massive rise in local jobs, with the Andrews Labor Government’s support of the minerals exploration sector leading to huge investment by companies in Victoria. The latest Australian Bureau of Statistics figures show Victorian mining employment rose 41 per cent last financial year, supporting an average of 16,000 jobs across […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Resources

West Gate Bridge Set For Post-Christmas Revamp

The Andrews Labor Government will get on with important maintenance work on Melbourne’s iconic West Gate Bridge to strengthen the road for the hundreds of thousands of motorists who rely on it every day. Minister for Roads, Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford visited the Department of Transport’s Incident Response Services (IRS) depot in […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Roads

Restorative Engagement And Redress Scheme For Police Staff

Current and former Victoria Police employees who have experienced sexual harassment or sex discrimination in the workplace can now apply for support, restorative engagement or financial redress, following the delivery of a key commitment to Victoria Police staff by the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Police and Emergency Services Lisa Neville today announced the start […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Police and Emergency Services