Category: Media Release

Geelong Artist’s Design Chosen For Road Trauma Memorial

A Geelong region artist has been selected to design and create a permanent memorial to remember people who have lost their lives on Victorian roads. Ocean Grove’s Don Walters’ concept ‘Solace’ was chosen from a pool of high-quality submissions to create the public memorial, which will be located in Geelong. The memorial will have a […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Road Safety and the TAC

Boost For Next Generation Electric Vehicle Charging

Electric vehicles in Victoria could soon be running on solar thanks to a new research partnership and a funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government. A new partnership between Delta Electronics, Nissan and CSIRO has started trialling solar smart technology electric vehicle chargers that are compatible with all electric vehicles currently on the market. Delta […]

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

Giving Young People A Voice In Melbourne’s North

A weekend forum in Northcote will provide a platform for young people in Melbourne’s north to have their say on matters that are important to them. Improving transport links, finding work and staying healthy will be on the agenda when the Northern Metropolitan Partnership’s youth forum kicks off at 9.30am on Saturday. Minister for Suburban […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Suburban Development, Northern Metropolitan Region

Extra Support While The Royal Commission Does Its Work

The Andrews Labor Government is giving people new opportunities to help shape mental health treatment in Victoria by contributing to the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System. Minister for Mental Health Martin Foley today announced a $19.1 million mental health package to deliver a new nine-bed mental health unit at Box Hill Hospital, upgrade […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Mental Health

Funding To Tackle Local Gambling Harm

The Andrews Labor Government is preventing gambling harm across Victoria through state-wide grants for 14 community-based, not-for-profit organisations. Minister for Gaming and Liquor Regulation Marlene Kairouz today attended a Gambling Harm Awareness Week workshop in Bendigo and announced $2 million in grant funding. One of the grant recipients is Bendigo Community Health, which will look […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Consumer Affairs, Gaming and Liquor Regulation

Making It Easier For Families To Get Their Flu Shots

The Andrews Labor Government is stepping up its efforts to see more young Victorians vaccinated against the flu. Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos visited Westgarth Pharmacy today to announce children as young as ten will now be able to get their flu shot at the pharmacy, saving busy families a trip to the GP. In […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Health

Works Underway To Upgrade Bells Boulevarde

Travelling to Bells Beach will soon be a lot smoother and safer for drivers and cyclists with significant upgrade works underway to improve Bells Boulevarde at Jan Juc. Minister for Roads, Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford visited the worksite today to get a firsthand look at how this upgrade would deliver benefits not […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Roads

One Million Dollar Boost For Neale’s Fight Against MND

The Andrews Labor Government is once again backing Neale Daniher in his quest to find a cure for Motor Neurone Disease, with a $1 million donation to fight Motor Neurone Disease. Premier Daniel Andrews joined Neale for the start of Daniher’s Drive today – the annual fundraiser that builds awareness and encourages Victorians to dig […]

Categories: Media Release, Premier

Major Works Underway As Ballarat Line Upgrade Construction Nears Completion

Ballarat line passengers are being asked to plan ahead for service changes as work continues on the massive pipeline of investment for passengers on one of Victoria’s busiest regional train lines. During a 23-day Ballarat Line Upgrade works blitz from Saturday 9 November to Sunday 1 December, coaches will replace trains for the entire journey […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Transport Infrastructure, Western Victoria Region

Expression Of Interest Open For Treasury Square Site

The Andrews Labor Government has today announced the start of an expression of interest process to develop vacant transport land in Melbourne’s CBD which has the potential to create jobs and attract new businesses. The Treasury Square site is located on the southern side of Flinders Street next to the rail corridor, and spans the […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Transport Infrastructure