Category: Ministers

Gippsland Logistics Precinct Moves Ahead

The Andrews Labor Government is getting on with establishing the Gippsland Logistics Precinct, with design works for Tramway Road awarded to Gippsland-based company Crossco Consulting. Latrobe City Council this week awarded the tender for design works to repair Tramway Road and bring it up to a standard that will cope with its future usage by […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Regional Development

Racing For Health Awareness At Sandown Greyhounds

The Andrews Labor Government is partnering with Sandown Greyhound Racing Club to help raise awareness of men’s health issues. The Labor Government is providing almost $12,000 from its Victorian Racing Industry Fund Raceday Attraction Program to support the 2018 Man’s Night race meeting at Sandown on Thursday 27 September, as part of a $42,000 joint […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Racing

Benalla West Estate To Receive $10 Million Facelift

Public housing tenants in Benalla will benefit from a $10 million upgrade to the Benalla West housing estate, thanks to an Andrews Labor Government boost to regional public housing. Minister for Housing Martin Foley and Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes today announced the upgrade, which will make improvements to the Benalla West estate, including […]

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

New Body To Protect And Promote The Yarra River

The Andrews Labor Government will establish a new statutory body, the Birrarung Council, to provide voice for the Yarra River. The Council will provide advice to Government to ensure the ongoing protection of the river and delivers on key priorities under the Water for Victoria plan and the Yarra River Protection Act 2017. The committee will […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Water

Camperdown Theatre Gets The Royal Treatment

Camperdown theatre in south west Victoria is set for new and improved equipment so that it can continue to serve as an important social and cultural hub thanks to funding from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford awarded a $50,000 grant from the Stronger Regional Communities Plan to Corangamite Shire Council […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Regional Development

Review Of Victims Of Crime Assistance Act Tabled

The Andrews Labor Government has tabled the Victorian Law Reform Commission’s review of how state-funded financial assistance is provided to victims of crime under the Victims of Crime Assistance Act 1996 (Vic). In December 2016, the government asked the Commission, in particular, to consider specific matters about the Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal (VOCAT) and […]

Categories: Attorney-General, Media Release

Getting On With The Rail And Road Projects Victorians Need

Drivers and public transport passengers are being urged to plan ahead over the coming months, with work ramping up on major rail and road projects across Victoria. Premier Daniel Andrews, Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan and Minister for Roads Luke Donnellan today inspected the Metro Tunnel’s North Melbourne construction site, where excavation of the […]

Categories: Media Release, Premier

Treaty Grant For Dja Dja Wurrung Clans Aboriginal Corp

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting the Dja Dja Wurrung Clans Aboriginal Corporation to engage more Aboriginal Victorians on the state’s historic Treaty process. Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Natalie Hutchins announced a $100,000 Treaty Engagement Grant for the Corporation through the Treaty Community Engagement Program. The Dja Dja Wurrung Aboriginal Corporation will conduct detailed research […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Aboriginal Affairs

Treaty Grant Provided To Wurundjeri Corporation

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting the Wurundjeri Land and Compensation Cultural Heritage Council Aboriginal Corporation to engage more Aboriginal Victorians on the state’s historic Treaty process. Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Natalie Hutchins announced a $10,000 Treaty Circle Grant for the Corporation through the Treaty Community Engagement Program. The Wurundjeri Land and Compensation Cultural Heritage […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Aboriginal Affairs

Treaty Grant For The Federation Of Traditional Owners

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting the Federation of Victorian Traditional Owner Corporations to engage more Aboriginal Victorians on the state’s historic Treaty process. Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Natalie Hutchins announced a $85,000 Treaty Circle Grant for the Federation through the Treaty Community Engagement Program. The Federation of Victorian Traditional Owner Corporations will research current […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Aboriginal Affairs