Category: Eastern Victoria Region

Backing Gippsland’s Paramedics To Deliver The Best Care

Patients in Traralgon will get the urgent care they need faster and paramedics now have the safe, modern base they deserve thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Ambulance Services Jill Hennessy today joined hard-working paramedics to open the cutting-edge Traralgon Ambulance Station on Princes Street. The new branch will replace the small Campbell […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Minister for Ambulance Services

Strengthening Agri-Food Pathways For Students In Gippsland

The Andrews Labor Government is backing an East Gippsland project to support young people in the Agri-food sector through the Regional Skills Fund. Minister for Agriculture and Regional Development Jaala Pulford today announced $190,000 for the East Gippsland Food Cluster towards Gippsland Industry Projects and Pathways for Youth in the Agri-food sector. The project, known […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Minister for Agriculture

Hazelwood Not To Be Listed On Heritage Register

Hazelwood Power Station will not be included on the Victorian Heritage Register, after Heritage Victoria found it did not meet the necessary criteria. Planning Minister Richard Wynne said while the site was important to the Latrobe Valley, it did not meet the criteria required for recognition of cultural heritage significance at a State level. Central […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Minister for Planning

Stars To Shine In Latrobe Valley Big Bash Blockbuster

The Andrews Labor Government has bowled up another major sporting coup for the Latrobe Valley, with the Melbourne Stars set bring the buzz of Big Bash League cricket back to the Valley later this year. Premier Daniel Andrews today joined members of the Melbourne Stars and local cricket fans at Moe’s Ted Summerton Reserve to […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Premier

Delivering A Great Local School For Churchill

Churchill families will get the world-class local school their kids deserve, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to upgrade Churchill Primary School. Labor will invest more than $2.6 million to demolish Block A, which is the school’s main teaching and administration block. Its tired old classrooms and office space will be replaced by a new […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Minister for Education

Getting Involved In Youth Space Latrobe

The Andrews Labor Government is urging young people from the Latrobe Valley to put their hand up to join the first Youth Governance Committee for Youth Space Latrobe. The Committee will help set an agenda, drive change and give voice to priority issues for young people in Morwell and surrounding communities, forming part of the […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Minister for Youth

Helping Latrobe Valley Manufacturers Grow

The Andrews Labor Government is helping manufacturers in the Latrobe Valley grow, innovate and create jobs. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll today visited Safetech in Moe to announce the new Latrobe Valley Manufacturing Cluster – part of a $5 million state-wide initiative to create jobs and help regional manufacturers grow. The initiative will […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Minister for Jobs, Innovation and Trade

New Avon River Bridge Out To Market

The replacement of the Avon River Bridge in Stratford is one step closer to commencing. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Michael McCormack and Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan today announced the beginning of the Advance Tender Notice (ATN) and pre-qualification process to deliver the new rail bridge. Mr McCormack said this […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Minister for Public Transport

New skills, good jobs, more schools, better roads in Gippsland

The Andrews Labor Government is getting things done, investing in the big projects that Gippsland needs and the people we need to deliver them. The Victorian Budget 2018/19 delivers $4.3 billion for regional Victoria, making sure regional communities have reliable roads and rail, good schools and quality healthcare. As we build our state, thousands of […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Premier

O’Brien Votes For Exploitation Of Vulnerable Workers

Member for Gippsland South Danny O’Brien has joined mobsters’ mate Matthew Guy and his Liberal and National colleagues to abandon some of the state’s most vulnerable workers, opposing ground-breaking Andrews Labor Government legislation to stop exploitation in the Victorian labour hire industry. Minister for Industrial Relations Natalie Hutchins slammed Danny O’Brien and the Opposition for […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Minister for Industrial Relations