Category: Minister for Major Projects

Shining A Light On Flinders Street Station

Victorians will see Flinders Street Station in a whole new light following the unveiling of a new state of the art LED lighting system. Installed as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s $100m upgrade of the station, the cutting-edge system can turn the station any colour and can run spectacular light shows for major events […]

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Jobs, Jobs, Jobs And Construction Boost For Bendigo

The Andrews Labor Government will support the next stage of Bendigo’s development, with a new GovHub office in the heart of the city’s CBD that will bring new jobs to Bendigo. The Victorian Budget 2018/19 invests $16 million to secure the major jobs boost for Bendigo and builds on planning funding included in last year’s […]

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Victorian Parliamentary Sitting Dates For 2018

The Victorian Parliamentary sitting dates for 2018 have been announced. Leader of the House Jacinta Allan said there would be a shortened winter break next year, to enable more sitting weeks before the State Election in November 2018. Victorian Parliament will sit for 13 weeks next year – consistent with past practice in an election […]

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Liberals Secret Plan To Cut Vital Services

Matthew Guy and the Liberals have let the cat out of the bag today by confirming they will undertake a ‘Commission of Audit’ if they win the next election, which would once again see funding ripped out of Victoria’s schools, hospitals, transport and other services. A recent media report states: “If Matthew Guy wins the […]

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New Approach To Development Of Public Land In Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government has established its new agency to lead the development, renewal and revitalisation of public land in Victoria. Minister for Major Projects Jacinta Allan today announced the formal commencement of Development Victoria. Development Victoria brings together the skills and expertise of Places Victoria and Major Projects Victoria to oversee major urban renewal […]

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Australia’s First Plan To Get The Most Out Of Our Projects

The Andrews Labor Government has set out a new strategy to create the maximum value for Victorians from its multibillion-dollar pipeline of major projects. Minister for Major Projects Jacinta Allan today released the Labor Government’s Value Creation and Capture Framework – an Australian first that centres on realising and creating value, rather than taxing beneficiaries. […]

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New Appointments For Urban Renewal Authority Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government has appointed a new chair and directors to the Urban Renewal Authority Victoria board as part of the significant expansion of its role in the lead-up to the establishment of Development Victoria. Minister for Major Projects Jacinta Allan today announced the board would be chaired by Mr James MacKenzie, who will […]

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Independent Infrastructure Report Leaves Matthew Guy’s Credibility In Tatters

Matthew Guy’s credibility is in tatters following the release of a landmark report into Victoria’s infrastructure needs for the next thirty years. The independent Infrastructure Victoria (IV) has today handed down its draft 30-year Infrastructure Strategy, based on months of public consultation and thousands of pages of evidence. It finds that Matthew Guy’s favourite two […]

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MPavilion Finds A New Home In Docklands

MPavilion 2015 has opened its doors to the Docklands community and breathed new life into the precinct. Minister for Major Projects Jacinta Allan, together with Deputy Lord Mayor Susan Riley and Naomi Milgrom AO, Chair of the Naomi Milgrom Foundation, officially opened MPavilion 2015 today at its new permanent home at the corner of Collins […]

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New Funding And Plan For Better Public Transport In Shepparton

The Andrews Labor Government has announced new funding to improve public transport in Shepparton and north eastern Victoria, just a few days after releasing Victoria’s first long-term strategy for better regional public transport. Visiting Shepparton today, Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan announced that the Labor Government will contribute $30,000 towards a feasibility study for […]

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