Category: Minister for Regional Development

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

Faster Broadband Speeding Into Horsham

Businesses and regional communities around Horsham now have access to faster and more reliable broadband services with the launch of the Andrews Labor Government’s enhanced broadband network across the region. Minister for Regional Development Jaclyn Symes today launched the Horsham Enhanced Broadband network at Horsham-based farm equipment machinery franchise Emmetts. The Labor Government provided $1.7 […]

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

Supporting The Wimmera Southern Mallee Workforce

Local industry leaders, employers and workers have come together with the Andrews Labor Government in the Wimmera Southern Mallee region today to find solutions to attracting, retaining and training local workers. Minister for Regional Development Jaclyn Symes, Minister for Jobs, Innovation and Trade Martin Pakula and Parliamentary Secretary for Regional Victoria Danielle Green were in […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Regional Development

Easing The Leap Into School For Horsham Kids

The Wimmera Southern Mallee’s award-winning early years project BY FIVE, supported by the Andrews Labor Government, is helping children and their families in the region connect to the right services before starting school. Minister for Regional Development Jaclyn Symes today visited the Kalkee Road Children’s and Community Centre, which has been participating in the initiative […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Regional Development

Supporting Young People Into Jobs In Loddon Campaspe

Young Victorians, their teachers and future employers have come together with the Andrews Labor Government in the Loddon Campaspe region today to build better pathways between school and work. Minister for Regional Development Jaclyn Symes, Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney, Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan, Parliamentary Secretary for Regional Victoria Danielle Green […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Regional Development

More Jobs And Infrastructure For Country Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government is delivering for rural and regional Victoria – with funding ready to help regional businesses and communities expand, grow jobs and attract investment. Minister for Regional Development Jaclyn Symes today released updated guidelines for the Labor Government’s Regional Jobs and Infrastructure Fund – with more than $30 million available to make […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Regional Development

Visitor Numbers Soar As Cyclists Race To High Country

Victoria’s High Country has experienced a 40 per cent rise in cyclists touring the region in just 12 months, cementing the North East as one of the world’s top trail cycling destinations. Minister for Regional Development Jaclyn Symes today visited the High Country and celebrated an extra 40,000 cyclists flocking to the region in the […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Regional Development

New Life For Historic Goldfields Tourism Attractions

The historic towns of Maldon and Castlemaine in the Goldfields region are being reinvigorated with support from the Andrews Labor Government to bring their significant tourism assets back to life. Minister for Regional Development Jaclyn Symes and Member for Bendigo West Maree Edwards today visited the Maldon Streetscape project and the Victorian Goldfields Railway in Castlemaine, both popular tourism offerings in the region. […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Regional Development

Plan in place for Geelong City Deal rollout

A clear path toward economic diversification, tourism growth and a thriving city centre has been laid out today with the launch of the Geelong City Deal Implementation Plan. Federal Minister for Population, Cities and Urban Infrastructure Alan Tudge said the City Deal would inject $370 million into Geelong and the broader Great Ocean Road region. […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Regional Development

Language Programs Breaking Barriers For Migrant Families

A pilot program to help migrant families move to regional Victoria and build their language skills is making its mark on the community, thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Regional Development Jaclyn Symes visited Hamilton today to meet some of the families involved in the Great South Coast Economic Migration pilot […]

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