Category: Minister for Regional Development

Guy Shamed Into Recognising Regional Victoria

In a stunning about face, Leader of the Opposition Matthew Guy has backflipped and caved to community pressure on his plan to axe regional Victoria from government. Under the cover of the Voluntary Assisted Dying debate, Mr Guy today quietly announced that Regional Victoria will once again be a Shadow Cabinet portfolio. This humiliating backflip […]

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Support For Aboriginal Tourism In South West Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting the growth of Aboriginal cultural tourism in the Great South Coast. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford visited Portland today to announce that First Australians Capital have been appointed to deliver the Aboriginal Tourism Product Development Planning Project. The project will be led by Great Ocean Road Regional Tourism […]

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New Employment Precinct For Portland Creates Local Jobs

The Andrews Labor Government will invest $1.5 million in critical infrastructure at the Henty Employment Precinct to help grow the local economy and create more than 50 new jobs in four years. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford announced the funding boost today while in Portland at the Great South Coast Regional Assembly. The Henty […]

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Early Work Set To Begin On Shipwreck Coast Master Plan

The Andrews Labor Government is improving one of the state’s most popular tourist destinations with $5 million to implement early works on the Shipwreck Coast Master Plan –  the Great South Coast Regional Partnership’s top priority. Visiting the Twelve Apostles today, Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford said maximising tourism opportunities was key to the […]

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Funding Boost For Tower Hill Visitor Centre

The Andrews Labor Government will invest more than $92,000 in infrastructure improvements at Tower Hill to attract more visitors, boost local jobs and give more people the opportunity to explore the ancient volcano and nature reserve.    Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford visited Tower Hill in Koroit today to announce funding for Worn Gundidj […]

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Continuing The Conversation In The Great South Coast

Locals, industry representatives and the Andrews Labor Government will come together tonight in Portland for the Great South Coast Regional Assembly – the final Assembly of 2017. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford said the Assembly was an important opportunity to discuss the future of the region, its priorities and the Labor Government’s ongoing partnership […]

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National Party Once Again Talks Down Regional Victoria

The newly appointed National Party Chair of the Coalition’s so-called Population Taskforce, Danny O’Brien, has been caught out telling porkies about the strong growth in Victoria’s regional centres. In a ridiculous press release, Mr O’Brien claims Victoria’s regional cities are ‘stagnating’. Only a Liberal-National Coalition that has scrapped the regional development portfolio could have such […]

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Shaping The Tourism Economy Across Macedon Ranges

Representatives from the local tourism industry, councils and the Andrews Labor Government will come together in Macedon tonight for the Daylesford, Hepburn and Macedon Ranges Visitor Economy Symposium. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford said the Symposium was an important opportunity for the Labor Government to discuss ways to strengthen and create new opportunities for […]

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Have Your Say On The Future Of The Great South Coast

Those living and working in the Great South Coast are being encouraged to continue their conversation with the Andrews Labor Government, with community consultation kicking off today ahead of the Great South Coast Regional Assembly to be held in Portland on 12 October 2017. The Labor Government established nine Regional Partnerships last July to enable […]

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Regional Development Portfolio Axed By Coalition

In an extraordinary slap in the face to people in regional Victoria, Matthew Guy and Peter Walsh have abolished the Regional Development portfolio from the Coalition Shadow Cabinet. In a desperate Grand Final week shadow cabinet reshuffle, Matthew Guy and Peter Walsh have revealed their true colours when it comes to regional Victoria – once […]

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