Category: Minister for Regional Development

Omeo Pedals Towards Multi-Million Mountain Bike Trail

The Andrews Labor Government is helping regions hit hard by drought to grow and diversify their local economies. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford today joined East Gippsland Shire Council Mayor Joe Rettino at the National Drought Summit in Canberra to announce $1 million for the Shire to develop a business case and build the […]

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Expanding Mental Health Support To Ballarat Students

Ballarat government secondary schools will soon have access to a mental health professional, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford today announced a new Mental Health in Schools program, which will ensure students are receiving quality mental health care when they need it most. One in seven Victorians between the […]

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Creating More Jobs In Horsham

The Andrews Labor Government is delivering new technology to an iconic Horsham manufacturing business and creating local jobs, with a grant from the Regional Jobs Fund. Minister for Agriculture and Regional Development Jaala Pulford today announced that Horsham-based business Smallaire will invest $500,000 in new technology and expand their operations with support from the Labor […]

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Helping Victorian Farmers’ Markets Grow And Sprout

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting farmers’ markets grow and thrive with a $100,000 Food Source Victoria grant to provide a network facilitator to the Victorian Farmers Market Association (VFMA). Victoria has 48 accredited markets across the state, from Mildura in the northwest to Leongatha in the southeast with huge potential to grow in number […]

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Delivering A New Park For Families In Romsey

Families in the Macedon Ranges will have more spaces to relax and unwind, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to invest $718,000 towards the Romsey Ecotherapy Park. Already, the former Romsey Primary School and its two acres of open space have been transformed with the establishment of an Active Nature Space. But right now, the […]

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Gigabit Broadband A Game Changer For Horsham

The Andrews Labor Government is investing $1.7 million to better connect Horsham with high-speed broadband that will deliver internet speeds 10 times faster than what is currently available through the Liberal and Nationals botched NBN. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford today announced a partnership with Spirit Telecom that will close the digital divide in […]

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Brightening Ararat’s Link For Community Safety

People in Ararat are set to benefit from more lighting in Alexandra Gardens to improve community safety and help reduce criminal activity in the area, as part of a project funded by the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford joined Ararat City Council at the Alexandra Gardens foreshore today to announce over […]

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On The Move: Bigger, Better Events More Often For Ararat

The Andrews Labor Government will fund new event infrastructure on Alexandra Oval to attract more festivals, sporting events and visitors to Ararat – boosting jobs and local businesses. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford visited Ararat today to announce $500,000 from the Andrews Labor Government to build new, dedicated facilities at the ground. Event infrastructure […]

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New Ballarat Forensic Hub Gets Off The Ground

Construction of Ballarat’s new police forensic hub is underway as the Andrews Labor Government continues its fight against ice and high-harm crime in regional Victoria. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford joined Victoria Police in Winter Valley today to mark the start of construction for the new facility, which will speed up forensic testing and […]

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Making Ballarat Gov Hub A Reality And Boosting Jobs

The Andrews Labor Government is getting on with making GovHub a reality in Ballarat, today announcing the appointment of Kane and Nicholson as the construction team for the $100 million project. Kane and Nicholson are both award-winning construction firms accredited to international standards. Kane has been in operation for 45 years and has 20 employees […]

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