Category: Minister for Regional Development

Boosting The Valley’s Community Facilities

Eleven projects across the Latrobe Valley are set to become a reality, with support from the Andrews Labor Government to continue making the region a great place for the whole community. Minister for Regional Development Jaclyn Symes and Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing today visited Morwell Junior Football Club, to announce allocations of more […]

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New Home For GARDS Volunteers And Members

Gippsland Asbestos Related Diseases Support Inc. now has a new home to continue doing their important work supporting Latrobe Valley workers, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Regional Development Jaclyn Symes and Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing today officially opened the new home of GARDS in Moe, following a refurbishment project supported […]

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Delivering Jobs For The Latrobe Valley

The Latrobe Valley GovHub is a step closer with planning approvals now in place and local businesses being encouraged to register their interest in working on the landmark project. Minister for Regional Development Jaclyn Symes and Minister for Planning Richard Wynne today announced new planning controls have been approved for the site in Church Street, […]

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Cheers To The Wine Growth Fund

The Andrews Labor Government is backing Victoria’s world-class wine industry, with a grants program to support the growth of the state’s wineries, increase visitors to wine regions, boost exports and support local jobs. Minister for Regional Development and Agriculture Jaclyn Symes today visited Bass River Winery in Glen Forbes to announce it will share in […]

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Stronger Communities, Safer Farms And Regional Jobs

The Andrews Labor Government is delivering on its commitments to the regions, with a massive biosecurity boost for Victorian farmers, and supporting the infrastructure and jobs to ensure regional and rural Victoria continues to be a great place to live, work and invest. The Victorian Budget 2019/20 includes a landmark $2.6 billion Delivering for Regional […]

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New Chief Executive For Regional Development Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government today announced the appointment of Beth Jones as the new Chief Executive of Regional Development Victoria. Regional Development Victoria is the state’s lead agency for rural and regional economic development, building stronger communities by supporting business investment, local jobs and infrastructure that local people need. As the first female CEO of […]

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Major Works Underway At Ballarat GovHub

Work on the Andrews Labor Government’s landmark Ballarat GovHub is progressing, with major demolition and excavation works underway. Minister for Regional Development Jaclyn Symes today visited the site to inspect progress on the demolition of the Lower Hall and excavation works, meeting with the local construction team Kane and Nicholson and Ballarat-based McPherson Commercial Plumbing, […]

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Steelvision Conduct Referred To Victoria Police

The Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions has undertaken a comprehensive review of all aspects of a grant awarded to Steelvision after the company entered administration in January this year. This inquiry has identified suspected fraudulent conduct by the company in relation to its Latrobe Valley Economic Facilitation Fund grant and the department has now […]

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Plantation Timber To Take Root In Gippsland

The Andrews Labor Government is providing certainty for Victoria’s timber industry and the jobs it supports with a new allocation order and the development of new timber plantation sites in Gippsland. Minister for Agriculture and Regional Development Jaclyn Symes today announced the first sites as part of the Labor Government’s record $110 million investment in […]

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Upgraded Latrobe Valley Sports Facilities On Their Way

Work is now underway to build the Gippsland Regional Aquatic Centre (GRAC) and transform the Traralgon Indoor Sports Stadium, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Regional Development Jaclyn Symes joined Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing in Traralgon to announce the start of works at the site of the Gippsland Regional Aquatic Centre […]

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