Category: Minister for Regional Development

More Mobile Coverage For Regional Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government has announced the locations of its latest round of mobile phone towers as part of the Victorian Mobile Black Spot Project (VMBSP). The Labor Government is partnering with Optus and Telstra to build 28 new mobile towers across Victoria, with the towers set to cover around 2,000 square kilometres and connect […]

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Foster CBD Improvements To Benefit Local Traders

Foster’s main shopping strip is now a more attractive place to stop, shop and socialise with the completion of the $1.67 million upgrade to Main Street officially celebrated today. Minister for Regional Development, Jaala Pulford today inspected the finished works, which have been completed with a $500,000 grant from the Andrews Labor Government’s Regional Jobs […]

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Building A Stronger Regional Community In Foster

The Andrews Labor Government is backing a bigger, better and more accessible Arts and Community Theatre for Foster in south Gippsland. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford today announced $50,000 for Foster Arts, Music and Drama Association to install new seating at Foster Community Theatre, so it can continue to be an important cultural and […]

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Labor Government Puts Rupanyup On The Retail Map

The retail precinct of Rupanyup in the grain growing belt of Wimmera will be rejuvenated through a community led initiative, backed by the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Agriculture and Regional Development and Member for Western Victoria Jaala Pulford was in Rupanyup today to announce a Labor Government contribution of $500,000 that will breathe new […]

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Planning For Robinvale’s Growth With Housing Strategy

The Andrews Labor Government is getting it done for Robinvale with a $50,000 grant awarded today to Swan Hill Rural City Council to develop a Robinvale Housing Strategy project. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford announced the funding from the Stronger Regional Communities Plan, which supports community-led initiatives that build community capabilities or improve the […]

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Little Penguins Make Big Splash In Ballarat

Little penguins are making a big splash in Ballarat thanks to a $162,000 investment from the Andrews Labor Government that is set to draw even more visitors to the Ballarat Wildlife Park. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford officially launched the new exhibit today, which has been built with funding from the Labor Government’s $103 […]

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Cookes Road Funding To Boost Agribusiness

Whittlesea Shire’s agriculture sector will soon be transporting produce to market quicker and more safely through the Andrews Labor Government’s Local Roads to Market program. Parliamentary Secretary for Regional Victoria and Member for Yan Yean Danielle Green today announced $300,000 through the second round of the program to upgrade Cookes Road in Doreen. The grant, […]

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SEM Fire And Rescue To Expand In Ballarat

The Andrews Labor Government has helped secure a defence industry supply chain contract to be manufactured by SEM Fire and Rescue in Ballarat. With support from the Labor Government’s Regional Jobs Fund, SEM Fire and Rescue will invest in its Ballarat specialist vehicle manufacturing facility to diversify its operations into the defence sector, creating 10 […]

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A New Gateway For Wangaratta With Funding Boost

The Andrews Labor Government is backing the Rural City of Wangaratta’s plans to revitalise the railway precinct and central business district with $2.5 million to create a better gateway into town and generate new jobs. In Wangaratta today, Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford announced the Labor Government’s funding towards the $5 million Wangaratta Gateway […]

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Regional Victoria, It’s Time To Pick My Project

Regional communities have more time to put forward their great local ideas for funding, with the deadline for the Andrews Labor Government’s Pick My Project initiative extended to 8 July. The Victorian first, $30 million initiative gives every Victorian over the age of 16 the opportunity to come up with a project idea that will […]

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