Category: 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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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Tackling The Digital Divide In Central Highlands

The Andrews Labor Government is backing a new plan to improve digital connectivity in central Victoria as part of a commitment to give regional Victorians equal access to the infrastructure and services available in Melbourne. Minister for Regional Development Jaclyn Symes and Minister for Jobs, Innovation and Trade Martin Pakula today launched the Central Highlands […]

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Fast-Tracking Jobs To Ballarat GovHub

The Andrews Labor Government’s Ballarat GovHub is delivering local jobs ahead of schedule, with the Department of Justice and Community Safety moving into town while construction continues on the new site. Minister for Regional Development Jaclyn Symes and Minister for Consumer Affairs Marlene Kairouz today announced that over 30 workers from the DJCS Consumer Affairs […]

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Regional Partnerships Building For Now And The Future

The Andrews Labor Government’s Regional Partnerships are evolving to deliver for regional Victorians, with more than 100 people attending the Regional Partnership Conference in Marysville to discuss future opportunities. Minister for Regional Development Jaclyn Symes attended the conference to hear from the Partnerships and those who have benefited from investment in their regions. The Labor […]

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Nagambie Brewing For Success On The Waterfront

A new brewery and distillery located on the pristine shores of Lake Nagambie is set to attract local and international craft-beer enthusiasts to regional Victoria and grow local jobs. Minister for Regional Development Jaclyn Symes today attended the official opening of Nagambie Brewery and Distillery, owned by businessman Gerry Ryan. Nagambie Brewery and Distillery opened […]

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