Category: Minister for Regional Development

Latrobe Valley’s New Dental Prosthetics Lab Now Open

The Latrobe Valley University Training Clinic and Dental Prosthetic Laboratory is now complete, providing 38 new jobs and generating a new high-value manufacturing industry in the Valley. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford officially opened the $5.3 million facility in Churchill today. Local company, BFN Developments, built the new facility and engaged 20 Gippsland-based sub-contractors […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Minister for Regional Development

Go Goldfields Helps Central Goldfields To Shine

The Andrews Labor Government’s $2 million support for the Go Goldfields program is making a positive impact in the local community. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford met participants in Maryborough today to hear first-hand how the program is helping some of the most vulnerable in the Central Goldfields Shire. Go Goldfields is an alliance […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Regional Development, Northern Victoria Region

Backing The Committee For Maryborough

The Andrews Labor Government is backing the Committee for Maryborough with a $50,000 grant to help the new organisation get established and make a positive impact on the economic and social well-being of the region. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford announced the funding in Maryborough today while meeting with members of the community and […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Regional Development, Northern Victoria Region

Get Set For A Gold Rush At Australia’s Pinnacle Road Race

The nation’s best cyclists are set to vie for national honours and a coveted spot on the Aussie Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games team when the Road National Championships hit Ballarat in January. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford joined Member for Buninyong Geoff Howard and representatives from Cycling Australia today to officially launch the […]

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Transformation Of Ballarat Station Precinct Set To Begin

Plans and approvals for the new Ballarat Station Precinct are finalised and work is commencing on the massive redevelopment this week. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford joined the project consortium representatives from Pellicano and Quest Apartment Hotels on site today to mark the start of Stage One – construction of a 405-space commuter car […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Regional Development, Western Victoria Region

Kicking Goals In Donald With New Sporting Complex

The Andrews Labor Government will invest $1.1 million in a community driven redevelopment project at Donald’s major sports and recreation complex – AA Dunstan Stadium. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford announced the grant at a fundraiser event where the community aimed to raise $250,000 toward the project. Donald has suffered through droughts and floods […]

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Architects Announced For New Ballarat GovHub

The Andrews Labor Government today announced award-winning design firm John Wardle Architects has been selected to design the new ‘Gov Hub’ precinct in the heart of Ballarat’s CBD. The new precinct will be home to up to 1000 government employees – revitalising a major part of Ballarat’s CBD and promoting growth in the local economy, […]

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Nationals Silent As Liberals Plan Cuts To Regional Services

Matthew Guy and the Liberals have let the cat out of the bag today by confirming they will undertake a ‘Commission of Audit’ if they win the next election, which would once again see funding ripped out of Victoria’s schools, hospitals, transport and other services. A recent media report states: “If Matthew Guy wins the […]

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Giving Communities A Voice At This Year’s Regional Assemblies

More than 2,000 people have attended this year’s nine Victorian Regional Assemblies – giving the Andrews Labor Government an incredible insight into the priorities and aspirations of regional communities across Victoria. The Assemblies were held between June and October in Swan Hill, Wodonga, Horsham, Sale, Bendigo, Seymour, Creswick, Geelong and Portland. Each had a unique […]

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A New Civic Precinct In The Heart Of Bannockburn

The Andrews Labor Government’s will invest $500,000 to deliver Stage 1 of the Bannockburn Heart project. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford today announced the Regional Jobs and Infrastructure grant for Golden Plains Shire  to create the vibrant community precinct that will support 22 construction jobs and create 60 new jobs in the long term. […]

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