Category: Minister for Regional Development

Listening And Delivering In Ovens Murray

People living and working in the Ovens Murray region are invited to register for this year’s Regional Assembly in Wangaratta on 27 June. The Regional Assemblies began in 2016 and are the cornerstone of the Andrews Labor Government’s year-round consultation with regional Victorians through its nine Regional Partnerships. In 2017, more than 2,000 people attended […]

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Orchard Expansion To Bring Jobs To The Goulburn Valley

A family owned and operated orchard in the Goulburn Valley is set to thrive, with funding announced today to expand, bringing new local jobs to the community. Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford announced that Vigliaturo Orchards will receive a grant from the Andrews Labor Government that will see the company expand, upgrade and employ more […]

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Kicking Goals For Regional Victoria At The ‘G

Regional Victoria will take centre stage at the home of footy, when the Essendon and Geelong Football Clubs meet at the Melbourne Cricket Ground for the AFL Country Festival. The Andrews Labor Government is proudly sponsoring the celebration of regional communities, farmers and volunteer organisations as part of the AFL’s Country Festival. The match between […]

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Supporting Eco Tourism On The Great Ocean Road

The Andrews Labor Government is investing in an eco-tourism project on the Great Ocean Road to broaden the range of experiences and encourage visitors to stay longer in one of the state’s most beautiful destinations. In Apollo Bay today, Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford announced a $1.5 million grant to the Conservation Ecology Centre’s […]

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Making Geelong And The Bellarine More Accessible

Tourism businesses in Geelong and the Bellarine will be given the skills to make their businesses more accessible and fair with vital funding made possible by the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford and Member for Geelong Christine Couzens today announced funding of $1.04 million from the Regional Skills Fund towards the […]

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Growing Jobs For Locals In Gippsland

The Andrews Labor Government is backing jobseekers in Gippsland with a new program that creates jobs by encouraging businesses to use local products and services. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford today announced $750,000 for the Latrobe Valley Authority to establish the Growing Regional Opportunities for Work (GROW) initiative in Gippsland. GROW will bring business, […]

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Growing Jobs For Locals In Ballarat

The Andrews Labor Government is backing jobseekers in Ballarat with a new program that creates jobs by encouraging businesses to use local products and services. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford joined Member for Wendouree Sharon Knight and Member for Buninyong Geoff Howard to announce funding for Highlands Local Learning and Employment Network to deliver […]

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New HAZMAT Vehicle To Protect Ballarat’s West

The Lucas Fire Station in Ballarat’s west will get new specialist equipment and additional career firefighters to help keep the community safe thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Regional Development and Member for Western Victoria Jaala Pulford today officially handed over a new heavy HAZMAT vehicle, and welcomed the new staff. The HAZMAT […]

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Turnbull Leaves Geelong And Southwest Coast Behind Again

Sarah Henderson and the Turnbull Liberal Government have once again failed to deliver for Geelong and the south west coast, with no funding in the Federal Budget for the Geelong City Deal. The historic deal will deliver the long-awaited Geelong Convention Centre, significant investment in the Shipwreck Coast Master Plan and revitalise the city’s CBD […]

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Securing Mildura Jobs For Our Meat Supply Chain

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting Meatco’s $2 million refurbishment and recommissioning of the Mildura Abattoir facility, creating new jobs and driving economic growth in the region. The Labor Government has worked with Meatco over many years to secure the overall project which will create 80 new jobs and generate exports of up to $32 […]

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