Category: Minister for Regional Development

Delivering A New Park For Families In Romsey

Families in the Macedon Ranges will have more spaces to relax and unwind, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to invest $718,000 towards the Romsey Ecotherapy Park. Already, the former Romsey Primary School and its two acres of open space have been transformed with the establishment of an Active Nature Space. But right now, the […]

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Gigabit Broadband A Game Changer For Horsham

The Andrews Labor Government is investing $1.7 million to better connect Horsham with high-speed broadband that will deliver internet speeds 10 times faster than what is currently available through the Liberal and Nationals botched NBN. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford today announced a partnership with Spirit Telecom that will close the digital divide in […]

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Brightening Ararat’s Link For Community Safety

People in Ararat are set to benefit from more lighting in Alexandra Gardens to improve community safety and help reduce criminal activity in the area, as part of a project funded by the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford joined Ararat City Council at the Alexandra Gardens foreshore today to announce over […]

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On The Move: Bigger, Better Events More Often For Ararat

The Andrews Labor Government will fund new event infrastructure on Alexandra Oval to attract more festivals, sporting events and visitors to Ararat – boosting jobs and local businesses. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford visited Ararat today to announce $500,000 from the Andrews Labor Government to build new, dedicated facilities at the ground. Event infrastructure […]

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New Ballarat Forensic Hub Gets Off The Ground

Construction of Ballarat’s new police forensic hub is underway as the Andrews Labor Government continues its fight against ice and high-harm crime in regional Victoria. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford joined Victoria Police in Winter Valley today to mark the start of construction for the new facility, which will speed up forensic testing and […]

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Making Ballarat Gov Hub A Reality And Boosting Jobs

The Andrews Labor Government is getting on with making GovHub a reality in Ballarat, today announcing the appointment of Kane and Nicholson as the construction team for the $100 million project. Kane and Nicholson are both award-winning construction firms accredited to international standards. Kane has been in operation for 45 years and has 20 employees […]

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Local Jobs First For Geelong Convention Centre Build

The Andrews Labor Government will put local jobs and businesses first when building the Geelong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford joined Member for Geelong Christine Couzens and Member for Bellarine Lisa Neville to announce the new state strategic project – ensuring local businesses and workers will play a big role […]

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Ballarat’s New Hub For Digital Innovation Open

Ballarat’s new home for digital innovation and entrepreneurship has officially opened in a win for digital specialists, innovators, technology designers, researchers and students. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford opened Ballarat’s dedicated digital startup space at Federation University’s Flecknoe Building – funded with $4.3 million from the Andrews Labor Government. The new space will be […]

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New Health Research Centre To Boost Jobs In Ballarat

The Andrews Labor Government is backing a new collaborative health research centre in Ballarat – to support local jobs and bring the region’s best minds together to tackle some of medicine’s most difficult problems. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford today announced a $300,300 grant at the St John of God Hospital to deliver the […]

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Launching The Floating City At Lake Eildon

Victoria’s premier destination for house-boating just got even better with the Andrews Labor Government announcing funding for the local industry at Lake Eildon. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford made the $500,000 announcement at Lake Eildon today, which will expand the local houseboat manufacturing industry creating 20 new jobs. At the edge of Eildon’s township […]

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