Category: Minister for Regional Development

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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Funding Boost For Foggy Mountain Music Festival

Kinglake’s Foggy Mountain Bluegrass Music Festival is about to sound even sweeter with funds flowing today from the Andrews Labor Government to ensure it continues to. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford visited Kinglake today to announce a $10,000 grant for the popular festival, which is a be a celebration of community, music and family. […]

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Kinglake Streetscape To Get A Makeover

Kinglake’s main retail precinct is set for a revitalisation with a $750,000 grant from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford announced the funding today, which will improve economic and community confidence in the area, which is still rebuilding following the 2009 bushfires. The project will deliver much needed improvements for traffic […]

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Charlton Park Community Hub Set To Become A Reality

Work is set to begin on a new and improved multi-purpose sport and recreational centre in Charlton, backed by the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford turned the first sod on the $4.2 million new community hub at Charlton Park Reserve yesterday, which is home to numerous sport and recreation clubs, including […]

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Great Local Ideas Secure Funding Through Pick My Project

Ballarat Tramway Museum and Ballarat-Sebastopol BMX Club are among hundreds of grassroots organisations across Victoria that have secured funding through the Andrews Labor Government’s Pick My Project initiative. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford today announced $200,000 to replace aging track at Ballarat Tramway Museum, which is used by thousands of tourists and locals every […]

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Work Set To Begin On Revitalising St Arnaud CBD

Work will soon begin on significant upgrades to St Arnaud CBD thanks to a $200,000 investment by the Andrews Labor Government which will make the former goldmining town a better place to live and visit. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford joined Northern Grampians Shire Council (NGSC) Mayor Tony Driscoll and CEO Michael Bailey today […]

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