Category: Ministers

Treaty Grant Provided To Wotjobaluk Elders Council

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting the Wotjobaluk Elders Council to engage more Aboriginal Victorians on the state’s historic Treaty process. Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Natalie Hutchins announced a $10,000 Treaty Circle Grant for the Council through the Treaty Community Engagement Program. The Wotjobaluk Elders Council will hold a Treaty Circle with Elders and leaders […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Aboriginal Affairs

Jury Rules In Favour Of Quotas

A Citizens’ Jury has recommended implementation of a 40:40:20 gender equality quota in the Victorian public sector. The diverse group of Victorians was randomly selected to deliberate on quotas as a critical part of the Victorian Government’s proposed Gender Equality Bill. The Bill proposes that Victorian Government departments, public sector entities like hospitals and TAFEs, […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Women

New Lanes Open On The Widened M80 Ring Road

Drivers can expect better traffic flow on the M80 Ring Road from today with more than 13 kilometres of new lanes now open, months ahead of schedule. A three-kilometre corridor on the M80 Ring Road has been widened – from two to four lanes from Sunshine Avenue to the EJ Whitten Bridge and from three […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Roads and Road Safety, Ministers

Treaty Grant Provided To Wathaurong Co-Operative

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting the Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-operative to engage more Aboriginal Victorians on the state’s historic Treaty process. Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Natalie Hutchins announced a $10,000 Treaty Circle Grant for the Co-operative through the Treaty Community Engagement Program. The Wathurong Aboriginal Co-operative will hold four Treaty Circles at Aboriginal community-controlled organisations […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Aboriginal Affairs

Engaging More Aboriginal Victorians On Treaty

The Andrews Labor Government is engaging more Aboriginal Victorians in the state’s historic Treaty process. Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Natalie Hutchins today announced $370,000 for seven Aboriginal organisations, including six Traditional Owner groups, through the first round of the Treaty Community Engagement Program. The Program will support Traditional Owners groups and other organisations and businesses […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Aboriginal Affairs

New Fed Square Big Screen Turned On To Dee-Light Fans

Melbourne Demons fans will be able to experience the footy finals on one of the biggest and best screens in town as Federation Square is converted in to a live viewing site for Saturday’s game against the West Coast Eagles. The recently unveiled Digital Facade screen will show the AFL preliminary final on Saturday afternoon […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Sport

Caulfield Races Support Charities And Not-For-Profits

The Andrews Labor Government is helping Caulfied racegoers enjoy a big day of racing in support of local charities, as part of the Melbourne Racing Club’s Foundation Race Day at Caulfield Racecourse this Saturday. The Labor Government is contributing more than $40,000 from the Victorian Racing Industry Fund Raceday Attraction Program, as part of the […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Racing, Ministers

Second Stage Of The Monash Freeway Upgrade Edging Closer

Congestion busting relief is a step closer for drivers from Pakenham to Chadstone and across Melbourne’s south-east with contractors shortlisted for stage two of the Monash Freeway Upgrade. LendLease Engineering, CPB Constructions and John Holland Pty Ltd will be invited to submit tenders to deliver the $711 million project. Minister for Cities, Urban Infrastructure and […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Roads and Road Safety

Delivering A Great Local School For Rosanna

Students at Rosanna Golf Links Primary School now have two new classroom blocks and a new administration area. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Ivanhoe Anthony Carbines today officially opened the new buildings, which includes improvements to the school’s library and specialist facilities for deaf students. Designed by Brand Architects and built by […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Education

Better Than Ever: Rebuilding Victoria’s TAFE

With new dedicated funding to upgrade campuses and buildings across our state, a re-elected Andrews Labor Government will continue its rebuild of Victoria’s TAFE system, making it better than ever before. Under Labor, the new $220 million Building Better TAFEs Fund will see facilities and campuses rebuilt around Victoria, making sure that every community has […]

Categories: Media Release, Premier