Category: Ministers

Boost For Bentleigh Defence Company

The Andrews Labor Government is backing a Bentleigh defence manufacturer so they can enter global supply chains, secure high value defence contracts and create Victorian jobs. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll visited CableX to announce funding to position them for major defence opportunities like SEA 5000 and to export to defence contractors in […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Industry and Employment

Casey Fields Nets $5 Million For New Facilities

Soccer players in Casey are getting a major boost thanks to $5 million in funding from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Sport John Eren and Member for Cranbourne Jude Perera today announced four football pitches and a new female friendly pavilion will be developed at Casey Fields thanks to the Labor Government’s Growth Areas […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Sport

More Support For At Risk Children And Youth

The Andrews Labor Government is partnering with some of Victoria’s leading social service providers to deliver more support for vulnerable children and young people disengaging from education, training and employment. As part of its $30 million Partnerships Addressing Disadvantage initiative, the Labor Government has selected Berry Street and the Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency (VACCA), […]

Categories: Ministers, Treasurer

Dressing More Victorian Jobseekers For Success

The Andrews Labor Government is making sure jobseekers in Melbourne’s south-east have the best chance of finding a job – with a vital interview preparation service to expand. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll today visited Dress for Success Mornington Peninsula at its new Frankston store to announce $108,000 to help them support more […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Industry and Employment

Supporting More Early School Leavers Into Training

More Victorians will get the support they need to get skills that lead to a job thanks to the expansion of a state-wide program to reconnect Victorians with training by the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney today visited Federation University’s Ballarat campus to announce a $12 million boost to expand […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Training and Skills

Hundreds Of Victorian Schools To Benefit From Funding

Victorian students at more than 480 schools across the state will soon benefit from having maintenance works carried out at their schools thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced the schools would share in $20 million of Planned Maintenance Program funding to help address their various maintenance needs. The […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Education

Upgrading Kinders For Little Victorians In Werribee

The Andrews Labor Government is providing growing families in Werribee with the early learning services they need, with a new upgrade for the Werribee West Family Centre on the cards. Minister for Early Childhood Education Jenny Mikakos and Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced the Labor Government will provide $350,000 to create additional capacity […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Early Childhood Education

Giving Sons And Daughters Of The West A Big Boost

The Andrews Labor Government is giving a big boost to a flagship program helping more local men and women enjoy the benefits of healthy and active living and tackle issues like mental health. Minister for Health Jill Hennessy today announced a $800,000 boost for the Sons and Daughters of the West initiative, run by the […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Health

New Netball Hub For Richmond At Melbourne Girls

Players from Richmond Netball Association and Melbourne Girls College can now showcase their skills at Melbourne’s newest netball hub thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Sport John Eren today joined Member for Richmond Richard Wynne at Melbourne Girls College to officially open the three new courts which were made possible by $9.6 million […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Sport

A Real Plan For Fast Regional Rail And Metro Rail For The West

Only a re-elected Andrews Labor Government will overhaul our rail network to deliver fast rail to the regions and more metro services to our growing suburbs. We said we’d repair the damage from successive Liberal Governments taking the axe to regional rail, and we are. We’re building new modern trains, and our Regional Rail Revival […]

Categories: Media Release, Premier