Category: Ministers

Building Better Schools For Shepparton Kids

Kids across Shepparton will get the world-class schools they deserve, as the Andrews Labor Government gets on with the job of fixing, upgrading and modernising Victoria’s schools. The Labor Government has today announced that the Victorian Budget 2018/19 will invest $180.8 million to build and upgrade 60 regional schools. Across the Shepparton area, $21 million […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Education

Rebuilding Castlemaine Secondary From The Ground Up

Kids at Castlemaine Secondary College will get the world-class facilities they deserve with the Andrews Labor Government getting on with the job of fixing, upgrading and modernising this great school. The Labor Government has today announced that the Victorian Budget 2018/19 will include $11.75 million to continue the rebuilding of this local school. The funding […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Education

Boost For Horsham’s Pacing Cup

Harness racing in Horsham will receive a major boost, thanks to a joint funding package of $52,000 supported by the Andrews Labor Government. The Labor Government is providing more than $10,000 from the Victoria Racing Industry Fund to support the Horsham Pacing Cup, and a further $11,800 for an extension of the Horsham & District […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Racing, Ministers

Building Better Schools For Regional Kids

Kids in regional Victoria will get the world-class schools they deserve, as the Andrews Labor Government gets on with the job of fixing, upgrading and modernising Victoria’s schools. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Education James Merlino today visited Ballarat to announce the Victorian Budget 2018/19 will include $180.8 million to build, plan and upgrade […]

Categories: Media Release, Premier

Awakening Mount Buffalo All Year Round

Work is underway on the Andrews Labor Government-funded business case and action plan to help realise Mount Buffalo’s potential to become a year-round destination for visitors. In Bright to progress the work today, Chair of the Mt Buffalo Taskforce Danielle Green said she was optimistic about the future of tourism in Victoria’s High Country. In […]

Categories: Media Release, Parliamentary Secretary for Tourism, Major Events and Regional Victoria

First Sod Turned For New Life Saving Clubhouse

Construction of a new life saving clubhouse in South Melbourne has begun thanks to the Andrews Labor Government, delivering a major boost to water safety at one of Melbourne’s most popular beaches. Minister for Emergency Services James Merlino and Member for Albert Park Martin Foley visited the Beaconsfield Parade site today to turn the first […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Emergency Services, Ministers

Promoting Victorian Youth, Diversity And Harmony

Victoria’s second ever youth summit gets underway today, with hundreds of young people set to poetry slam, network, debate the hot issues and have their voices heard on what matters to them. Minister for Youth Affairs Jenny Mikakos will open the Youth Summit at the Melbourne Park Function Centre, where the key theme to be […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Youth Affairs

Kicking Off Construction On Our Iconic Penguin Parade

The Andrews Labor Government has celebrated the commencement of works on the iconic new visitor centre for Phillip Island’s much-loved Penguin Parade, which will boost the local economy and tourism in Victoria with the creation of 620 new jobs plus an estimated 200 jobs on-site during construction. The Labor Government invested $48.2 million in the […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Regional Development

Plans Finalised For Cowes Transit Centre

The Andrews Labor Government has unveiled final designs for the new transit centre and all-day parking area as part of the Revitalisation of the Cowes Precinct Project. The Labor Government is investing $1.8 million in the Bass Coast Shire Council project, which will improve traffic flow, boost the visitor economy and create new community space […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Regional Development

Ready, Set, Go For Victorian Kids At Kinder

The Andrews Labor Government is leading the way to ensure all Victorian kids are ready for school, with new specialised funding to allow kinders to support them where they need it most. In an Australian first, Victorian kindergartens will be given $58.1 million worth of school readiness funding to engage experts and access innovative programs, […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Early Childhood Education