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Wind Turbines Bring Manufacturing Jobs To Geelong

Wind power is creating new manufacturing jobs in Geelong with wind turbine components set to be assembled at the former Ford Motor manufacturing site. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Energy Lily D’Ambrosio visited the site today to announce that international company Vestas has partnered with local Victorian contractor Marand to build wind turbines for […]

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Getting Rid Of Toorak Road Level Crossing

The Andrews Labor Government is getting on with removing the dangerous and congested level crossing on Toorak Road in Kooyong which is a major bottleneck for tens of thousands of Victorians every day. This intersection is one of Melbourne’s busiest and most congested, with the boom gates down 35 per cent of the morning peak, […]

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Names For Metro Tunnel’s Boring Machines Revealed

The first of the Metro Tunnel’s four tunnel boring machines (TBMs) has arrived in Melbourne and will soon begin tunnelling deep beneath the city. With three more TBMs on the way, the Premier Daniel Andrews joined Minister for Infrastructure Jacinta Allan today to reveal the names given to the massive machines following a public competition […]

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Record Prize Money Caps Off Another Great Vic Open

Victoria has reinforced its position as Australia’s home of golf, with the ISPS Handa Vic Open wrapping up at 13th Beach Golf Links on the Bellarine Peninsula today. Premier Daniel Andrews today presented the winners’ trophies at 13th Beach to champions Celine Boutier and David Law after a week of world-class golf. Record prize money, […]

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Labor Government To Make Conversion ‘Therapy’ Against The Law

The Andrews Labor Government will bring in laws to denounce and prohibit LGBTI conversion practices, ending the bigoted practice that has caused so much trauma to too many Victorians. Premier Daniel Andrews joined Minister for Equality Martin Foley, Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos and many other Labor Government Members at the 2019 Midsumma Pride March […]

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Statement On Conversion Therapy

Today, Cath and I will attend another Midsumma Pride March together. We’ll march alongside thousands of other Victorians, united in the belief that everyone should be able to celebrate who they are with pride. But for far too long and for far too many Victorians, an evil practice has instead peddled in shame and stigma. […]

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Major Excavation Begins At Anzac Station

Large-scale excavation is now underway across all five Metro Tunnel station sites, with around five million tonnes of rock and soil set to be removed from beneath Melbourne to build the $11 billion project. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan visited the future Anzac Station site on St Kilda Road today, […]

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Victorians Rush To Start Free TAFE

Around 3000 Victorians have begun working towards a Free TAFE qualification, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Premier Daniel Andrews, Acting Minister for Skills and Training and Higher Education James Merlino and Member for Frankston Paul Edbrooke today met with Free TAFE students studying nursing and automotive courses at Chisholm Institute in Frankston. These students […]

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Excavation Kick Starts Major Parkville Station Construction

Workers have begun excavating around 80 Olympic-sized swimming pools worth of rock and soil as they build the new underground Parkville Station, as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s $11 billion Metro Tunnel Project. Acting Premier James Merlino today joined Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan at the Metro Tunnel’s Parkville worksite, where crews are […]

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Massive Tunnel Boring Machine Arrives In Melbourne

The first of the two massive tunnel boring machines that will build the West Gate Tunnel has arrived in Melbourne. Acting Premier James Merlino joined Acting Minister for Transport Infrastructure Melissa Horne at the Port of Melbourne today as parts of the huge machine were being unloaded. Bella, the tunnel boring machine (TBM) which arrived […]

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