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Train Bogies For Bigger Trains Being Built In Bendigo

Train bogie frames will be built in Bendigo for the first time in Victoria in nearly two decades, creating local jobs and boosting the economy, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s High Capacity Metro Train project. Premier Daniel Andrews today joined Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan and Member for Bendigo West Maree Edwards at […]

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Helping Hospitals Fight The Flu This Winter

The Andrews Labor Government has unveiled a new specialised ward at the Royal Melbourne Hospital to ensure more patients are treated faster during the busy winter period. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Health Jill Hennessy today unveiled 2 West – the $1.2 million new winter flex ward at the Royal Melbourne Hospital that will […]

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New Laws To Crack Down On Emergency Worker Attacks

The Andrews Labor Government is cracking down on people who attack and injure emergency workers on duty by making sure they are given a custodial sentence, as well as further limiting the use of community correction orders. The Justice Legislation Miscellaneous Amendment Bill 2018 will be introduced into Parliament today, and will make injuring an […]

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Putting Local Workers And Businesses First

The Andrews Labor Government is delivering for all Victorians with new laws to be introduced into State Parliament today that put local workers and businesses first. Premier Daniel Andrews joined Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll at Melbourne Park to announce the Victorian Local Jobs First Bill, which will mandate minimum local content on […]

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Getting It Done: Election Commitment Smashed With 25 Level Crossings Gone

The Andrews Labor Government will smash its election commitment to remove 20 level crossings in its first term, with 25 set to go by the end of the month. With six level crossings to be removed by the end of the month, and three new stations open for passengers from tomorrow, it confirms work is […]

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Getting More People Fishing More Often On The Bellarine

The Andrews Labor Government is funding a major extension of the Clifton Springs fishing platform to help more keen anglers cast a line on the Bellarine Peninsula. Premier Daniel Andrews and Member for Bellarine Lisa Neville today announced the Labor Government will upgrade and double the length of the existing fishing platform — ensuring more […]

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Works On Track To Deliver Drysdale Bypass

The Andrews Labor Government is a step closer to delivering the Drysdale Bypass, securing an early works agreement to pave the way for major construction to commence in September. Premier Daniel Andrews and Member for Bellarine Lisa Neville visited the site of the new bypass today to get a first-hand look at how this project […]

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Victorian Golf Open Drives Ahead On Prize Money

The Vic Open will become Australia’s richest golf tournament in 2019 with the combined prize pool surging to an unprecedented $3 million thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Sport John Eren today visited 13th Beach Golf Course to announce that a record $1.5 million in prize money […]

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Lions Charging Ahead At Western Oval

The Redan Lions will have the changerooms they need to grow their ranks with new female friendly facilities at Western Oval, funded by the Andrews Labor Government. Premier Daniel Andrews today joined Minister for Sport John Eren at the oval in Ballarat to announce $100,000 through the Community Sports Infrastructure Fund – Female Friendly Facilities […]

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Construction Begins On Australia’s Largest Wind Farm

Construction has begun on the Stockyard Hill Wind Farm, which will see Western Victoria become home to Australia’s biggest wind farm generating enough electricity to power more than 340,000 households. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Energy Lily D’Ambrosio today visited the massive wind farm project near Beaufort to mark the start of construction. The […]

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