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426,800 Jobs Created In Four Years – Highest In The Nation

New data shows Victoria is again leading the nation, with nearly 427,000 jobs created by the Andrews Labor Government during its first term – nearly 300,000 of them full-time. New labour force figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) show more than 30,000 jobs were created in the past month alone – more than […]

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Delivering Better Facilities For The Daughters Of The West

The Western Bulldogs AFLW team is a step closer to getting the elite facilities they deserve with work underway on the Andrews Labor Government’s $5 million upgrade of facilities at Whitten Oval Treasurer Tim Pallas joined Western Bulldogs premiership star Libby Birch at the Kennel today to inspect the works, which will deliver new change […]

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Delivering A Strong Economy For Victorian Families

The 2018-19 Budget Update released today shows Victoria remains the engine room of the national economy, creating hundreds of thousands of jobs and ensuring the state’s growing prosperity is shared by all Victorians. The Andrews Labor Government is delivering on its promises – building new schools and hospitals, investing in public transport and roads, making […]

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Bendigo Set For The Sky As Qantas Touches Down

The Andrews Labor Government has helped secure a historic Qantas service between Bendigo and Sydney. Treasurer Tim Pallas, Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan and Member for Bendigo West Maree Edwards were at Bendigo Airport today for the inaugural touchdown of the Q300 turboprop aircraft. The return service will operate six days a week and […]

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Victorian Retailers Power Into Christmas Shopping Season

Victorian retailers are powering into the busy Christmas trading period, recording the highest retail trade growth in the nation. The Andrews Labor Government’s strong economic management is delivering more jobs, strong growth for businesses and record levels of goods exports. The Australian Bureau of Statistics today confirmed Victoria’s retail trade increased by 6.4 per cent […]

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Delivering The Fastest Growing Economy In Australia

Victoria’s economy continues to thrive with strong annual growth, driven by business investment and the Andrews Labor Government’s record breaking infrastructure boom. The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) today confirmed Victoria has the best performing economy in the nation with the highest annual growth rate of any state. The ABS National Accounts released today show […]

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Moody’s Triple-A Rating Backs Victoria’s Strong Economy

International credit agency Moody’s Investors Service has backed the Andrews Labor Government’s strong economic management by re-confirming the State’s prized triple-A credit rating and stable outlook – a rating it has held for more than 18 years. Moody’s acknowledged Victoria’s durable economic growth was driving its robust financial performance, while its moderate debt compared to […]

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Helping Kids In Melbourne’s West Get To School

The Andrews Labor Government is extending the schools-myki project in Melbourne’s western suburbs, which offers free myki cards to students experiencing homelessness or family violence, to travel to and from school. Treasurer and Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced additional funding of $175,000 for the project, which will now run through to the end […]

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Funding Boost For Gymnastics To Also Make A Splash

Kids in Melbourne’s outer suburbs will be able to learn to swim and tumble, thanks to an Andrews Labor Government loan to the Belgravia Group to construct gymnastics and learn to swim facilities at four sites around the city. During a visit today to Grange P-12 College in Hoppers Crossing, Treasurer and Member for Werribee […]

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Victoria – The Best Economy In The Nation

Victoria has the best performing economy in Australia, boosting businesses and creating jobs in every corner of the state. The latest CommSec State of the States report, released today, shows Victoria’s economic activity during the June quarter was 26.7 per cent above its decade-average – ahead of ahead of NSW and well above the national […]

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