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$120,000 Waiting To Be Claimed In Greater Shepparton

Thousands of people have no idea they are sitting on an unexpected windfall of unclaimed money in the City of Greater Shepparton. Almost $120,000 is waiting to be claimed, ranging from $20 all the way up to the area’s single biggest entitlement of almost $5000 for a Mooroopna man, followed by $3500 for a Shepparton woman, […]

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Victoria’s Economic Growth Streak Continues

The latest ANZ Stateometer report shows Victoria’s economy grew above trend in December, as it has done for more than two years. It’s good news all-round for Victoria, with all indices growing above trend, and the labour market index performing best. Victoria was also ahead of the nation in retail turnover, which rose 4.5 per […]

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More Than $900,000 Waiting To Be Claimed In Mildura

Thousands of people are unaware that they are sitting on an unexpected windfall of unclaimed money in Mildura. More than $900,000 is waiting to be claimed, ranging from $20 all the way up to the area’s single biggest entitlement of just over $25,000 for a Mildura woman, followed by $22,000 for a couple in Cardross. […]

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No Increase To Fire Levy For Another Two Years

The Andrews Labor Government today confirmed there will be no increase to the revenue collected from the Fire Services Property Levy (FSPL). Speaking to the Regional Cities Victoria forum today, Treasurer Tim Pallas also confirmed that the Labor Government will continue to provide direct funding of more than $5 million a year for local councils […]

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Getting It Done – Leading The Nation In Job Creation

New data shows more jobs have been created in Victoria since November 2014 than anywhere else in the nation. In that time, Victoria’s employment has been boosted by almost 11 per cent, with more than 316,000 people securing jobs since the Andrews Labor Government came to office – the largest increase in both absolute and […]

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Making Things Fairer For Young People Leaving Care

The Andrews Labor Government is developing Australia’s largest ever Social Impact Bond, forging a new path in support for young Victorians leaving care. Treasurer Tim Pallas and Minister for Families and Children Jenny Mikakos today launched the COMPASS Social Impact Bond, which will now call for investors to fund a program helping young people transition […]

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HomesVic Applications Set To Open

The Andrews Labor Government is making it fairer and easier for hundreds of Victorians to buy their first home. Today marks the launch of HomesVic – a ground-breaking shared equity scheme that will help up to 400 eligible first home buyers by reducing the amount of money they need to purchase their own home. Under […]

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Massive Take-Up Of Payroll Tax Cuts In Regional Victoria

More than 2,000 businesses across regional Victoria have already taken advantage of the Andrews Labor Government’s payroll tax cuts, saving businesses more than $31 million since the initiative was introduced in July last year. The latest figures from the State Revenue Office show an average of 2,160 regional businesses a month received the cuts between […]

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Helping Regional Victorians Get Into Their First Home

The Andrews Labor Government is tackling housing affordability and making it easier for Victorians to build their own home, with the Homes for Victorians package helping more than a thousand people across regional Victoria since it was introduced last year. On 1 July 2017, the Labor Government doubled the First Home Owner Grant in regional […]

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Early Works Commence On New Pakenham School

Site preparation works have started on Pakenham North East Primary School ahead of its opening for local students next year. Treasurer Tim Pallas today inspected the new school site on Atlantic Drive in Pakenham, as early works got underway to prepare it ahead of construction starting later this month. The new school was designed in […]

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