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New Digital Strategy For Infrastructure Projects

As the Andrews Labor Government invests in the biggest infrastructure program the state has ever seen, a new Victorian Digital Asset Strategy (VDAS) will improve the way that projects are defined, delivered and maintained. In the coming year alone, $78.9 billion of state capital projects will commence, be developed or delivered – each project helping […]

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New Digital Strategy For Infrastructure Projects

As the Andrews Labor Government invests in the biggest infrastructure program the state has ever seen, a new Victorian Digital Asset Strategy (VDAS) will improve the way that projects are defined, delivered and maintained. In the coming year alone, $78.9 billion of state capital projects will commence, be developed or delivered – each project helping […]

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Lexton Scores New Community Hub

The Lexton community is getting a boost thanks to the Andrews Labor Government with the construction of a new community hub including female friendly sports facilities at Lexton Recreation Reserve. Victorian Treasurer Tim Pallas today announced a Labor Government funding package of $800,000 including $300,000 from the Female Friendly Facilities Fund to make the hub […]

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Stawell Mine Reopens As Minerals Sector Booms

Victoria’s booming minerals sector is creating jobs in regional Victoria, boosting local economies, and helping make Melbourne an international mining hub. Minister for Resources, Tim Pallas, visited the Stawell Gold Mine today to celebrate its upcoming return to production, with 65 new jobs added since last year and a workforce set to grow further in […]

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Land Use Victoria Proceeds Deliver Infrastructure Boost

The Andrews Labor Government has successfully granted a concession to operate the land titles and registry functions of Land Use Victoria, delivering $2.86 billion that will be invested in new schools, hospitals and transport projects. Victorian Land Registry Services (VLRS) will be responsible for part of the State’s land titles and registry functions for a […]

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Record Upgrade Package For City Of Melbourne

The Andrews Labor Government is teaming up with the City of Melbourne to revitalise local roads and public space in West Melbourne. Treasurer Tim Pallas today joined City of Melbourne Lord Mayor Sally Capp to announce an historic $100 million package – with $50 million from the City of Melbourne and $50 million from the […]

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Regional Unemployment Hits A Seven Year Low

Regional Victoria’s jobs boom continues with the regional unemployment rate dropping to its lowest level in almost seven years. Australian Bureau of Statistics data released today shows 6,500 jobs were created in regional Victoria in the three months to July alone. This has sent the regional unemployment rate down 0.8 percentage points in the three […]

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Massive Boost To Construction Work In Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government’s strong infrastructure pipeline is driving a building boom, with construction work completed in Victoria growing by a massive 18.6 per cent over the year while the national total fell. Australian Bureau of Statistics data released today confirms construction work undertaken in Victoria is up by $2.18 billion over the year, the […]

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Women Have A Seat At The Treasury Board Tables

The Andrews Labor Government has achieved gender equality targets on treasury boards, with women now making up 63 per cent of current board positions in the Treasurer’s portfolio. Women now comprise 50 per cent of all Chair positions in the Treasurer’s portfolio. Between March 2015 and June 2018, 52 per cent of all new Victorian […]

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Extraordinary Jobs Growth Continues For Victoria

Victoria’s accelerating jobs growth is showing no sign of slowing with nearly 30,000 jobs created in July alone – the highest monthly employment growth in the nation in both absolute and percentage terms. The latest figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics show that in the 12 months to July, more than 94,000 jobs were […]

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