Topic: Agriculture and regional development

Gippsland Logistics Precinct Moves Ahead

The Andrews Labor Government is getting on with establishing the Gippsland Logistics Precinct, with design works for Tramway Road awarded to Gippsland-based company Crossco Consulting. Latrobe City Council this week awarded the tender for design works to repair Tramway Road and bring it up to a standard that will cope with its future usage by […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Regional Development

Camperdown Theatre Gets The Royal Treatment

Camperdown theatre in south west Victoria is set for new and improved equipment so that it can continue to serve as an important social and cultural hub thanks to funding from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford awarded a $50,000 grant from the Stronger Regional Communities Plan to Corangamite Shire Council […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Regional Development

Victoria’s Artisanal Producers On The Road To Glory

The Andrews Labor Government has launched a new blueprint for Victoria’s artisanal produce sector, backed by $2 million in grants, to promote the best of Victorian food, wine and agriculture. Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford joined Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas today at Danny’s farm in Blampied to launch Victoria’s first Artisanal Sector Roadmap, new […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Agriculture

Victoria, The Home Of Food And Fibre In Australia

The Andrews Labor Government has helped secure a major international trade event, in a coup that will boost investment, create jobs and cement Victoria’s place as the food and wine capital. Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford announced last night that in September next year Melbourne will host Global Table – the largest food business event […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Agriculture

Strengthening Agri-Food Pathways For Students In Gippsland

The Andrews Labor Government is backing an East Gippsland project to support young people in the Agri-food sector through the Regional Skills Fund. Minister for Agriculture and Regional Development Jaala Pulford today announced $190,000 for the East Gippsland Food Cluster towards Gippsland Industry Projects and Pathways for Youth in the Agri-food sector. The project, known […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Minister for Agriculture

Drought Support To Help Victorian Farmers

The Andrews Labor Government has announced additional support to ease the financial burden on Victorian farmers experiencing drought conditions. Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford today outlined a further $5 million to ensure farmers and irrigation communities have the support they need. The funding package includes $1.4 million for Drought Infrastructure Grants, which includes grants to […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Agriculture

Victoria’s Sheep Tags Remain The Cheapest In Australia

The Andrews Labor Government has partnered with the sheep and goat industry to ensure electronic tags remain the cheapest in Australia. Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford today announced that from 1 January next year, electronic sheep tags will be available to Victorian producers from 55 cents. Victoria is the first jurisdiction in the country to […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Agriculture

Victorian Rural Women’s Award Open For 2019

The Andrews Labor Government is encouraging women involved in rural and regional industries, businesses and communities to apply for the 2019 Victorian AgriFutures™ Rural Women’s Award. The AgriFutures™ Rural Women’s Award provides a platform to inspire and support Australian women to use and develop their skills to benefit their industries and communities. The winner will […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Agriculture

Fishers Encouraged To Swap Yabby Nets For Free

From this Friday, recreational fishers with opera house nets can swap them for wildlife friendly open-top lift nets for free at any one of 45 tackle stores throughout Victoria. Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford announced the buy-swap initiative today in Ballarat, which will help raise awareness of the impending ban on opera house nets in […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Agriculture

Family Fishing Day At Lake Wendouree Reels In A Crowd

Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford today joined hundreds of anglers on the foreshore of Lake Wendouree to celebrate the Ballarat Fishing Festival. The free festival celebrated all the wonderful trout fishing available throughout Victoria and marked the start of the 2018/19 trout fishing season in rivers. The festival was funded by the Andrews Labor Government’s […]

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