Topic: Agriculture and regional development

Gigabit Broadband A Game Changer For Horsham

The Andrews Labor Government is investing $1.7 million to better connect Horsham with high-speed broadband that will deliver internet speeds 10 times faster than what is currently available through the Liberal and Nationals botched NBN. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford today announced a partnership with Spirit Telecom that will close the digital divide in […]

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Road And Bridge Funding To Boost Pyrenees Agribusiness

Our agriculture sector across the Pyrenees region will soon be transporting livestock and grain to market more efficiently and safely through the Andrews Labor Government’s Local Roads to Market program. Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford today announced a $897,000 investment from the Labor Government’s second round of grants through the program. The funds will be […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Agriculture

Marysville Tourism And Arts Centre Opens Its Doors

The Marysville Information and Regional Arts Centre officially opened today, providing a new community and creative hub in the heart of town. Parliamentary Secretary for Regional Victoria Danielle Green opened the new facility today – backed by $200,000 in funding from the Andrews Labor Government. Murrindindi Shire Council, in partnership with key stakeholders, completed the […]

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On The Move: Bigger, Better Events More Often For Ararat

The Andrews Labor Government will fund new event infrastructure on Alexandra Oval to attract more festivals, sporting events and visitors to Ararat – boosting jobs and local businesses. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford visited Ararat today to announce $500,000 from the Andrews Labor Government to build new, dedicated facilities at the ground. Event infrastructure […]

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New Ballarat Forensic Hub Gets Off The Ground

Construction of Ballarat’s new police forensic hub is underway as the Andrews Labor Government continues its fight against ice and high-harm crime in regional Victoria. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford joined Victoria Police in Winter Valley today to mark the start of construction for the new facility, which will speed up forensic testing and […]

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Making Ballarat Gov Hub A Reality And Boosting Jobs

The Andrews Labor Government is getting on with making GovHub a reality in Ballarat, today announcing the appointment of Kane and Nicholson as the construction team for the $100 million project. Kane and Nicholson are both award-winning construction firms accredited to international standards. Kane has been in operation for 45 years and has 20 employees […]

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Helping Summerfruit Growers Achieve Sweet Success In China

The Andrews Labor Government is helping Victorian summerfruit growers tap into the booming market for high-quality produce in China. Minister for Agriculture and Regional Development Jaala Pulford announced a $454,000 Food Source Victoria grant for Summerfruit Australia while in Tatura yesterday. The project will establish a best practice guide for growers, packers and distributors so […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Agriculture

Leading The Digital Revolution In Agriculture

The Andrews Labor Government has unveiled its plan ensure Victoria’s $14 billion agriculture sector is best-placed to capitalise on new technologies, placing our farmers at the forefront of the digital revolution. Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford launched the Labor Government’s Digital Agriculture Strategy today in Tatura to ensure our agriculture sector is supported and encourage […]

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Silver And Gold For Gone Fishing Day In Shepparton

Anglers celebrating Gone Fishing Day at Victoria Park Lake on Sunday will have a great chance of reeling in a catch thanks to the stocking of 70 large golden and silver perch today. Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford released 20 of the fish today to promote the free event being hosted by the Goulburn Broken […]

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Local Jobs First For Geelong Convention Centre Build

The Andrews Labor Government will put local jobs and businesses first when building the Geelong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford joined Member for Geelong Christine Couzens and Member for Bellarine Lisa Neville to announce the new state strategic project – ensuring local businesses and workers will play a big role […]

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