Topic: Environment

New Picnic Upgrades And Masterplan For Plenty Gorge

The Andrews Labor Government has released the final Plenty Gorge Park Master Plan, along with an $800,000 investment to upgrade the Hawkstowe Picnic Area. Minister for Environment and Member for Mill Park Lily D’Ambrosio today launched the plan, which will strengthen access and connections throughout the park. The Hawkstowe Picnic Area is a key visitor […]

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A New Hub To Boost Renewable Energy Uptake

The Andrews Labor Government has contributed $150,000 towards an online education and facilitation hub to make it easier for businesses to invest in renewable energy. Minister for Energy Lily D’Ambrosio today announced the establishment of the Business Renewable Centre Australia – a partnership led by the Climate Knowledge Innovation Community Australia (Climate-KIC Australia), the World […]

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More Jobs For Melbourne’s West

Packaging and logistics giant Visy is opening a new corrugated cardboard plant in Melbourne’s West with backing from the Andrews Labor Government – creating 85 new jobs and boosting production. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll today toured the $99 million state-of-the-art facility in Truganina to meet workers and inspect progress of the build. […]

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New Plan To Guide Management Of Victorian Parks

The Andrews Labor Government is working with Dja Dja Wurrung Traditional Owners to jointly manage six parks in Loddon Mallee, under Victoria’s second Joint Management Plan. Minister for Environment Lily D’Ambrosio joined the Dja Dja Wurrung Clans Aboriginal Corporation and the Dhelkunya Dja Land Management Board to launch the Dja Dja Wurrung Joint Management Plan […]

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Action Plan To Protect The Great Ocean Road

The Andrews Labor Government has unveiled a landmark plan to protect the Great Ocean Road coast and its parks for generations to come. Minister for Environment Lily D’Ambrosio joined Minister for Tourism John Eren, Chair of Eastern Maar Aboriginal Corporation Jason Mifsud and Wadawurrung Geelong Office Manager Corrina Eccles in Lorne today to launch the […]

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Yume Food Wins Major Premier’s Sustainability Award

Yume Food has won the Premier’s Recognition Award at the Victorian Premier’s Sustainability Awards for developing an online marketplace for quality surplus food. Minister for Environment Lily D’Ambrosio presented the award to Yume Food at a ceremony in Melbourne last night for its work connecting suppliers with buyers to help mitigate the 9.5 million tonnes […]

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New Designs Released For The Shipwreck Coast

The Andrews Labor Government has unveiled new designs for tourist facilities along the Shipwreck Coast, improving experiences for the growing number of visitors to the region. Minister for Environment Lily D’Ambrosio revealed designs today for infrastructure projects at Twelve Apostles’ Saddle Lookout, the Port Campbell Creek Pedestrian Bridge and the Blowhole Lookout, as part of […]

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New Wind Farm Developments Bring Jobs To Geelong

Two new wind farm developments supported by the Andrews Labor Government’s Victorian Renewable Energy Targets (VRET) reverse auction are delivering new industries and jobs for Geelong. Minister for Energy Lily D’Ambrosio was in Geelong to announce the development of the Vestas Renewable Energy Hub (VREH) – which will build wind turbines for the 180 megawatt […]

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New Land Use Framework To Protect Anglesea

The Andrews Labor Government has released a new plan to protect the former Alcoa coal mine and power station site in Anglesea from Matthew Guy and his push to turn Victoria’s Surf Coast into the Gold Coast. Minister for Environment Lily D’Ambrosio today released a Land Use Framework that lays out a future for the […]

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Delivering A New Off-Leash Dog Park For Prahran

Victorians and their four-legged friends will have new places to stretch their legs and enjoy the outdoors, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to invest $5 million to build up to 15 new off-leash dog parks across Melbourne. Premier Daniel Andrews today visited Brookville Gardens in Toorak to announce Labor will to build a new […]

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