Topic: Environment

Great Ocean Road Authority Headquarters In Torquay

   

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change

Victoria Leading The Charge For Electric Vehicles

The Andrews Labor Government is getting Victoria ready for a strong uptake in zero emissions vehicles, making sure Victorians can recharge right across the state. Consultation is now open on the Labor Government’s Zero Emissions Vehicle Roadmap, which will set out the infrastructure and support needed to get more zero emissions vehicles on our roads. […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change

Looking After Victoria’s Treasured Botanic Gardens

The Andrews Labor Government is preserving and improving Victoria’s precious botanic gardens with more than $1.4 million for gardens across the state. Round One of the Growing Victoria’s Botanic Gardens Grants Program will provide grants to 17 gardens across Victoria. The projects include improving water supply and irrigation, replanting specimen trees, plant collection labelling, new […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change

Ensuring The Health Of Port Phillip Bay

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting an Australian first underwater recovery program to restore critically endangered shellfish reefs and improve the health of Port Phillip Bay. Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio today headed out by boat on Hobsons Bay to see the reef restoration project in action. Since 2015 the Nature […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change

Boosting Organic Recycling In Macedon

Macedon Ranges Shire Council is expanding their kerbside organic waste collection to include food organics and diverting thousands of tonnes of waste from landfill, thanks to a funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio today visited the Romsey Transfer Station in Macedon Ranges to announce $182,000 […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change, Northern Victoria Region

Driving Jobs In Regional Victoria With Waste To Energy

A waste to energy facility in Creswick is transforming organic waste and boosting local job and business opportunities, thanks to a funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government.   A biodigester that turns organic waste into valuable products in Creswick is helping to remove waste from the environment while creating opportunities for new jobs and […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change, Western Victoria Region

Cutting Emissions And Energy Bills At Museums Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government has completed an ambitious $11 million project to boost energy efficiency and drive down energy costs at buildings managed by Museums Victoria. Assistant Treasurer Robin Scott and Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio have toured the roof of Melbourne Museum, where hundreds of solar panels have been installed […]

Categories: Assistant Treasurer, Media Release

ResourceSmart Schools Awards Entries Open

Victorian schools leading the way in minimising waste, saving energy and water, increasing biodiversity and tackling climate change are set to be recognised as part of the 2020 ResourceSmart Schools Awards. Minister for Environment Lily D’Ambrosio today encouraged all schools across the state to enter Victoria’s largest sustainability awards for schools. The 2020 categories are: […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change

Driving More Visitors To Enjoy Victoria’s Great Outdoors

The Andrews Labor Government’s is upgrading camp sites and 4WD tracks across Victoria to get more people out and about in our great outdoors. Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio was in the Howqua Hills in Victoria’s High Country to announce $10.5 million to upgrade seven of the state’s iconic 4WD drive […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change

Protecting The Iconic Great Ocean Road

The Andrews Labor Government is delivering once in a generation reforms to protect Victoria’s iconic Great Ocean Road. New legislation has been introduced into the Victorian Parliament that will reform the management of the Great Ocean Road and its landscapes for future generations. The Great Ocean Road and Environs Protection Bill 2019 establishes dedicated management […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change