Topic: finance

Welcoming Victoria’s First Indian Bank Office

Victoria’s relationship with India continues to deepen, with India’s largest commercial bank becoming the first Indian bank to establish an office in Victoria. Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer Steve Dimopoulos today joined Indian government representatives to mark the official opening of State Bank of India’s first Victorian office at 420 Collins St, Melbourne. Headquartered in […]

Categories: Media Release, Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer

Quad Bike Rebates Extended To Boost Safety And Save Lives

The Andrews Labor Government is urging Victorian farmers to take advantage of a 12-month extension to the rebate scheme to fit rollover protection on quad bikes, or substitute their bike for a safer alternative. Eligible quad bike owners now have until 30 September next year to take part in the $6 million scheme, which provides […]

Categories: Media Release

Victoria’s Triple-A Revised Up By Standard And Poors

The Andrews Labor Government’s strong financial management has been recognised yet again, with Victoria’s triple-A rating revised up to a stable outlook by international credit agency, Standard and Poors. The Standard and Poors report released today, said the rating was underpinned by an expectation that Victoria would “maintain its strong fiscal position and comprehensive liquidity […]

Categories: Media Release, Treasurer

TAC Changes To Benefit More Cyclists And Road Users

Cyclists injured in accidents with stationary vehicles will now be able to access Transport Accident Commission (TAC) benefits following Andrews Labor Government reforms passed by Victorian Parliament last night. Previously, cyclists were entitled to receive TAC support if they hit a moving vehicle, a car door or a stationary vehicle on the way to or […]

Categories: Media Release, Ministers

Government Funding Boost For Workplace Mental Health

Five organisations looking to make a difference to the mental health of Victorian workers have received funding to develop programs as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s WorkSafe, WorkWell initiative. Grants totalling more than $3.3 million will go towards programs that address the mental health and wellbeing of shift workers, call centre employees, arts and […]

Categories: Media Release

TAC Puts Victorian Road Safety Experts On The World Stage

The Transport Accident Commission is taking its world-renowned road safety expertise and social insurance model to the world stage, with the establishment of TAC International. Minister for Finance Robin Scott today joined TAC CEO Joe Calafiore to officially launch TAC International, which has been developed with a $500,000 commitment to the TAC by the Andrews […]

Categories: Media Release

Worksafe’s New Headquarters Officially Open

The three WorkSafe signs on top of 1 Malop St were turned on today, officially opening the new WorkSafe headquarters in Geelong. The opening was attended by more than 250 people and marks the completion of the WorkSafe relocation project, which included the construction of Geelong’s tallest commercial building and transferred more than 700 jobs […]

Categories: Media Release, Ministers