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Shaping The Tourism Economy Across Macedon Ranges

Representatives from the local tourism industry, councils and the Andrews Labor Government will come together in Macedon tonight for the Daylesford, Hepburn and Macedon Ranges Visitor Economy Symposium. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford said the Symposium was an important opportunity for the Labor Government..

Andrews Labor Government Will Make Renting Fair

The Andrews Labor Government will make renting fair, with an unprecedented package of tenancy reforms. More than one in four Victorians rent their home, a number that is increasing as it becomes more difficult for many Victorians to break into the housing market. They need..

Have Your Say On The Future Of The Great South Coast

Those living and working in the Great South Coast are being encouraged to continue their conversation with the Andrews Labor Government, with community consultation kicking off today ahead of the Great South Coast Regional Assembly to be held in Portland on 12 October 2017. The..

Short Term Payments To Ease Rego Stress

The Andrews Labor Government is reducing the stress of car registration costs for Victorian families, introducing flexible, short-term options for rego payments. Acting Premier Jacinta Allan joined Minister for Roads Luke Donnellan in Chelsea Heights today to announce new three month and six month registration..

A Brand New School For Portland Families

Portland will receive a brand new specialist school and improved school facilities, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. During his visit to inspect construction at Portland Primary School today, Treasurer Tim Pallas announced that $8 million will be invested in new school facilities. $7 million..

Father’s Day Fun For Families At The Stawell Trots

Dads will enjoy a day out at the Stawell harness races this Father’s Day thanks to $6,500 from the Andrews Labor Government. The Labor Government is supporting the annual Father’s Day Trots Meeting tomorrow through the Victorian Racing Industry Fund Raceday Attraction Program. The Stawell..

Next Steps Forward For Grampians Rehab Facility

Windana Drug and Alcohol Recovery has been named as the service provider for the Andrews Labor Government’s new Grampians alcohol and other drug residential rehabilitation facility. The new facility will offer 20 rehabilitation beds to give people the support they need to help end their..

Invisible DNA To Crack Down On Crime In Geelong

A six-month synthetic DNA trial is about to get underway in Geelong as part of a crime prevention plan by the Andrews Labor Government to reduce residential burglaries. Minister for Police Lisa Neville today joined Victoria Police and other members of Safety Alliance Victoria in..

Reducing The Risk From The Stawell Tyre Stockpile

The Environment Protection Agency (EPA) continues to make progress on removing millions of tyres from the Stawell stockpile. Removal works on Saleyards Road began on 9 August, and nearly 2000 tonnes of tyres have already been removed from the site and sent to a Melbourne..

Securing Lake Toolondo For Summer

An extra 5,000 megalitres of water is being transferred to Toolondo Reservoir, boosting one of Western Victoria’s premier trout fishing spots. The allocation builds on the 5,000 megalitres announced earlier this month and is expected to keep the levels in Toolondo to above the minimum..

Road Upgrades To Cut Costs For South West Dairy Farmers

Local Roads to Market projects across the state’s south-west are upgrading intersections, strengthening pavements and widening and re-aligning the roads our dairy industry relies on. The Andrews Labor Government is contributing $480,000 toward the cost of upgrading 18 intersections in the Glenelg Shire, paving the..

Putting St Arnaud First With New Ambulance Station

The Andrews Labor Government is giving paramedics in St Arnaud the modern ambulance station they need to respond to emergencies and save lives. Premier Daniel Andrews today met with local paramedics to discuss the facilities and support they need to respond to life threatening medical..

Continuing The Conversation In Wimmera Southern Mallee

Horsham will tonight play host to the next Regional Assembly, giving those living and working in the Wimmera Southern Mallee the opportunity to speak directly to the Andrews Labor Government. Representatives of the local community and industry will have their voices heard, with members of..

Ararat Commission Of Inquiry Report Received

Acting Minister for Local Government Lily D’Ambrosio has today received the Ararat Commission of Inquiry’s report into Ararat Rural City Council’s rating strategy and administrative capacity. The Commission of Inquiry was appointed on June 29 and was tasked with consulting the local community on the..

Mars Stadium Ballarat Now Open And Ready To Kick Goals

Ballarat is now AFL ready with its premiere sporting complex, Mars Stadium Ballarat officially opened today. In an historic day for Ballarat, Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford and Member for Wendouree Sharon Knight marked the occasion in the lead up to the stadium’s first..

$148 million funding for Wimmera hospitals

The Andrews Government will spend a record $18.12 billion over the next year so more Victorian patients can get the highest quality care and treatment they need. Minister for Health Jill Hennessy recently announced the 2017/18 bottom-line budget allocations for Victorian hospitals. The Labor Member..

Extra services for Ararat and Beaufort passengers

The Andrews Government is making it even easier for Ararat and Beaufort passengers to travel to Melbourne and Ballarat by delivering an additional 19 weekday and weekend services from 27 August. Labor Member for Western Victoria, Jaala Pulford, today announced the new V-Line timetable, with..

Record funding for Casterton Hospital

The Andrews Government will spend a record $18.12 billion over the next year so more Victorian patients can get the highest quality care and treatment they need. Minister for Health Jill Hennessy today announced the 2017/18 bottom-line budget allocations for Victorian hospitals. The Labor Member..