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Boost For Ballarat’s Premier Cup Meeting

More than 14,000 people are expected to flock to the Dowling Forest Racecourse tomorrow for the 2017 Ballarat Cup. The Andrews Labor Government is providing more than $48,000 from the Victorian Racing Industry Fund Raceday Attraction Program to support the event. It will include the..

Ballarat Looks To The Sky To Create Jobs

The Andrews Labor Government is helping Ballarat jobseekers into meaningful work thanks to Jobs Victoria. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll and Member for Buninyong Geoff Howard today visited the Ballarat Municipal Observatory Museum to meet a young Victorian who has secured work through Jobs Victoria…

Ballarat Finds Its Manufacturing Sweet Tooth

The Andrews Labor Government is helping more Ballarat manufacturers grow their operations, create new jobs and take their products to the world. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll and Member for Wendouree Sharon Knight today visited Ferndale Confectionery to announce a grant from the..

Timboon Upgrades Never Tasted So Sweet

It’s going to be a sweet summer in Timboon with new features for visitors at Timboon Fine Ice Cream and upgrades to the local streetscape now complete thanks to funding from the Andrews Labor Government. Parliamentary Secretary for Regional Victoria Danielle Green visited Timboon today..

Transformation Of Ballarat Station Precinct Set To Begin

Plans and approvals for the new Ballarat Station Precinct are finalised and work is commencing on the massive redevelopment this week. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford joined the project consortium representatives from Pellicano and Quest Apartment Hotels on site today to mark the start..

Ararat Ready To Harness Land 400 Jobs

The Andrews Labor Government is backing BAE Systems’ bid for the multi-billion dollar LAND 400 defence project which would bring new jobs and investment to regional Victoria. Ararat manufacturer AME Systems is one of the Victorian supply chain companies that will build components for new..

Warrnambool’s Flagstaff Hill Upgraded

The revitalisation of Warrnambool’s Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village is complete, backed by a $1.95 million grant from the Victorian Government. Parliamentary Secretary for Tourism Danielle Green opened the upgraded $2.95 million popular tourist attraction last night that draws in thousands of visitors every year. Established..

Stawell Students To Benefit From New Learning Hub

Students at St Patrick’s Catholic Primary School in Stawell now have a new senior learning hub, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today visited St Patrick’s Catholic Primary School to officially open the $1.2 million facility for year three to..

Murray Basin Rail Project Supporting Local Job

Communities in central Victoria are already seeing the benefits of the Murray Basin Rail Project, with more than 40 businesses engaged as regional suppliers now on board. Maryborough-based organisation Asteria Business Services is just one of the suppliers that has directly benefited from being involved..

Mortlake Set For Derby Day Family-Friendly Fun

Jockeys and horses racing at the Mortlake Derby Day this Saturday will be safer, thanks to a funding boost of almost $90,000 supported by the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Racing Martin Pakula today announced the Labor Government has contributed almost $45,000 through the Victorian..

Ararat Students To Enjoy Modern New Classrooms

Work will begin to replace classrooms recently damaged in a fire at Ararat West Primary School thanks to a $2.1 million funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government. Visiting the school today, Minister for Education James Merlino announced a new modular building would be constructed..

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..