Following the launch of Victoria’s Regional Statement, the Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford today met with community leaders, business and local government in Horsham at a Regional Partnerships Stakeholder Forum. The discussions focused on the centrepiece of the Statement, the establishment of nine new..
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The Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford inspected progress on a major revitalisation project for one of Warrnambool’s key tourist attractions – the Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village. In Warrnambool today to attend a Regional Partnerships Forum, Minister Pulford toured the maritime village’s recently completed restaurant..
Legislation to end commercial netting in Port Phillip Bay has been passed through Parliament. The Fisheries Amendment Bill 2015 delivers on a key commitment of the Andrews Labor Government’s Target One Million plan for recreational fishing, which aims to get more people fishing, more often,..
Access to international markets and improved productivity is critical to growing Victoria’s $11.6 billion food and fibre sector, boosting the economy and creating jobs. Minister for Agriculture, Jaala Pulford, confirmed Victoria’s desire to work collaboratively with the Commonwealth and States and Territories to ensure support..
A new campaign designed to put Ballarat on the map and attract new residents, visitors, students and new industries to the city was unveiled today. Minister for Regional Development, Jaala Pulford, today officially launched the ‘Ballarat – The Moment Is Now’ media campaign, which aims..
In a boost for local jobs, Ballarat’s largest civil construction company, Pipecon, has won the tender to deliver internal roads and services as part of the first stage of works at the Ballarat West Employment Zone. Announcing the contract at a sod-turning ceremony to mark..
The Andrews Labor Government is taking action to create new jobs and boost the local economy in Stawell, with the second meeting of the Stawell Jobs Taskforce taking place today. Minister for Regional Development, Jaala Pulford, attended a meeting of the Stawell Jobs Taskforce to..
Design work on Ararat’s landmark arts precinct is underway with Williams Boag Architect announced today as the designer of the project. The Minister for Regional Development and Member for Western Victoria, Jaala Pulford, said the $5.2 million project supported the Andrews Labor Government’s program to..
Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford today announced an Andrews Labor Government grant of $1.75 million towards the development of the Stawell Underground Physics Laboratory – Stage 1. The project delivers on an election commitment to deliver a world class low background radiation underground physics..
The Eureka Stadium redevelopment is on track for the Bulldogs to take to the field in 2017, with the Andrews Labor Government today announcing a number of key project milestones.
Shepparton residents will be on the move this weekend, thanks to $40,000 grant from the Andrews Labor Government to support the new three day ‘Shepparton Get Mooving Festival.’ The new festival builds on a very successful single day triathlon event has which has run for..
The Andrews Labor Government’s $25 million investment to revive the Ballarat Station precinct has taken another step forward today with the launch of Expressions of Interest to the market. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford today opened the project for Expressions of Interest and invited..
Gippsland’s rich heritage was on show today, with the official opening of the Gippsland Heritage Walk taking place in Morwell.
The Andrews Labor Government today welcomed a $48.8 million investment by GrainCorp to expand and modernise its oilseed crushing and oil extraction plant in Numurkah, boosting production by close to 40 per cent.
Pyrenees Shire residents will benefit from improved community facilities, with a new community centre in Amphitheatre and upgraded facilities at Avoca Town Hall officially opened by the Minister for Regional Development, Jaala Pulford, today. Ms Pulford said the Andrews Labor Government was proud to support..