Archives for December, 2015

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Free Wi-Fi Pilot For Ballarat CBD

Locals and visitors to Ballarat will now be able to connect to a free public Wi-Fi service across a number of outdoor public spaces as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s Victorian Wi-Fi Project, a new 5-year pilot program.

$8 Million Investment To Revitalise Sovereign Hill

The Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford today visited Sovereign Hill to formally confirm the Andrews Labor Government’s $8 million investment in the $12.8 million ‘By Day and By Night’ project that will help the treasured tourism icon attract more visitors and make an even greater contribution to the local and state economy.

Don’t Go It Alone On Drought

Assistance for drought affected farming communities continues to roll out across the state with additional targeted support for those impacted the most by dry conditions. A range of programs are being delivered to support farming communities including farming advice, financial counselling, family support, health programs,..

Ballarat Comments On Station Precinct Redevelopment

The Andrews Labor Government, in partnership with the City of Ballarat, hosted a community information session for the $25 million Ballarat Station precinct redevelopment project in Ballarat this afternoon. The project delivery team spoke to members of the public on the progress that has been..

Community Consultation On Eureka Precinct Underway

Community consultation on the development of Ballarat’s Eureka Stadium and other nearby facilities have begun with members of the public being given the opportunity to provide feedback on design concepts late yesterday. Preliminary design concepts were released last month and feedback from the meeting will..

Getting On With Regional Partnerships In Gippsland

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 Sale at a Regional Partnerships Stakeholder Forum. The discussions focused on the centrepiece of the Statement, the establishment of nine new..

Fonterra’s $120 Million Expansion Good News For Stanhope Jobs

The Andrews Labor Government has attracted and secured a $120 million investment by one of the world’s leading dairy producers and manufacturers. Fonterra will expand its major cheese manufacturing facility, safeguarding 120 existing jobs and generating an additional 30 jobs. Touring the facility in Stanhope..

Getting On With Regional Partnerships In Goulburn

Following the launch of Victoria’s Regional Statement, Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford today met with community leaders, business and local government in Shepparton at a Regional Partnerships Stakeholder Forum. The discussions focused on the centrepiece of the Statement, the establishment of nine new Regional..

New Leadership Signals A New Chapter For Regional Development Victoria

Minister for Regional Development, Jaala Pulford, today confirmed the appointment of James Flintoft as Chief Executive of Regional Development Victoria (RDV), along with the appointment of a new senior regional leadership team by the Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources. The new Regional..

New Expert Committee To Focus On Improving Animal Welfare

The Andrews Labor Government has appointed a group of animal industry and welfare specialists with a broad range of experience to provide advice on animal welfare matters across the state. The new Animal Welfare Advisory Committee is meeting today to discuss a work plan to..