Archives for December, 2015
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.
Victorian Agriculture Minister Jaala Pulford today opened the Agri-Genomics Next Generation Sequencing and Biosciences Advanced Computing Facility at AgriBio, Victoria’s centre for agribioscience.
The Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford has today welcomed the launch of the Gippsland Regional Plan and emphasised the strength of Victoria’s regions in prioritising what matters most to their communities.
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,..
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 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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..