Victoria’s North East is a step closer to becoming one of the world’s premier destinations for trail cycle tourism, with a funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford today announced funding of $205,000 to support projects to enhance and..
Topic: "Regional Jobs and Infrastructure Fund"
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..
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..
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..
Regional Victoria’s community leaders have been celebrated for their commitment and contribution to regional and rural Victoria in the 2015 Regional Achievement and Community Awards held in Melbourne last night. Patron of the Awards, Minister for Regional Development, Jaala Pulford, congratulated all award winners, who..
The Andrews Labor Government is getting on with delivering the Ararat Arts Precinct redevelopment, with tenders currently being assessed and an architect for the transformational project due to be announced in the next month. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford today joined members of the..
Victoria’s Hume region today outlined its vision to create the jobs of the future, with Minister for Regional Development, Jaala Pulford, launching the region’s Workforce Development Plan 2015-2018 in Wangaratta today. Launching the four-year plan, Ms Pulford said the region’s focus on creating jobs and..
A much-needed redevelopment of the Wangaratta Saleyards is now underway thanks to $500,000 in funding from the Andrews Labor Government in the recent 2015-16 Victorian Budget. Minister for Agriculture and Regional Development, Jaala Pulford, today toured the saleyards where construction is underway on the $3.4..
The Andrews Labor Government is delivering on its election commitment to upgrade the look of Wedderburn’s streetscape, creating a safer and more attractive township. Works will include relocating mains and lighting power underground and improving drainage systems, while beautification works on Wedderburn’s main street will..
The Andrews Labor Government has delivered on a key election promise to establish a new $500 million Regional Jobs and Infrastructure Fund to create jobs and drive economic growth in regional Victoria. The Regional Development Victoria Amendment (Jobs and Infrastructure) Bill passed the Legislative Council..
Wimmera Southern Mallee today outlined its vision and priorities for the future, with Minister for Regional Development, Jaala Pulford, launching the region’s Investment Plan at Parliament House. Launching the plan, Ms Pulford said the region’s immediate focus on growing jobs, investment, exports and capitalising on..
The Andrews Labor Government will use the proceeds of the sale of the Rural Finance Corporation to fund the Murray Basin Rail Project, with the remaining funds reinvested into regional and rural projects. Claims to the contrary are misleading and factually incorrect. The Labor Government..
Regional leaders and communities across Victoria will benefit from the Andrews Labor Government’s $1.5 million investment to support the development of regional strategic plans, as part of the 2015-16 Victorian Budget. The Minister for Regional Development, Jaala Pulford, today confirmed the $1.5 million in funding..