Archives for July, 2019

16 Related Items Found
Search

Designs Released For Latrobe Valley GovHub

Final designs for the Andrews Labor Government’s Latrobe Valley GovHub are now available, as local businesses and contractors get up to speed on the local work opportunities on the construction of the new facility. Minister for Regional Development Jaclyn Symes today released the artist impressions..

Green Light For Stawell Underground Physics Lab

Plans to turn Stawell into a global physics research hub are back on track with the Andrews Labor Government today announcing support for the construction of the Stawell Underground Physics Laboratory. Minister for Regional Development Jaclyn Symes today announced the Labor Government will provide $5..

More People, More Active, More Often In Loddon Campaspe

Communities in Loddon Campaspe will to be more active, more often thanks to the Healthy Heart of Victoria initiative supported by the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Regional Development Jaclyn Symes visited Maryborough today to announce 11 infrastructure and activation projects across the region, supported..

Regional Unemployment Falls To Record Low

Victoria’s regional unemployment rate has dropped to an all-time low under the Andrews Labor Government. The latest ABS data shows Victoria’s regional unemployment at 3.8 per cent in the three months to June – the lowest recorded rate in Victoria’s history and the lowest in..

Happy Feet As New Penguin Parade Visitor Centre Opens

The Andrews Labor Government has secured the future of one of Australia’s most popular tourist attractions, the iconic Phillip Island Penguin Parade, with a new $58.2 million visitor centre opening today. Premier Daniel Andrews joined Minister for Environment, Energy and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio to..

National Farm Safety Week A Reminder About Farm Safety

The Andrews Labor Government is urging Victorian farmers to be vigilant about their safety practices as part of National Farm Safety Week. Five people died as a result of workplace incidents on Victorian farms in the 2018-19 financial year, which tragically included two children. Another..

Gippsland’s Foodbowl Safe As Farmers Win Certainty

Prime agricultural land in Gippsland will be permanently safeguarded, with the Andrews Labor Government exempting almost 4000 hectares from mining and minerals exploration. Minister for Resources Jaclyn Symes today announced protection for the Mitchell River floodplain near Glenaladale – a prime irrigated horticultural area producing a wide variety of fresh vegetables including lettuce, cabbage, peas, capsicum and sweet corn. The exempted area – stretching..

KEEPING SENIORS CONNECTED TO COMMUNITY

Seniors living in Wodonga are set to get better connected thanks to a funding package from the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes announced that City of Wodonga will receive $75,000 as part of the package to strengthen seniors’ involvement in the..

New Home For GARDS Volunteers And Members

Gippsland Asbestos Related Diseases Support Inc. now has a new home to continue doing their important work supporting Latrobe Valley workers, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Regional Development Jaclyn Symes and Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing today officially opened the new..

A New Way Forward For Tourism In Regional Victoria

Victoria’s regional communities are invited to have their say on the future of tourism across the state following the release of the Regional Tourism Review Discussion Paper. Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events Martin Pakula and Review Special Adviser and Member for Macedon Mary-Anne..

A New Blueprint For Melbourne’s Much-Loved Showgrounds

Work will begin immediately on a new plan for the Melbourne Showgrounds to ensure the much-loved precinct can best serve the needs of Victorians now and for generations to come. Minister for Agriculture Jaclyn Symes today confirmed the Andrews Labor Government will provide $1.5 million to the Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria (RASV) to develop the masterplan. The..

Pioneering Technology For Victorian Farmers

An innovative trial testing the potential of Internet of Things technology on farms is now open to Victorian horticulture, dairy, sheep and grains farmers, thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Agriculture Jaclyn Symes today visited the Southern Mallee, which will be home..

Wimmera Forecast Improves As Rainbow Radar Rises

More accurate weather information will soon be available to farmers and communities in the Wimmera, with the construction of a new weather radar under way with support from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Agriculture Jaclyn Symes today announced the beginning of construction for the..

BOOST FOR PALLIATIVE CARE PROVIDERS

The Andrews Labor Government is giving Seymour Health a boost to assist them in their care of local patients nearing the end of their lives. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes announced a $248,000 grant to help the hard-working service in their critical role of..

BOOST FOR PALLIATIVE CARE PROVIDERS

The Andrews Labor Government is giving North East Health Wangaratta a boost to assist them in their care of local patients nearing the end of their lives. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes announced a $483,000 grant to help the hard-working service in their critical..

BOOST FOR PALLIATIVE CARE PROVIDERS

The Andrews Labor Government is giving Albury Wodonga Health a boost to assist them in their care of local patients nearing the end of their lives. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes announced a $124,000 grant to help the hard-working service in their critical role..