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Next Byte At IoT Technology For Victorian Farmers

3rd December 2020 Victorian farmers will benefit from a new round of grants to help them invest in Internet of Things (IoT) technology that will make farming easier and more accurate. Minister for Agriculture Jaclyn Symes today announced the opening of round two of the..

Bushfire Affected Timber To Be Salvaged For The Future

2nd December 2020 Precious timber burned by last year’s bushfires will be saved from going to waste, thanks to help from the Andrews Labor Government. The 2019-20 bushfires saw significant damage to softwood plantations and native forests in eastern Victoria, with more than 1.2 million..

LOCAL BUSINESS CHAMBERS RECEIVE VITAL FUNDING

1st  December 2020 Mitchell Business Network Incorporated, Euroa Chamber of Business and Commerce Inc, Nagambie Lakes Tourism & Commerce Inc, Seymour Business & Tourism Inc members will benefit from funding awarded through the Andrews Labor Government’s Grants for Business Chambers and Trader Groups program. Member..

MANSFIELD AND MT BULLER BUSINESS CHAMBERS RECEIVE VITAL FUNDING

1st December 2020 Mansfield & District Business Association and Mt Buller Chamber of Commerce Incorporated members will benefit from funding awarded through the Andrews Labor Government’s Grants for Business Chambers and Trader Groups program. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes said the funding will help..

NORTH EAST BUSINESS CHAMBERS RECEIVE VITAL FUNDING

1st December 2020 Wangaratta Chamber of Commerce Inc, Beechworth Vignerons Association, Bright Chamber of Commerce Inc and Myrtleford Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc members will benefit from funding awarded through the Andrews Labor Government’s Grants for Business Chambers and Trader Groups program. Member for..

Workforce Support Is The Cherry On Top For Farmers

30th November 2020 Cherry picking is underway across Victoria on a bumper harvest of more than 4,500 tonnes of cherries thanks to help from the Andrews Labor Government – ensuring kitchen tables will be brimming with the delicious Christmas favourite. Minister for Agriculture Jaclyn Symes..

NEW CFA STATIONS FOR HODDLES CREEK, MOLKA AND PYALONG

Wednesday, 25 November 2020 Hoddles Creek, Molka and Pyalong Country Fire Authority (CFA) volunteer fire stations will be replaced under the $126 million CFA capability funding as part of the Victorian Government’s Fire Services Reform. The stations being replaced are close to 40 years old..

Putting North East Victorians First

24th November 2020 Unprecedented. Tough. Unrelenting. There’s plenty of ways to put it – but 2020 has been a year like no other. As we begin our recovery, we need a Budget like no other too. The Victorian Budget 2020/21 delivers an unprecedented investment to..

Putting Goulburn Valley Locals First

24th November 2020 Unprecedented. Tough. Unrelenting. There’s plenty of ways to put it – but 2020 has been a year like no other. As we begin our recovery, we need a Budget like no other too. The Victorian Budget 2020/21 delivers an unprecedented investment to..

Putting Regional People First

24th November 2020 Unprecedented. Tough. Unrelenting. There’s plenty of ways to put it – but 2020 has been a year like no other. As we begin our recovery, we need a Budget like no other too. The Victorian Budget 2020/21 delivers an unprecedented investment to..

Visit Victoria: Experiencing The Best At Home

24th November 2020 Regional restaurants, pubs, hotels and small businesses will be at the forefront of our recovery. Backing these businesses and their workers, the Andrews Labor Government is investing to attract more tourists and make sure more Victorian families can experience the best our..

Backing A Recovery Made In Regional Victoria

24th November 2020 This year, we’ve seen our farmers, growers and producers for what they are – essential. It’s why we are investing $115 million to further support the agriculture industry, while also backing our regional communities and the people who call them home. Whether you..

Backing Agriculture For Victoria’s Strong Future

20 November 2020 The Andrews Labor Government is backing a stronger, more innovative and sustainable agriculture industry with a new strategy to drive Victoria’s recovery from coronavirus and bolster the economy. Minister for Agriculture Jaclyn Symes today announced the Victorian Budget 2020/21 will provide $65..

More Kilometers For The Murray To Mountains Rail Trail

19th November 2020 19th Nov 2020 The extension of the Murray to Mountains Rail Trail is on track to deliver 25 kilometres of pristine trail by autumn next year and help the North East region’s economic recovery, thanks to support from the Victorian Government. Minister..

Backing Projects That Bring Visitors Back To Gippsland

  The Andrews Labor Government is supporting Gippsland after a devastating year of bushfires and coronavirus with a budget boost that will bring more visitors to Victoria’s east to spend money and support local businesses. The Victorian Budget 2020/21 will provide $18.5 million to build..

Visit Victoria: Experiencing The Best At Home

18 November 2020 Regional restaurants, pubs, hotels, wineries and small businesses will be at the forefront of our recovery, with a major Budget boost to attract more visitors to regional Victoria – supporting local jobs and making sure more Victorian families can experience the best..

Skills And Support For The Next Generation Of Victorian Farmers

18 November 2020 The Andrews Labor Government is investing in the next generation of Victorian farmers, with a major budget boost to improve facilities and teaching at agricultural colleges and training providers across the state. Minister for Agriculture Jaclyn Symes today announced the Victorian Budget..

Boost For Tourism On Great Ocean Road

17 November 2020 The Andrews Labor Government is making it easier to see more of Victoria’s beautiful surf coast, unveiling a major upgrade to facilities and infrastructure along the Great Ocean Road to boost visitation and support jobs. The major Budget commitment ensures that the..