Archives for May, 2021

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CREATING JOBS AND CARING FOR PEOPLE IN NORTH EAST VICTORIA

Thursday, 20 May 2021 The Andrews Labor Government is delivering a long-term plan that will create jobs and give people in north east Victoria the care they need as we recover from the coronavirus pandemic. In total, the Victorian Budget 2021/22 will support an average..

FAIRER. MORE RESPONSIVE JUSTICE FOR ALL VICTORIANS

20th May 2021 Reducing court delays, more support for victims and restoring community confidence in the criminal justice system lead the Andrews Labor Government’s investments to build a safer and fairer Victoria. The Victorian 2021/22 Budget will invest more than $700 million to strengthen our justice,..

MORE SUPPORT TO CEMENT VICTORIA’S RESOURCES BOOM.

20th May 2021 Victoria’s minerals, quarry and gas sectors will be supported to keep the Andrews Labor Government’s record infrastructure agenda booming with essential materials for housing, hospitals and schools around the state. The Victorian Budget 2021/22 is providing $35.7 million to ensure our minerals, quarry..

NAGAMBIE STEPPING UP TOWN CONNECTION

Friday, 14 May 2021 Nagambie is set to benefit from $3 million funding from the Andrews Labor Government’s Regional Infrastructure Fund – Stimulus Round. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes today announced the funding for the Nagambie Foreshore Walk project, which is part of the..

New Court Appointments Bring Wealth Of Expertise

18th May 2021 The state’s court system has been further strengthened with the Andrews Labor Government appointing the first-ever judicial registrars to the Children’s Court, as well as two new judges of the Supreme Court. Judicial registrars play a crucial role in the smooth and..

New Champion To Lead Victoria’s Work Towards Equality

14th May 2021 Respected human rights advocate Ro Allen will be appointed the next Commissioner of the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission (VEOHRC). Attorney-General Jaclyn Symes today congratulated Ro on their appointment, who has already made a significant contribution toward advancing equal opportunity..

SUPPORTING OUR COURTS TO DRIVE DOWN COVID-19 BACKLOGS

13th May 2021 Supporting Our Courts To Drive Down COVID-19 Backlogs The Andrews Labor Government is providing a funding boost for Victoria’s legal system to help drive down COVID-19 court backlogs and bolster resources in courts across the state. The Victorian Budget 2021/22 will invest..

NEW PREMISES FOR DANDENONG DRUG COURT

13th May 2021 The Dandenong Drug Court will now operate from a new, purpose-built facility – delivering vital services and specialist support to those who need it most in the local community. Attorney-General Jaclyn Symes joined Member for Dandenong Gabrielle Williams, and Member for South..

FUNDING FOR WALWA AND CORRYONG

Tuesday, 11 May 2021 Corryong and Walwa are set to benefit from a total of $2.4 Million from the Andrews Labor Government’s Regional Infrastructure Fund – Stimulus Round. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes announced funding for three projects, Corryong CBD Revitalisation, Corryong Circuit Trail..

WORK GETTING SET TO START ON NAGAMBIE PRIMARY SCHOOL UPGRADE

Monday, 10 May 2021   Students at Nagambie Primary School are a step closer to getting the facilities they need for a great start in life, with an architect appointed to design the school’s exciting upgrade. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes announced that James..

Strengthening the Victorian Criminal Justice System

7th May 2021 The Andrews Labor Government will strengthen Victoria’s criminal justice system with a Special Investigator, Implementation Monitor and significant investment in the Independent Broad-based Anti-Corruption Commission (IBAC) and the courts. Attorney-General Jaclyn Symes today released the Government’s response to the final report of..

$2.55 MILLION IN GRANTS FOR VICTORIA’S ENVIRONMENTAL VOLUNTEERS

Wednesday, 5 May 2021 Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes is encouraging environmental volunteers in Northern Victoria to apply for grants to support their work in protecting and restoring our land and natural environment. Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change, Lily D’Ambrosio opened the..

NEW VICTORIAN SOLICITOR – GENERAL APPOINTED

Display problems? View this email in your browser. 4th May 2021 The Victorian Government today announced the appointment of Rowena Orr QC as the next Solicitor-General, the state’s most senior legal adviser and advocate. Ms Orr has spent nearly 20 years as a barrister –..

KICKING IN FOR COUNTRY FOOTY AND NETBALL IN NORTHERN VICTORIA

Monday, 3 May 2021 With regional football and netball back bigger and better than ever, the Victorian Government is proud to be kicking in $5 million to support clubs in Northern Victoria grow and sustain participation and help communities thrive through the Country Football and..