The Andrews Labor Government is delivering its election commitment to stand up for the Victorian community and end a large-scale, inappropriate development at Point Nepean National Park.
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Minister for Racing Martin Pakula has announced the start of construction on significant upgrades to the Cranbourne racecourse’s training facilities.
The Andrews Labor Government is calling on the Abbott Government to follow Victoria’s lead and ban powdered alcohol to prevent harm and misuse.
Attorney-General Martin Pakula today welcomed the commencement of the Legal Profession Uniform Law in Victoria and New South Wales.
Attorney-General Martin Pakula today announced the new Victorian Government Legal Services Panel will include a minimum pro bono contribution from participating private law firms of 10 per cent (up from 5 per cent).
Former judge and patron for the arts and sport, Linda Dessau AM, will be inaugurated as the 29th Governor of Victoria today – the first woman to hold the post.
The Victorian Treasurer Tim Pallas is in London, promoting Victoria’s AAA credit rated economy.
Minister for Public Transport, Jacinta Allan, today announced new board members for three major public transport organisations, including Patricia Faulkner as the new Chair of Public Transport Victoria and Jenny Dawson as Chair of V/Line.
An independent review into regional economic development and services outlining 61 recommendations spanning transport, planning, industry policy, investment, trade, skills and education was today delivered to the Andrews Labor Government.
The Andrews Labor Government has underlined its commitment to a thriving, diverse and harmonious Victoria through a $74 million investment to bolster multicultural affairs and social cohesion in the last budget.
The Andrews Labor Government today announced that $2 million will be available in 2015-16 for the next round of Victorian Landcare Grants (VLG).
The Minister for Youth Affairs, Jenny Mikakos, officially closed the 29th YMCA Youth Parliament today, accepting 20 Bills that were passed and granted assent by the Youth Governor.
Minister for Agriculture, Jaala Pulford, today announced the appointment of a new board for Victoria’s meat and seafood safety regulator PrimeSafe, which for the first time consists of 50 per cent female board members.
The Andrews Labor Government has appointed former Victoria Deputy Police Commissioner Kieran Walshe to head an independent investigation into the Metropolitan Remand Centre riot.
Not-for-profit groups dedicated to reuniting pets with their owners, rehoming lost pets, running dog socialisation classes and providing responsible pet ownership education are now eligible for grants thanks to the Andrews Labor Government.
The Andrews Labor Government will invest $3.5 million in funding to continue support and guidance to apprentices aged 15 to 24 during the first year of their apprenticeship, after the program was cut by the previous Liberal Government.
Key country racing clubs will be provided with life-saving technology to protect the safety of patrons, trainers and staff, thanks to the bolstered Victorian Racing Industry Fund.
A new five-year, state wide fruit fly action plan will focus on strengthening fruit fly management coordination and collaboration, improving fruit fly management and enabling domestic and international trade.
Victoria continues to outperform its rivals interstate as domestic visitation soars, National Visitor Survey data shows.
The Andrews Labor Government has saved a vital program that keeps parents together with their children.