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Statement on Covino Farms

Minister for Regional Development, Jaala Pulford, has announced that the Victorian State Government will suspend payments to Covino Farms, in light of disturbing allegations of worker exploitation and abuse. The funds, approved by former Minister for Regional and Rural Development, Peter Ryan, in August 2013,..

CUT WASTE, NOT SERVICES

Councils threatening to cut State Emergency Services (SES) funding for their local community needed to reassess their priorities

ROYAL COMMISSION INTO FAMILY VIOLENCE

Submissions have opened for the Royal Commission into Family Violence. The Royal Commission is an important part of the Andrews Labor Government’s plan to address family violence and have a frank and open conversation about dealing with this insidious problem. There will also be hearings..

BUDGET DELIVERS ON COUNTRY POLICE RADIO PLEDGE

Victorian country police will be able to better protect their communities after Minister for Police Wade Noonan announced the Andrews Labor Government’s first Budget would include money to replace outdated analogue radios with a new secure digital system. The Government will commit $11.5 million of..

GIPPSLAND GETS SHARE IN $500,000 TO TACKLE ICE

Community groups in Gippsland can now apply for grants of up to $10,000 to develop the most effective way to combat ice in their local area, Member for Eastern Victoria Region, Harriet Shing MP announced today.

LABOR TO SUPPORT COMMUNITY LEADERS IN GIPPSLAND

Member for Eastern Victoria Region, Harriet Shing, today welcomed $8 million in funding to secure the future of the Regional Community Leadership Programs in Regional Victoria for the next four years. The longstanding Gippsland Community Leadership Program will benefit from the announcement. Minister for Regional..