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Coalition’s Botched Fire Services Property Levy Now Fixed

The Andrews Labor Government has fixed the Coalition’s botched Fire Services Property Levy, so Victoria’s firefighters and emergency services workers can get the resources they need to protect our homes and save more lives. The previous Coalition Government introduced the Levy in 2012, but set..

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

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..

LABOR GOVERNMENT TO BUILD A NEW SALE SPECIALIST SCHOOL

Minister for Education, James Merlino, today visited Gippsland to announce that the Andrews Labor Government’s first budget will include $7.6 million in funding to build a new school in Sale for children with disabilities.

THREE LEVEL CROSSINGS IN GIPPSLAND MADE SAFER

Safety upgrades at three level crossings on the Bairnsdale rail line worth $1.5 million are now complete, making them safer for road users, rail passengers and local residents.