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Getting Ready For Three-Year-Old Kinder

The biggest reform of early childhood education is ever closer, as the Andrews Labor Government gets on with upgrading kinders and supporting new teachers as part of the landmark roll-out of funded Three-Year-Old Kinder.

Victoria Leads Call For Urgent Waste Funding From Feds

The Andrews Labor Government is calling for an urgent national funding plan to ensure the states are ready for the waste export ban when it is implemented next year. The National Meeting of Environment Ministers in Adelaide today reached an agreement to ban the export..

Extinct Fish Sighting Back From The Dead

An extremely rare fish thought to be extinct has been reportedly spotted for the first time in over two decades during a lake recovery project in regional Victoria. Two Southern Purple Spotted Gudgeon fish (Mogurnda adspersa) are believed to have been identified during fish population surveys at..

A Stronger Renewable Energy Target For Victoria

Victoria’s new renewable energy target is now enshrined in law, creating thousands of jobs, putting more energy into the grid and driving down energy prices. Legislation to boost Victoria’s Renewable Energy Target (VRET) to 50 per cent by 2030 has passed Victorian Parliament – delivering..

New Chief Executive Officer For Sustainability Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government today announced the appointment of Claire Ferres Miles as the new Chief Executive Officer of Sustainability Victoria. Sustainability Victoria supports Victorian businesses and communities to reduce waste, act on climate change, improve recycling and use resources wisely. Ms Ferres Miles will..

National Plan To Combat Climate Change In Agriculture

Agriculture ministers from around Australia came together in Melbourne today to endorse a national program, led by Victoria, that will see governments work together to help farmers meet the challenges of climate change.