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Funding Boost For Our Precious Botanic Gardens

The Andrews Labor Government is delivering on an election commitment to upgrade our state’s precious botanic gardens with another funding boost for gardens across Victoria.

Recycling Boom Spells Jobs For Victoria

The Morrison and Andrews Governments are turbo-charging Victoria’s recycling infrastructure, with a major investment that will double the state’s domestic glass recycling capacity, increase its plastic recycling by 40 per cent and create 350 jobs.

Camping And Caravan Upgrades In Time For Summer

Holiday makers are now enjoying new and improved facilities at campgrounds and caravan parks across the state thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s $105 million Great Outdoors program.

Energy Efficient Social Housing

The Andrews Labor Government is ensuring thousands of social housing tenants benefit from reduced power bills thanks to improved energy efficiency of social housing properties.

Protecting Our Iconic Platypus

The Victorian Government is taking urgent action to protect the platypus with the global icon now officially a threatened species and listed as vulnerable in Victoria.

New Facility To Recycle Hazardous Waste

The Andrews Labor Government is reducing the risks of hazardous waste storage by establishing a new recycling facility in Dandenong that will be able to process a third of the state’s solvent waste each year.

BACKING CITY OF WHITTLESEA LIBRARIES TO CHANGE LIVES

Minister for Local Government Shaun Leane and Lily D’Ambrosio MP, State member for Mill Park today announced libraries in the City of Whittlesea will receive $1,367,501 in funding to buy new books and collection items, run online services and deliver outreach programs.

Agriculture And Climate Change Council Appointed

A new ministerial advisory council has been appointed by the Andrews Labor Government to help the Victorian agriculture sector prepare for and respond to the impacts of climate change.

East Gippsland Land To Be Haven For Endangered Animals

An ecologically significant area of land in far East Gippsland – equivalent to more than 70 MCGs worth of land – is now permanently protected thanks to Trust for Nature project funded by the Andrews Labor Government.

SUPPORTING SMALL-SCALE SCHOOL BUILDING PROJECTS

Member for Mill Park, Lily D’Ambrosio MP, today announced that Plenty Parklands Primary School, Mill Park, has been allocated $500,000 as part of the Minor Capital Works Fund to fast-track a priority project and support local jobs through Victoria’s economic recovery.

New Era For The Great Ocean Road Region Begins

The Great Ocean Road region begins a new era today, as a part of landmark reforms by the Andrews Labor Government, which will better protect this iconic area for future generations, while also boosting tourism.

Backing New Energy Breakthroughs And Victorian Jobs

The Andrews Labor Government is fast-tracking the next generation of renewable energy, with more than $100 million to unlock the next wave of cleaner, more reliable power, which could create thousands of jobs.

New Support For Victorian Alpine Businesses

The Andrews Labor Government is backing businesses in the state’s alpine resorts to recover after their operations were devastated by bushfires and coronavirus across 2020.

PUTTING PEOPLE FIRST IN MILL PARK

The Victorian Budget 2020/21 delivers on the investments that will see our community recover – and come back even stronger.