Packaging and recycling giant Visy today announced a $35 million upgrade of its Laverton glass recycling centre, in a clear endorsement of the Andrews Labor Government’s new Container Deposit Scheme (CDS).
The Andrews Labor Government today launched a plan to transform the Caulfield Racecourse Reserve into a people-friendly community recreation space.
The Andrews Labor Government’s new container deposit scheme (CDS), set to start in 2023, will maximise the return of used drink cans, bottles and cartons for recycling, and reduce Victoria’s litter by up to half.
The Andrews Labor Government is boosting the number of specialised solar safety inspectors – to keep up with record demand for solar, shine a light on any dodgy installers and ensure solar installations in Victoria continue to be the safest in Australia.
The Andrews Labor Government has launched a cutting-edge recycling facility in Melton that will recover more resources from waste, cut greenhouse emissions and produce enough renewable energy to power the Western Water recycled water plant.
The Andrews Labor Government is transforming the mental health system in Melbourne’s northern suburbs with a new 30-bed acute mental health facility – one of four new facilities being built across the state to support more people when they need it most.
The Andrews Labor Government announced the establishment of a new champion for Victoria’s $1.1 billion alpine economy, ensuring a sustainable future for the state’s alpine resorts.
The Andrews Labor Government has reached an in-principle funding agreement to help secure the future of Alcoa’s Portland Smelter – saving Victorian jobs and protecting the local economy.
A new $10.3 million state-of-the-art office and depot facility funded by the Andrews Labor Government will increase Forest Fire Management Victoria’s (FFMVic) capacity to respond to and manage bushfires and other emergencies in the Upper Murray District.
The Andrews Labor Government will put Yallourn Power Station and mine workers at the heart of its long-term response to EnergyAustralia’s decision to close the plant in 2028.
The Andrews Labor Government is continuing to help small businesses recover from the impacts of coronavirus through two new programs that will increase energy efficiency and reduce costs.
In a world first, noise walls along the Mordialloc Freeway will be made from 75 per cent recycled plastic collected from households across the state, as part of a drive to build Australia’s greenest freeway.
The Andrews Labor Government will ban specific single-use plastics – like straws, cutlery, plates and polystyrene containers – across Victoria to reduce the significant amount of plastic waste going to landfill each year.
The Andrews Labor Government is cutting energy bills for public schools and making them more environmentally sustainable.
The Andrews Labor Government is giving innovators $4.4 million to create everyday products from reusable waste while getting those ideas out of the lab and into the market with a new round of recycling infrastructure grants.
Victorians can once again watch the penguins on parade with the re-opening of the St Kilda Pier Breakwater – one of Melbourne’s top tourist attractions.
The Andrews Labor Government is fast-tracking development of regional and rural recycling infrastructure as it streamlines kerbside recycling across the state, while keeping jobs in local communities.
One of the world’s most advanced electric vehicle (EV) rapid chargers has been installed at Maryborough in Central Victoria as part of 17 EV chargers under construction throughout the region, due to the Andrews Labor Government’s work to boost tourism, reduce emissions and support the uptake of electric vehicles.