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Yackandandah Leads Charge On Clean Energy

Yackandandah is one step closer to being powered by 100 per cent renewable energy with a new community battery and microgrid, made possible by more than $550,000 from the Andrews Labor Government.

Barmah National Park Joint Management Plan Launched

A significant milestone in recognising the rights of the Yorta Yorta Traditional Owners in caring for country was reached today, with the launch of a Joint Management Plan for Barmah National Park.

More Support For Melbourne’s Beloved Green Spaces

Some of Melbourne’s most popular parks and reserves, including the Royal Botanic Gardens at Cranbourne and Melbourne are getting funding to upgrade facilities, ensuring they stay great places to visit for Victorians and tourists.

Free Entry For Kids At Victorian Zoos

Kids will be able to visit Victoria’s world-class zoos for free during the school holidays, saving mums and dads money and giving more families the opportunity to visit, thanks to a funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government.

Major Overhaul For The Timber Code Of Practice

The Andrews Labor Government is overhauling the Code of Practice for Timber Production to provide much needed certainty for conservationists, the forestry industry and the Conservation Regulator.

Protecting Victoria’s Energy Security And Yallourn Mine

While the situation at Yallourn is now stable, it remains critical to find a permanent solution to the flooding and ensure Victoria’s energy supply is secure. The Andrews Labor Government is continuing to work with EnergyAustralia to protect the Yallourn Coal Mine.

Have Your Say On Victoria’s Gas Substitution Roadmap

The Victorian Government is seeking feedback from industry, businesses and the community about ways to reduce our reliance on natural gas, including more sustainable options like renewable hydrogen, biogas and electrification.

Phillip Island Nature Parks Board Appointed

The Victorian Government has announced the new Board for Phillip Island Nature Parks, (PINP) which operates the beloved Penguin Parade, Koala Conservation Reserve, Churchill Island Heritage Farm and Antarctic Journey at Nobbies Centre.

New Board For Zoos Victoria

The Victorian Government has announced the Board members who will oversee the important species conservation, protection and education work of Melbourne Zoo, Healesville Sanctuary and Werribee Open Range Zoo.

Getting Victoria Ready For New Four Bin Recycling System

The Victorian Government is one step closer to a comprehensive four bin recycling system, with $127 million available to support all 79 Victorian councils to buy new bins, improve drop-off facilities, deliver education campaigns and ensure that they have the infrastructure in place to roll out these reforms.

New National Parks And Reserves For Victoria

Victoria’s central west will have 65,106 hectares of new national parks further protecting the area’s unique environment and giving Victorians and tourists more opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors.

Getting More Electric Vehicle Chargers Across Victoria

The Victorian Government is calling for businesses, councils and community organisations to install electric vehicle charging stations across the state, with $5 million in funding to expand Victoria’s network of fast-chargers – including chargers that give electric vehicles enough power to drive 100km after ten minutes of charging.