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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.

Generators For Storm Affected Residents

Generators are distributed to Victorian households expected to be without power the longest as a result of the devastating storms that have caused widespread damage and flooding in Victoria’s east.

Supporting Victorians After Storms And Flood

The Victorian Government is protecting and supporting Victorians after catastrophic storms that brought down trees, caused major flooding and damaged vital infrastructure.

Have Your Say On Plans For Plenty Gorge Park

Plans for a $19.3 million trail through Plenty Gorge Park in Melbourne's thriving north-east have been revealed and the local community are being asked to have their say.

New Rules For Energy Retailers To Protect Households

The Andrews Labor Government will phase in a ban on door-to-door sales of energy products and introduce penalties of up to $1 million for energy retailers that wrongfully disconnect vulnerable Victorians as part of new legislation, introduced to the Parliament today.

Communities To Have A Say In New Parks

The Andrews Labor Government is inviting the community to have their say on what 1,000 hectares of new and improved parks in Melbourne’s western and south eastern suburbs will look like.

500,000 Trees For A Cooler, Greener West

The Andrews Labor Government will build green canopies with 500,000 new trees in Melbourne’s west – creating cooler spaces for families in the western suburbs to enjoy for generations to come.