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Helping Vulnerable Victorians Stay Warm, And Cool, For Less

Victoria’s most vulnerable residents will be warmer in winter and cooler in summer thanks to rebates of $1,000 from the Andrews Labor Government to replace old heaters with energy-efficient reverse-cycle air conditioners in homes managed by community housing organisations.

Supporting Traditional Owners To Care For Country

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting Aboriginal Victorians to care for Country with a $22.5 million investment to reinvigorate Traditional Owner-led cultural land and fire management practices.

Free Entry To Phillip Island For Local Heroes

Local heroes who fought devastating bushfires in Victoria and who continue to work at the frontline during the coronavirus pandemic will have free access to Phillip Island’s attractions for a month.

Climate Plan To Cut Emissions And Create Jobs

The Andrews Labor Government has today unveiled its ambitious Climate Change Strategy and interim targets, positioning Victoria as a leader in tackling climate change – and creating new jobs and industries of the future.

Driving Towards A Zero Emissions Vehicle Future

The Andrews Labor Government will introduce a $3,000 subsidy for new Zero Emissions Vehicles (ZEV) as a part of our comprehensive plan to meet our target of net zero emissions by 2050 and support new jobs.

Parks Investment Means More Open Space And Jobs

The Andrews Labor Government is investing more than $14.5 million in parks and trails across Melbourne, creating jobs and ensuring everyone in the city has access to quality open space.

Orange-Bellied Parrot Release To Boost Population

Orange-bellied Parrots are being released into the wild today as part of a ground-breaking trial to help boost the endangered species population, thanks to funding from the Andrews Labor Government, the Commonwealth and Moonlit Sanctuary.

CDS Means More Jobs For Melbourne’s West

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).

Victoria Set To Deliver Cash For Cans

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.

Cracking Down On Dodgy Solar Installers

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.