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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.

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.