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Boost For Platypus Conservation And Icon Species

The ongoing protection of the platypus − one of Australia’s most loved, yet mysterious creatures – has received a boost thanks to Andrews Labor Government funding for a new Australian Platypus Conservation Centre.

Strategic Plan Launched For Iconic Yarra

The Andrews Labor Government today launched the Yarra Strategic Plan – Burndap Birrarung burndap umarkoo — a landmark plan to protect the iconic Birrarung — the Yarra River.


Minister for Health Martin Foley and Member for Mill Park, Lily D’Ambrosio today announced Bowden Corporation has been appointed to construct a new multi-million-dollar ambulance station on McDonald’s Road, Epping.

Plan For The Future Of The You Yangs Released

The Andrews Labor Government has released a You Yangs Precinct Masterplan, ensuring the You Yangs Regional Park and Serendip Sanctuary are protected and can be enjoyed by everyone for generations to come.

Historic Action For Climate Change Adaptation

The Andrews Labor Government has taken another major step in responding to global warming by releasing seven landmark Climate Change Adaptation Action Plans and a new publication, Building Victoria’s Climate Resilience.

Power Saving Bonus Extended Until 30 June

The Andrews Labor Government is extending its $250 Power Saving Bonus payment by five months until 30 June this year to support more vulnerable households doing it tough with energy bills.


Children in Mill Park will start Three-Year-Old Kinder funded by the Andrews Labor Government this week, as part of a nation-leading reform to give every child the best start to their early education.

More Native Trees For Wadawurrung Country

The Wadawurrung Traditional Owners Aboriginal Corporation will grow thousands of native trees to be planted on Country as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s More Trees for a Cooler, Greener West initiative.

Fast-Tracking Renewable Hydrogen For Industry

The Andrews Labor Government is leading the way in harnessing renewable hydrogen to clean up heavy transport, buses and industry with more than $7 million of funding for trials and studies to fast-track this emerging technology.

Roadmap To Banning New Residential Embedded Networks

An expert panel has recommended banning embedded electricity networks in new apartment buildings and reforming existing networks to ensure all Victorians have access to the same competitive retail offers and consumer protections.

Hanging Rock Master Plan Out For Community Comment

The Andrews Labor Government has released a draft masterplan for Victoria’s iconic Hanging Rock precinct that will ensure the area’s environmental and cultural assets are protected.