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Victoria’s Single-Use Plastic Bag Ban Starts

The Andrews Government has delivered on its commitment to ban single-use plastic shopping bags in Victoria, reducing plastic pollution and helping protect the environment.

A Stronger Renewable Energy Target For Victoria

Victoria’s new renewable energy target is now enshrined in law, creating thousands of jobs, putting more energy into the grid and driving down energy prices. Legislation to boost Victoria’s Renewable Energy Target (VRET) to 50 per cent by 2030 has passed Victorian Parliament – delivering..

New Chief Executive Officer For Sustainability Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government today announced the appointment of Claire Ferres Miles as the new Chief Executive Officer of Sustainability Victoria. Sustainability Victoria supports Victorian businesses and communities to reduce waste, act on climate change, improve recycling and use resources wisely. Ms Ferres Miles will..


Mill Park residents will have access to an enhanced library experience at the Mill Park Library, thanks to a funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government.

Latrobe Valley To Reap Benefits Of Solar

The Latrobe Valley community is slashing its energy bills, with an important recreational facility set to benefit from solar power, thanks to community donations and support from the Andrews Labor Government.

Planting The Seeds For A Better Environment

Environment Minister Lily D’Ambrosio today visited Gippsland school students who are working hard to reduce their environmental impact through the Andrew Labor Government’s ResourceSmart Schools program.

Solar Homes Delivers Boom In New Clean Energy

The Andrews Labor Government’s Solar Homes is continuing to put power back in the hands of Victorians, with 46,000 solar installations completed since the program’s launch.


The Andrews Labor Government is backing Northern Victoria’s small-scale and craft producers to grow – creating new jobs and attracting more visitors from interstate and overseas to enjoy our locally-made food, beer and spirits.


The Andrews Labor Government is providing $170,000 for a project that will focus on preventing gambling harm in the City of Whittlesea. State MPs Lily D’Ambrosio and Danielle Green congratulated the City of Whittlesea on their successful proposal to look at ways of preventing gambling..

Enable Wins Major Premier’s Sustainability Award

Minister for Environment Lily D’Ambrosio presented the Premier’s Recognition Award to Enable at a ceremony in Melbourne last night for its work in creating employment pathways while diverting waste from landfill.

Victoria Refuses To Wait For Power Security

The Andrews Labor Government is stepping in to reduce the price of costly reserve power, after calls from the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) were ignored at the Federal level.