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Funding Boost For Ongoing Storm Repairs

The Andrews Labor Government has provided more than $73 million to help with ongoing repairs and recovery works following the devastating June flood and storm event.

First Landscape Conservation Area Launched

The Andrews Labor Government today released a plan for the state’s first landscape conservation area − an area in Melbourne’s east that will preserve the biodiversity of almost 3,000 hectares of land and water frontages.

Flicking The Switch On Australia’s Biggest Battery

Victoria’s Big Battery – the biggest in the southern hemisphere − is now operating, safeguarding the state’s energy supply through our hot summer months, driving down electricity prices and supporting the state’s massive renewable energy build.

New Headquarters For Great Ocean Road Authority

The Great Ocean Road Coast and Parks Authority – which supports 126 jobs across the region − has hit the ground running, delivering visitor infrastructure upgrades and gearing up for a bumper holiday season.

Stunning Walks Will Provide Boost To Bass Coast

Victorians will be able to take a stunning 32-kilometre coastal walk thanks to an Andrews Labor Government plan to improve visitor experiences and boost regional tourism at one of the state’s newest parks – Yallock-Bulluk Marine and Coastal Park.

Zero Emission Vehicle Charging Blitz

The Andrews Labor Government is supercharging the state’s zero emissions vehicle journey with $5 million for a fast-charging network and $3 million in new charging grants for local council and business fleets.

Victoria’s Sustainability Champions Recognised

An innovative program to improve farming practices in the Macedon Ranges and a volunteer-led initiative to restore oyster reefs in Corio Bay have received the top awards in this year’s Premier’s Sustainability Awards.

Big Boost To Offshore Wind To Drive Jobs

The Andrews Labor Government is further cementing Victoria’s status as the clean energy capital of Australia, with a funding boost of $40 million for offshore wind projects to drive jobs and bring forward the next wave of renewable energy opportunities.

Top 10 Solar Places Helping Us Reach Clean Energy Future

Victoria is powering towards its renewable energy target with more than 1 gigawatt of energy capacity coming from solar panels installed through the Solar Homes Program − that’s three million panels powering more than 165,000 Victorian homes.

UN Partnership Training Boost To Recycling Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government has enlisted the help of the United Nations System Staff College to give those leading the transition to Victoria’s circular economy the best knowledge and practice to get the job done.

The Biggest Baby News For Melbourne Zoo

The pitter patter of not so small feet will be heard at Melbourne Zoo next year with three of the zoo’s endangered Asian elephants pregnant.

Boosting Victoria’s Organics, Textile And Glass Recycling

The Andrews Labor Government is increasing Victoria’s output of recycled organics, textiles and glass by up to 350,000 tonnes each year with $5.73 million in funding to establish new and upgrade existing recycling facilities across the state.

Community Groups Save Through Solar Program

Community facilities across Victoria are reaping the benefits of solar and battery installations thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s Solar on Public Buildings Program.