One of the world’s largest lithium-ion batteries will be built in Victoria to boost reliability, drive down electricity prices and support the state’s transition to renewable energy – as well as creating jobs as we take steps towards a COVID normal.
The upcoming Victorian Budget 2020/21 will deliver $84 million to transform Werribee Zoo into Australia’s leading open range zoo – including building a new home for the city’s much-loved Asian elephant herd, currently housed at Melbourne Zoo.
The Victorian Government is investing $1.5 million to deliver practical on-ground actions that will reduce the risk of bushfires for communities along the Great Ocean Road.
The Victorian Government is encouraging all Victorians to have their say on how a state-wide Container Deposit Scheme (CDS) would work best to improve our recycling system and reduce litter pollution in our environment.
The Victorian Government has appointed an inaugural Board and Chairperson of the soon to be established Great Ocean Road Coast and Parks Authority (GORCAPA) set up to protect the iconic Great Ocean Road.
The Victorian Government is taking action to reduce the devastating environmental impacts of the state’s wild deer population while maintaining hunting opportunities by launching Victoria’s first ever deer management strategy.
New legislation will ensure housing developments are connected to power quicker – helping homebuyers move into new homes sooner, boosting construction and driving Victoria’s economic recovery from coronavirus.
The governing board of Parks Victoria has three new members as well as a new chairperson and deputy chairperson following appointments made by the Victorian Government. Minister for Environment Lily D’Ambrosio today announced the board members who will play a significant role in managing 4.1 million..
Locals in Melbourne’s north are being invited to have their say on a new 17 kilometre trail that creates the missing link between Doreen and University Hill in Bundoora.
The Victorian Government is supporting Victorian businesses and organisations to reduce packaging waste, creating 52 new jobs and diverting more than 5,500 tonnes of waste from landfill each year.
A new ultra-rapid charging station for electric vehicles has opened in Horsham, connecting the Western Highway route between Melbourne to Adelaide.
The Victorian Government will fast-track funding for upgrades to Catholic and Independent schools across Victoria to give students and staff the best facilities sooner, and support local jobs, businesses and Victoria’s economic recovery.
A record 51 aircraft will hit Victorian skies to help fight fires and keep communities safe this summer season, thanks to $29 million in funding from the Victorian Government.
Victorians are being asked to have their say on the $13 million Shrine to Sea project – a boulevard connecting Domain Gardens to Port Phillip Bay while celebrating the city’s historic landmarks and local legends.
Beachside communities will now have safer access to coastal areas thanks to the Victorian Government’s $500,000 Coastal Public Access and Risk Grants program.
The Victorian Government is continuing to support the recovery of the state’s bushland and biodiversity following last summer’s unprecedented bushfires, with a major cash boost for local projects.
The Victorian Government is undertaking the largest forest restoration effort in the state’s history with a $7.7 million operation that airlifted tonnes of eucalypt seeds into areas of forest devastated by last summer’s fires.
The Victorian Government is helping local businesses use more renewable energy technologies that reduce electricity costs, create jobs and support clean power.