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Victoria To Build Southern Hemisphere’s Biggest Battery

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.

Making Family Memories At New Home For Elephants

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.

Delivering A Recycling Scheme That Works For Everyone

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.

New Great Ocean Road Authority Board Appointed

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.

New Deer Control Strategy For Victoria

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.

Speeding Up Energy Connections For New Homes

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.

New Members Appointed To Parks Victoria Board

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.

Share Your Ideas On Shrine To Sea Boulevard

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.

Funding Boost Supports Bushfire Affected Biodiversity

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.

Airlift Operation To Bring Forest Back To Life After Bushfire

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.