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Great Ocean Road Protected By Landmark Reforms

The Victorian Government has delivered once in a generation reforms which will better protect the iconic parks and coast along the Great Ocean Road, improve the tourism experience for visitors and support local jobs.

Breaking Down Barriers To Renewable Power

The Victorian Government is consulting with businesses on a platform that could help them access renewable energy contracts – lowering their energy costs while creating new jobs on clean energy projects across the state.

Melbourne Cyclists To Benefit From Bay Trail Extension

The Bay Trail in Melbourne’s west will soon be connected between Point Cook Coastal Park and Sanctuary Lakes − giving cyclists and pedestrians a new and safe way to access the park’s facilities and views of the city, Port Phillip and Cheetham Wetlands.

Rebate Changes Make Installing Solar Batteries Easier

Victorians can now access the $3500 battery Solar Homes rebate when they bundle their new rooftop solar with battery storage – making it easier than ever to join the thousands of people enjoying the benefits of solar power.

Breaking The Illegal Wildlife Trafficking Chain

Victorians are being urged to report illegal wildlife trafficking to Crime Stoppers Victoria in a new campaign to stop native and exotic animals being trafficked in and out of Australia.

Bushfire Recovery Continues At Cape Conran

Bushfire recovery at Cape Conran Coastal Park is progressing with the engagement of a Gippsland-based construction company to rebuild accommodation in the park.

Have Your Say On The Future Of Victoria’s Parks

The Victorian Government has launched a new Parks Victoria Land Management Strategy (LMS) and is inviting Victorians to give feedback on how our parks will be managed into the future.

Eastern Barred Bandicoots Brought Back From Extinction

For the first time ever in Australia a species classified as extinct in the wild has been reclassified with Victoria’s Eastern Barred Bandicoot coming back from the brink of extinction. Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio announced the species status had changed..

East Grampians Health Service To Reap Benefits Of Solar

East Grampians Health Service’s Ararat campus is the latest local organisation to benefit from the installation of solar PV on its buildings thanks to the Victorian Government’s $2.7 billion Building Works package.

A Renewable First For First Peoples In Victoria

Victoria’s first solar farm wholly owned and operated by an Aboriginal Corporation has received one of five grants supporting community-led renewable energy generation across the Gippsland and Latrobe Valley region.

Protecting Victoria’s Iconic Great Ocean Road

The Victorian Government introduced legislation in Parliament today that will ensure the iconic Great Ocean Road is protected by reforming how the road’s coast and parks are managed.