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FUNDING FOR GAMBLING HARM PROJECT

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.

Keeping Solar Homes Safe For Victorians

The Andrews Labor Government has banned a solar energy company from the Solar Homes program for at least two years, following joint investigations by Solar Victoria and Energy Safe Victoria (ESV).

Funding Boost To Close The Loop On Recycling

The Andrews Labor Government is kick-starting the development of new ways to use recycled materials and reduce waste. Minister for Environment Lily D’Ambrosio today visited Green Bear Recycling’s resource recovery facility in Tottenham, which converts construction waste from housing into materials that can be used..

GETTING ON WITH THE PLENTY ROAD UPGRADE

Locals are set to see safer and faster journeys with Stage 2 of the Plenty Road Upgrade now underway. Member for Mill Park Lily D’Ambrosio and Member for Yan Yean Danielle Green visited the project site where major works are now underway to deliver big..

$3 Billion In Power Bill Savings For Victorians

Victorian households and businesses have saved more than $3 billion on their power bills over the past 11 years through the Victorian Energy Upgrades (VEU) program. The program helps cut power bills and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by giving households and businesses access to discounted..

New Kangaroo Harvesting Program Begins

The Andrews Labor Government’s permanent Kangaroo Harvesting Program begins today, helping to better manage kangaroo populations around the state and support Victoria’s kangaroo pet food industry. Accredited shooters will now be able to harvest kangaroos and have carcasses processed for pet food by licensed businesses – making..

Building Renewable Energy And Creating Victorian Jobs

Renewable energy is driving new manufacturing jobs in Geelong, with wind turbine components now being assembled at the former Ford Motors site. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio officially opened the Vestas Renewable Energy Hub (VREH) today –..

12 Months Of Trains On The Mernda Line

It’s been one year since the Andrews Labor Government returned rail services to Mernda, with passengers making more than 1.8 million trips on the line in 12 months. The Mernda line extension opening marked the return of the first passenger train to Mernda in almost..

HELPING TO CELEBRATE MILL PARK CHILDREN

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting the Mill Park community to host fun and free educational activities and events for local families and children as part of this year’s Children’s Week celebrations. Lily D’Ambrosio MP today announced DPV Health Ltd and City of Whittlesea were..

Powering Ahead With Jobs Growth Across Sunraysia

The Andrews Labor Government has supported dozens of long-term jobseekers into meaningful employment during the construction of a new solar farm in the state’s North West. The Beon Energy Solutions site at Yatpool, 25 kilometres south of Mildura, is nearing completion and incorporates 350,000 solar..

Delivering Consistent Guidance For Solar Development

New planning guidelines are now in place for large scale solar development, providing certainty and confidence to the sector and encouraging greater investment, as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s renewable energy boom. The Minister for Planning Richard Wynne today introduced an amendment to all..