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Organics Recycling Boost For Victoria‘s Farming Sector

The Victorian Government is helping to turn food and garden organic waste collected through kerbside recycling into high quality organic material that will help secure the future of Victorian agriculture and create a more sustainable economy.

Tech Trial Supports Planned Burning In The Wimmera

A drone has successfully established an ecological planned burn in the Grampians National Park, saving time and reducing the risk to firefighters, as part of a trial carried out by Forest Fire Management Victoria (FFMVic) crews in the Wimmera.

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.