Topic: "Climate Change"
Victoria’s iconic marine and coastal environment will be further protected thanks to more than $1.5 million in new grant funding from the Andrews Labor Government.
Aboriginal Victorians are among those donning the greens in new jobs to prepare the state for this fire season as part of an Andrews Labor Government employment program.
The Andrews Labor Government is flicking the switch on a major new wind farm and battery project in the state’s west, the Bulgana Green Power Hub.
The Andrews Labor Government continues to power towards a clean energy future, with a new virtual power plant pilot program designed to maximise Victoria’s booming household solar network.
A new conservation reserve has been established in Melbourne’s north to protect critically endangered plants and animals, including Grassy Eucalypt Woodland and the Golden Sun Moth.
The Andrews Labor Government is empowering Victorian communities across the state to prepare and adapt to the impacts of climate change with the development of six new community-led action plans.
Victoria’s Big Battery – the biggest in the southern hemisphere − is now operating, safeguarding the state’s energy supply through our hot summer months, driving down electricity prices and supporting the state’s massive renewable energy build.
Victorians will be able to take a stunning 32-kilometre coastal walk thanks to an Andrews Labor Government plan to improve visitor experiences and boost regional tourism at one of the state’s newest parks – Yallock-Bulluk Marine and Coastal Park.
The Andrews Labor Government is further cementing Victoria’s status as the clean energy capital of Australia, with a funding boost of $40 million for offshore wind projects to drive jobs and bring forward the next wave of renewable energy opportunities.
The Andrews Labor Government is one step closer to finalising its new container deposit scheme, with expressions of interest (EOI) from qualified organisations to run the scheme now open.