The Andrews Labor Government is cutting energy bills for public schools and making them more environmentally sustainable.
Topic: "Climate Change"
The Andrews Labor Government is fast-tracking development of regional and rural recycling infrastructure as it streamlines kerbside recycling across the state, while keeping jobs in local communities.
One of the world’s most advanced electric vehicle (EV) rapid chargers has been installed at Maryborough in Central Victoria as part of 17 EV chargers under construction throughout the region, due to the Andrews Labor Government’s work to boost tourism, reduce emissions and support the uptake of electric vehicles.
A new multi-million-dollar Hydrogen Hub in Melbourne’s south east funded by the Andrews Labor Government will create hundreds of jobs and help develop new technologies to make energy cheaper and cleaner.
The Morrison and Andrews Governments are turbo-charging Victoria’s recycling infrastructure, with a major investment that will double the state’s domestic glass recycling capacity, increase its plastic recycling by 40 per cent and create 350 jobs.
An ecologically significant area of land in far East Gippsland – equivalent to more than 70 MCGs worth of land – is now permanently protected thanks to Trust for Nature project funded by the Andrews Labor Government.
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.
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.
A new ultra-rapid charging station for electric vehicles has opened in Horsham, connecting the Western Highway route between Melbourne to Adelaide.
Beachside communities will now have safer access to coastal areas thanks to the Victorian Government’s $500,000 Coastal Public Access and Risk Grants program.
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.
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.
The Victorian Government is helping local businesses use more renewable energy technologies that reduce electricity costs, create jobs and support clean power.