The Andrews Labor Government is supporting Traditional Owners’ self-determination by putting renewable energy projects directly in the hands of Aboriginal community groups across Victoria.
Federation University will build the nation’s first wind turbine training tower to prepare Victorian students for jobs in the booming renewable energy sector.
The Victorian Government is seeking feedback from industry, businesses and the community about ways to reduce our reliance on natural gas, including more sustainable options like renewable hydrogen, biogas and electrification.
The Victorian Government is one step closer to a comprehensive four bin recycling system, with $127 million available to support all 79 Victorian councils to buy new bins, improve drop-off facilities, deliver education campaigns and ensure that they have the infrastructure in place to roll out these reforms.
The Victorian Government is calling for businesses, councils and community organisations to install electric vehicle charging stations across the state, with $5 million in funding to expand Victoria’s network of fast-chargers – including chargers that give electric vehicles enough power to drive 100km after ten minutes of charging.
Victoria is cementing its place as Australia’s leader in zero-emissions vehicles, with an Expert Advisory Panel appointed to keep the state at the forefront of sustainable technology and help the sector meet its ambitious emissions targets.
The Andrews Labor Government has announced a new round of grants to support volunteers who work hard to conserve, restore and rehabilitate the state’s coastline.
The Andrews Labor Government is providing a clear path forward for farmers to prepare for and respond to climate change, backed by investments of almost $20 million to reduce emissions.
The Andrews Labor Government announced the establishment of a new champion for Victoria’s $1.1 billion alpine economy, ensuring a sustainable future for the state’s alpine resorts.
The Andrews Labor Government is continuing to help small businesses recover from the impacts of coronavirus through two new programs that will increase energy efficiency and reduce costs.