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Orange-Bellied Parrot Release To Boost Population

Orange-bellied Parrots are being released into the wild today as part of a ground-breaking trial to help boost the endangered species population, thanks to funding from the Andrews Labor Government, the Commonwealth and Moonlit Sanctuary.

Victoria Set To Deliver Cash For Cans

The Andrews Labor Government’s new container deposit scheme (CDS), set to start in 2023, will maximise the return of used drink cans, bottles and cartons for recycling, and reduce Victoria’s litter by up to half.

Cracking Down On Dodgy Solar Installers

The Andrews Labor Government is boosting the number of specialised solar safety inspectors – to keep up with record demand for solar, shine a light on any dodgy installers and ensure solar installations in Victoria continue to be the safest in Australia.

Backing Portland Jobs And Our Economy

The Andrews Labor Government has reached an in-principle funding agreement to help secure the future of Alcoa’s Portland Smelter – saving Victorian jobs and protecting the local economy.

New Bushfire Response Facility For Upper Murray

A new $10.3 million state-of-the-art office and depot facility funded by the Andrews Labor Government will increase Forest Fire Management Victoria’s (FFMVic) capacity to respond to and manage bushfires and other emergencies in the Upper Murray District.

Victoria Taking Action On Single-Use Plastics

The Andrews Labor Government will ban specific single-use plastics – like straws, cutlery, plates and polystyrene containers – across Victoria to reduce the significant amount of plastic waste going to landfill each year.

Electric Vehicle Technology Pulls In To Maryborough

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.

Protecting Our Local Flora And Fauna

The Andrews Labor Government is encouraging Victorians to help protect the environment, with grants of up to $50,000 now available for conservation projects or habitat restoration.