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Protecting Our Iconic Platypus

The Victorian Government is taking urgent action to protect the platypus with the global icon now officially a threatened species and listed as vulnerable in Victoria.

New Facility To Recycle Hazardous Waste

The Andrews Labor Government is reducing the risks of hazardous waste storage by establishing a new recycling facility in Dandenong that will be able to process a third of the state’s solvent waste each year.


Minister for Local Government Shaun Leane and Lily D’Ambrosio MP, State member for Mill Park today announced libraries in the City of Whittlesea will receive $1,367,501 in funding to buy new books and collection items, run online services and deliver outreach programs.

Free Travel For Victorians This Christmas

The Andrews Labor Government will provide free public transport on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day to make sure Victorians can celebrate and reconnect with family and friends across the state.

More Freight On Trains In Melbourne’s North

The Australian and Victorian governments are making rail freight cheaper for businesses and taking trucks off suburban roads, thanks to a $16.2 million investment in direct rail freight between the Port of Melbourne and Somerton.

Cutting-Edge Technology Tackles Brain Tumours

Victorian patients with brain tumours and cranial disorders will have a greater chance of survival and improved quality of life thanks to Victoria’s first ever gamma knife.

More Vouchers To Support Travel In Regional Victoria

New $200 travel vouchers will be made available to Victorians as a show of good faith after heavy demand for the initiative yesterday caused long delays for people planning summer trips to regional Victoria.

Play It Safe By The Water This Summer

Beaches across Victoria will be safer this summer with additional lifeguards, more patrolled areas to safely swim and increased surveillance along the coastline.