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Pushing The Frontiers Of Renewable Hydrogen

The Victorian Government is helping businesses to switch to renewable hydrogen, with $7.2 million in funding to deliver trials, pilots and feasibility studies that will enable them to take the first steps in transitioning to this clean energy alternative, as Victoria works to halve its emissions by 2030.

Recycling Projects To Support Businesses And Create Jobs

Used coffee grounds equivalent to six million lattes will be composted into Victorian gardens as the Andrews Labor Government boosts funding for new and innovative projects to divert food waste from landfill.

Firefighter And Forest Operations Positions Now Open

Victorians from all walks of life are encouraged to apply for up to 300 Project Firefighters and Forest and Fire Operations Officers, with the Andrews Labor Government recruiting ahead of the upcoming bushfire season.

Have Your Say On Climate Change Adaptation

The Andrews Labor Government is inviting all Victorians to have a say on how to make key sectors of the economy and environment more resilient to the impacts of climate change as the state moves to reach its ambitious climate change targets.

Empowering Victorian Communities To Reduce Emissions

As a part of delivering its ambitious Climate Change Strategy and halving emissions by 2030, the Andrews Labor Government is establishing seven new Community Power Hubs and providing grants for community groups to install renewable energy and undertake energy audits.

Yackandandah Leads Charge On Clean Energy

Yackandandah is one step closer to being powered by 100 per cent renewable energy with a new community battery and microgrid, made possible by more than $550,000 from the Andrews Labor Government.

Barmah National Park Joint Management Plan Launched

A significant milestone in recognising the rights of the Yorta Yorta Traditional Owners in caring for country was reached today, with the launch of a Joint Management Plan for Barmah National Park.

More Support For Melbourne’s Beloved Green Spaces

Some of Melbourne’s most popular parks and reserves, including the Royal Botanic Gardens at Cranbourne and Melbourne are getting funding to upgrade facilities, ensuring they stay great places to visit for Victorians and tourists.

Free Entry For Kids At Victorian Zoos

Kids will be able to visit Victoria’s world-class zoos for free during the school holidays, saving mums and dads money and giving more families the opportunity to visit, thanks to a funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government.

Major Overhaul For The Timber Code Of Practice

The Andrews Labor Government is overhauling the Code of Practice for Timber Production to provide much needed certainty for conservationists, the forestry industry and the Conservation Regulator.

Protecting Victoria’s Energy Security And Yallourn Mine

While the situation at Yallourn is now stable, it remains critical to find a permanent solution to the flooding and ensure Victoria’s energy supply is secure. The Andrews Labor Government is continuing to work with EnergyAustralia to protect the Yallourn Coal Mine.

Have Your Say On Victoria’s Gas Substitution Roadmap

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.