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Know Your Rights And Keep Your Lights On

Households facing economic hardship because of the coronavirus are protected from having their gas or electricity disconnected, thanks to reforms put in place by the Victorian Government.

Biggest Ever Coastcare Victoria Grants Now Open

In celebration of Coastcare Victoria’s 25th year, the Andrews Labor Government is providing more funds and larger grants to Victorian community groups through the Coastcare Community Grants Program.

Solar Batteries To Power More Victorian Postcodes

More Victorian households will be able to store cleaner, cheaper rooftop energy, with the Andrews Labor Government expanding its Solar Homes battery rebates to a total of 247 eligible postcodes.

Brazilian Renewable Energy Company Chooses Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government is adding to Victoria’s renewable energy credentials with one of Brazil’s leading renewable energy consultancies to establish its Australian/New Zealand HQ in Melbourne.

Using Recycled First For Greener Transport Infrastructure

Victoria will soon be home to some of Australia’s most sustainable infrastructure, with the Andrews Labor Government’s Recycled First program to boost the use of recycled and reused materials in construction projects.

New Director To Reform The Energy Safety Regulator

The Andrews Labor Government is continuing its ambitious reforms to strengthen the energy safety regulator with the appointment of a new executive leader for Energy Safe Victoria (ESV).

Ten-Year Plan To Boost Recycling, Reduce Waste And Create Jobs

The Andrews Labor Government today released its circular economy strategy – Recycling Victoria – a 10-year plan that will completely overhaul Victoria’s recycling sector, create 3,900 jobs and reduce waste going to landfill.

Creating Jobs, Driving Investment And Reducing Waste

As part of its complete overhaul of Victoria’s recycling system, the Andrews Labor Government is delivering investment for the recycling industry, driving innovation, reducing waste and creating the next generation of jobs.

Transforming Recycling In Victoria

Victoria will have a container deposit scheme and households will get a new fourth bin, as part of a plan to reduce waste going to landfill by 80 per cent in ten years with a massive overhaul of the state’s waste and recycling system by the Andrews Labor Government.

Boosting Energy Safety For All Victorians

The Andrews Labor Government is improving energy safety for all Victorians and delivering on a key election commitment with electrical line workers to be protected by a new licensing scheme.

Victoria Acts To Secure A More Reliable Energy System

The Andrews Labor Government is taking action to enable urgent upgrades to the energy transmission network, introducing legislation that will fast-track priority projects like grid-scale batteries and transmission upgrades

Tackling E-Waste In A Safe And Sustainable Way

The Andrews Labor Government is strengthening Victoria’s collection, storage and reprocessing of electronic goods so valuable resources such as precious metals and plastics can be reused or made into new products.

Solar Boom In The Suburbs And The Regions

The Andrews Labor Government’s Solar Homes program is driving a clean energy revolution across our suburbs and the regions, with more than 71,700 successful applications from Victorians for rebated solar panels, solar batteries and solar hot water systems.