The Andrews Labor Government will put Yallourn Power Station and mine workers at the heart of its long-term response to EnergyAustralia’s decision to close the plant in 2028.
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.
In a world first, noise walls along the Mordialloc Freeway will be made from 75 per cent recycled plastic collected from households across the state, as part of a drive to build Australia’s greenest freeway.
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.
The Andrews Labor Government is cutting energy bills for public schools and making them more environmentally sustainable.
The Andrews Labor Government is giving innovators $4.4 million to create everyday products from reusable waste while getting those ideas out of the lab and into the market with a new round of recycling infrastructure grants.
Victorians can once again watch the penguins on parade with the re-opening of the St Kilda Pier Breakwater – one of Melbourne’s top tourist attractions.
The Andrews Labor Government is fast-tracking development of regional and rural recycling infrastructure as it streamlines kerbside recycling across the state, while keeping jobs in local communities.
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.
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.
A new multi-million-dollar Hydrogen Hub in Melbourne’s south east funded by the Andrews Labor Government will create hundreds of jobs and help develop new technologies to make energy cheaper and cleaner.
Work on the Diamond Creek Trail extension has entered its final stage, thanks to funding from the Andrews Labor Government.
The Andrews Labor Government is reducing the cost of energy for Victorians doing it tough, with a one-off $250 payment to help with their energy bills.
Victorians can look forward to more sustainable social housing, with the release of a new report that provides practical advice to help housing agencies in their efforts to make housing more energy efficient.
The Andrews Labor Government is ensuring families have access to plenty of open green space close to home with a $15 million investment in 13 new pocket parks and five off leash dog parks across Melbourne’s suburbs.
The Andrews Labor Government is delivering on an election commitment to upgrade our state’s precious botanic gardens with another funding boost for gardens across Victoria.
The Morrison and Andrews Governments are turbo-charging Victoria’s recycling infrastructure, with a major investment that will double the state’s domestic glass recycling capacity, increase its plastic recycling by 40 per cent and create 350 jobs.
Holiday makers are now enjoying new and improved facilities at campgrounds and caravan parks across the state thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s $105 million Great Outdoors program.