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Victoria Launches New Recycling Innovation Centre

A new innovation centre is bringing together businesses, industry groups, research institutions and not-for-profit organisations to create solutions to reduce waste, increase recycling and reuse, and generate new revenue for Victorian businesses.

Backing Projects That Bring Visitors Back To Gippsland

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting Gippsland after a devastating year of bushfires and coronavirus with a budget boost that will bring more visitors to Victoria’s east to spend money and support local businesses.

Preserving Our Wilderness So More People Can Enjoy It

The Andrews Labor Government is protecting Victoria’s beautiful natural environment and ensuring more people can enjoy it, with major investments in our much-loved parks and Zoos, and funding to protect biodiversity across the state.

Helping Victorians Pay Their Power Bills

Spending more time at home this year has meant bigger power bills for many households. To reduce this burden, the Andrews Labor Government will invest $797 million to help Victorians cover the cost of their power bills and make homes more energy efficient.

Getting Ready For Camping Trips Now And Into The Future

Some of the state’s favourite camping destinations are now open for bookings over the peak summer season with new and improved facilities thanks to the Victorian Government’s Great Outdoors program.

Moorabool To Host Australia’s Biggest Battery

One of the world’s largest lithium-ion batteries will be built at the Moorabool Terminal Station, to boost the state’s energy reliability, drive down electricity prices and support Victoria’s transition to renewable energy – as well as creating local jobs as we take steps towards a COVID normal.

Victoria To Build Southern Hemisphere’s Biggest Battery

One of the world’s largest lithium-ion batteries will be built in Victoria to boost reliability, drive down electricity prices and support the state’s transition to renewable energy – as well as creating jobs as we take steps towards a COVID normal.

Making Family Memories At New Home For Elephants

The upcoming Victorian Budget 2020/21 will deliver $84 million to transform Werribee Zoo into Australia’s leading open range zoo – including building a new home for the city’s much-loved Asian elephant herd, currently housed at Melbourne Zoo.

Delivering A Recycling Scheme That Works For Everyone

The Victorian Government is encouraging all Victorians to have their say on how a state-wide Container Deposit Scheme (CDS) would work best to improve our recycling system and reduce litter pollution in our environment.

New Great Ocean Road Authority Board Appointed

The Victorian Government has appointed an inaugural Board and Chairperson of the soon to be established Great Ocean Road Coast and Parks Authority (GORCAPA) set up to protect the iconic Great Ocean Road.

New Deer Control Strategy For Victoria

The Victorian Government is taking action to reduce the devastating environmental impacts of the state’s wild deer population while maintaining hunting opportunities by launching Victoria’s first ever deer management strategy.

Speeding Up Energy Connections For New Homes

New legislation will ensure housing developments are connected to power quicker – helping homebuyers move into new homes sooner, boosting construction and driving Victoria’s economic recovery from coronavirus.

New Members Appointed To Parks Victoria Board

The governing board of Parks Victoria has three new members as well as a new chairperson and deputy chairperson following appointments made by the Victorian Government. Minister for Environment Lily D’Ambrosio today announced the board members who will play a significant role in managing 4.1 million..


Locals in Melbourne’s north are being invited to have their say on a new 17 kilometre trail that creates the missing link between Doreen and University Hill in Bundoora.