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Have Your Say On The Future Of Victoria’s Parks

The Victorian Government has launched a new Parks Victoria Land Management Strategy (LMS) and is inviting Victorians to give feedback on how our parks will be managed into the future.

Eastern Barred Bandicoots Brought Back From Extinction

For the first time ever in Australia a species classified as extinct in the wild has been reclassified with Victoria’s Eastern Barred Bandicoot coming back from the brink of extinction. Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio announced the species status had changed..

East Grampians Health Service To Reap Benefits Of Solar

East Grampians Health Service’s Ararat campus is the latest local organisation to benefit from the installation of solar PV on its buildings thanks to the Victorian Government’s $2.7 billion Building Works package.

A Renewable First For First Peoples In Victoria

Victoria’s first solar farm wholly owned and operated by an Aboriginal Corporation has received one of five grants supporting community-led renewable energy generation across the Gippsland and Latrobe Valley region.

Protecting Victoria’s Iconic Great Ocean Road

The Victorian Government introduced legislation in Parliament today that will ensure the iconic Great Ocean Road is protected by reforming how the road’s coast and parks are managed.

Educating Victorians On New Four Bin Recycling Services

The Victorian Government is helping councils educate their communities ahead of the transition to a four bin recycling service, as part of the state’s goal to divert 80 per cent waste from landfill by 2030.

Door-To-Door Solar Sales Banned From Today

The Victorian Government’s crackdown on dodgy sales tactics comes into force today with a ban on door-to-door sales across all Solar Victoria programs.

Victorian Home Energy Scorecard Rating Goes National

Australian households can now reduce their energy bills, slash greenhouse gas emissions and improve home comfort after a household energy efficiency rating system developed by the Victorian Government received national support under a joint Commonwealth, state and territory initiative. Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate..

Protecting Forests For Communities And The Environment

The Victorian Government is starting important work on how best to manage our largest ever environmental protection initiative involving 96,000 hectares of state forests now protected from timber harvesting for recreation and tourism.

Renewable Energy First For Zoos Victoria

Victoria’s iconic zoos are the first in mainland Australia to be powered by 100 per cent renewable energy thanks to funding from the Victorian Government.

Strategy For Traditional Owner Management Of Country

A new Victorian Traditional Owner Cultural Landscapes Strategy has been launched today setting out pathways to restore knowledge systems and return decision making powers to Traditional Owners.

SUPPORTING MULTICULTURAL VICTORIANS IN MILL PARK

The Victorian Government is helping Victorians from multicultural backgrounds in Mill Park continue putting healthy and culturally appropriate food on the table as Victorians do their bit by staying home.

Warby-Ovens Park Earns International Recognition

Warby-Ovens National Park has become the first site in Victoria to be admitted to the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas – a global standard for nature conservation recognising the best-managed sites on the planet.

Funding Sustainable Solutions For Packaging Waste

Packaging waste is being turned into new products such as toys and shopping baskets thanks to funding from the Victorian Government, paving the way towards a more sustainable economy.

Powering The Potential Of Neighbourhood Batteries

The Victorian Government has awarded grants to jumpstart the roll-out of neighbourhood-scale batteries and energy storage studies to maximise benefits of solar for households, businesses and community organisations as the state works to halve emissions by 2030.