Archives for October, 2019

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A Stronger Renewable Energy Target For Victoria

Victoria’s new renewable energy target is now enshrined in law, creating thousands of jobs, putting more energy into the grid and driving down energy prices. Legislation to boost Victoria’s Renewable Energy Target (VRET) to 50 per cent by 2030 has passed Victorian Parliament – delivering..

New Chief Executive Officer For Sustainability Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government today announced the appointment of Claire Ferres Miles as the new Chief Executive Officer of Sustainability Victoria. Sustainability Victoria supports Victorian businesses and communities to reduce waste, act on climate change, improve recycling and use resources wisely. Ms Ferres Miles will..

Latrobe Valley To Reap Benefits Of Solar

The Latrobe Valley community is slashing its energy bills, with an important recreational facility set to benefit from solar power, thanks to community donations and support from the Andrews Labor Government.

Planting The Seeds For A Better Environment

Environment Minister Lily D’Ambrosio today visited Gippsland school students who are working hard to reduce their environmental impact through the Andrew Labor Government’s ResourceSmart Schools program.


The Andrews Labor Government is backing Northern Victoria’s small-scale and craft producers to grow – creating new jobs and attracting more visitors from interstate and overseas to enjoy our locally-made food, beer and spirits.


The Andrews Labor Government is providing $170,000 for a project that will focus on preventing gambling harm in the City of Whittlesea. State MPs Lily D’Ambrosio and Danielle Green congratulated the City of Whittlesea on their successful proposal to look at ways of preventing gambling..

Keeping Solar Homes Safe For Victorians

The Andrews Labor Government has banned a solar energy company from the Solar Homes program for at least two years, following joint investigations by Solar Victoria and Energy Safe Victoria (ESV).

Funding Boost To Close The Loop On Recycling

The Andrews Labor Government is kick-starting the development of new ways to use recycled materials and reduce waste. Minister for Environment Lily D’Ambrosio today visited Green Bear Recycling’s resource recovery facility in Tottenham, which converts construction waste from housing into materials that can be used..