The Andrews Labor Government is continuing to invest in renewable energy in the Latrobe Valley and beyond – reducing emissions and creating jobs.
The Andrews Labor Government will deliver Australia’s first offshore wind farms with a strong plan to drive regional investment, slash emissions and create jobs.
Construction has begun on a world-class veterinary facility at Werribee Open Range Zoo to treat sick and injured koalas and other precious wildlife from across western Victoria.
The Andrews Labor Government is flicking the switch on a major new wind farm and battery project in the state’s west, the Bulgana Green Power Hub.
The Andrews Labor Government is further cementing Victoria’s status as the clean energy capital of Australia, with a funding boost of $40 million for offshore wind projects to drive jobs and bring forward the next wave of renewable energy opportunities.
The Andrews Labor Government is one step closer to finalising its new container deposit scheme, with expressions of interest (EOI) from qualified organisations to run the scheme now open.
The Victorian Government has introduced new measures to strengthen the state’s waste and recycling sector to deliver new services such as the container deposit scheme and four bin recycling system.
The Victorian Government is encouraging TAFEs and training organisations to apply for a new grant program to help them collaborate with industry on projects that will propel the state’s clean economy.
The Victorian Government is helping businesses to switch to renewable hydrogen, with $7.2 million in funding to deliver trials, pilots and feasibility studies that will enable them to take the first steps in transitioning to this clean energy alternative, as Victoria works to halve its emissions by 2030.
As a part of delivering its ambitious Climate Change Strategy and halving emissions by 2030, the Andrews Labor Government is establishing seven new Community Power Hubs and providing grants for community groups to install renewable energy and undertake energy audits.
The Victorian Government is helping businesses, including some of the state’s largest employers, take up smart technologies to reduce emissions, cut energy costs and keep more Victorians in work.