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Getting Victoria Ready For New Four Bin Recycling System

The Victorian Government is one step closer to a comprehensive four bin recycling system, with $127 million available to support all 79 Victorian councils to buy new bins, improve drop-off facilities, deliver education campaigns and ensure that they have the infrastructure in place to roll out these reforms.

Getting More Electric Vehicle Chargers Across Victoria

The Victorian Government is calling for businesses, councils and community organisations to install electric vehicle charging stations across the state, with $5 million in funding to expand Victoria’s network of fast-chargers – including chargers that give electric vehicles enough power to drive 100km after ten minutes of charging.

500,000 Trees For A Cooler, Greener West

The Andrews Labor Government will build green canopies with 500,000 new trees in Melbourne’s west – creating cooler spaces for families in the western suburbs to enjoy for generations to come.

Climate Plan To Cut Emissions And Create Jobs

The Andrews Labor Government has today unveiled its ambitious Climate Change Strategy and interim targets, positioning Victoria as a leader in tackling climate change – and creating new jobs and industries of the future.

Victoria Set To Deliver Cash For Cans

The Andrews Labor Government’s new container deposit scheme (CDS), set to start in 2023, will maximise the return of used drink cans, bottles and cartons for recycling, and reduce Victoria’s litter by up to half.

Cracking Down On Dodgy Solar Installers

The Andrews Labor Government is boosting the number of specialised solar safety inspectors – to keep up with record demand for solar, shine a light on any dodgy installers and ensure solar installations in Victoria continue to be the safest in Australia.

Victoria Taking Action On Single-Use Plastics

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.

Electric Vehicle Technology Pulls In To Maryborough

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.

Protecting Our Local Flora And Fauna

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.