Media Releases


April 7, 2017

Works to remove the notorious bottleneck at the intersection of Kings and Taylors Road in Delahey will start this month with the removal of the existing roundabout.

New Aboriginal Name For Mt Eccles National Park

April 3, 2017

The Andrews Labor Government has officially changed the name of Mt Eccles National Park to Budj Bim National Park, restoring the Aboriginal name and recognising the area’s Aboriginal history and significance.

Launch Of Victorian Permanent Carer Helpline

April 3, 2017

A new helpline established to provide timely support to permanent carers has been launched by the Andrews Labor Government today.

Better And Safer Cycling Paths For Melbourne’s West

April 3, 2017

Only The Best For The West With 6000 New Jobs

April 2, 2017

The project will create 6,000 new jobs, including 500 apprentices, up to 150 jobs for former auto workers, and around 400 jobs in Melbourne’s west. The two three-lane tunnels, second river crossing, and new freeway above Footscray Road will be built using 93 per cent local content, with around 92 per cent local steel – creating jobs across the supply chain.

First Steps To Remove Government Mortgage

March 31, 2017

As part of its policy of self-determination the Andrews Labor Government is piloting a program that will ensure Aboriginal Controlled Community Organisations (ACCOs) have full control of their assets and have the autonomy to grow and plan for the future. This pilot is the first step in a program to remove first mortgages held by the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs for 30 Aboriginal organisations.

Minimum Wage Must Rise To Address Penalty Rate Cuts

March 29, 2017

The Andrews Labor Government is calling for an increase to the National Minimum Wage (NMW) to support low paid workers in our community.

Growing Industries Of The Future In Victoria’s West

March 28, 2017

Businesses in Geelong, Ballarat and Bendigo will have better access to research expertise to grow jobs, create investment opportunities and boost productivity thanks to new funding from the Andrews Labor Government.

Empowering Victoria’s Vulnerable Youth

March 28, 2017

The Andrews Labor Government is empowering Victoria’s vulnerable youth by providing them with intensive and coordinated support, engagement in education and training and greater pathways to employment.

Upgrades To Libraries In Mortlake And Hamilton

March 28, 2017

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