Archives for October, 2020

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Community Safety Grants To Boost Safety And Employment

The Victorian Government is getting people back to work and backing 31 community safety projects which will provide an economic boost to local companies impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Minister for Crime Prevention Natalie Hutchins announced $5.5 million in grants for 14 community organisations..

Statement From The Premier

Zero. The last time Victoria had zero cases was 9 June, 139 days ago. Even more incredibly, it’s zero cases off the back of a huge testing drive. Over the course of this weekend, we asked Victorians living in our northern suburbs to get tested…

Promising Step For Victorian Industrial Hemp

The future of an industrial hemp industry in Victoria is looking bright, with the Industrial Hemp Taskforce handing down its interim report today strongly backing a trial site. The cross-party Industrial Hemp Taskforce included Member for Mildura Ali Cupper and Member for Northern Metropolitan Region..

Building Sustainable Local Communities

The Victorian Government is rolling out recycled materials for local infrastructure projects – creating local jobs and supporting our growing circular economy. Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio opened the $2.6 million Sustainable Infrastructure Fund grants to increase the use of recycled..

Helping Sporting Clubs And Associations Through The Pandemic

The Victorian Government is supporting state sport associations, state sport and recreation bodies and regional academies get through the pandemic with support from the Community Sport Sector COVID-19 Survival Package. Minister for Community Sport Ros Spence announced more than $12.7 million in grants have been..

More Business Support Funds Flowing

Funds are flowing through to businesses in metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria as we continue to fight the coronavirus pandemic, with grants of $5,000 for 24,000 eligible businesses – totalling $120 million – out the door. The first batch of these additional payments to metropolitan..