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Safeguarding Home Solar Savings From Overshadowing

Home-owners looking to cut power bills with rooftop solar will have their systems protected from overshadowing by neighbouring developments, under new planning provisions from the Andrews Labor Government.

Protecting Heritage Gems On Queens Parade

Minister for Planning Richard Wynne today announced heritage protection of a range of Queens Pde landmarks, as well as interim height controls in the Clifton Hill/North Fitzroy precinct.

LOCAL VOLUNTEER CELEBRATED IN RICHMOND

The Andrews Labor Government is celebrating Heidi Gregory from Richmond of the Dyslexia Victoria Support Admin Team, who is among the nearly 60 incredible Victorians shortlisted for the 2018 Premier’s Volunteer Champion Awards.

Victoria Leads On National Approach To Cladding Insurance

Victoria is pushing for an Australia-wide approach to deal with an impasse in professional indemnity insurance (PII) facing the building industry, as the combustible cladding issue affects professional premiums.

FUNDING HELPS PUBLIC HOUSING TENANT JOB SEEKERS

The Andrews Labor Government is helping public housing tenants to become employment ready, with a further $120,000 to keep the Hope for the Future program running for another 12 months.

Jobs And Affordable Homes On The Way To Arden

Arden will become a thriving new jobs hub with affordable housing, directly connected to turn-up-and-go train services at a brand new underground train station being built as part of the Metro Tunnel project.

Delivering Inclusionary Housing For All Victorians

The Andrews Labor Government is moving ahead with a major social housing project, with planning changes to protect vegetation, ensure good traffic flow and maintain the character of local neighbourhoods.

Minister Rejects Compulsory Acquisition At Marong

A planning scheme amendment in Bendigo that would have seen farmland compulsorily acquired for the development of the Marong Business Park has been rejected by the Minister for Planning Richard Wynne.