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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.

VICTORIAN BUSINESSES AWARDED ENERGY ASSESSMENT GRANTS

My Beautiful Laundrette in Fitzroy has recently been awarded a $49,559 grant to help reduce its energy usage under the $6.1 million Victorian Government’s Boosting Business Productivity Program.

WORK STARTS ON NEW SPORTS CENTRE IN COLLINGWOOD

Students at Collingwood College are a step closer to getting new state-of-the-art sports facilities thanks to the Andrews Labor Government, with construction on a new sports stadium now underway.

NEW LEASE OF LIFE FOR ICONIC COMMUNITY HUB IN FITZROY

The Fitzroy Learning Network (FLN) is set to receive over two million dollars to ensure they can continue providing support and care to newly arrived refugees and asylum seekers in our community for decades to come. The Andrews Labor Government today announced it will contribute..

Planning Reforms To Boost Affordable Housing

The Andrews Labor Government is giving greater certainty to the community with new regulations to give stronger teeth to affordable housing agreements between Councils and developers.

Wonwondah Wind Farm To Power Western Victoria

A new 40 MW wind farm in Western Victoria that will power more than 25,000 households as part of the ongoing renewable energy jobs boom in Western Victoria has been given the crucial sign-off.

Landmark Legislation Passes To Protect Macedon Ranges

Victoria’s most iconic natural areas will now have better developmental protection than ever before, thanks to the passage of the Andrews Labor Government’s Distinctive Areas and Landscapes Bill 2017.

Record investment for mental health

Victorians with a mental illness will get the treatment they need, thanks to $705 million in the Victorian Budget 2018/19 for more mental health support, extra regional rehabilitation facilities and new emergency department crisis hubs to help Victorians struggling with mental illness.

GETTING THINGS DONE FOR RICHMOND

The Victorian Budget 2018/19 will deliver new skills, good jobs, more schools and better roads for every Victorian.

A better planning system and safer buildings

Reforms to planning will make it easier to build or renovate a home, prevent deadly cladding fires and ensure Victoria’s apartments are built to the highest standards of quality.

Making Victorian Buildings Safer

Victorians living in high rise buildings will be better protected from the threat of deadly cladding fires, with more inspections than ever before.

Fixing Matthew Guy’s Mess At Fishermans Bend

Fishermans Bend and surrounding communities will have access to the schools, jobs, public transport and open space they deserve, as the Andrews Labor Government gets on with fixing the mess left by Matthew Guy and the former Liberal Government.