Archives for June, 2015
Tony Abbott’s comments today regarding his efforts to reduce the number of wind turbines is yet another example of the Federal Government putting Victorian jobs and renewable energy in jeopardy.
More than half a billion dollars worth of development has been approved for Fishermans Bend, allowing more people to live closer to Melbourne’s CBD.
The search is on to find the next Victorian Government Architect. The Andrews Labor Government has resurrected the position – after it was left vacant under the previous Liberal Government – to drive best-practice design across the state.
Landowners whose homes were damaged or destroyed in the 2009 Black Saturday bushfires will be able to rebuild and stay in temporary accommodation without a permit after the Andrews Labor Government extended measures to support fire-affected communities.
A trove of information about Victoria’s history is now available to smartphones, tablets and computers, highlighting the significance of almost 80,000 historic assets.