VICTORIA SET TO DELIVER CASH FOR CANS

Victoria’s new container deposit scheme (CDS) that’s set to start in 2023 is designed to maximise the return of used drink cans, bottles and cartons for recycling – and reduce Victoria’s litter by up to half. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP welcomed today’s announcement by Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change, Lily…

NEW LOOK LIBRARY OPENS IN TATURA

The new-look Tatura Library is ready to serve its community thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s Living Libraries Infrastructure Program. Member for Northern Victoria, Mark Gepp MP welcomed today’s opening of the $1.6 million upgrade and said the project will benefit the entire community. The project received $750,000 from the 2018 round of the Living…

IMPROVING CONNECTIONS FOR NORTHERN VICTORIANS

The Andrews Labor Government is helping local business and communities receive better mobile coverage, thanks to the rollout of more than 200 mobile base stations around the state. The 200th station was recently activated in Knowsley, east of Bendigo, improving reception in and around the community for residents, businesses and tourists. Member for Northern Victoria,…

NEW WORKER ACCOMMODATION TAKING SHAPE IN MALLEE

Workers in the Mallee region will have access to more accommodation options, thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Regional Development Mary-Anne Thomas was today joined by representatives from the Swan Hill Rural City Council in Robinvale to mark the start of works at the Swan Hill Worker Housing project, part of…

ADDING VALUE TO VICTORIAN FOOD AND FIBRE

The Andrews Labor Government is working to bolster the state’s agri-food supply chains to create new job opportunities in food manufacturing, grow exports and build the resilience of the sector. Minister for Agriculture Mary-Anne Thomas opened the $15 million Food to Market program in Mildura today. The program will support industry to invest in Victoria’s agri-food supply…

MILDURA RIVERFRONT DEVELOPMENT POWERS AHEAD

Mildura locals and visitors to the celebrated city on the Murray will have a more vibrant and accessible CBD and riverfront to enjoy, thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Regional Development Mary-Anne Thomas was today joined by representatives from the Mildura Rural City Council to tour much-anticipated riverside works underway at the…

UNLOCKING OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE ALMOND INDUSTRY

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting Victorian farmers to use new technologies to improve productivity while reducing their environmental footprint. Minister for Agriculture Mary-Anne Thomas was in Sunraysia today to officially open Agriculture Victoria’s Mildura SmartFarm, which will play a key role in helping Victorian temperate nut producers adapt to climate change and market demands.…