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Remanufacturing Facility A Win For Circular Economy

A new facility in Geelong is bringing new and sustainable remanufacturing to the Australian healthcare system, thanks to support from the Allan Labor Government. Minister for Economic Growth Tim Pallas today opened the new manufacturing and R&D facility for the medical device remanufacturer Medsalv, which..

SHAPING THE FUTURE THROUGH YOUTH FEST GRANTS

The Allan Labor Government is supporting young people across Victoria with grants for youth-led events and activities throughout September as part of Youth Fest 2024. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas announced that Orygen and Wyndham City Council Youth Services are recipients of $2,000 each in..

Robust Economy Bolsters Victorian Jobs Momentum

The Allan Labor Government is continuing to drive jobs creation, with employment hitting a new record high. Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) figures released today show that more than 18,000 Victorians found work in May, pushing the total number of Victorians in jobs to more..

Reducing Homelessness Through Early Intervention

The Allan Labor Government is targeting family violence and homelessness through a record investment in early intervention programs. The Victorian Budget 2024/25 invests $1.1 billion in 28 early intervention programs through the Government’s Early Intervention Investment Framework (EIIF), building on $2.7 billion of funding over..

10,000 SUPPORTED AS PHARMACY PILOT PASSES HALFWAY MARK

More than 10,000 consultations have been delivered as part of the Allan Labor Government’s Community Pharmacist Statewide Pilot – ensuring Victorians are getting the basic care they need, without having to wait to get an appointment with a busy local doctor. Member for Werribee Tim..

BOOST FOR SPORTING CLUBS

The Allan Labor Government is backing Werribee’s sporting clubs to break down barriers to participation and get more community members involved in local sport. Minister for Community Sport Ros Spence recently announced the latest recipients of the Sporting Club Grants Program with more than 400..

WYNDHAM PARK TOOL LIBRARY

Tim PALLAS (Werribee – Treasurer, Minister for Industrial Relations, Minister for Economic Growth) (09:40): I rise to update the house on the new Wyndham Park tool library, recently opened in my electorate. The library was made possible with $91,900 delivered through Sustainability Victoria with additional support..

MINISTERS STATEMENTS: EMPLOYMENT

Tim PALLAS (Werribee – Treasurer, Minister for Industrial Relations, Minister for Economic Growth) (14:21): It gives me great pleasure to announce to the house the updated and stellar performance that the state of Victoria has had in terms of jobs growth. Victorian employment rose by 10,000..

Making More Homes Available For Victorians

The Allan Labor Government is cracking down on vacant properties across Melbourne to make more homes available to Victorians who need them. Hundreds of properties in apartment towers have been identified as vacant for more than six months through a compliance investigation, making them liable..

NEW WYNDHAM LIBRARY FOR SHARING AND BORROWING TOOLS

The Allan Labor Government is making home maintenance and DIY more affordable and sustainable for Wyndham residents, with a new Wyndham Park Tool Library to support the local community achieve and learn more with less. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today opened the new Wyndham..

Southeast Asia Commissioner To Boost Economic Growth

The Allan Labor Government is creating opportunities for Victorian businesses in Southeast Asia by appointing a new Commissioner for Victoria. Minister for Economic Growth Tim Pallas today announced the appointment of Ms Naila Mazzucco as Victoria’s Commissioner to Southeast Asia, bringing significant experience and expertise..

Regional Workforce Surges To All-Time High

The Allan Labor Government is driving jobs creation in regional Victoria, with the total number of Victorians employed in the regions hitting a new record high. Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) figures released today show that an additional 11,000 people found jobs in the regions..

Supporting More Bulk-Billed Consults For Victorians

The Allan Labor Government is working with other Australian jurisdictions to support our general practitioners to provide more bulk-billed primary healthcare consultations for families. Following extensive consultation with the primary care sector and work to align settings across the country, all Victorian general practice businesses..

Backing Victorian Business By Abolishing Stamp Duty

The Allan Labor Government’s landmark tax reform for Victorian businesses has passed Parliament, transitioning commercial and industrial properties away from stamp duty from 1 July 2024. The commercial and industrial property tax reform will progressively abolish stamp duty and replace it with a more efficient..

Investing To Create Jobs And Save Lives

The Allan Labor Government is investing in a groundbreaking medical technology company to fast-track its ideas into life-saving products. Minister for Economic Growth Tim Pallas today announced a $5 million investment through Breakthrough Victoria in Neo-Bionica, a medtech company specialising in implantable and wearable medical..

More Homes And Jobs For East Werribee

The Allan Labor Government is one step closer to transforming the East Werribee Precinct into a vibrant urban environment that provides high quality housing, economic activity and strong employment growth. Minister for Precincts Colin Brooks today released the East Werribee Opportunity Statement, outlining the Labor..

2024 JUNIOR LANDCARE AND BIODIVERSITY GRANTS NOW OPEN

The Victorian Junior Landcare and Biodiversity Grants are now open, with $450,000 available for projects that involve young people actively caring for Victoria’s biodiversity and natural environment.   Schools, kindergartens, childcare centres and youth groups can all apply for grants of up to $5000 for..

MINISTERS STATEMENTS: BUSINESS SUPPORT

Tim PALLAS (Werribee – Treasurer, Minister for Industrial Relations, Minister for Economic Growth) (14:40): I am pleased to advise the house of the current situation in business creation and investment in the state of Victoria. You could almost believe, if you listened to the ill-informed commentary..