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Thousands of solar panels will soon roll out across Victorian apartment buildings – slashing power bills by around $500 a year thanks to the Albanese and Allan Labor Government’s Solar for Apartments program. Applications are now open for the first round of the $16 million..


Four new courses in hospitality, youth work and tourism are now available through the Victorian Government’s Free TAFE initiative giving Victorians more opportunities to learn new skills and grow their careers. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas is encouraging prospective students to look at courses on..


The Allan Labor Government is backing more women and girls in Werribee from all backgrounds to get involved in the sport they love. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas announced applications for the 2023-24 Change Our Game Community Activation Grants program have opened. Grants of up..


The Allan Labor Government is helping to improve habitats for native wildlife across Victoria’s iconic urban rivers and creeks through new funding boost for environmental restoration projects. Minister for Water Harriet Shing announced the first round of successful grants through the $10 million Green Links..


Children in Werribee will have the chance to learn and play in the great outdoors, thanks to an expansion of bush kinder programs by the Allan Labor Government. Member for Werribee announced Sparrow Early Learning Manor Lakes will receive a one-off grant of $6000 to..


The skills and achievements of Victoria’s young people will be on show right across the state later this year at a month-long festival supported by the Allan Labor Government.   Grants of $2,000 are available for sector organisations, local government, and schools in Werribee to..

Investing In World-First Tech For Vaccine Development

The Allan Labor Government is investing in a world-first Victorian platform to fast-track the development of vaccines and therapeutic treatments by safely testing their effectiveness and side effects. Minister for Economic Growth Tim Pallas today announced the Labor Government’s investment in the RNAte platform developed..

Deloitte Says Victoria To Lead States In Economic Growth

Victoria will lead all states in economic growth over the next five years, according to forecasts in the Deloitte Access Economics’ Business Outlook report released today. Treasurer Tim Pallas said the report showed the Allan Labor Government’s strategy for sustainable, job-creating growth was working. The report forecast..

Shared Equity Fund Helps More Victorians Own A Home

The Allan Labor Government’s Victorian Homebuyer Fund has reached a major milestone, providing $1.1 billion in shared equity contributions to help thousands of people achieve the dream of owning their own home. The $2.1 billion Homebuyer Fund has been progressively boosted since it was launched..

Regional Victoria’s Record Jobs Growth Leads Nation

Strong communities and businesses in regional Victoria are driving nation-leading jobs growth, with the state entering the new year bolstered by a new high mark for regional employment. Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) labour force figures show an extra 5,600 jobs were created in regional..

Made In Victoria: A Groundbreaking Peanut Allergy Therapy

The Allan Labor Government’s investment into a local biotechnology firm will bring peanut allergy sufferers around the world one step closer to an innovative new treatment that could save lives. Minister for Economic Growth Tim Pallas today announced Breakthrough Victoria’s $12 million investment into Aravax..

Farmers, Manufacturers Drive Record Food And Fibre Exports

A new report shows Victoria is Australia’s flagbearer for international food and fibre sales, with booming exports boosting jobs and putting the state within reach of achieving a strategic goal years ahead of schedule. Minister for Economic Growth Tim Pallas today visited Remedy Drinks in Dandenong..

Designs Released For Expanded Werribee Mercy Hospital ED

The Allan Labor Government is delivering a bigger and better emergency department for Melbourne’s booming outer west, with designs unveiled for the expansion of Werribee Mercy Hospital. Minister for Health Infrastructure Mary-Anne Thomas today released the designs for the project which will double the emergency..

Plan Delivers Strong Economy, Record Jobs Growth

Victoria’s planned and sustained recovery from the global pandemic is delivering a strong economy and record jobs growth, the Budget Update released today shows. The Labor Government successfully used its balance sheet to protect the livelihoods of Victorians during the pandemic, setting a path to..

Commonwealth Follows Victoria’s Lead On Wage Theft

The Allan Labor Government led the nation in making wage theft a crime – and now wage theft will be outlawed in every state and territory following the passage of federal legislation. Victoria is disappointed that the Albanese Government failed to follow through on its election..

Remaking Medical Equipment Builds Jobs, Boosts Environment

The Allan Labor Government has supported a New Zealand medical device remanufacturer to set up in Victoria, creating dozens of local jobs. Minister for Economic Growth Tim Pallas today announced Medsalv is finalising site selection for the manufacturing and R&D facility, which will introduce new..

What The MYEFO? Victoria Dudded By Canberra – Again

Victorians have been burnt by the Albanese Government in a summer shocker released under the guise of a run-of-the-mill budget update. The Commonwealth’s mid-year economic and fiscal outlook (MYEFO) reveals the national government’s bottom line has improved by tens of billions of dollars since May..

Victoria Leads On Uniform Labour Hire Laws To Protect Workers

Victoria will play a key role in the creation of nationally consistent labour hire laws in an acknowledgement of the state’s pioneering actions in regulating the sector and protecting vulnerable workers. Minister for Industrial Relations Tim Pallas and his Commonwealth, state and territory workplace relations..