New forecasts show the Andrews Labor Government’s four-step fiscal plan is on track to return Victoria’s budget to surplus – all while backing jobs, supporting families and building the infrastructure Victorians need to keep our economy growing. The 2022 Victorian Economic and Fiscal Update reveals..
Archives for October, 2022
Victoria’s strong economy is continuing to drive a dynamic labour market with the regional unemployment rate at a near all-time record low – and the lowest of all the states. Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) figures released this week show that the regional unemployment rate..
More of Melbourne’s dangerous and congested death traps are set to go, with the Andrews Labor Government today pledging to make the Werribee Line level crossing free – paving the way for more trains to the west, more often. Since 2016, we’ve removed four level..
The Andrews Labor Government is super-sizing the popular Victorian Homebuyer Fund – committing $1.1 billion to triple the size of available support and help thousands more Victorians realise their dream of owning a home. The new funding will add to the $500 million existing investment..
The Andrews Labor Government is continuing to support Werribee with the infrastructure and services it needs to grow and thrive. Minister for Suburban Development Melissa Horne, Minister for Regional Development Harriet Shing and the Member for Werribee Tim Pallas announced funding for local ogranisations through..
The Andrews Labor Government is ramping up its support for community sport providing grants for new community facilities in Werribee. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas announced that Galvin Park Reserve, home to Werribee Centrals, scored $1 million towards the redevelopment of the pavilion ground floor..
The Andrews Labor Government is delivering much-needed food relief to some of Melbourne’s most vulnerable by supporting community organisations to run suburban pop-up food markets. The Labor Government has announced $1.24 million in grants for almost 30 community organisations across metropolitan Melbourne, making sure everyone..
Victorian gig economy workers will be protected by new standards and able to call on a dedicated support service under nation-leading reforms announced today by the Andrews Labor Government. The Fair Conduct and Accountability Standards will promote fairness and transparency in dealings between on-demand platforms..
The Victorian Government is backing a community-led project in Werribee that will support small businesses and boost the local economy. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced that Committee for Wyndham has received a $20,000 grant from the third round of the Business Chambers and..
The Andrews Labor Government is continuing to support grassroots sport with new facilities on the way for Wyndham Vale. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced that the Labor Government would contribute up to $200,000 to deliver the Wyndham Vale South Reserve upgrades. The project..
Jobs and investment have bounced back to be above pre-pandemic levels as Victoria’s Annual Financial Report reveals a resilient economy and a rapid recovery from the impact of a one-in-100-year event. More than 600,000 jobs have been created in Victoria since the Andrews Labor Government..
The expansion of Werribee Open Range Zoo into a world-class destination in the heart of Melbourne’s west is underway, as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s $88 million redevelopment. Minister for the Environment and Climate Action Lily D’Ambrosio today unveiled a prototype for perimeter fencing..
The Victorian Government is fast-tracking the delivery of improved mobile services to better connect Victorians living and working in the City of Wyndham. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas, Member for Altona Jill Hennessy and Member for Tarneit Sarah Connolly today announced the Victorian Government has..
Grassroots organisations connecting young Victorians through sports, arts and music are set to receive a major boost thanks to the latest round of an Andrews Labor Government grants program. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas and Member for Tarneit Sarah Connolly announced the Victorian Bangladeshi Community..
The Andrews Labor Government is continuing to support Wyndham’s fast-growing community with the infrastructure it needs. Minister for Local Government Melissa Horne announced the latest round of projects from the Labor Government’s $50 million Growing Suburbs Fund. The fund supports councils build the community centres,..
A student nurse who triaged COVID patients for testing at hospitals during the pandemic and Geelong’s innovative Gordon Institute of TAFE have been honoured at the Victorian International Education Awards. Minister for Trade Tim Pallas congratulated the finalists and winners who have excelled and made..
A strategic fund created by the Andrews Labor Government, Aware Super and Spirit Super will support new green jobs in recycling through its latest investment. The $250 million Victorian Business Growth Fund has invested in Pacific Metal Group and Cougar Recycling, increasing capability to service..
A vital Victorian business is set to expand, backed by a strategic fund created by the Andrews Labor Government and two of Australia’s leading superannuantion funds Aware Super and Spirit Super. The $250 million Victorian Business Growth Fund is investing in Steel Mains, the nation’s..