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Archives for June, 2023

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New Board Member For Infrastructure Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government has appointed respected construction industry leader Rebecca Casson as an independent director of the Infrastructure Victoria board. Infrastructure Victoria is an independent advisory body that prepares Victoria’s 30-year infrastructure strategy, advises the Government on specific infrastructure matters and publishes research on..

Fairness In Payroll Tax For Non-Government Schools

Victoria’s highest-fee non-government schools will be subject to new payroll tax provisions that will bring them into line with government schools from next year. Every government school in Victoria pays payroll tax – and high-fee non-government schools will also contribute – with the threshold set..

Building Global Links To Grow Digital Healthcare

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting one of the world’s leading hospitals to work with Victorian university, healthcare and medical research leaders to boost digital healthcare for patients across the state. The Labor Government, Monash University, Monash Health and the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre have..


The Werribee community will benefit from an investment in grassroots community projects which support and empower women and improve gender equality. The Andrews Labor Government has announced that 44 community and women’s organisations have received a share of $400,000 in grants for activities which focus..


Werribee will be attracting more visitors, and boosting local jobs and the economy, with the Victorian Government investing $24,500 to help deliver Dussehra West 2023 in Wyndham Vale. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today welcomed confirmation that the event will proceed in October, thanks to..


Students in Werribee will have better school environments to learn and succeed in, with the Andrews Labor Government funding key maintenance projects at schools right across the state. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas announced that schools in Werribee are among more than 350 Victorian schools..


A landmark investment by the Andrews Labor Government will boost Victoria’s bioenergy capacity with 24 projects across the state receiving funding to create renewable energy from organic waste that would otherwise end up in landfill. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced successful applicants for..

Canadian Clean Energy Innovator Picks Melbourne

The Andrews Labor Government is championing advanced technology innovation and attracting international companies looking to expand in the Asia Pacific – the latest, a Canadian renewable energy leader. Minister for Trade and Investment Tim Pallas today announced that Hydrostor will set up its regional headquarters..

Regional Jobs Up, Unemployment Falls To Near Record Low

Jobs have grown again in regional Victoria and the regional unemployment rate has dropped to a near record low, underscoring the strength of the state’s economic resurgence. Today’s Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) figures show that more than 3,900 Victorians found work in regional Victoria..

More Singaporean Companies Eye Innovative Victoria

Victoria is leading all states in attracting high-growth Singaporean businesses that create jobs and boost innovation – and Melbourne will now host a leading accelerator program to continue the trend. Minister for Trade and Investment Tim Pallas today announced that Melbourne will host the Singapore-Australia..

Jobs Surge: Record Number Of Victorians In Work

Victoria has achieved a new jobs record with more Victorians in work than ever before. Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) figures show that almost 27,000 people started a new job in May, bringing the total number of people in employment across the state to an..

Protections, Permits Ensure Safety For Child Workers

New laws to strengthen protections for children working in cafes, shops and other businesses and make it easier for responsible businesses to comply with their legal obligations come into effect on 1 July. A child employment licensing system will replace the existing permit system and..

Victoria Leads As Build-To-Rent Creates More Choice

Victoria is leading the nation in Build-to-Rent (BTR) housing developments, with state incentives helping to expand rental options for people at all stages of life. The BTR model creates homes for the rental market instead of selling to individual buyers and is providing Victorian renters..