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Promoting Victoria’s Economy On The World Stage

Treasurer and Minister for Economic Growth Tim Pallas has embarked on an intensive two-week trip to North America to promote Victoria’s robust economy, trade and investment opportunities. The Treasurer is travelling to the United States and Canada to engage with key investors and government counterparts in..

Making More Life-Saving Medical Products Market Ready

The Allan Labor Government is supporting medical technology startups and scaleups to get their life-saving products into hospitals sooner – with new grants making it easier and more accessible for startups to enter the market. Minister for Jobs and Industry Natalie Hutchins today visited Melbourne-based medtech..

Lollypop Creek Community Centre A Sweet Spot For Locals

A state-of-the-art community centre has officially opened in Werribee with recreational and kindergarten spaces catering for families in Melbourne’s growing west, thanks to support from the Allan Labor Government. Minister for Suburbs Sonya Kilkenny joined members of the local community to open the $10.5 million..

Celebrating Victorian Startup Excellence

The best and brightest of Victoria’s dynamic startup ecosystem were celebrated last night – for their exceptional efforts creating innovative solutions in areas such as climate change and road safety. Minister for Economic Growth Tim Pallas announced the winners of the third annual Governor of..

MAKING BIG DIFFERENCE FOR WERRIBEE‘S TINIEST TOWN

The Allan Labor Government is backing more community-led projects in Werribee’s tiny towns, with more than 200 new initiatives set to make our smallest communities even better places to live, work, stay and play. Member for Werribee Tim Pallas today announced a new project in..

GRANTS TO IMPROVE AND REFURBISH KINDERGARTENS IN WERRIBEE

The Allan Labor Government is providing funding to upgrade and improve early learning spaces with more than 1,248 kindergartens across Victoria to share in $28 million of funding to upgrade facilities and buy equipment. Minister for Children Lizzie Blandthorn announced the recipients of the latest..

Melbourne Remains Australia’s Best Student City

Melbourne has cemented its position as Australia’s best student city after the release of global rankings today highlighted the state’s unparalleled education opportunities, affordability, and cultural diversity. The results, released today by global higher education specialist Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) ranks Melbourne as the world’s fifth-best..

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..

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..