Underground Suburban Rail Loop to connect Victoria

A re-elected Andrews Government will start work on the biggest transformation of public transport in Australian history – a new underground rail network circling Melbourne’s suburbs. The Suburban Rail Loop will connect every major train line from the Frankston line all the way to the Werribee line …

Cutting power bills with Solar Panels for 650,000 homes

A re-elected Andrews Labor Government will help Victorians save around $890 a year on their power bills with half price solar panels at no up-front cost. Jeff Kennett and the Liberals privatised Victoria’s power industry, promising competition would lead to cheaper electricity prices, but the only winners …

Delivering a great local school for Windsor and Prahran kids

Families in Windsor and Prahran will get the world-class local school their kids deserve, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to upgrade Windsor Primary School. Labor will revitalise the school’s original 1870s red brick building with $4.7 million to upgrade administration areas and transform …

Airport Rail to take off under Labor Government

Construction of the Melbourne Airport Rail Link will begin in the next term of a re-elected Andrews Labor Government. Premier Daniel Andrews today announced that a re-elected Labor Government would provide up to $5 billion towards the construction of the long-awaited project, matching the commitment from the …

Once-in-a-generation transformation of our Arts Precinct

Melbourne will become home to Australia’s largest contemporary art gallery as part of a once-in-a-generation transformation of the arts precinct that will deliver new public space, better theatres and thousands of local jobs. Premier Daniel Andrews joined Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley at the …

New tram to connect city’s south-east

The Andrews Labor Government is making it easier for locals in Melbourne’s busy south-eastern suburbs to get between Caulfield and Rowville, with planning and design to begin on a new tram route to connect the precincts. The route would provide a fast, alternative transport option for thousands of Victorians …

Security upgrades for the Jewish community

Our state’s Jewish communities will be able to continue practising their culture and beliefs without fear, thanks to new security upgrades at local community facilities. Delivered as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s Victorian Budget 2018/19, $3 million will go towards making Jewish community centres …

Victoria’s India Strategy: doubling trade and creating jobs

The Andrews Labor Government is taking action to double the value of Victoria’s annual goods exports to India to almost $1 billion over the next decade. Premier Daniel Andrews today unveiled Victoria’s India Strategy: Our Shared Future ahead of his first official visit to India this week. The strategy …

Walk with a survivor: Jewish Holocaust Centre

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting the development of a new virtual reality exhibition that tells the stories of survivors of the Holocaust. Premier Daniel Andrews announced a $30,000 contribution for Melbourne’s Jewish Holocaust Centre to develop the new exhibition during a visit to Yad Vashem in …

New Victorian Trade and Investment Office for Israel

The Andrews Labor Government has opened a new trade office in Tel Aviv, Israel – the 22nd Victorian Government Trade and Investment office – to drive new investment and exchange opportunities between Victoria and Israel. The new office – the only Australian state government trade and investment …