Cattle Banned From The Alpine National Park

The Andrews Labor Government will today deliver on its election commitment to ban cattle from Victoria’s Alpine National Park, forever. The Labor Government will today introduce legislation into the Victorian Parliament banning grazing in the Alpine National Park, as well as in the River Red Gum national parks.…

Boost To Playgroups For Victorian Families

Minister for Families and Children, Jenny Mikakos, today launched National Playgroup Week at the Melbourne Museum with a $50,000 investment to support new community playgroups. The funding will enable new playgroups across Victoria to apply for seed funding so they can get established and buy play equipment and books.…

Dulux Invests $165 Million In New Facility And Local Jobs

Australia’s largest paint manufacturer Dulux will invest $165 million to establish a major new paint manufacturing facility in Melbourne’s north, creating more than 60 new full time jobs. Dulux is already a major employer in Victoria, with nearly 1,000 workers. The new facility will create 200 indirect jobs…

Fashion Duo PAGEANT Crowned National Design Winners

Victorian design duo Amanda Cumming and Kate Reynolds, collectively known as PAGEANT, have won the 2015 Tiffany & Co National Designer Award, presented as part of the 2015 Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival. The National Designer Award recognises emerging designers whose work excels in creativity and…

Multi-Million Dollar Boost for Victoria’s Emergency Services Volunteers

The Andrews Labor Government will provide up to $12.54 million to help volunteer emergency services organisations protect lives and properties across the state. Minister for Emergency Services, Jane Garrett, today announced the opening of the 2015-16 Volunteer Emergency Services Equipment Program (VESEP). VESEP offers…