$2m funding boost for Black Rock Life Saving Club

The Andrews Labor Government is contributing $2 million towards a major redevelopment of Black Rock Life Saving Club’s ageing clubhouse. Southern Metropolitan MP Philip Dalidakis visited the bayside club today to announce the funding, which is allocated as part of the Victorian Budget 2018-19. “We’re investing…

Al Gore launches Victoria’s Renewable Energy Action Plan

The Andrews Labor Government has released Victoria’s Renewable Energy Action Plan, backed by $146 million in funding to deliver more renewable, affordable and reliable energy for Victoria. Former United States Vice President Al Gore and Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio…

Solar feed-in tariffs double in Victoria

Victorian solar households will finally receive fair compensation for the power they provide to the grid  thanks to ground-breaking changes announced today. Solar households are set to receive a minimum feed-in tariff rate of 11.3 cents per kilowatt hour compared to the current five cents for selling excess…

Converting waste to energy for a sustainable future

The Andrews Labor Government has launched a new $2 million program to support the development of waste to energy technologies, including anaerobic digestion and thermal treatment of waste. The Waste to Energy Infrastructure Fund will boost sustainable energy production using organic and other materials and divert more…

A New Shellfish Reef Is Born In The Bay

The Andrews Labor Government is restoring shellfish reefs in Port Phillip Bay through a project that aims to improve bay health, juvenile fish habitat and water quality. Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford announced works had begun on stage two of the project to restore lost shellfish reefs in the Bay off St Kilda…

Solar Trams transporting Victoria to a brighter future

Melbourne’s tram network will be powered by a new large scale solar plant to be built in regional Victoria. The Andrews Labor Government will run a tender to help build 75MW of new large scale solar farms, delivering $150 million in new capital investment and 300 new jobs. Around 35MW of the…

Help shape the future of Albert Park

Locals are encouraged to help shape the future of Albert Park by participating in the second phase of consultation for the development of a master plan. This phase of consultation asks people to respond to a number of key directions and proposals to improve the experience for visitors and the sustainability of the…