New facility to boost Australian BioMed manufacturing

End-to-end Australian biopharmaceutical production for small to medium enterprises will soon be possible, with the Andrews Labor Government committing funding to a ground-breaking early-stage biologics manufacturing facility. “We’re proud to support the development of this new CSIRO facility which will help us …

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 …

Getting it done: building the Victorian Heart Hospital

Australia’s first specialist stand-alone heart hospital will become a reality with the Andrews Labor Government investing an additional $320 million to build the Victorian Heart Hospital. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Health Jill Hennessy visited Monash University to announce the $543 million …

New partnership to harvest Smart Farm data

A new partnership between Bosch Australia and Monash University will further support Victoria’s standing as Australia’s premier agriculture state and home of innovation. Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford visited the new AgTech Launch Pad facility being established at Bosch Australia’s …

Tech Schools: Delivering the future of Education for Victorian students

The locations of 10 state-of-the-art Tech Schools have been announced today, with $116 million allocated to build the new facilities. The Victorian Budget 2016/2017  includes $24 million over four years for running costs. Unlike the tech schools of the past, these new training opportunities will be offered …

Consultation begins for Melbourne’s next Employment Cluster

The Andrews Labor Government is backing jobs growth and new investment opportunities in Melbourne’s east through a new employment cluster in the Monash area. The Metropolitan Planning Authority is working on plans to drive growth around Monash University and the business and industrial areas of Huntingdale, …

Consultation to protect Hospital Helipad Flight Paths

The Andrews Labor Government is engaging with the community as it moves to protect flight paths for helicopters that transport ill and injured Victorians to hospital. Ten hospitals in Victoria already have existing Design and Development Overlays in place which protect flight paths from being obstructed. The …

Monash Children’s Hospital celebrates special milestone

Construction of the new $250 million Monash Children’s Hospital has reached a significant milestone, with the building reaching its full height. Premier Daniel Andrews, Minister for Health Jill Hennessy, and local Members of Parliament today celebrated the building’s ‘topping out’ milestone …