Help on the way for Victorian farmers

$30 million in Drought Concessional loans will be made available to Victorian farmers following agreement between the Australian and Victorian governments. Minister for Agriculture, Barnaby Joyce, said now that the high-level settings were agreed, the focus would shift to finalising the scheme guidelines and the delivery arrangements to allow farm businesses to apply. “I am pleased to…

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Extra trains on Traralgon and Bairnsdale lines and track duplication between Bunyip and Longwarry

$178.1 million to improve Victoria’s long distance V/Line train frequencies Extra weekday and weekend trains on the Traralgon and Bairnsdale lines 79 extra long-distance V/Line weekly trips around Victoria A re-elected Victorian Coalition Government will give the biggest boost to Gippsland’s trains in 60 years with new train trips to be added to timetables on…

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Coalition Government commits to future of Stawell Gift

A re-elected Coalition Government will continue the Significant Sporting Events Program investing a further $3.5 million over the next 4 years The Stawell Gift  just one of a number of events to be supported in Victoria by the Coalition Napthine Government  investing in sporting events to build a better economy  Minister for Sport and Recreation…

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$75 million for a Youth Employment Strategy

A re-elected Victorian Coalition Government will implement a strategy that tackles youth unemployment and gives Victoria’s young people the best chance of getting a job, Premier Denis Napthine announced today. From April next year, the Youth Employment Strategy will support young Victorians aged 15 to 24 years, who have been unemployed for more than six months and…

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Supporting families in Victoria

A re-elected Coalition Government will deliver more support for Victorian families, with two new policy initiatives to reduce cost of living expenses announced today by Premier Denis Napthine. The new measures unveiled today by the Coalition include: Delivering a $100 rebate on kindergarten fees for every Victorian child attending kindergarten in the year before school;…

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Deputy Premier opens Alexandra Oval Community and Recreation Centre

Alexandra Oval Community and Recreation Centre opens in Ararat Centre will provide accessible space and better facilities for community sport Victorian Coalition Government invested $1.15 million in the facility The $3.8 million Alexandra Oval Community and Recreation Centre was officially opened today by Deputy Premier and Leader of The Nationals Peter Ryan and Minister for…

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$12.5 million to upgrade Grains Centre of Excellence

$12.5 million to upgrade and expand Grains Centre of Excellence at Horsham Research capacity boosted with new laboratories, greenhouses & infrastructure Napthine Coalition is building a better agriculture industry for Victoria A re-elected Coalition Government will invest $12.5 million to upgrade Victoria’s Grains Centre of Excellence, Minister for Agriculture and Food Security Peter Walsh announced…

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$10.4 million for war on roadside weeds and rabbits

·    $10.4 million war on weeds, rabbits under a re-elected Liberal Nationals Coalition ·    Supporting councils to control pest weeds and rabbits on rural and regional roads ·    Liberal Nationals Coalition delivering for Victoria’s farmers A re-elected Victorian Coalition Government will commit a further $10.4 million over the next four years to assist rural and…

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Edlyn Foods relocation creates 14 new jobs in Maryborough

Coalition Government invests $250,000 to help relocate Edlyn Foods to Maryborough Relocation will create 14 new jobs in Maryborough The Nationals are building a better regional and rural Victoria Fourteen new jobs will be created as a major food processor relocates from Sydney and Melbourne to Maryborough with the support of a $250,000 grant from…

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Coalition to invest $12 million to protect Aboriginal cultural heritage

$12 million over four years to sustainably fund Traditional Owner organisations $13 million red tape reductions and greater certainty for business Coalition committed to protecting Victoria’s Aboriginal cultural heritage Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Tim Bull today announced a re-elected Coalition Government will invest almost $12 million over four years to strengthen the protection of Victoria’s…

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